Day: February 14, 2020

Sewanee’s School of Theology to Increase Financial Aid

Sewanee’s School of Theology to Increase Financial Aid

The School of Theology at Sewanee quietly announced yesterday that students in the Master of Divinity program will be able to attend tuition-free, beginning in the 2020-21 school year. … [A]ll students entering the master of divinity degree program will receive aid to cover the full cost of tuition and fees as well as generous […]

The Language of Liturgy–Cyril and Methodius

The Language of Liturgy–Cyril and Methodius

“Their understanding of the Slavic language was exactly what the Byzantine emperor, Michael III, and Constantinople’s patriarch, Photius, needed to evangelize and build a relationship in Slavic  territory, so the two brothers were sent as missionaries. They ran into a hurdle almost immediately… If the Slavs were to understand the Good News in Christ, it would have to be in Slavonic…so Cyril set about creating an alphabet with Methodius’ help, so the liturgy and the Bible could be translated into the vernacular of the people.  His alphabet, the Glagolitic alphabet, would evolve into what we now know as the Cyrillic alphabet. (Yes, he’s *THAT* Cyril!)”