Stress Management: The Garden of Gethsemane
Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, fully God and fully man, represented us in all aspects savor sin. He is our supreme example and embodies what humankind should strive to become in all aspects. Amidst his time on earth in the flesh, our Lord encountered many struggles, turmoil, and difficulties.
The Church: Body and Bride
Unlike human beings, God’s actions are in complete harmony with who He is in essence. Oftentimes while acknowledging that a specific action will lead us further away from God—from the Archetype in whose image our nature is created in—we do it, regardless. However, God is not like this; everything He does conforms to His nature—in […]
The Church: A Cosmic Temple
When was the Church established? Many would answer this question by pointing to Pentecost, where the Holy Spirit descended on the Apostles in tongues of fire, giving them the possibility of speaking in tongues, preaching about the incarnate Christ. Albeit being a popular perception of the ‘inception of the Church,’ this model tends to omit […]
Broken Not Divided: S1 E5 Education and Controversies
This episode is an interview between David Aziz and I conversing about the place of education (academic and ecclesial) in cultivating a better understanding of church history, the controversies surrounding it, and the way to move forward. This episode brings season 1 of Broken Not Divided to an end. See you in January 2022. To […]
Bonus Episode: Divine Eros
For this month, we are pausing on analyzing resolved and unresolved controversies. Instead, Fr. Dcn. Symeon Price and I chat about a controversial topic: Divine Eros.
The Remembrance of Evil Entailing Death
By Abraham Ghattas In the Divine Liturgy of Saint Basil, the Church prays to God to “cleanse us from all blemish, all guile, all hypocrisy, all malice and the remembrance of evil entailing death.” It is a given to pray and prepare for future evil that is to come and we pray to God always […]