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Creation and Redemption in Fr. John S. Romanides’ Ancestral Sin

©James L. Kelley 2017 In “Creation, Fall, and Salvation According to Greek Philosophy in General,” the opening chapter of Fr. John’s Ancestral Sin (pp. 41-50),[1] a Hellenistic view of creation and redemption is contrasted with the Orthodox teachings on the … Continue reading

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Augustine, Aquinas, Barlaam & Palamas: The Root of Western Theological Error

Originally posted on Jay's Analysis:
St. Gregory Palamas By: Jay Dyer When Western theology attempts to understand and interact with Eastern Orthodox theology’s distinctions, it is generally dismissed as “Palamism” – some form of obscure, medieval Byzantine mysticism. Upon…

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“ROMEOSYNE” ACCORDING TO PROTOPRESBYTER JOHN ROMANIDES AND CHRISTOS YANNARAS: A RESPONSE TO PANTELIS KALAITZIDIS by James L. Kelley

In his 2013 article “The Image of the West in Contemporary Greek Theology,” Pantelis Kalaitzidis, director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, has launched a critique of the supposed ideological, nationalistic, and even racist underpinnings of the theologies of … Continue reading

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Theirry Jolif, “An Interview with James L. Kelley” Tropinka (2011), English version

Thierry Jolif (Maïkov): James, to the French readers who are not familiar to the work of Father J. S. Romanidès, could you, please expose the main lines of his positions? James L. Kelley: Since all tasks and employments should begin … Continue reading

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Perfect Control Without Further Fear: A Psychobiography of L. Ron Hubbard

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Ron. ©James L. Kelley 2015 Southern California, circa 1948. A depressed, impotent Navy veteran named L. Ron Hubbard (1911-1986) angles his shoulders toward a customized high-speed typewriter. His dim, narrow eyes begin to glint…

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Jay Dyer’s Esoteric Hollywod: James Kelley on Scientology, Hubbard & Hollywood

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Intro theme: “Dream Agent” by Ariel Electron, Holeg Spies and Thierry Gotti on the “Kore Kosmou” album. Author James Kelley joins me to discuss two films relating to Scientology, as well as the history…

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James L. Kelley, PHILIP SHERRARD: ORTHODOX THEOSOPHY AND THE REIGN OF QUANTITY (Norman, OK: Romanity Press, 2015).

Download Romanity Press’s first installment in the “Breaks and Links” series. This series of short tracts covers various Modern Orthodox theologians as well as related topics. “Philip Sherrard: Orthodox Theosophy and the Reign of Quantity” can be downloaded free at academia.edu (https://www.academia.edu/15352902/James_L._Kelley_PHILIP_SHERRARD_ORTHODOX_THEOSOPHY_AND_THE_REIGN_OF_QUANTITY_Norman_OK_Romanity_Press_2015_) … Continue reading

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