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FYI: Article on St. John Cassian & Link to His: Conference 13

Discussion in 'The Ancient Way - Eastern Orthodox' started by Lukaris, Jul 22, 2014.

  1. Lukaris

    Lukaris Orthodox Christian Supporter

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    While I know who St. John Cassian is, I know little of who he is. From what I am learning, it seems as if he could very well be the missing link between east & west since he helped link both areas of Orthodoxy in his lifetime (4th to 5th c.).

    St. John Cassian's Orthodoxy on grace and free will became imbalanced in western Christianity.

    Here is an intereting article on St. John Cassian by Fr. Stephen DeYoung from a site of which Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick is chief editor:

    The Curious Case of St. John Cassian

    The Curious Case of St. John Cassian | Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy






    Here is a link to St. John Cassian's Conferece # 13:

    CHURCH FATHERS: Conference 13 (John Cassian)


    I probably will have little to say except that i think that western Christianity holds an exaggerated assumption in condemning free will in its subordination to grace since it virtually negates the role of the conscience which God has given us.
     
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2014
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  2. ArmyMatt

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    very interesting articles
     
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