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From May 29th to June 2nd, 2017, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited Germany, on the occasion of the 500th  anniversary commemoration of the Protestant Reformation. A detailed chronicle of the visit of His All-Holiness is published on the blog “Fos Fanarion”: http://fanarion.blogspot.de/2017/06/29-2-2017.


On the afternoon of May 29th, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew who holds a primacy of honour in Eastern Orthodoxy celebrated the Orthodox vespers at the Stiftskirche Evangelical Church in Stuttgart, attended by Metropolitan Augustinos of Germany, all the members of the patriarchal accompaniment, other members of the Orthodox Episcopal Assembly of Germany, the Prelate of the Evangelical Church of Germany (EKD) and the Lutheran

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Edited by Pantelis Kalaitzidis and Nikolaos Asproulis Volos Academy Publications, Volos, 2016

On Friday, May 12, 2017 the book launch of the collective volume recently published by the Volos Academy Publications and entitled Personhood, Eucharist and the Kingdom of God in Orthodox and Ecumenical Perspective: Synaxis Efcharistias in Honor of Metropolitan John D. Zizioulas of Pergamon was successfully held in the framework of the 14th Thessaloniki Book Fair. Round table participants included

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Forward by His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I

Volos Academy Publications, 2016
 

The book launch of the collective volume entitled “The Dialogue Between Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches” was successfully held,
On May 12, 2017 in Thessaloniki, at the School of Theology of the University of Thessaloniki. Round table participants included Dr. Stylianos Tsompanidis, Associate Professor of the School of Theology of the University of Thessaloniki and Mrs. Chrsitine

Program cover 2016-2017
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Theological Hermeneutics, the word of God and contemporary world

Hermeneutics plays a dominant role in human intellectual reflection. Making  use of various methods, humans attempt to hermeneutically define the surrounding reality, seeking to obtain the best possible understanding of their space-time existence, past and present. At the same time humans try to capture the deeper existential meaning and truth of their existence, seeking ultimately to reach, in the course of interpretation, the

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On May, 11-14, 2017, an international conference, organized by the Volos Academy for Theological Studies and generously sponsored by the Evangelical Church of Germany (EKD) was successfully held in Volos on the general theme: “Orthodox Hermeneutics of the New Testament: History, Theory, Prospects.”

After the welcome greeting by Dr. Pantelis Kalaitzidis, Director of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, in the first session chaired by him, Dr. Miltiadis Konstantinou, Dean and Professor of

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The Virginia H. Farah Annual Lecture, delivered by Susan Ashbrook Harvey, the Willard Prescott and Annie McClelland Smith Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University (USA) on the topic “Voices of the Liturgy: Gender and Performance in the early Byzantine Church” was successfully held in Volos (Forum Conference Center) on May 3, 2017; in Thessaloniki (in the Museum of Byzantine Culture) on May 4, 2017, in cooperation with the Biblical Studies, Patristics and Christian Literature

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The Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Babes-Bolyai (Cluj-Napoca, Romania) and the Center of Nomocanonical Studies of the same University organized from April 26 to 28, 2017 an international conference on “The Holy and Great Council: Eschatological event or canonical normality?”. The conference was under the Auspices and Blessing of His Eminence Andrei, Metropolitan of Cluj, Maramureş and Sălaj and was organized with the support of the State Secretariat for Religious Affairs of

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