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‘For we have been set free by the might of Christ, and delivered from those bitter and iniquitous beings, who in old time had the dominion over us”

THE prophet Habakkuk foresaw the glory of the Saviour, and, overcome by His wonderful deeds, he offered up praises unto Him, saying: “O Lord, I have heard Thy hearing, and been afraid: I have considered Thy doings, and been astonished.” … Continue reading

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“Neither the One nor God can be the same as Mega-Big, Galactic Engineers, nor yet the Gnostic demiurge laldobaoth”

The first, historical, answer to the question my title poses (‘What has Plotinus’ One to do with God?‘) is obviously that theologians in all three major Abrahamic faiths shared Plotinus’ conception, of a transcendent and incomprehensible simple, having no properties, … Continue reading

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The Creed of St Epiphanius

We believe in one God, the Father Almighty, Maker of all things, both visible and invisible; and in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, begotten of God the Father, Only-begotten, that is, of the substance of the Father; … Continue reading

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“Philosophy is deep, but deeper still is theological contemplation, the greatest form of prayer, which the holy fathers call noetic prayer”

In the history of mankind there are only two major events which God announced by means of the Archangel Gabriel. These are the Birth of the Pre-eternal Son of God in the flesh and the birth of the Forerunner and … Continue reading

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“The centurion’s house he did not in fact enter, but he took possession of his heart”

In the gospel we heard our own faith extolled as it was manifested by humility. The Lord Jesus agreed to go to the centurion’s house to cure his servant, but he replied: “I am not worthy to have you under … Continue reading

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“Creation arises relative to our astonishment about the ‘that it is,’ not curiosity about the ‘what’ of what is”

Worries about the God of the whole make us wonder about a God beyond the whole? Need such a “beyond” be a dualistic beyond, fixed in a frozen spatiality, void of intimacy with the immanent whole? The metaxological response must … Continue reading

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“Lord, Where Will I Find You?”

Lord, where will I find You? Your place is remote and concealed. And where will I not find You? Your being fills the world. Creator of All, You are in all that is small. To the far You are near, … Continue reading

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