This spring, before it was so rudely interrupted by two record breaking snow storms, I was noticing how slowly and methodically spring blooms. The bark on the new growth of willows turns from a faded yellow or red to vibrant color over a period of weeks The gray hillsides take on a barely noticeable greenish …

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The Nature of the Atonement

The history  of the doctrine of the Atonement is one of the most complex strands in historical theology. Much of the difficulty lies in the subtle change of usage and meaning of words over the centuries. Fr Stephen Freeman has a lucid and relatively simple post here that helps explain the heart of the contemporary …

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