Passages: Season 1, Episode 8: We believe in the Holy Spirit

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father [and the Son], who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, who has...

/ May 4, 2021

The Passages Reading List

One of our foremost aims in this podcast was to pique the interest of listeners to read the church fathers. As Augustine tells us in his “Confessions” that he heard a child singing in a garden, so we encourage you,...

/ April 27, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 7: We believe in the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father… begotten, not made

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made…” Previously, in...

/ April 22, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 6: The Only-Begotten Son of God, Eternally Begotten of the Father

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made…” Last week,...

/ April 14, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 5: We Believe in the Son of God, of one Being with the Father

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one...

/ April 7, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 4: We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ

In the Nicene Creed we confess that “we believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one...

/ March 29, 2021

Passages: Season 1, Episode 3: We Believe in One God, the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth

What does it mean to confess in the Nicene Creed that “we believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, visible and invisible”? In episode 3 of Passages, we explore the...

/ March 23, 2021

Passages Season 1 Episode 2:

What does it mean to confess that God is “one” but also, somehow, this one God is “Father, Son, and Holy Spirit”? The opening words of the Nicene creed confess that “we believe in one God.” In episode two, we...

/ March 15, 2021

Passages Season 1, Episode 1

Who wrote the Nicene Creed? Why did the estimated 300 bishops present at the Council of Nicaea use terms such as “Light of Light… consubstantial… proceeding…” and more to describe God? Is the creed even intelligible to us today in...

/ March 8, 2021

Why We’re Starting “Passages”

“O gladsome light, pure brightness of the everliving Father in heaven, O Jesus Christ, holy and blessed! Now as we come to the setting of the sun, and our eyes behold the vesper light, we sing your praises, O God:...

/ March 1, 2021