Prefiguration of the Resurrection in the Easter Canon

Prefiguration of the Resurrection in the Easter Canon

Mihail Tritos No other hymnological text expresses the redemptive, existential and metaphysical dimension of the Resurrection with such completeness and power as does the incomparable canon by Saint John the Damascan. It’s a masterpiece of Byzantine poetry and one of the most beautiful texts in world literature. Full of sublime...

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The Theology of Gender – 18. Canons alone cannot save

The Theology of Gender – 18. Canons alone cannot save

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara The return to the original state of humanity, as it was created from the beginning, is accomplished through the process of catharsis. Although some believe that catharsis is mainly to abstain from external physical sin, this view can lead to a mere moralistic or pietistic understanding of the...

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