Monthly Archives: October 2012

Saved by Virtue

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen . . . by it the elders obtained a good report . . . By faith we understand that the worlds were made by the … Continue reading

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Of lumberjack monks, dead parishioners, and Theosis

I had published my last piece, “The New Normal” with the thought of leaving the topic, but the more I think about it, this is actually where I should take off on the whole question of Orthodoxy and justification. The … Continue reading

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The New Normal

The Bishop came to our parish last week as it was St. Paul’s twenty-fifth anniversary as a parish. He was there for the whole weekend: Vespers on Friday night; Liturgy for his name day on Saturday, followed by a grand … Continue reading

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