Blog posts tagged with 'eastern orthodox'

The Weight of Conversion

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Comments (0)

 

Kevin J.N. Hughes

 

I really enjoy a podcast called Gospel Simplicity. This is a very honest, open, sincere, and edifying podcast by an evangelical protestant theologian named Austin Suggs. I really like Austin as a presenter, and I really appreciate his mission to share the gospel in a way t...

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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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The Battlefield of Beauty

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 Comments (0)

 

Kevin J.N Hughes

 

Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man. 

-Fyodor Dostoyevsky

 

One of my personal favorite literary geniuses is Fyodor Dostoyevsky. I’ve already discussed some of his work in past articles, link...

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Following Those Who have Climbed Before Us

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Comments (0)

Kevin J.N. Hughes

A couple of weeks ago, we learned that and how we can triage our spiritual starting point as we embark on our climb of the Ladder of Divine Ascent. If you haven’t read that article yet, and would like to, feel free to follow the link at the bottom of this page. In the meantime, ...

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The Morning Prayer of St. Philaret of Moscow

Monday, December 13, 2021 Comments (0)

 

Kevin J.N. Hughes

 

Saint Philaret of Moscow is a deeply important figure and one who bears our emulation. In his life he was called upon to shepherd the Church in Russia during a time of great turmoil and political upheaval. As a result of external factors, people were very unhappy, and Phil...

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