Atonement

​A proper understanding of the atonement must begin from the starting point of relationship with Jesus, and with God’s purposes to reconcile all of creation unto God-Self. If your atonement theory fails to make intimacy with God(that includes all of Creation’s intimate reconciliation to God)—the focal point of Christianity—then you will…

Veneration of the Theotokos as Feminist Expression (Brad Jersak)

This blog past was originally published by Brad Jersak on Clarion Journal, and can be accessed here: https://www.clarion-journal.com/clarion_journal_of_spirit/2017/08/veneration-of-the-theotokos-as-feminist-expression-brad-jersak.html ******************************************************************************* To feminist critics of Orthodox patriarchy, I hear you. While we have female saints, apostles, evangelists, prophets, pastors, teachers, parish council chairs, chanters and finally (after too many centuries) a deacon in…