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On September 3-10, a Summer School on “Ibadism. Understanding diversity within Islam” was successfully held in Volos, Greece, by the Department of Inter-religious Studies of Volos Academy for Theological Studies, in cooperation with the School of Theology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of Naples “L’Orientale,” and the College of Islamic Law of Oman The Summer School explored the fundamentals of Islam and Ibadism in its historical, juridical, literary, religious and anthropological prospects. After decades in which secular views of politics and social relations have dominated the public sphere in Western countries as well as in many countries in Africa and the Middle East, we are currently witnessing a growing

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On September 21-24, 2017, Dr. Pantelis Kalaitzidis, Director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Maria Nanou, theologian and byzantinologist visited Lebanon.

On Tuesday morning, September 21, 2017, Dr. Kalaitzidis had the opportunity to visit Metropolitan of Mount-Lebanon Georges Khodr at the headquarters of his Diocese in the small town of Brumana on the outskirts of Beirut. Dr. Kalaitzidis conveyed to His Eminence the warmest greetings of Metropolitan

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In Athens With the participation of the Director
of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies



On October 6-8, 2017, the first Panhellenic meeting of the theological association Kairos was successfully held in Athens (in the Greek-French School of Ursulines) on the general theme: “Orthodox Church and identities in contemporary world.” Following the current debate about the character of the curriculum of the class of religion in the public educational system, the main purpose of the meeting was

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International Consultation on “Eastern Orthodoxy and Inter-religious encounter in a secular age”

 

On September 15-17, an international consultation organized by the Volos Academy for Theological Studies (Greece) in co-operation with the Department of Theology and Religion of the University of Exeter (United Kingdom), was successfully held in Volos on the general theme “Eastern Orthodoxy and Inter-religious encounter in a secular age.”

After the welcoming greetings by Metropolitan Ignatius

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The Conference of European Churches (CEC) launched a conversation on the Future of Europe culminating with the release of the 2016 Open Letter of the Governing Board on the matter: http://www.ceceurope.org/open-letter/.



In view of its General Assembly, scheduled to take place in Novi Sad, Serbia, in 2018, CEC is organising regional Consultations that aim at listening to the needs of the diverse European contexts and facilitating conversation on future possibilities for Europe (see the

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The Societas Ethica Annual International Conference on

“Giving an Account of Evil”

Hosted by Volos Academy for Theological Studies

 

August 24-27, 2017, Volos, Greece

On August 24-27, 2017, the Societas Ethica Annual International Conference was successfully hosted by the Volos Academy for Theological Studies in Volos, Greece. During the opening Dr. Pantelis Kalaitzidis, the Director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies and Dr. Hille Haker, the President of Societas

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Societas Ethica Annual International Conference

On August 24-27, the Societas Ethica Annual International Conference on the general theme: “Giving an Account of Evil,” is hosted by the Volos Academy for Theological Studies at the Thessalia Conference Center in Volos (Greece). In the consultation, philosophers and theologians will seek to provide a balance between conceptual analyses from within the theological and philosophical traditions on the one hand and historical and/or contemporary

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