Tag Archives: CHRISTIANS

O AGIOS CHRYSOROAS (a)

Asad Rustum on St. John of Damascus Now this is a first for me, but David, a loyal reader of this blog and author of the blog Flow of Consciousness, has posted this with the express wishes that I re-post it. What follows is … Continue reading

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THEIA KOINOONIA FROM SACRED KOINON,COMMUNITY (a)

Early Church documents The Foundation,Organization, and Institutionalization of the Christian Church Jesus Christ founded the Church. This assertion cannot be contested. How the fact came to be, however, has frequently been the subject of debate. This process of founding and … Continue reading

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"Prayer without Ceasing"

is necessary for all Christians Let no one think, my brother Christians, that it is the duty only of priests and monks to pray without ceasing, and not of laymen. No, no; it is the duty of all of us … Continue reading

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ΧΡΙΣΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ AND the Qur’an (Clas)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  31/05/14) Revelation and HistoryEintönig, mit nur geringfügigen Abwandlungen, würde auf die Bühne  der Geschichte immer wieder dasselbe Stück gespielt (Paret 1957:90-91). [Translation: Monotonous, with only minor variations, the same piece  (drama?) was played again and again on … Continue reading

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CEER-YGMA/SER-MON FOR CRIST’S TRANSFIGURATION

BY Saint Gregory Palamas, Archbishop of Thessalonica (1296–1359) For an explanation of the present Feast and understanding of its truth, it is necessary for us to turn to the very start of today’s reading from the Gospel: “Now after six … Continue reading

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ADDRESS TO THE HELLEENES

  Introduction [A.D. 110-172.] It was my first intention to make this author a mere appendix to his master, Justin Martyr; for he stands in an equivocal position, as half Father and half heretic. His good seems to have been … Continue reading

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ΧΡΙΣΤΟΛΟΓΙΑ AND the Qur’an (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  13/09/13) This view has found expression in some of the creedal statements of  the Islamic community, like Fiqh Akbar II, where it is said in article 29:The report of the ascension is a reality, and whosoever rejects … Continue reading

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