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With the Participation of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies

January 10, 2020, Brussels (Belgium)

On Friday, January 10, the Kick-off meeting of the representatives of the educational and academic organizations and institutions participating in the European program - EDUC8 took place in Brussels (Belgium).

EDU-8 is an interdisciplinary multicultural program organized thanks to the initiative of the non-profit European organization for peace and security “Beyond the Horizon,” aimed at preventing the religious radicalization and political-religious polarization of Europe’s youth, through religious education in secondary schools and out-of-school setting.

Specifically, EDUC8 aims at bringing together religious and non-religious

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Conference organized by the Faculty of Evangelical Theology of Münster University, and the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, in cooperation with the Huffington Ecumenical Institute (California)

February 6-9, 2020

Thessalia Conference Center, Volos, Greece

Free entrance,  please send mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

THURSDAY , FEBRUARY 6, 2010

 

18.00-18.30 Registration

Session I

 

18.30-18.45 Opening – Greetings

18.45-19.00 Dr. Hans-Peter Grosshans, Dean, Faculty of Evangelical

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Publication of a collective volume

Mahmoud Masaeli, Nikolaos Asproulis, Rico Sneller & Timo Slootweg (επιμ.)

Faith in Democracy. Justice, Politics and Transcendence,

Publication Gombel & Svacina, 2020

The book is the product of a joint, international venture of three collaborating and converging research groups: interdisciplinary networkFaith in Democracy (Leiden University, the Netherlands), Alternative Perspectives and Global Concerns (Canada, the Netherlands) and the Volos

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November 30 – December 3, 2019, Cluj-Napoca (Romania)

With the participation of the Deputy Director of the Volos Academy Dr. Nikolaos Asproulis

On November 30-December 3, 2019, the 2nd Conference of the St. John Chrysostom Orthodox Research Group was successfully held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The conference was organized in cooperation with the Orthodox Theological Faculty of the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj. The conference was attended by members of the research group, as well as

Illuminated manuscript, Van, Armenia, 1461, Pierpont  Morgan Library, New York
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Thy Nativity, O Christ our God,

hath shined the light of knowledge upon the world;

for thereby they that worshipped the stars

were instructed by a star to worship Thee,

the Sun of Righteousness,

and to know Thee, the Dayspring from on high.

O Lord, glory be to Thee!

Apolytikion of Holy Nativity, Tone fourth

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with participation of the Director of the Volos Academy

 

The international conference “The Woman in the Bible” was held in Hotel Titania, Athens (Greece), December 13 – 14, 2019. The conference was organized by the Hellenic Bible Society, which is the only ecumenical organization devoted to inter-Christian cooperation in Greece, in which Orthodox, Catholics and Protestants work together to spread the word of God. The Hellenic Bible Society celebrates its 200th anniversary this year.

The

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The Volos Academy for Theological Studies plans three interesting conferences for the first half of 2020, in collaboration with academic and theological institutions all around the world. Namely:

1. The International Conference “Politics, Society and Culture in Orthodox Theology in a Global Age” will take place in Thessalia Conference Centre (Melissiatika, Volos, Greece), February 6 to 9, 2020. The Conference is organized in collaboration with the Faculty of Evangelical Theology of the