What is Man?

Fr Patrick Reardon

As a sharer in the divine nature, the human being is made a child of God, so when he addresses God as “our Father,” it is no metaphor, no figure of speech. His nature itself, always open to change, has been transformed by the outpouring of the Holy Spirit.

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Fr Reardon is pastor of All Saints’ Antiochian Orthodox Church in Chicago, and a senior editor of Touchstone Magazine.