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Nearly 9 years ago

Not a Belief System – An Asceticism

“A correct person is not one who says all the right things, but one who lives properly, in accordance with the Gospel.” – Elder

Nearly 10 years ago

No Orthotheologia without Orthopraxis

“Theology without action is the theology of demons.” – St. Maximos the Confessor From .

Nearly 10 years ago

Incomparable

For our Creator incomparably presides over His creation from afar and makes certain things exist but not live, and others exist and live but

Nearly 10 years ago

Demonic Knowledge

“Knowledge without praxis is the demons’ theology.” – St. Maximus the Confessor

Nearly 10 years ago

An Academic on Theology

“The true Orthodox theologian is the one who has direct knowledge of some of God’s energies through illumination or knows them more through vision.

Nearly 10 years ago

Orthodoxy vs. Monotheism

“We confess One God not in number, but in nature. For what is one in number is not really one, nor single in nature.”

Nearly 10 years ago

Theology is prayer

“The one who has purity in prayer is true theologian.” – Evagrius Ponticus “If you

Nearly 10 years ago

Theology as Theosis

“This aspect of theology is especially emphasized by St. Maximus the Confessor. According to Maximus, theology is the last and highest “stage” of spiritual

Nearly 10 years ago

Theology through Asceticism

“…Evagrius develops the ideas of his teacher St. Gregory the Theologian (Nazianzus) that the necessary condition to be a theologian is to live an

Nearly 10 years ago

Theology vs. Academics

“We see that this approach to theology, based on the personal and ecclesial experience of God, makes it clear that authentic Patristic theology radically

Nearly 10 years ago

Community and the Holy Trinity

“And The Lord God said, Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil” – St. Moses

Nearly 10 years ago

Apophasis

“Now the divine nature, as it is in itself, according to its essence, transcends every act of comprehensive knowledge and it cannot be approached