“Is Creation Incarnation?” asks Dr. Wood

Note: We are grateful to share this book review by guest writer Lancelot Schaubert. He is a chaplain and artist working in Brooklyn as well as author of the novel Bell Hammers. In this essay, Lancelot reviews The Whole Mystery of Christ: Creation as Incarnation in Maximus Confessor by Jordan Daniel Wood. Now and again, … Continue reading “Is Creation Incarnation?” asks Dr. Wood

Introduction by Jordan Daniel Wood to The Whole Mystery of Christ

Great fifteen-minute introduction below recorded by Jordan Daniel Wood for his forthcoming book The Whole Mystery of Christ: Creation as Incarnation in Maximus Confessor (October 2022 from Notre Dame UP). Jordan gives a quick overview of Maximus scholarship and then moves through the contents of his book with helpful comments on his main points. https://vimeo.com/747294503/3954167c0a

A Brief (and Christian) Account of All Reality

Prefatory Note: These are reflections of my own as I continue to process this delightful opportunity that I had to interview Jordan Daniel Wood. I’ll be ruminating for a long time to come over many things that Jordan shared, and I very much look forward to reading his book on Maximus Confessor that releases this … Continue reading A Brief (and Christian) Account of All Reality

God’s Judgment Demands that We Prepare Ourselves to Complete Our Pasts: An Interview with Jordan Daniel Wood

"You're already beginning to change the past by preparing yourself to be the kind of person who will be able to do what you ought to have done when you're given the opportunity to do it again." —Jordan Daniel Wood While working together with Jordan on another project for three days this past week, I … Continue reading God’s Judgment Demands that We Prepare Ourselves to Complete Our Pasts: An Interview with Jordan Daniel Wood

Theodore the Branded: Remembering Incarnation on the Third Day of Christmas

This third day of Christmas includes the feast of Saint Theodore the Branded. He and his brother Theophanes had twelve lines of iambic verse burned onto their foreheads with hot irons before being exiled for the second time in their lives as a result of having opposed their second emperor. This ordeal in 836 at … Continue reading Theodore the Branded: Remembering Incarnation on the Third Day of Christmas