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Easter 2019

He is risen as He said, notwithstanding the opposition, deceit and craft of men. They might as well have undertaken to have prevented the sun from rising. And they might as well try to stop its shining as to prevent … Continue reading

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“Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.”

And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Whosoever … Continue reading

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Book review by Archbishop Spataro

Turning to Tradition; Converts and the Making of an American Orthodoxy. By D. Oliver Herbel. Oxford University Press, 2013. Reviewed by Francis C. Spataro This is the story of recent movements in the United States which greatly expanded the Eastern … Continue reading

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Book review by Archbishop Spataro

When God Spoke Greek: the Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible By Timothy M. Law; Oxford University Press, 2013; 240pp. Reviewed by Francis C. Spataro The catchphrase,”when God spoke Greek,” comes from Eusebius,the famous historian of the Early … Continue reading

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Book review by Archbishop Spataro

EARTH, A DIVINE GIFT CREATION, a Biblical Vision for the Environment, By Prof. Margaret Barker, 326pp, T and T Clark International (A Continuum Imprint) London/NY, 2010, http://www.continuumbooks.com With a Foreword by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople. Reviewed by Francis C. Spataro … Continue reading

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