Bishop Methodius (d. 312)

In my year-long trek through the Ante Nicene Fathers I have found some great treatises, homilies, and other writings.  One father that I recently finished reading is Methodius, bishop of Olympus and Patara and then Tyre until he was martyred in 312.  Though he learned much from Origen, Methodius was largely critical of him, as is evident in at least two of his… Continue reading Bishop Methodius (d. 312)

Reading The Eastern Orthodox

 The Eastern Orthodox church (history and theology) has slipped under my radar, so I thought I should remedy that.  A few weeks back, I picked up Timothy Ware's The Orthodox Church (London: Penguin Press, rev. 1993).  I was not disappointed - it is an awesome introduction to the history, theology, and piety of the Eastern churches. … Continue reading Reading The Eastern Orthodox