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Theophan the Recluse: “The goal of human freedom”

15 July 2012

“The goal of human freedom is not in freedom itself, nor it is in man, but in God. By giving man freedom, God has yielded to man a piece of His Divine authority, but with the intention that man himself would voluntarily bring it as a sacrifice to God, a most perfect offering. “

-Saint Theophan the Recluse

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