Blog posts tagged with 'orthodox christianity'

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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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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The Spirituality of Loneliness

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Comments (0)

 

Kevin J.N. Hughes

 

As I write this, my wife and I just had a very wonderful long weekend together, and got some much needed rest together. While we were on holiday we returned to a favorite past-time of ours, namely, we watched a few different movies. Interestingly, two of the movies we watc...

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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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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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Devotional Reflections on Forgiveness in Soho

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Comments (0)

Kevin J. Hughes

 

On Sunday night my wife and I went to see the 2021 Anya Taylor-Joy film, Last Night in Soho at the local Cinema. We really enjoyed the movie for a lot of reasons. It’s a pretty unique film with some interesting twists. However, I could not help but be struck by the fact that th...

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