Resources on Lawrence Farley

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Hysteria or Theology Article by Lawrence Farley http://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/hysteria-or-theology/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Liturgy , Eucharist , Eschatology Source: Ancient Faith Ministries In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Lawrence Farley reflects on some of the "eschatological hysteria" attached to the COVID-19 pandemic, advocating instead for a "calm historical theology" rooted in liturgy and Eucharist. The Outstretched Arms Commentary/Exegesis by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/the-outstretched-arms/ Commentary/Exegesis by Lawrence Farley Topics: Cross , Moses Source: Ancient Faith Ministries In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Lawrence Farley applies Exodus 17:8-16 to the COVID-19 pandemic to encourages us that Christ has stretched out his arms for us on the cross. Understanding the Bible: Recognizing Genre Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/understanding-the-bible-recognizing-genre/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Exegesis , Hermeneutics Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley explains the importance of genre in understanding the Bible, using the book of Judith as an example. Does God Have a Body? Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/does-god-have-a-body/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Incarnation , Attributes of God Source: Ancient Faith Blog "Does God have a body?" Lawrence Farley explores this question with reference to scripture, tradition, and the incarnation. Reclaiming St. David (Feast Day March 1) Service Outline by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/reclaiming-st-david-feast-day-march-1/ Service Outline by Lawrence Farley Topics: Liturgics Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Lawrence Farley introduces the Devotion to St. David of Wales, with particular attention paid to the hymns and liturgical items in this Orthodox Church service. The Divine Council and Anthropomorphism Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/the-divine-council-and-anthropomorphism/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Exegesis Source: Ancient Faith Blog "What we mean by 'anthropomorphism' is that the Old Testament sometimes talks as if God were a human being like us." An article by Lawrence Farley from the Orthodox Church. “Hallowed be Thy Name” Commentary/Exegesis by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/the-lords-prayer-hallowed-be-thy-name/ Commentary/Exegesis by Lawrence Farley Topics: Lord’s Prayer , Name Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Lawrence Farley uses Matthew 6:9 to examine what it looks like to sanctify God’s Name. Christian Zionism Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/christian-zionism/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Israel Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Fr. Lawrence Farley challenges several Biblical interpretations of Christian Zionism. Dining with Caesar Sermon Illustration by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/dining-with-caesar/ Sermon Illustration by Lawrence Farley Topics: Ecclesiastical Authority Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley examines the Church’s relationship to the State, using the metaphor of a "long spoon" to suggest that we "be very careful and keep as much distance as possible." Do We Really Need Deacons? Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/do-we-really-need-deacons/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Deacon , Liturgics , Diaconate Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this article from the Orthodox tradition, Lawrence Farley examines the role of deacon in the Orthodox church, and laments a devaluing of that apostolic office. The Emigration of Abraham Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/the-emigration-of-abraham/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Baptism Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley examines lessons from the emigration of Abram from Ur to Canaan (Genesis 12:1-9), with particular application to baptism. Reaching the World Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/reaching-the-world/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Secularism , Gospel , Truth , Witness Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley examines the "brave new world" of waning cultural respect for a Christian worldview, and asks how those committed to the importance of theological truth can reach people in this brave new world. Running After Righteousness Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/running-after-righteousness/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Liturgy , Worship , Righteousness , God's Love Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley from the Orthodox Church explains the importance of weekly Divine Liturgy as experiencing "the blessed collision of our sinful, broken, and penitent hearts with the consuming love of Christ. " The Language of Unworthiness Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/the-language-of-unworthiness/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Humility , Liturgics Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley examines the liturgical language of unworthiness and humility in the Orthodox Church. Scripture Druing the Second Temple Period Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/unveiling-the-scriptures-4/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Messiah Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley looks at Scriptural exegesis during the period of the Second Temple period, where meaning was extracted from the text as the repository of Israel’s poignant and sometimes desperate restoration hopes. Scripture in the Mosaic Period Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/unveiling-the-scriptures-2/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Scripture , Covenant Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley examines the Scriptures during the Mosaic period, noting the oral culture of the Israelites that made them not People of the Book, but People of the Mosaic Covenant. Unveiling the Scriptures Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/unveiling-the-scriptures-1/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Culture , Incarnation , Scripture Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley of the Orthodox Church explains that the Bible was incarnated in the culture of its day in the same way that Jesus was incarnated in the world and culture of his day. A New Akathist for St. Herman Song/Hymn by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/a-new-akathist-for-st-herman/ Song/Hymn by Lawrence Farley Topics: Hymn Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley of the Orthodox Church offers this new akathist for St. Herman, the patron saint of St. Herman's Orthodox Church in Langley, BC (Canada). The Scriptural Teaching of Predestination Article by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/scriptural-teaching-predestination/ Article by Lawrence Farley Topics: Predestination Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley offers a biblical understanding of predestination from the Orthodox Church perspective, arguing that biblical predestination focuses on God's decisions to use the ministry of Christ so that “the thoughts of many hearts are revealed.” Biblical Women: Ruth Commentary/Exegesis by Lawrence Farley https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/nootherfoundation/biblical-women-ruth/ Commentary/Exegesis by Lawrence Farley Topics: Ruth , Ruth , Devotion Source: Ancient Faith Blog Lawrence Farley introduces and outlines the book of Ruth, and draws some broad applications from Ruth’s devotion and heroism for our time and for our world.