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Today is the Feast of
St. Gregory of Nyssa (c. 335-c.395)…

 
I’ve been digging into his work recently, especially his theology of the Trinity, and this book by Hans Urs von Balthasar…
 

Presence and Thought: Essay on the Religious Philosophy of Gregory of Nyssa
Hans Urs von Balthasar

Paperback: Ignatius Press, 1995
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I’ve been particularly been fascinated by von Balthasar’s understanding of history as described in this passage…
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Concepts create idols; only wonder comprehends anything. People kill one another over idols. Wonder makes us fall to our knees.”
– St. Gregory of Nyssa.
Today is the Feast of St. Gregory

 
 
The Wake Up Call

 
Poem of the Day:
Charles Bukowski reading his poem “The Bluebird”
Bukowski died on this date in 1994.

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The Wake Up Call – March 9, 2015