“Secure attachments and forming a healthy christian family” Dr. George Stavros Ph. D.

“Secure attachments and forming a healthy christian family” Dr. George Stavros Ph. D.

“We are made to love and be loved” says Dr. Stavros as he unravels attachment theory and its relationship to Orthodox Christian theology. Dr. George Stavros is Executive Director of the Danielsen Institute and Associate Clinical Professor of Pastoral Psychology at Boston University. His research interests are in psychotherapy and spirituality, psychotherapy...

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St Maximus the Confessor, the new Volume of Analogia, The Pemptousia Journal for Theological Studies

St Maximus the Confessor, the new Volume of Analogia, The Pemptousia Journal for Theological Studies

Protopresbyter Nikolaos Loudovikos The second volume of Analogia, The Pemptousia Journal for Theological Studies, has been published recently and is dedicated to St Maximus the Confessor. It is best, perhaps, to introduce St Maximus the Confessor with an excerpt that I wrote some years ago: The most important thing to...

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Analogia, a new Academic Journal for Theological Studies

Analogia, a new Academic Journal for Theological Studies

Fr. Nikolaos Loudovikos, Professor at the University Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki and Senior Editor of “Analogia”, presents “Analogia” the new journal on Orthodox Theology in a discussion with Fr. Christopher Metropoulos, President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and member of the Advisory Board of “Analogia”....

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Metropolitan John Zizioulas: Same Faith is the Only Basis for Unity

Metropolitan John Zizioulas: Same Faith is the Only Basis for Unity

Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon is the co-chair of the international Catholic-Orthodox theological dialogue and one of the most well known Orthodox theologians alive today. In a recent interview with Gianni Valente of Vatican Insider, the Metropolitan discussed the recent visit of Pope Francis to the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the...

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Metropolitan Athanasios of Lemessos: Christmas’ Deeper Meaning (Part I)

Metropolitan Athanasios of Lemessos: Christmas’ Deeper Meaning (Part I)

Every time we stand before the Lord either in prayer or in celebration in Church of an event from the life of Christ, or we are in any other way experiencing the presence of the Lord, two basic things happen, which are attested by the Church and the experience of...

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Veneration of the Theotokos

Veneration of the Theotokos

In this episode, Fr. Barnabas Powell explains that in the Orthodox veneration of the Theotokos, we are only trying to be consistent with what the Church has been doing for twenty centuries. As a former Protestant himself, he describes how many of our hymns and prayers will be misunderstood by...

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Οι βασικοί άξονες της ορθόδοξης πνευματικότητας

Οι βασικοί άξονες της ορθόδοξης πνευματικότητας

“Θεραπεία απο την ασθένεια, ανάσταση απο το θάνατο, απελευθέρωση απο τις δεσμέυσεις, βίωση της αγάπης.Ολα αυτά είναι βασικοί άξονες της ορθόδοξης πνευματικότητας.” _____________________________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+.

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Heaven and Hell in the Scriptures

Heaven and Hell in the Scriptures

Recently, Anglican bishop and theologian N.T. Wright was interviewed on the Evangelical Protestant show “100 Huntley Street”, speaking about heaven and hell. As might be expected from someone of Wright’s stature, he was articulate, fascinating, and Biblical. He prefaced his brief remarks by saying that one day he was sitting...

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“The World” – Is it Good or Bad?

“The World” – Is it Good or Bad?

One of the most confusing words in the Christian vocabulary is the “world.” Sometimes it seems to have good meanings, sometimes neutral and sometimes the word “world” has bad meanings. How can we make sense of this? The World as the Creation is Good: In the story of the creation...

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Why the Divine Liturgy is Truly Heaven on Earth

Why the Divine Liturgy is Truly Heaven on Earth

St. Germanos of Constantinople said: “The Church is the Earthly Heaven, in which the Heavenly God dwells and moves.” Find out why the Church is truly “heaven on earth” in this lecture by Metropolitan Kallistos Ware. Embedded above is Part II of a series on the “Inner Meaning of the...

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