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Saint Hilary of Potiers

Besides  the scriptures,  we remember the saints in our daily liturgy. They’re our companions on the journey of life, revealing  the wisdom of God from age to age.   520 more words

Religion

“You know what happens when a portrait that has been painted on a panel becomes obliterated through external stains. The artist does not throw away the panel, but the subject of the portrait has to come and sit for it again, and then the likeness is re-drawn on the same material.

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Theological Musings

Athanasius and T.F. Torrance Contra Mundum, Against the World of classical Calvinist Forensic Conception of the Atonement

Here’s a post I originally wrote in 2011. It illustrates how evangelical Calvinists, following T.F. Torrance and Athanasius are at odds with classical Calvinist or Federal theology. 906 more words

Evangelical Calvinism

Apology: I Got Some Crucial Stuff About Irenaeus Wrong

I made some errors in interpretation of Against Heresies 3.4.1 and instead of rehashing everything I got specifically wrong, I am going to re-present how I understand Irenaeus’ point in 3.1-5 to the best of my ability. 2,384 more words

Christianity

Athanasius:The Reason for Incarnation and the Rejection of Kenosis

Background Information on Athanasius

Saint Athanasius of Alexandria is a bishop of Alexandria, defender of Christian orthodoxy, main rival to Arius and is considered to be the Father of Orthodoxy in the Christian East. 3,228 more words

The Enfleshment of God

We’re currently in the season of Christmastide, in which the Church across the world celebrates the reality of the Incarnation of God. This central reality –inaugurated at Gabriel’s annunciation to Mary, first seen at Christmas, but then proceeding on through the entire life, death, and resurrection of Jesus as recorded in the Gospels– is what gives meaning and purpose to every faithful Christian. 986 more words

Reflections

On the Incarnation

In keeping with previous years, I am writing a book review for Christmas.  This time, however, the book is not a children’s story, picture book, or short story.  329 more words

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