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Serving Self and Serving God

The video of Victoria Osteen saying that we should focus on our self and our own happiness when we worship and serve because our happiness is what makes God happy has been getting hammered pretty hard by Evangelicals this last month. 1,125 more words


St. Symeon the New Theologian and the Phenomenology of Deification

In the writings of St. Symeon the New Theologian (949–1022 AD) we encounter something much closer to a confession in a similar style to St. Augustine than a work of instruction or theology as we typically envision it. 703 more words

Eastern Orthodoxy

St. Macarius on the Heart

St. Macarius, continuing the hesychast tradition, understands the seat of consciousness to be the heart. This is quite a contrast from our modern Western worldview in which the head or brain goes unquestioned as the seat of consciousness. 199 more words

Eastern Orthodoxy


As far as a term being untranslatable, to me this does not seem so miraculous a phenomenon, such as would differentiate it from other matters of the intellect as they relate to the rest of nature and our perception of reality. 294 more words


VA - Ethos Series [OS001]

Cult label Nous with a mystery release… tracks from the NOUS catalog you might recognise re-flipped by producers you most certainly would.