Source: DOXA, A Quarterly Review Serving the Orthodox Church, Canones, New Mexico: The Latin word salus (health), and salvatio (salvation) are very closely related. We found some interesting material about this on the Internet in an article called “A Healthcare Model”, by Donnal Walter [here]. He notes that the English words salvation, salutary, solid, whole,Continue reading “Salvation and Health”
The blog passed the 300,000 mark today. I’d like to take this opportunity to once again thank everyone for visiting and commenting. By the way, the priest pictured above is not me.
Found this on the Western Confucian (here). Read the full article here “In literary circles the emergence of the Russian novel as a powerful force in the 19th century is often described as an inexplicable phenomenon. That a country that had seemingly lagged behind Western Europe in cultural and political terms should produce in littleContinue reading “The Russian Novel”
At one place in St. Luke’s gospel the apostles beseech the Lord with the simple words, “Increase our faith” (17:5). Everything God gives us is a gift and thus the apostles are simply asking to receive more of the same, that is more faith. Yet we notice as the gospel narrative continues that Christ doesContinue reading “Increase our faith!”
My last post was on Monday which I took to be a sign as a good start for a week of blogging. This, unfortunately, never panned out. I’ve been busy these past few days, a couple of them even on the road, with little time to sit and write blog posts. Yet, I thought itContinue reading ““Free to believe””