Christ with no father by St. Athanasius of Alexandria

"No one can describe His body generation. No one can point to a father who begot Him in the flesh, because His body did not come from a man, but from the Virgin alone."  Athanasius, On the Incarnation of the Word 37; PG 25, 160; ed. Thomson (Oxford Claredon Press, 1971). Jesus Christ's generation and birth are... Continue Reading →

Christians called to purity by Cyril of Jerusalem

“O students of purity and disciples of chastity, let us celebrate, with lips full of purity, the God born of the Virgin.” Cyril of Jerusalem, Catecheses 12, 1; PG 33, 725 A. We are called to live a virtuous life. Purity and Chastity can be understood from a wider angel, that we abstain from sin.... Continue Reading →

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