Icon of the Women at the Empty Tomb

The Grammar of Resurrection

What does grammar have to do with resurrection? A lot. It is theologically significant. It answers the “who” question. Hidden within the grammar is the power of God. Sometimes this is easier to see in the Greek than in the English translations we often read or hear. This year we heard from the gospel according to St. Luke, “He is not here, but has risen” (24:5, … Continue reading The Grammar of Resurrection

Remembering St. John of Damascus

Today, December 4, is the Feast of St. John of Damascus. The following are posts on this blog related to St. John: Why Matter Matters The Feast of St. John of Damascus The Feast of the Transfiguration A Strange Mystery What are your Icons? Confirm our minds, O Lord, in the mysteries of the true faith, set forth with power by your servant John of … Continue reading Remembering St. John of Damascus