Authoritative Fathers, Councils, and Catechisms that all demonstrate that the Orthodox Church teaches the traditional doctrine of original sin.
1
As Suan Sonna argues in his Two-Worlds Theodicy, if we expect God to create the greatest possible world, then this would necessarily be a world in which…
Water into blood, water into wine, wine into blood.
Recall that in Revelation 20, it’s “an angel” who binds the gates of Hades during the millennium. While the word “angel” takes on a number of meanings…
In Genesis 49:8-13 we’re told that Judah is the royal tribe, the one from whom “the scepter” shall not depart, and in this context it’s said of Judah…
The theme of death and resurrection is all over Genesis, and finds its climax in the story of Joseph, which is all about going “down” and coming back…
As Peter Leithart argues, there definitely seems to be a connection between the Olivet Discourse in Matthew 24, and the book of Revelation. Even aside…
Famously, St. John opens his Gospel by stating, “in the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… and the Word became…
The word “best” (מֵיטַב) is only used in two places in the Torah, Genesis 47:6-11 and Exodus 22:5. In the former case, it’s talking about the land of…
Isaiah 11:11 speaks of eschatological blessing for seven nations: Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar (Babylon), and Hamath. Isaiah 13-19 speaks…
It's incredibly beautiful how Genesis ends by telling us that Joseph was placed "in a coffin (בָּאָר֖וֹן) in Egypt" (Genesis 50:26). The word used for…
Hebrew words that accumulate meaning in order to explicate biblical theology