The Original Light Of Creation

By St. Gregory the Theologian There is one Light, God: inaccessible, knowing no succession or beginning, never ceasing, never measured, always shining – triply shining! – yet few, I think or less than few, are capable of reflecting on how great it is. And there are secondary lights, shining forth from that first Light: the […]

Sermon on the Feast of the Three Holy Hierarchs

A particular common characteristic of the three holy hierarchs was their love for scholarship and learning…We have entered the twenty-first century, where it is very unlikely that there will be any place for ignorant and half-educated clergy.

The Pastoral Power Of Theology: St. John the Goldenmouth

by Fr. John Behr A lecture delivered by Fr John Behr, Dean of St Vladimir’s Theological Seminary, at the parish of St John Chrysostom Orthodox Church, House Springs, Missouri, September 29, 2007,  on the occasion of the 1600th Anniversary of St John’s repose. In his oration of thanks to his teacher, St Gregory the Wonderworker […]

Principles of Theology

by St. Gregory the Theologian Not to every one, my friends, does it belong to philosophize about God; not to every one; the Subject is not so cheap and low; and I will add, not before every audience, nor at all times, nor on all points; but on certain occasions, and before certain persons, and […]

On Pentecost

St. Gregory Nazianzus “the Theologian” Our father among the saints Gregory the Theologian , also known as Gregory of Nazianzus (though that name more appropriately refers to his father) and Gregory the Younger, was a great Father and Teacher of the Church. He was a close friend of St. Basil the Great.  He was one […]

On Pascha

by St. Gregory the Theologian Our father among the saints Gregory the Theologian , also known as Gregory of Nazianzus (though that name more appropriately refers to his father) and Gregory the Younger, was a great Father and Teacher of the Church. He was a close friend of St. Basil the Great. He was one […]

On The Holy Lights – Part 2

by St. Gregory Nazianzus “the Theologian” Our father among the saints Gregory the Theologian , also known as Gregory of Nazianzus (though that name more appropriately refers to his father) and Gregory the Younger, was a great Father and Teacher of the Church. He was a close friend of St. Basil the Great.  He was […]

On The Holy Lights – Part 1

by St. Gregory Nazianzus “the Theologian” Our father among the saints Gregory the Theologian , also known as Gregory of Nazianzus (though that name more appropriately refers to his father) and Gregory the Younger, was a great Father and Teacher of the Church. He was a close friend of St. Basil the Great.  He was […]