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What Got Me Thinking Pt.1: Theology and Worldviews

This post is by no means meant to be comprehensive, but often times I’ve been asked what got me thinking about Orthodoxy in the first place? There are many things … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

“When We See Him, We Shall Be Like Him”: Glorification and the Essence/Energies Distinction

In Orthodox theology, there are three things that follow a person: the person (who), their essence (the what), their energies/activities (what they do). God in Orthodoxy is beyond being and … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

East and West: The Essence and Energies Distinction

“Regarding the divine names as names of the energeiai enables Gregory to achieve a powerful synthesis. He unifies the Trinitarian argument of Athanasius with traditional reflections about the divine names, and more particularly … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 2 Comments