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Pemptousia Partnership

The Theology of Gender – 18. Canons alone cannot save

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara The return to the original state of humanity, as it was created from the beginning, is accomplished through the process of catharsis….

Jul 02, 2017
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The Theology of Gender – 16. The Applicability of Canonical Principles Related to Women

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara The first commandment which was given to Adam and Eve is the original indication of the role of divine law in human life. “God…

Jun 12, 2017
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The Theology of Gender – 15. The social dimension of matrimony in Byzantium

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara Although Christian marriage places spirituality at its center, the social dimension of matrimony was kept in the Byzantine era…

Jun 07, 2017
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The Theology of Gender – 14. Canon Law & Civil Law

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara   One should not approach the canons of the Church in the same way as the civil laws since neither are the canons mere legal…

May 28, 2017
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The Theology of Gender – 7. The Place of Women in Byzantine Society

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara   Byzantine society was a dynamic union of different cultural elements based on Greek civilization and the Christian faith….

Apr 26, 2017
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The Theology of Gender – 6. The New Eve

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara   The honor and respect of Christianity to women is demonstrated especially in the person of the Theotokos. She is the human…

Apr 21, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Time and the Church – 2

Georgios I. Mantzaridis, Professor The eschatological nature of the Church is revealed especially in the sacrament of the Divine Liturgy. The celebration…

Jan 09, 2017
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Time and the Church – 1

Georgios I. Mantzaridis, Professor Christ’s advent brought the kingdom of God into the world. And the realm where the kingdom of God is made manifest…

Jan 08, 2017
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Analogia: A new proposal and invitation for theological dialogue from Pemptousia

For years now, Pemptousia has operated as an electronic magazine, promoting and providing insight into the dialogue between religion, culture and the sciences….

Nov 30, 2016
Orthodox News

Halki Summit II to focus on “Theology, Ecology, and the Word,” June 8-10

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is hosting the second Halki Summit on “Theology, Ecology, and the Word.” Co-sponsored by…

May 08, 2015