Friday, February 13, 2009
When we look at human beings, what do we see? More importantly, are we willing to see ourselves? Steve the Builder explains.
Everyone in Christendom claims noted Christian author C. S. Lewis as one of their own! Met. Kallistos Ware calls him an "anonymous Orthodox." In this edition of The Illumined Heart, C. S. Lewis scholar Chris Jensen and Kevin Allen examine key beliefs of C. S. Lewis and find that he is far more patristic in ethos and praxis than he is a "mere" Christian!
Fr. John presents his vision for the future of Orthodox Church architecture—one gleaned from the descriptions of heaven found in the Book of Revelation.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
What can we learn from the Publican? The virtue of humility, without which we cannot be saved. In this week's episode of Hearts and Minds, Fr. John explains why the "saving disciplines" are worthless when accompanied by pride.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Matthew Gallatin takes a close look at Romans 9:14-21 to see whether it indeed supports the doctrine of unconditional election. What he finds is that such an interpretation fails on two counts: It does not fit with the context of the passage, and it fails to understand the verses in the comprehensive light of scripture.