Orthodoxy Today

Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon

A Point or Passage in Time? Kairos and Chronos

Narrative and history.
April 13, 2010

Affirming the Inherent Goodness of the Material World

Mortality, not matter, is what Christ abolished.
July 19, 2010

All Saints Icon Academy

The authentic Tradition of the Church requires a transformation of heart in the person charged to hand it on.
July 6, 2010

Ananias and Sapphira

Three lines of reflection on why they died.
May 5, 2010

Biography and Chronology

Luke adds the biographical dimension.
August 8, 2010

Children and the Stories of the Old Testament

How to reconcile them? It's a bogus problem.
April 30, 2010

Christ as the Paschal Lamb

Combining the imagery of Exodus and Isaiah.
May 8, 2013

Christ’s Descent into Hell

What the bible says about it.
April 30, 2010

David’s Compatriots

Gad may be likened to Silas.
June 14, 2010


Vestiges exist even today.
August 15, 2010

English Expressions from the Nautical World

Are you a landlubber?
September 28, 2010

Israel’s Monarchy

Was it a blessing, curse, or both?
May 20, 2010

Jesus Lost at the Temple

The 'action' is conveyed through the mind of Mary
September 28, 2010

Jesus Read Books

He studied the scriptures from within.
September 28, 2010

Jesus as the ‘Perfection’ of Faith

What is Jesus' relationship to faith?
June 24, 2011

Jesus’ temptation in Mark and Luke

It mirrors the Israelites in the wilderness.
June 14, 2010

John the Baptist

What do we really know about him?
October 5, 2010

Lord Acton’s Dictum on Absolute Power

Lord's Acton's dictum, while good, lacks something as a moral theorem.
October 9, 2010

Luke’s Account of the Baptism of Jesus

It contains two curious features.
October 7, 2010

Mission to Guatemala

Our team came to work at the Orthodox orphanage, Hogar Rafael Ayau
July 6, 2010

Peter’s Theology of the Atonement

When we consider the oral tradition that preceded the writing of the Gospels, it is essential to consider its personal quality.
May 8, 2013

Prayer is the Highest Human Activity

It reveals more about Jesus as a human being than anything else He did.
September 28, 2010

Psalm 91

The East prays it at noon, the West in the evening.
September 28, 2010

Psalm Inscriptions

The inscriptions that preface the Psalms are worthy of theological study.
June 5, 2010

Reproaching the Reproachers

Jesus reproached His disciples, but he did not like it when others did.
December 10, 2010

Studying Peter and Mark Together

There is wisdom and merit in the impulse to study the writings of Peter and Mark together.
May 23, 2013

The Christ of the Folded Napkin

Why did two apostles even mention that the napkin in the tomb was folded?
April 9, 2010

The Conversion of Koestler

How do seem people find clarity?
February 21, 2010

The Enemy Christ Defeated

The enemy that Christ destroyed is death.
March 29, 2013

The Meeting of Balaam and Balak

Opposition endures as long as the two men are together.
May 24, 2010

The Temptations of Jesus and the Disobedience of Israel

Matthew and Luke contrasts Jesus' obedience to the disobedience of Israel.
June 5, 2010

The Theological Correspondence Between Isaac and Jesus

They are both "beloved sons."
August 1, 2010

The Voice from Heaven at the Baptism and the Sacrifice of Isaac

In the experience of His baptism, our Lord received an earnest intimation of what it finally symbolized.
October 9, 2010

The Widow of Nain

It's all about compassion.
September 28, 2010

When Christ rose again the third day according to the Scriptures

Which scriptures did Paul mean?
October 8, 2011
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