‘Words without substances the challenges of modern communication. The issue of ‘Virtual Theology’

‘Words without substances the challenges of modern communication. The issue of ‘Virtual Theology’

Watch Fr. Václav Ježek’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX...

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What Is the Problem in Orthodoxy?

What Is the Problem in Orthodoxy?

Watch now and join the conversation.  Look at how it works in most parishes. What are your thoughts?  Watch now as our partners at Pan Orthodox United, Voices of America (OVA) speak with Fr. Chad Hatfield President of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. ABOUT PAN ORTHODOX UNITED Pan Orthodox United works with...

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On Holy Communion

On Holy Communion

Metropolitan of Gortyn and Megalopolis, Ieremias   The Holy Gospel we heard today, my Christian brothers and sisters, tells us, in the form of a parable, about the Supper of Holy Communion. Communion of the Body and Blood of Christ. This Supper, which we enjoy at every Divine Liturgy, is...

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Hell and Heaven

Hell and Heaven

Panteleïmon Tomazos   The position of Orthodox Dogmatic teaching is that heaven and hell are not two limited places where the righteous are rewarded and the unrighteous punished after death, nor that hell is a region of concrete instruments of torture. Heaven and hell are states and forms of relationship...

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Orthodox Theology and the Judgment of History (3)

Orthodox Theology and the Judgment of History (3)

Georgios P. Pavlos, Professor of Physics and Philosophy, DUTH   For head of the Orthodox Church is neither a man, nor an angel, not even any other creature of God, but the very God-Man, the historical Christ, the Son of the Virgin, Perfect God and perfect Man, Son of God...

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Orthodox Theology and the Judgment of History (2)

Orthodox Theology and the Judgment of History (2)

Georgios P. Pavlos, Professor of Physics and Philosophy, DUTH   The initial gift of deification, offered by the Living God to His cosmos and His beings, is so powerful that, at the end, created cosmos gave birth to Panaghia, the Mother of God, through Whom the Living, Uncreated Hypostatic God...

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Orthodox Theology and the Judgment of History (1)

Orthodox Theology and the Judgment of History (1)

Georgios P. Pavlos, Professor of Physics and Philosophy, DUTH   The following text which will be published in three parts, is Georgios P. Pavlos’s talk at the 8th International Conference of Orthodox Theology, Under the Auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate “The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church: Orthodox...

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Our Participation in the Mystery of the Kingdom of God

Our Participation in the Mystery of the Kingdom of God

Bishop Agathangelos of Fanari   ‘For many are called, but few are chosen’ The Gospel parable for the 14th Sunday of Matthew presents the mystery of the Kingdom of God and our attitude towards the saving challenge of the love of God. A king invited friends and acquaintances to a...

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Jesus Christ The Universal Person

Jesus Christ The Universal Person

George Mantzaridis, Professor Emeritus, Theological School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   Christ, as the true and universal man, is the measure of all things for all people. He is the ultimate measure, universal and timeless, for the whole world. He is the true measure by which we can define or...

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Wanted: Elijah

Wanted: Elijah

Georgios Ant. Galitis, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School, University of Athens   Elijah the Zealot. ‘The angel incarnate and rampart of the prophets’. There’s not a location in Greece that doesn’t have a church, or at least a chapel, a shrine, in his honour. He’s also similarly honoured in...

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