Latins and Greeks

…freeing of men’s minds from natural limitations due to differences of mentality and culture, the catholicity of the Church was made manifest. Though the Latins might express the mystery of the Trinity by starting from one essence in order to arrive at the three persons; though the Greeks might prefer the concrete as their starting point (that is to say, the three hypostasis), seeing in them the one nature; it was always the same dogma of the Trinity that was confessed by the whole of Christendom…
Vladimir Lossky

The most important word in this paragraph being “was” in reference to how the Latins ‘were’ confessing…


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