O Death, Where Is Thy Sting by Alexander Schmemann,Alexis Vinogradov

By Alexander Schmemann,Alexis Vinogradov

"...In order to console himself, guy created a dream of one other global the place there isn't any dying, and for that dream he forfeited this international, gave it us decidedly to death.

"...Therefore, crucial and such a lot profound query of the Christian religion has to be, how and from the place did demise come up, and why has it turn into more advantageous than lifestyles? Why has demise turn into so strong that the area itself has develop into one of those international cemetery, a spot the place a suite of individuals condemned to dying dwell both in worry or terror, or, of their efforts to ignore dying, locate themselves dashing round one nice sizeable burial plot?"

-- Alexander Schmemann, Radio Liberty Broadcast

In this short assortment, Father Alexander Schmemann doesn't have the posh for platitudes and pleasantries at the such a lot tricky of life's final questions. Taking us to the guts of Christian revelation and anthropology, he leads us unequivocally and without delay, as in simple terms he can, to reveal why the apostle Paul calls demise the "last enemy" (1 Cor. 15:26) and Christ's decisive resolution to this enemy.

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