Jesus vs. the philosophers

I just starting a new book by the contemporary Egyptian monastic elder, Matthew the Poor. He died in 2006, and Conciliar Press has published a collection of his talks under the title Words for Our Time. I plan on doing a full review soon but failed to make it past the first chapter before finding something I had to share: The teachings of Christ are not the type of wisdom boasted of by worldly philosophy; rather, Christ's wisdom is housed in very simple words. "Love your neighbor as … [Read more...]


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