Reply to Classical Theist.

In reply to many comments on Classical Theist's video: https://youtu.be/WFbMbIyo-s0 On why Orthodox commentators keep using Barlaam as an example of what is wrong with Roman Catholicism: Barlaam argued that mental knowledge of God was the highest possible knowledge, and that the philosophers had higher knowledge than the Prophets because of this. We, the Orthodox … Continue reading Reply to Classical Theist.

Protestant traditions are a rejection of Christian traditions.

By faith alone: wrong. By scripture alone: wrong. Endlessly reinvigorating the ever decaying corpse of our traditions, faith, and culture: correct. The Bible is not the book of God, but the book of the Church and its expression of God through the lens of the community of God. Without tradition and history informing you why … Continue reading Protestant traditions are a rejection of Christian traditions.

The Bible and Orthodox Tradition.

'The Holy Scriptures: The first place we give to the Holy Scriptures: the Bible, Old and New Testaments. The Bible is understood by Orthodox Christians to be the principal written record of the experience by God's people of God's revealing Himself to them. It is understood that the Church, therefore, wrote the Bible. The Bible is the word of … Continue reading The Bible and Orthodox Tradition.