[orthodox-synod] Re: Being as Communion
You are such a bright man!
To think: You wrote that charming, theologically brillant essay while the
boss was breathing down your neck.
I, on the other hand, am on vacation in central Florida at the moment, about
to go out and sit in the sun, so that, when I return to the North, my Yankee
friends will say: "Where have you been, Florida?" Yes.
They mistakenly said that, when I returned from England in the spring, too,
but, oh, well. It does not rain all the time in England. That's my
You are quite right, and so was Father Alexander Schmemann (whose name,
mysteriously, did not come up). Is that absence because some on the List
practice Stalinist revisionism, and air brush away images of those who have
fallen into disfavor?
What day is this? It's Friday. I'ts "Freya's Tag," but, since Freya was a
pagan goddess, we are going to have to invent a new and ideologically
sensitive new name, which we shall all accept and propagate as The Orthodox
Christian response to the heathen.
Just tweaking noses here and there,
- Oh, nothing so overwhealming as that.
I've never actually read a word of
Father Alexander Schmemann. Really!
[well, I hear quotes on lists, but
never read anything from him].
No - the little 'pop-pop-pop'
came from spending this week reading
_Being As Communion_.
Perhaps he quotes Father Aleksander
I don't really know enough to say :)
I've heard that some don't like
his writings, but I've also
heard a lot of ppl who don't
like Fr Seraphim Rose's
writings - and I've not read
anything by him either.
I'm not very well read.
Have a good time in Florida!
|You are quite right, and so was Father Alexander Schmemann
|mysteriously, did not come up). Is that absence because some
|on the List
|practice Stalinist revisionism, and air brush away images of
|those who have
|fallen into disfavor?