The Historicity of Tradition

A question that comes up regularly in contemporary Christian discourse, be it in the academy or in conversation among non-academics, among laypersons and clergy, is the question regarding the metaphysico-ontological presuppositions behind our classical dogmatic and doctrinal vocabulary, the “world view” (to use a popular contemporary term) of the theologians, the Church Fathers, and the… Continue reading The Historicity of Tradition


On the Magnificat

O VIRGIN of virgins, how shall this be? for neither before thee was any seen like thee, nor shall there be after. Daughters of Jerusalem, why marvel ye at me? the thing which ye behold is a divine mystery. O Virgo virginum     Tonight marks the end of Sapientia-tide, the period of the great… Continue reading On the Magnificat

St. John Chrysostom’s Paschal Homily (Korean Translation)

In dedication to the upcoming end of Lent and the celebration of Easter, I spent the past couple of days translating St. John Chrysostom's Paschal Homily into Korean. The Paschal Homily is well known and loved by the Eastern Orthodox, who recite it aloud every Easter. My father helped me with the translation by reading… Continue reading St. John Chrysostom’s Paschal Homily (Korean Translation)