The vision of death in the light of the Holy Fathers of the Church
Indeed, extreme materialism, which regards death as the end point of life, is opposed to the Christian faith and its expression or experience in the Orthodox Church, through a scriptural, liturgical, ascetic, and spiritual tradition, adding as a wind that brings hope.
Through a very clear exercise, Father Theodore Papanicolaou proposes a very current reflection on the status of death in our contemporary societies. Indeed, at a time when the image becomes the medium of communication par excellence, the sight of death is most often linked to an artistic representation, an expression of the violence of a world without landmarks. However, in the death of Christ, death shapes a face, of the Risen One, which makes his approach...
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