Two Kinds of #Theosis

From Christification: A Lutheran Approach to Theosis by Jordan Cooper: "There are many different approaches to theosis in various authors and traditions, but there are two primary strands of thought on this subject. First, there is the earlier formulation as explained in Irenaeus and Athanasius. This approach to theosis is primarily theological in nature, arising … Continue reading Two Kinds of #Theosis

FREE Summa Theologica Audio

Description: The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written between 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas, even though it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners and a compilation of all of the main theological teachings of that time. It summarizes the reasoning for … Continue reading FREE Summa Theologica Audio


I know, I know I've posted,"I'm giving up Romish/Popish holidays for Lent!" but lately I've been attending an Anglican Church and will be taking part this year. The Liturgy has become soul soothing especially the Evening Prayer services. God willing I'll post some reflections as the season unfolds. As always please leave your comments and … Continue reading Lent

Gnosticism’s Influence on Early Church Monasticism and Asecticism

Reblog from Orthodox Christian Theology written by Craig Truglia in October 2016: Several crucial doctrines separate Roman Catholicism/Eastern Orthodoxy/Etcetera from Reformed Christianity. Among these are the beliefs in baptismal regeneration, propitiatory penances, and the idea that sexual gratification (even in marriage) exists only for the purpose of procreation. What if I told you that not only are … Continue reading Gnosticism’s Influence on Early Church Monasticism and Asecticism