C.J.S. Hayward: An Orthodox Christian Author

Welcome to the official author site for Christos Jonathan Seth Hayward! There’s a lot to enjoy here: theology, literature, and creative works.

If this is your first time here, you are encouraged to read Doxology or The angelic letters. If you like being surprised, the link for the “Now highlighted” link below can pick something out of the smorgasbord that is offered.

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What’s new? A quote:

I believe that if some of the best bishops were asked, “How would you like to step down from all of your honors, and all of your power, and hand the reins over to an excellent successor, and become only the lowest rank of monk at an obscure monastery in the middle of nowhere with no authority over any soul’s salvation but your own—would you take it?” their response might be, “Um, uh… what’s the catch?

Read more of A Comparison Between the Mere Monk and the Highest Bishop, posted Sunday 9, 2016, the Feast of St. John the Theologian.