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With over 400 participants, representing 45 countries, the second mega-conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) was the largest gathering of Orthodox scholars in modern times, surpassing the first mega-conference held in 2019 in Iaşi, Romania. The conference concluded on Sunday, January 15, 2023, in Volos, Greece with a hierarchical liturgy and a pilgrimage to the monasteries of Meteora. The conference was co-hosted by the Metropolis of Demetrias and the Volos Academy for Theological Studies.

Over three days, January 12-14, 350 academic presentations were delivered, dealing with many contemporary and contentious issues facing the world, the Orthodox Church, and Christianity in general. The overall theme of

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Volos Academy for Theological Studies of Volos hosts the Second Mega-Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA). This four-day International Theological meeting on the general theme “Mission and Orthodox Church,” will take place from January 11 to 15, 2023, in Volos, Greece, with English as working language.

A fruit of the Pan-Orthodox Synod that took place in Crete (2016), IOTA was founded in 2017 with the aim to theologically contribute to the renewal of the

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A new book was published by the Volos Academy Publications. It is the Greek translation of Paul Gavrilyuk’s essay Georges Florovsky and the Russian Religious Renaissance. This important and massive research monograph that approaches Florovsky’s life and thought in its historical context was published in English in 2013 by Oxford University Press and has been translated in Greek by the Volos Academy Deputy Director, Nikolaos Asproulis.

In his study, Paul Gavrilyuk probes behind the surface and

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Olya Gluschenko and Costis Drygianakis

 

One more book was just released by Volos Academy Publications of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies. It is a photo album, entitled “on the roads we travelled”: Unfrequented places in the Metropolis of Demetrias , crafted by Olya Gluschenko and Costis Drygianakis. It includes a short introductory text and over two hundred colour photographs of churches, chapels and monasteries of mainland Magnesia and Agia (which belongs to the jurisdiction of

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An interview with the director of Volos Academy for Theological Studies, Dr. Pantelis Kalaitzidis, was recently published on the website of the University of Erfurt (Germany). The interview was given to Dr. Efstathios Kessareas, postdoctoral researcher in the University, and is part of the research project “The Challenge of Worldliness to Contemporary Christianity: Orthodox Christian Perspectives in Dialogue with Western Christianity”. It focuses on the course of Volos Academy since its

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In mid-November, Dr Andrej Jeftić has been appointed as the new director of the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches (WCC). Dr. Jeftić, an Eastern Orthodox theologian from Serbia, has been serving as a research fellow at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory at the University of Belgrade. He also served as a theological consultant for the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe. Involved in the ecumenical movement since he was a student, he focused his

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