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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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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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