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A Heavenly Inheritance

“God, in bestowing His grace upon us, imparts at the same time a goodness and supernatural beauty whereby we receive the fruit of this favour, and remain worthy of it. He, thus, not only loves us in and through His … Continue reading

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Why the Third Day?

St. Athanasius of Alexandria (ca. 296-373) in his Oratio de incarnatione Verbi (On the Incarnation of the Word) suggests reasons why Jesus Christ chose to rise on the third day after his death, rather than sooner or later. Why did … Continue reading

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One God in the Harmony of Creation

St. Athanasius of Alexandria (ca. 296-373), who became bishop of Alexandria in 328, wrote the treatise Oratio conta gentes (Against the Heathen) to refute polytheism. In the following excerpt, he explains how the unity of God is proven by the … Continue reading

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