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El Salvador y su amor por nosotros. Ser o no ser Santo. The Death of the Lord and the hour of the slaying of the lambs. Fr.

The Death of the Lord and the hour of the slaying of the lambs

Z's Blog Formerly entitled: "What Does The Prayer Really Say? " – Clear, straight commentary on Catholic issues, liturgy and life by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf o{]:¬) Skip to content ← Sat 4 April – Total Eclipse of the Moon ASK FATHER: More than one Paschal Candle at a Vigil for parish cluster → (Jn. 13:1) Does John contradict the Synoptics regarding the Passover meal?

Critics argue that John’s chronology of the final night of Jesus’ life is contradictory with the Synoptics.

(Jn. 13:1) Does John contradict the Synoptics regarding the Passover meal?

That being said, there are also a number of chronological points on which all four gospels agree: 1. Jesus predicted that he would be raised on the third day (Mt. 16:21; Mk. 8:31; Lk. 9:22). 2. Jesus was laid in the tomb on Friday—the day of preparation—before the Sabbath on Saturday (Mt. 27:62; 28:1; Mk. 15:42; Lk. 23:54, 56; Jn. 19:31, 42). 3. 4. 5. Theosis. December 14, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Uncategorized) A: So the whole point of the essence-energies distinction is to articulate a theology of grace?


B: I take it that way. A: God can be considered either as in himself or as able to be participated in by creatures? B: Right. A: But then why don’t we say that Christ doesn’t take part in the essence of man but only in his energies? Luther and Catholic Faith in Contradiction? Nowadays, nearly all are aware of numerous claims on sin and justification shared by Luther and Catholics.

Luther and Catholic Faith in Contradiction?

Some Common Teachings on Sin and Justification We cannot justify ourselves: neither cause ourselves to be just (efficiently) nor merit that we be justifiedGod is the author of justification, the efficient causeThat we be justified is merited by the labor of Christ, who suffered died and roseThis merit of Christ must be applied to the individual in order that the individual be justified.Just because Christ died, the human race is not thereby justified. Individuals are, one at a time.It is good to imitate ChristSanctification begins, with justification, in this lifeIn heaven, all are holy Sadly, some have forgotten crucial differences between Luther’s views and Catholic doctrine. Aquinas in the Orthodox Tradition, by Marcus Plested. Don’t Even Try (Again) On the General calendar tomorrow’s Mass has the Epistle to Philemon and the Gospel of the man who tries to build a tower without calculating the costs (on the Cistercian calendar we celebrate the Nativity of Our Lady as a Solemnity).

Don’t Even Try (Again)

So I thought I would revise some thoughts that I posted on this Sunday three years ago. S. BIBLE EXEGESIS. —Jewish:1.


Israel has been called "the People of the Book"; it may as fitly be called "the people of Scripture exegesis," for exegesis in the largest sense of the word is in a way the one indigenous science which Israel has created and developed, after having produced, during the first long period of its history, the actual subject of this science, the Bible itself. During the thousand years following the collection of the different books of the Scripture, the intellectual activity of Judaism was directed almost exclusively to the exegetic treatment of the Bible and the systematic development of the Law derived from it.

When, through contact with Hellenic and Arabic learning, the Jewish intellect was led into new channels, Bible exegesis still retained its position of chief interest; it was the first to feel the influence of the new thought; and it gave birth to auxiliary Hebrew philology, the only science which originated in the Judaism of the Middle Ages. Traditional Literature.4.


From Anselmianism to the Trinity. Assume the word “God” is the name for a nature* that, while remaining a true nature, is nevertheless not a logical abstraction but a true reality.

from Anselmianism to the Trinity

Three things follow: 1.) Like any nature, “God” can be said of many individuals.2.) Unlike any nature, “God” is not a mere logical abstraction, but is as equally real as what it is said of.3.) Like any nature said of many, it is categorically different from any individual or number of individuals it is said of. Alice in “Amoris Laetitia” Land. The dazzling critique by an Australian scholar on the post-synodal exhortation.

Alice in “Amoris Laetitia” Land

“We have lost all foothold, and fallen like Alice into a parallel universe, where nothing is quite what it seems to be” by Sandro Magister ROME, June 7, 2016 - Keep an eye on the author of the volume above, the first critical version of a masterpiece by Saint Basil the Great lost in the original Greek but come down to us in an ancient Syrian version attested to in five manuscripts, published two years ago by the historical publisher Brill, active in Holland since the 17th century. The author is Anna M. EVAGRIO PONTICO TRATADO PRACTICO. Watch this Amazing Explanation of the Sacrament of Confirmation – EpicPew. What does a religious brother have to say about marriage and family life? - Truth and Charity Forum.

Recently, the Congregation for Consecrated Life, and Societies of Apostolic Life produced a document entitled Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church.

What does a religious brother have to say about marriage and family life? - Truth and Charity Forum

A brother (a word implying a relationship to others) makes a profession of the three evangelical vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, putting aside three major goods: seeking material things by living frugally, having a wife and family, and surrendering a certain autonomy of the will by submitting himself to a superior as representing the Lord Jesus under a constitution or rule of life. While professing vows of religion is not a sacrament, it is a consecration from God creating a bond with the Triune God, a treasure beyond our understanding though often not experienced as a treasure.

The brother (sister as well) becomes a living icon of Christ notwithstanding his imperfections and being a penitential sinner. . [1] Identity and Mission, 25b. [3] Deus Caritas Est, 34 cited in Identity footnote 73. Articles by Fr. Paul's Pagan Quotations II. Paul appears to quote Epimenides twice.

Paul's Pagan Quotations II

The first is in the sermon attributed to him in Acts 17, right before quoting Aratus: From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us. ‘For in him we live and move and have our being.’ What the Book of Proverbs Has to Say About the Current Age - Community in Mission. In the Divine Office, we are currently reading from the Wisdom Tradition. Thus our daily fare consists of passages from Sirach, Wisdom, Proverbs, etc. Praise the Lord. They have a lot to say about the times in which we live. I’d like to review a few of the sayings in the Book of Proverbs. Fundamentalism of the Sources: Problems with Some Practices of Source Criticism - Part 10.

Also, just consider the following. Gen 1 is ascribed to the “Priestly” author and Gen 2-3 are ascribed to the “Yahwist.” The authors’ names are rooted in the characteristics of the texts inferred to be written by diverse authors, as stated in a previous post. For the Yahwist is called such because he calls God Yahweh. But if this mode of procedure dominates in me, I may have a strange approach to Satan’s words. For Satan says to Eve, “….”. OBJECTION: It nowhere says “Satan”! 7 Illustrations of How People in the Old Testament Viewed the Universe. Selection from "Destruction of Leviathan". 1865 engraving by Gustave Doré. 7 Illustrations of How People in the Old Testament Viewed the Universe by SPL Staff on 2016-01-04 • 6:00 am • 0 Comments Listers, the concept of ancient Hebrew cosmology is fascinating. In general, the world was a flat disc covered by a firm dome.

Beneath the disc was Sheol – the place of the dead – and the deep waters. Ancient Hebrew Cosmology Quote from Catholic Encyclopedia, Firmament. []See Job 26:11; 37:18; the dome is blue due to separation of the waters, Gen. 1:7; the earth is surrounded by water, Gen. 1:6,7; cf. Luther Fundamentally Misunderstood St Paul, Part 6: Imagine. Imagine I tell you a degree from Harvard will be granted to you the instant you express a sincere desire for it. That’s right. From the moment you say “Yes,” in the eyes of the university you will be a Harvard graduate, credited with having faithfully attended all classes, completed all course work and passed all exams. And then, imagine I also tell you, repeatedly and in a number of different ways, that in order for you to graduate from Harvard you must attend all classes, complete all coursework and pass all exams.

Imagine I urge you, admonish you, plead with you to make sure you don’t allow yourself to become entangled in attending parties and screwing around and not doing your homework “because,” I emphasize, “you will graduate from Harvard only if you persevere in your studies to the end.” New Liturgical Movement: The Acta Synodalia of Vatican II (1st Session) - Now Available for Download. Dominicans in NYC to Host Special Events for Week of Christian Unity Gregory DiPippo The Dominican Friars’ New York City parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. Catherine of Siena will host a series of special events and liturgies during the 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (January 18–25).

The liturgies of Saturday, January 23, will be of particular interest to NLM readers: an Ordinariate Use Solemn Mass and Evensong, with fi... Christmas 2015 Photopost - Part 2Gregory DiPippo As always, our thanks to all those who have sent in photographs of their liturgies during the Christmas season, with our best wishes to all our readers for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Our next photopost will be for the Epiphany. Solemn Mass, Epiphany of the Lord – Hyannis, MAFr. New Liturgical Movement: The Acta Synodalia of Vatican II - Second Session Available for Download.

Dominicans in NYC to Host Special Events for Week of Christian Unity Gregory DiPippo The Dominican Friars’ New York City parish of St. Vincent Ferrer and St. The Resurrection Argument That Changed a Generation of Scholars - Gary Habermas at UCSB. Fundamentalism of the Sources: A Problem with Some Practices of Source Criticism - Part 4. George Weigel ... and Unresolved Juxtapositions. So some American neocon called George Weigel has assured us that 'supersessionism' is a heresy.

Aquinas & Homosexuality. Philokalia. A Magnificent, a Wonderful Encyclical. In his weird and partly brilliant book on infinity, David Foster Wallace writes, “what the modern world’s about, what it is, is science.” Augustine Casiday on Evagrius of Pontus. I have been fascinated by the figure of Evagrius of Pontus for more than a decade now since I first encountered him in a doctoral class that was focusing on his treatment of the logismoi or disordered thoughts or passions (eventually, in a round-about way, to be better known in the West as the seven deadly/capital/cardinal sins).

Equally interesting is Evagrius's rather controverted reputation, which has been debated off and on for centuries: was he an "Origenist" (and if so, what does that mean, and is it fair first to Origen and then to Evagrius to be so tarred)? Was he therefore a heretic? Did Ezekiel Prophesy Correctly About Tyre? (Part 4) Gregory of Nyssa “Not three gods” (complete) October 19, 2015 at 3:48 pm (Uncategorized) The problem: if X is said of many, we have Xes. i.e. if “cat” is said of many, we have cats, if “flower” is said of many, we have flowers.

Closing Comments (For Now) on Orthodoxy and Catholicism. A single sentence in my earlier post, “A Brief Comment on Rod Dreher, Orthodoxy, and Catholicism,” has caused discomfort among a few readers on Facebook, some of whom appear to be converts to Eastern Orthodoxy. This is the offending line: “If there is anything distinctly ‘Eastern’ in Orthodoxy, it is its occasionally obstinate refusal to be open, honest, and self-critical, particularly when it comes to its complicated, and sometimes tragic, relationship with both Roman and Greek Catholicism.” Orthodoxy, Catholicism, and Ecumenism. Faculteit Theologie en Religiewetenschappen - Doctorates at the faculty. Our Lady of the Lake College - The Alleged Feudalism of Anselm's Cur Deus Homo. Theistic Evolution & Biblical Interpretation. Synod on the Family: the path of the Ordo Paenitentium. New Liturgical Movement: How is the Marriage of Joseph and Mary a True Marriage? Faculteit Theologie en Religiewetenschappen - Doctorates at the faculty.

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Eastern Contradiction re: Clerical Celibacy. John Martin Delivers Paper on St Sergius’ life and the life of St Benedict (video) A Catholic View of Orthodoxy by Aidan Nichols OP. Could this lead to Orthodox-Catholic unity on the papacy and beyond? Why Study Heresy in the Later Middle Ages? St. Antoninus of Florence and Christian Community. The Temple and the Garden of God. Subversive Orthodoxy Meets the Libertarian Preferential Option for the Rich. Summary of the clerical continence debate and response to a recent Roman statement thereon. Amistad, Silencio y Palabra - 01 (video) A commentary on the Psalms: from primitive and mediaeval writers. Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America - Archive. Augustine Casiday, Gabriel Bunge and the study of Evagrius Ponticus. Jesus Died to Save You – What Does THAT Mean???

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