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The Path Upward: Liturgy, Universalism, and George Seferis

by Christopher Howell Burning burning burning burning O Lord Thou pluckest me out O Lord Thou pluckest burning ~ T.S. Eliot ~ “When you asked me about hell the other day,” wrote Philip Sherrard in a 1966 letter to the … Continue reading

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Sergius Bulgakov: The Active Passivity of the Afterlife

If the eschatological vision of St Isaac of Nineveh is to be fulfilled, then it must be possible for those who die outside of Christ Jesus to subsequently repent of their sins and turn to God in faith. I invite … Continue reading

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Can Aslan Pierce our Infernal Deafness?

If the eschatological vision of St Isaac of Nineveh is to be fulfilled, then it must be possible for those who die outside of Christ Jesus to subsequently repent of their sins and turn to God in faith. But how … Continue reading

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Is repentance possible after death for mortal sinners?

Roman Catholic theology has traditionally held that all who die in mortal sin are eternally condemned and beyond repentance. Thus the Catholic Catechism: “To die in mortal sin without repenting and accepting God’s merciful love means remaining separated from him … Continue reading

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