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Jacob Marley, Sherlock Holmes, Little Red Riding Hood, and 1 John 4:1

“You will be visited by Three Spirits.”

It’s a bit early in the year for this reference, but the line came to my mind as I was thinking about the beginning of 1 John 4: “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, for many false prophets have gone out into the world.” 1,514 more words

God, the Word of God, and humanity. Also, iPhones. (Reading Athanasius)

Athanasius is regarded as a Church Father by Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy, and many Protestants.  Basically, that means that Athanasius is generally seen as a theologian who maintained and clarified the tradition passed down from the apostles, over against the innovation and distortion of heretics.  815 more words

God Project

Athanasius of Alexandria

  Athanasius was an Early Church father.  He was a deacon.  He also fought against Arianism for most of his life.  Arianism is the belief that Jesus is not fully GOD that he is full man.  58 more words

7th Grade History

Walking it Out: The Person of Jesus -- Day 3

In the introduction of On the Incarnation, by St. Athanasius, C.S. Lewis says, “I have found as a tutor in English Literature that if the average student wants to find out something about Platonism, the very last thing he thinks of doing is to take a translation of Plato off the library shelf and read the Symposium. 793 more words


Vicarious Faith, Tom Torrance, and a Few Memories

It’s not often these days that Eclectic Orthodoxy gets noticed, but over at Reformissio, Jonathan Kleis mentioned me in his recent article “Athanasius, T. 1,894 more words

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