John of Damascus

Christians, Muslims, heresies, and “the same God”

St. John of Damascus, or the Damascene, would be my patron saint, if, as a Protestant in the Anglo-Catholic tradition

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St. John of Damascus on contemplation

I am writing a post on this, but views of the tree of knowledge of good and evil are often

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What do we do at the end of Christendom?

We live at the so-called end of Christendom. For most of the Western church’s history, its identity has been inseparable

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St. John of Damascus on the Cross as icon

So, then, this same truly precious and august tree, on which Christ hath offered Himself as a sacrifice for our

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St. John Damascene on… “if you’re using part of Christianity, use the rest or dump it all” #holyimages

Ironically enough, one of the greatest medieval Christian theologians lived under a Caliphate. What have we done with our freedom?

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St. John Damascene on The Image we Draw

I have made it a goal, not a high one, but a goal nevertheless, to read through On Holy Images the

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Reading St. John of Damascus will only help you

This is not a (completely) a plug The Medieval Preaching and Spirituality Collection (34 vols.)  from Logos Bible Software, but

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Friday with St. John of Damascus – Mary and Images

Again, an image is expressive of something in the future, mystically shadowing forth what is to happen. For instance, the