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On Christ's disciples and death

Athanasius, in his monumental treatise On the Incarnation, observes:

For that death is destroyed, and that the cross is become the victory over it, and that it has no more power but is verily dead, this is no small proof, or rather an evident warrant, that it is despised by all Christ’s disciples, and that they all take the aggressive against it and no longer fear it; but by the sing of the cross and by faith in Christ tread it down as dead.

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Exegesis And Theology

Quote of the Day: Athanasius on the Atonement

“He [‘Christ’] suffered these things, not for His own sake but for ours. ‘Thou has made Thy wrath to rest upon me’ . . . He suffered for us, and bore in Himself the wrath that was…

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A Father Who begat a son | Stepping Toes

Documents of the Christian Church 2nd Ed 1963 Henery Bettenson (quotes from Arius and his followers)

“If, said he, the Father begat the Son, he that was begotten had a beginning of existence;… 18 more words


Faithful, Fighting 'Fathers': Irenaeus, Athanasius & Augustine

As part of the countdown to celebrations of the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in October, Lion & Phoenix will run a weekly series called “Protestant Profiles” – featuring notable Protestant Christians from across the 5 centuries. 1,677 more words

Church History

Contra Mundum Podcast Episode 1

I told you in my last post that I’d be starting a podcast. Here is the first super short introduction teaser episode.

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Infralapsarianism and God’s Perfect Moral Character

So this paper is something I wrote in High School for the beloved Deacon Dan, may his soul adore God’s glory in Church Triumphant. This was before I had fallen into the error of Arianism, so I still believed in the Trinity (as I do now), but what blows my mind is that I knew about the argument for free will given by Boethius. 2,480 more words


​Unity of the Blessed Trinity

“And the Catholic Faith is this, that we worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in unity. Neither confounding the Persons, nor dividing the Substance. … But the Godhead of the Father, of the Son, and of The Holy Ghost is one, the glory equal, the majesty co-eternal.

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