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Is YHWH a War Criminal?

Originally posted on Alastair's Adversaria:
The question of divine goodness and justice in light of the deep problems raised by the biblical commands concerning the slaughter of the Canaanites seems to be the hot topic right now. Philip Jenkins…

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Transformer

Originally posted on Ramblings of a Redneck Priest:
The Fathers say that despair is a great danger to spiritual life. Once you fall into it, it is very difficult to climb out. It frequently comes up in confession, and as…

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Tongue Speaker

Originally posted on Ramblings of a Redneck Priest:
“Though I speak in the tongues of men and of angels…”- I Corinthians 13 ? It’s a wonderful idea to think that the Lord never gives us a command without giving us…

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Lenten Advice

As we enter into the Lenten season, there are loads of articles and information to read to steer us in the direction of working out our Repentance.  This article was written as Pastoral advice for the ones who shepherd a … Continue reading

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The Divine Liturgy

The Divine Liturgy is truly a heavenly service upon earth, during which God Himself, in a particular, immediate, and most close manner, is present and dwells with men, being Himself the invisible Celebrant of the service, offering and being offered. … Continue reading

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The Rule of Fasting in the Orthodox Church

Originally posted on Discerning Thoughts ©:
The Rule of Fasting in the Orthodox Church By Hieromonk Seraphim (Rose) of Platina In answer to numerous requests from readers, the rule of fasting is given for each day of the year. Where no…

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What is repentance? [Excerpt from: Exomologetarion – A Manual of Confession]

Originally posted on Discerning Thoughts ©:
SOURCE: eBook (epub & mobi formats) How Everyone Should Prepare Before Confession 1. What is repentance? My brother sinner, this is the preparation you must undergo before you repent and go to confession. Know firstly that…

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