What happens to the man who becomes abhorrent before God, according to Homer?

Here we present and analyze an excerpt from Homer’s Iliad which answers the question of our title. Continue reading “What happens to the man who becomes abhorrent before God, according to Homer?”

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Klaus Kenneth: “Born to Hate Reborn to Love: A Spiritual Odyssey from Head to Heart”

Klaus Kenneth, Born to Hate Reborn to Love: A Spiritual Odyssey from Head to Heart, Mount Thabor: 2012

“More than half of my life has been spent searching for love and truth, and the physical distance covered during my spiritual quest involved travelling around the globe many times over. I have passed through India, Tibet and Thailand, and the Muslim countries of Persia (Iran), Afghanistan, Morocco and Malaysia. I have been to Alaska, Mexico and Brazil, trying out different philosophies, including Communism, atheism and hippie culture. For several years I investigated the Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and American Indian spirituality. At other times, I was involved in the underworld of drugs and took mind-blowing steps into Esotericism and the Occult. Nothing however could fill the emptiness in my soul, until the day I found myself facing seven guns. Only then did I have a dramatic and personal encounter with the Unknown God and was saved in quite a miraculous way. Continue reading “Klaus Kenneth: “Born to Hate Reborn to Love: A Spiritual Odyssey from Head to Heart””

“Partakers of Divine Nature” – About Deification & Uncreated Light in Orthodox Church (Part 2 – Basis for Union with God: Love not Intellect)

Some Protestant theologians see the Word as the only means of divine revelation. They say it was intended for our intellect. But this is a sign of a person distinct from us rather than one in union with us. This view explains their emphasis on Bible study and their denigration of the sacraments and all that is considered mystical. Continue reading ““Partakers of Divine Nature” – About Deification & Uncreated Light in Orthodox Church (Part 2 – Basis for Union with God: Love not Intellect)”

Matthew Gallatin: Thirsting for God in a Land of Shallow Wells

Matthew Gallatin is the author of the popular book, Thirsting for God in a Land of Shallow Wells (Conciliar Press, 2002). Audiences around the country have heard him share the story of his journey from evangelical Protestantism to Eastern Orthodox Christianity. “Pilgrims from Paradise,” his weekly podcast on Ancient Faith Radio, reaches thousands of listeners each month with timely teachings on the Orthodox Christian experience. Continue reading “Matthew Gallatin: Thirsting for God in a Land of Shallow Wells”

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