Moses and the Vision of God

Moses and the Vision of God

Georgios I. Mantzaridis, Professor   The vision of God is presented in the Holy Scriptures in two different forms which appear to be mutually exclusive. Some passages characterize the vision of God as an impossibility. In the book of Exodus, for example, God tells Moses: “You cannot see My face;...

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Moses’ Life according to Philon the Alexandrian and Gregory of Nyssa

Moses’ Life according to Philon the Alexandrian and Gregory of Nyssa

Oἱ Βίοι. It is the conviction that most of the times it is useful to know the way of acting of some important men that has led to the writing of biographies. Biographies concern the comparative examination of two persons, like Βίοι Παράλληλοι of Plutarch, or only one person, for...

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By His poverty you might become rich

By His poverty you might become rich

Listen to the Daily Reading for August 28, 2016, St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians 4:9-16   BRETHREN, God has exhibited us apostles as last of all, like men sentenced to death; because we have become a spectacle to the world, to angels and to men. We are fools...

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Nativity Devotion, November 25: The Glory of the Lord

Nativity Devotion, November 25: The Glory of the Lord

    And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shown around them, and they were filled with fear. Luke 2:9 Good morning Prayer Team! Have you ever thought about the word “glory”?  Have you ever wondered what “the glory of the Lord”...

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Man of Steel, Part 3: Rockets and Hebrew Baskets

Man of Steel, Part 3: Rockets and Hebrew Baskets

Have you heard the story of a newborn babe placed in a protected container and sent away to escape destruction, after which he is adopted by a people not his own?  You got it.  It’s the story of Superman… and Moses. The baby Moses was put in a basket and...

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