Daily Archives: 25 July 2006

Does God Punish Us?

The Orthodox priest John Breck responds in his latest “Life in Christ” column: “No.” Here are the concluding paragraphs: The Greek term metanoia, which we translate “repentance,” actually signifies a “turning,” a changing of direction or orientation. Once this radical … Continue reading

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“By grace alone, in faith in Christ’s saving work”: The Joint Declaration

As you know, in what Cardinal Kasper termed “a historic day,” delegates to the World Methodist Council voted unanimously to accept the previously Catholic-Lutheran Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification. Regarding the Methodists’ resolution, a Catholic News Service story … Continue reading

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Dei Verbum 17

On to the New Testament, Chapter V, and a recounting of the significance of the “reality” of Jesus: The word of God, which is the power of God for the salvation of all who believe (see Rom. 1:16), is set … Continue reading

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