Christ is Risen!

Christ is risen from the dead, trampling death by death, and bestowing life to those in the tombs!


Designed to Fail

One of the genius bits of Holy Week in the Orthodox Church is that it is so intense, a person can't really do it all. To use St. Paul's analogy of salvation as an athletic event, Holy Week is two-a-days (two workouts a day—the most intense phase of practice for a pre-season sports team). There's …

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Christ as Theoretical Construct Rather Than Person

Since I've gotten back to the first half part of vol. 4 of Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics and have been posting about it, a friend sent me a note pointing me in the direction of Adam Neder's book, Participation in Christ: An Entry Into Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics. Since both Eastern Orthodoxy and Adam Neder …

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