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THEIA KOINOONIA FROM SACRED KOINON,COMMUNITY (b)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 9/04/18) I. Clement of Rome’s Letter to the Church at Corinth (c. 96/97). 1. The Corinthian Schism, a Blot on Christian Integrity (1:1-2) This and the succeeding items in this section are in the translation of C. … Continue reading

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ROMANITY, OR BARBARITY? (C)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 12/11/17) Part A – Our national names  Chapter 1 – The two trends of the 19thcentury  We shall begin our study with a clarification regarding the terms “Hellenes” and “Romans”, under which terms there underlies a huge … 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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ROMANITY, OR BARBARITY? (B)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 1/10/16) The historical framework that we are proposing here will assist in the understanding of certain problems and misapprehensions which will otherwise remain obscure.  A characteristic, recent example is Durosel’s renowned “History of Europe”, which ignited multiple … Continue reading

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ROMANITY, OR BARBARITY? (A)

THE HISTORICAL PROBLEMS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE,HELLENISM AND THE WEST PROLOGUE Quite often in various discussions I happened to notice that the term “Byzantinism” was being used with a negative inference. The term “Byzantinology” is used when someone talks superfluously. … Continue reading

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EPIPHANY FROM DIONYSUS TO THEOPHANY FOR IASUS (MOIRA Ztel)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  7/01/14) 12.20 The Passion Drama of the Dying God But the splendor of the god, to whom all of the treasure rooms of the world have been opened, is overcast suddenly by a profound darkness. Behind the … Continue reading

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GETTING THE POOR DOWN FROM THE CROSS – Christology of Liberation

PLURAL CHRISTOLOGIES Who is Jesus of Nazareth? The response to this question has  always been plural since the  first followers of Jesus. The texts of the New Testament are first witnesses to the foundational pluralism of  Christianity. It is in … Continue reading

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