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TIME FOR ACTION (2)
Second series of online events
by Volos Academy for Theological Studies

JANUARY 26, 2022
Dr. Theofilos Ambatzidis, Academic Associate of Volos Academy for Theological Studies
"The individualization of salvation and the question of the relationship between institution and charisma in Saint Symeon the New Theologian"

FEBRUARY 9, 2022
Dr. Graham McGeoch, Μinister of the Church of Scotland, Professor of Theology & Religious Studies at Faculdade Unida de Vitória, Brazil
"Russian émigré Theology and Liberation Theology in Latin America"

FEBRUARY 23, 2022
Dr. Ekaterini Tsalampouni, Associate Professor of New Testament, School of Theology, University of Thessaloniki, and Member of the Board of Directors, Volos Academy for Theological Studies
"Christian apocalyptic texts and climate change: a proposal of ecological critical biblical interpretation"

MARCH 10, 2022
Dr. Stelios Ramfos, philosopher, writer
"How Greek is Byzantium?"

MARCH 28, 2022
Dr. Stelios Virvidakis, Professor of Philosophy, University of Athens
"Moral and political dilemmas during the pandemic: Challenges for modern philosophy"

APRIL 14, 2022
Sergei Chapnin, Independent Russian Orthodox columnist, editor-in-chief of the magazine "Dary", former editor of the official organ of the Russian Orthodox Church "Zhurnal Moskovskoi Patriarkhii", and deputy editor-in-chief at the Publishing House of the Moscow Patriarchate
“Deep crisis after triumphant revival. What had happened at the Orthodox Church in Russia?”

MAY 4, 2022
Round table: "The role of the World Council of Churches in the 21st century and the contribution of the Orthodox Church"

Participants:
Archbishop Job of Telmessos, Director of the Office of the Permanent Representation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the WCC, Geneva
Rev. Dr. Jack Khalil, Dean of the St John of Damascus Institute of Theology, University of Balamand, Member of the WCC Central Committee, Lebanon
Dr. Razvan Porumb, Vice Principal of the Institute of Orthodox Christian Studies in Cambridge
Dr. Katerina Bauer, Orthodox theologian, Senior Researcher and Lecturer, Ecumenical Institute, Protestant Theological Faculty, Charles University, Prague
Moderator:
Georgios Vlantis, Director of the Council of Christian Churches of Bavaria, Academic Associate of Volos Academy for Theological Studies

MAY 17, 2022
Round table: "The Hermeneutics of the Canons and the place of the Rudder in today Church life"

Participants:
Metropolitan of Peristeri Grigorios Papathomas, Professor of the School of Theology, Athens University, and of St. Sergius Institute in Paris, Member of the Board of Directors of Volos Academy for Theological Studies
Dr. Theodoros Giagkou, Professor of Canon Law, School of Theology, University of Thessaloniki
Respondent:
Dr. Denia Athanasopoulou-Kypriou, Teacher of Religious Education, Psychotherapist

JUNE 1, 2022
H. E. Dr. Rowan Williams, Emeritus Archbishop of Canterbury
“What is Christian politics? Insights from Sergius Bulgakov "

JUNE 27, 2022
Round table: "The religious ‘other’ in Orthodox Christian and Islamic theology of religions"

Participants:
Dr. Athanasios N. Papathanassiou, Associate Professor of Missionary, Higher Ecclesiastical Academy of Athens, Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Synaxi”
Dr. Nayla Tabbara, President of the Adyan Foundation and Professor of Islamic Studies, Saint Joseph University, Beirut
Moderator:
Dr. Angeliki Ziaka, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, School of Theology, University of Thessaloniki, and Member of the Board of Directors, Volos Academy for Theological Studies

Image: Detail of bishop's vestment, Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens. 

All events are open to the public and will be webcasted live at YouTube. No event will be longer than one hour and a half.

Event Callendar

Events Calendar

International Conference : St...

May
Thursday
26
International Conference ST. SYMEON THE NEW THEOLOGIAN: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE...
17:30 h

What is Christian politics? In...

June
Wednesday
1
JUNE 1, 2022 H. E. Dr. Rowan Williams, Emeritus Archbishop of Canterbury “What is Christian...
19:00 h

Second International Conferenc...

January
Tuesday
10

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