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DESULTORY THOUGHTS ON SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE, AUGUSTINE, LOGOI, POLITICAL THEOLOGY, AND “WHO IS A CHURCH FATHER?”

No Father of the Church has ever held that investigation of nature through the senses per sé renders any  knowledge that exceeds the probable. To aid the seeker in achieving natural theoria in preparation for the vision of God, Clement … Continue reading

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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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THE INDO-EUROPEAN HOMOGENESIS, PART TWO: MARRIAGE, LACONIAN STYLE

For Plato the ancient wisdom held by the Seven Sages originated, not in sophisticated Miletus or even in holy Delphi, but rather in Sparta. According to the Athenian, the Seven Sages all emulated and admired and were students of Spartan education, … Continue reading

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