Monthly Archives: August 2011

The “Born Again” Narrative in John 3: An Aramaic Impossibility? Well, No!

Bart Ehrman has published an argument concluding  the conversation between Jesus and Nicodemus in Jn 3 “could not have happened, at least not as it is described in the Gospel of John” (Bart Ehrman, Jesus Interrupted, p. 155). We present … Continue reading

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Who or What is God?

by Bishop Kallistos Ware (PhD, Oxford)* “What or who is God? The traveller upon the spiritual Way, the further he advances, becomes increasingly conscious of two contrasting facts—of the otherness and yet the nearness of the Eternal. In the first … Continue reading

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Lord, Bless My Enemies (An Incredible Prayer of St. Nikolai of Ochrid)

Saint Nikolai was consecrated as a bishop of the Serbian Orthodox Church before World War II. He was arrested by the Nazis during their occupation of Yugoslavia, and spent the war as a prisoner at Dachau concentration camp. After the … Continue reading

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