Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Proofreading and a Busy Week (and an Origen Quote!)

We are in the midst of a very busy week. This weekend Paul has his last two classes for the year and will be handing in two twenty page papers. I just finished proofreading the first, which was on Origen and my brain, usually tired from sleep deprivation, is a little tired from editing. However I did manage to find an Origen quote that I liked and wanted to share here:
“For I am of opinion that there is a certain limit to the powers of human nature, although there may be a Paul, of whom it is said, “He is a chosen vessel unto Me;” or a Peter, against whom the gates of hell do not prevail; or a Moses, the friend of God: yet not one of them could sustain, without destruction to himself, the whole simultaneous assault of these opposing powers, unless indeed the might of Him alone were to work in him, who said, “Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”

-Origen; De Principiis, Vol. 1, 32.


  1. Good luck on the proofing. What kind of plans does he have for the summer? More classes, helping Grumpa around the place, pot eradication? :)

  2. Lucky theology students who have wives with a journalism background!


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