Noah in the Sabbath of His Life

I noticed a Sabbath reference in the Noah story, and in my years in school and as a pastor I never ran across anyone who's talked about it. No doubt someone has explored it, but it's new to me. The reference is quite explicit but not particularly obvious because of the vagaries of how we …

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They Don’t Know the Half of It!

I asked a question recently about the soul on the r/Orthodox subreddit. I got several mini lectures about the mind instead. All the Orthodox newbies wanted to share their knowledge that the Greek word typically translated “mind” is nous, and it doesn’t quite mean the same thing as the English term “mind.” In true Reddit …

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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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