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1536 - An unexpected detour to Athanasius’ source

Before dawn we sat in a small bus, in front of Lavra. It could seat probably 10 men. The vehicle was fully packed. Mainly Romanian churchmen, all very well dressed in impeccable clean robes, shampooed hair, well-trimmed beards and odors like aftershave. 168 more words

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St. Julius

Feastday: April 12

From catholic.org

Saint Julius was the son of a Roman named Rusticus. He was elected Pope to succeed Pope St. Mark on February 6, 337. 121 more words

Nicaea: the Characters, the Benefits, and the Oddity

The Council of Nicaea was both an odd and foundationally critical point in the life of Christianity. For nearly three centuries, Christians had been a despised and persecuted group among both Jews and Gentiles. 1,756 more words

Christianity

Important Early Christian Thoughts on the Fall of Man, and the End Results... Including Homosexuality.

Written by Athanasius of Alexandria (c. 296 – 373).
Taken from “On the Incarnation” (De Incarnatione Verbi Dei).
Translated out of the Latine, for the benefit of such who are not acquainted with strange Tongues. 728 more words

Athanasian Creed

Athanasius was the the fourth century bishop of Alexandria and was a paramount force in the defense of the Trinity and the divinity of Jesus Christ. 688 more words

A New Kind of Apocalypse

Commentary on Gregory of Nyssa’s Sermon on Mercy

Part 2 of 2

A New Kind of Apocalypse

I am not a fan of eschatology – the studying of the end times in Christian theology. 1,133 more words