Sunday, November 29, 2020

The Moral Meaning of the Parable of the Good Samaritan


How is this different from what Pope Francis did in his last encylical letter? Metropolitan Hilarion probably acknowledges that the Christological meaning is primary, and the moral meaning is first determined by that. Also, Metropolitan Hilarion does not use the parable to lay out a simplistic moral theology regarding immigration, refugees, etc.

Fayum Mummy Portraits

Julian the Apostate

The Hippodrome in Constantinople

What We Would Call Dialectic

Cambridge University Press

But Very Western in Its Theology?

And "derivative" or scholastic, rather than being scriptural in language? Our armour of light is Christ, given to us through the Holy Spirit.

A possible contrast...

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