Monday, February 21, 2005

Eastern churches
From Mike Russell and The Perennial Rambler
Sex scandal in Church of Greece
It pains me to read reports of doings in those churches when not at their best but it simply shows that human nature is damaged, even amidst the manifest holiness of the Orthodox tradition, but that nature can still be transformed by grace — ‘deified’ as that tradition puts it (theosis).

Kyrie, eleison!

Mike Russell: Check out the familiar passive-voice non-apology that acknowledges nobody and nothing:

...mistakes have been made.
A stupid evasion and hardly original!

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