Blog posts tagged with 'Climacus'

Shaking off The Burden

Thursday, January 20, 2022 Comments (0)


All who have willingly left the things of the world, have certainly done so either for the sake of the future Kingdom, or because of the multitude of their sins, or for love of God. If they were not moved by any of these reasons their withdrawal from the world was unreasonable. But God who sets...

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Mortals Imitating Immortality

Thursday, January 13, 2022 Comments (0)


Kevin J.N. Hughes


The irreligious man is a mortal being with a rational nature, who of his own free will turns his back on life and thinks of his own Maker, the ever-existent, as non-existent. The lawless man is one who holds the law of God after his own depraved fashion, and thinks to comb...

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God's Cosmic Relation and Our Agency

Wednesday, December 29, 2021 Comments (0)


Kevin J.N Hughes

Lately, we have been exploring the Ladder of Divine Ascent, and striving to show how lay Christians can understand and climb the ladder even as the monks do. So far, we have seen a triage to gauge our starting point on this climb, discerning the various places from which a per...

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Climbing the Ladder: Triage

Thursday, December 2, 2021 Comments (0)

Kevin J.N Hughes

"Our God and King is good, ultra-good and all-good (it is best to begin with God in writing to the servants of God). Of the rational beings created by Him and honoured with the dignity of free-will, some are His friends, others are His true servants, some are worthless, some are ...

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