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I've been reading about Eastern Orthodox theology and one thing that caught my attention is the unusual view of time that some Eastern Orthodox theologians have, in particular Fr. Alexander Schmemann. Can someone please explain to me what he means by what happens after the ressurection when time is "perfected" and turned into an "eternal temporality" or the "temps Immobile?" Does he literally mean that time will freeze and that our experience in our resurrected bodies will be entirely immutable? Or is something else meant by that, as I've read an article saying that in eternity the distinction of past, present, and future will not be erased but "clarified" and "perfected." (I read this in an article about the EO theology of time called Chalice of Eternity that left me with more questions that answers) I genuinely can't make heads or tails of any of this.

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  • Recall the physical properties of the transfigured body of the risen Christ, and apply them to the concept of time, instead of matter.
    – Lucian
    Aug 20 '21 at 10:07
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    A simple Google search reveals it to be synonymous with the concept of kairos
    – Lucian
    Aug 21 '21 at 13:59

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