To Whom Was the Blood of Christ Offered according to St. Gregory the Theologian

By St. Gregory the Theologian More on Atonement – an Excerpt from “On Holy Pascha”, Homily 45 Now we are to examine another fact and dogma, neglected by most people, but in my judgment well worth inquiring into. To whom was that Blood offered that was shed for us, and why was it shed? I […]

The Bible On Ransom Vs. Redemption

by Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon The Evangelist Mark traces to the lips of Jesus the first Christian reference to a particular and foundational theme, drawn from the Book of Isaiah: the Suffering Servant. When Jesus declared, “the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a […]