Tag: Trinity

Racial Injustice and Trinitarian Suffering
Public Life, Theology

Racial Injustice and Trinitarian Suffering

Ελληνικά I discovered Andrei Rublev’s The Trinity icon ten years ago and have been using this icon for prayer ever since. I especially turn to the Trinity (both the icon and the Father, Son and Spirit) during times of crisis. Given the COVID-19 Pandemic, coupled with the racial violence that seems to have been magnified in…

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Does the Filioque Undermine Theosis?
Theology

Does the Filioque Undermine Theosis? An Augustinian Perspective

Over the course of the past century, Augustine’s theology has been generally regarded by Orthodox as problematic at best and disastrous at worst. This is perhaps most obviously true where Augustine’s trinitarian thought is concerned, for it was in his treatise On the Trinity that Augustine so influentially advanced what one might call an early…

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Issues for a Theology of Marriage
Orthodoxy and Modernity, Theology

Issues for a Theology of Marriage

Bradley Nassif wrote a recent post for Public Orthodoxy that named gay marriage as one of the most pressing issues the church must deal with today. If we are to retain our younger members in particular, he said, then we must “articulate the reasons that the Christian theological vision requires marriage to constitute a union…

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The Holy Trinity and Same-Sex Marriage
Gender and Sexuality, Orthodoxy and Modernity, Theology

The Holy Trinity and Same-Sex Marriage

Anyone watching the news today is aware that we are living in an age where secular forms of diversity and pluralism are valued over and above biblical truth. This applies especially to issues of gender and sexuality. Activists in the so-called LGBTQ movement have successfully challenged traditional Christian understandings of marriage and family in nearly…

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