Human Intellect, Animal Intellect, and Spiritual Truth

We are learning more and more everyday about how animals think. We use to believe that animals did not experience emotions. We now know that even many animals we consider primitive have the emotional part of the brain. Some now feel that higher animals have an intellect as well. This may be true. Yet that…

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Resurrection, Seventh Day, Eighth Day, and Creation

“He who for our sake shared in God’s rest of the seventh day also for our sake participates in God’s deifying energy on the eighth day, that is, in the mystical resurrection, and leaves lying in the sepulcher his linen clothes and the napkin that was about his head. Those who perceive this, like Peter…

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Essence of Man is Spirit, Not Matter

“The substantial existence of the soul does not depend upon serving as Form to anything: it is an Essence which does not come into being by finding a seat in body; it exists before it becomes also the soul of some particular, for example, of a living being, whose body would be the author of…

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Divine Nature of Man and the Universal Soul

“The incomprehensible richness and loftiness of the Divine Nature, the outpouring generosity toward all in common, fills a man with wonder. And, above all, he wonders at the universality of God and His outpouring upon all things. For he beholds the incomprehensible Essence as a common fruition of God and all saints. And he sees…

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