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Many texts have been written recently by experts and non-experts, by those who are competent and those who are not, on this great event.

Those living outside the Church and are involved a few times a year in church life, do not know what is in it. Hierotheos Vlachos 1 2. Hierotheos Vlachos Many texts have been written recently by experts and non-experts, by those who are competent and those who are not, on this great event. Hierotheos Vlachos But there is a basic principle: It is tediously repetitive. Jul hierothfos, Yanni rated it really liked it.

It certainly had some similarities to mindfulness practices, although it pushed beyond them with the promises of faith.

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Hierotheos Vlachos 0 2. Hierotheos Vlachos Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlachos of Nafpaktou has written the Archbishop of Athens and the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece concerning the process by which the texts vkachos consideration at the Great and Holy Synod planned for June of are to be approved.

Vlachos in Ioannina, Epirus, Greece, in and graduated from the theological school of the University of Thessaloniki.

Hierotheos Vlachos The dogmas are the results of decisions made at the Ecumenical Councils on various matters of hieroheos. This is not an easy book to read and understand. His taking on issues like self-esteem, theoria, psychotherapy, praxis, prayer, pride, likeness of God, humility, Hesychasm, forgiveness, dispassion, ecstasy, etc.


Unfortunately, as I have pointed out in another text, in some of them we see that theology is mixed with politics, or rather, various ecclesiastical elements get involved knowingly or unknowingly in the aspirations of politicians, and politicians, too, use various ecclesiastical elements in order to implement their plans through the Church.

Reads like mundane text was inserted to wrap around years of outlines and note-taking from reading the Fathers, notebook after spiral notebook, without integrating it into a cohesive presentation.

Orthodox Psychotherapy

The remedies for a sick soul are traditionally Orthodox and centre on the Eastern Fathers’ anthropology of Man and the inner prayer life, sourced mainly from the philokalia. We live in a time in which the degradation of words cannot be allowed, especially the meaning of the word unity, for the sake hierothos some artificial and changing diplomatic mentality, which hides elements of intent and utilitarianism.

Still, very valuable information and helpful. Hierotheos Vlachos 2.

I found the patristic terminology very difficult to get my head around. Books by Hierotheos Vlachos. Julia Bridget rated it really liked it Aug 30, He taught Greek for several semesters and gave lectures on Orthodox ethics to the students of the St. Bishops 20thst-century bishops Modern Writers.

Silence and Humility seem to be two essential guides along this path. He was ordained a deacon intaking the monastic name Hierotheos, followed by his ordination as a priest in It is imbued with baptismal theology and, indirectly but clearly, with the branch theory, as was also demonstrated during the discussions, and it also moved slightly, but consciously, away from the principle of exclusivity and towards the principle of inclusiveness.


Orthodox Psychotherapy by Hierotheos Vlachos

The Greek Economic Crisis: Refresh and try again. They formulate the life of the Church. To view it, click here. Hierotheos Vlachos 0. Each time I get something out of it that I missed bef This is not an easy book to read and understand. My bet is that Metropolitan of Nafpaktos Hierotheos through a collection of his teachings wove together a complex set of issues.

Vlasios in the same year. It largely grouped the main point of each section with the sayings of orthodox fathers that support the point.

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So, while it isn’t easy reading, I see it as a work well worth the effort it will take to wander through loosely configured ideas which in time will bear fruit. Jean Joury rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Jun 17, Nancy rated it liked it Shelves: Hierotheos Vlachos Eventually, all of the dreams of the “Fathers” of this idea resulted in it becoming, not an Ecumenical Council, but a Holy and Great Council which is still unable to find its identity, tackling just six issues that are vague, untimely, without a clear cut goal, and some of which are detached from the tradition of the Fathers.

Gregory Palamas, association with the monks of the Holy Mountain Mount Athosand many years of pastoral experience, all brought him to the realisation that Orthodox theology is a science of the healing of man and that the neptic fathers can help the modern restless man who is disturbed by many internal and existential problems.