The Fathers of the Church and the Old Testament

The Old Testament Challenge starts in 29 days. Are you needing a primer? by Fr. George Florovsky The famous phrase of St. Augustine can be taken as typical of the whole Patristic attitude towards the Old Dispensation. Novum Testamentum in Vetere latet. Vetus Testamentum in Novo patet. The New Testament is an accomplishment or a […]

The Challenge Of Our Time

by Fr. George Florovsky “The great Russian bishop of the last century, Theophanes “The Recluse” (d. 1894), in one of his pastoral letters makes a startling statement. What the Russian Church most needed, he said, was “a band of firebrands,” which would set the world on fire. The incendiaries must be themselves burning and go […]

Revelation and Interpretation

by Fr. George Florovsky Protopresbyter Georges Florovsky was a prominent 20th century Orthodox Christian priest, theologian, and writer, active in the ecumenical movement. His writing is known for its clear, profound style, covering subjects on nearly every aspect of Church life. Message and Witness What is the Bible? Is it a book like any other […]