I taught Sunday School yesterday. I mentioned last semester to Fr. Ted that I’d like to help teach, since I don’t seem to contribute much else. But then I was away for Christmas, and then the waterpipe broke, and while we were meeting in the fellowship hall we couldn’t hold Sunday School. So nothing really […]
Archive for February, 2006
The story of Abraham and Isaac has always been to me an offense. Kierkegaard called it the offense of faith, thinking of how St. Paul called Christ a rock of offense. It is a hard teaching, which we can accept only by humbling ourselves and believing by faith. If we use our reason, we can […]
We’ve been talking a lot about the filioque lately. The filioque is a stick we use to beat Catholics. If there is anything about Catholics we don’t like, we blame it on the filioque. Lossky is notorious for this. The papacy comes from the filioque. The neglect of the Holy Spirit comes from the filioque.