|October 20 Lesson: Forming Christian Culture – Creativity, Balance, Sacramentality, and the Story of the Gospel Part 2
“For a Christian is not called to flee the world or mankind, to reject or curse it. He is called to bring the light of Christ’s teaching into earthly life and to creatively reveal the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the fabric of this life. And this means that we must create a Christian culture.” In this week’s class, we are going to continue to discuss the many implications of this quote by the Orthodox religious and political philosopher Ivan Ilyin from his 1937 book Foundations of Christian Culture. Specifically, we will cover the role of art, story, and creativity as a means to deepen our sacramental understanding of reality, and how each of us can become lights of Christ. We will look at what the Bible, certain Holy Fathers, and others have to say about these topics.
Time: 11:30 – 12:30
Note: Adult Education is video live-streamed through the Orthodox Christian Network’s (OCN) Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/
Christians and the World – Romans 12:2, John 15:18-25, John 17:14-19, 1 John 2:15-17
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