Alberto Melloni, Professor of History of Christianity at University of Modena/Reggio Emilia, secretary of the Foundation for Religious Studies and Chair Holder of the UNESCO Chair on Religious Pluralism and Peace at the University of Bologna has been appointed as Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Commission.
For more information please visit the Resilience official website: https://www.resilience-ri.eu/news/prof-alberto-melloni-appointed-as-scientific-advisor-to-the-european-commission/
A new book has just been published by Volos Academy for Theological Studies. The title is The Songs of the Bridal Chamber: Monks at Prayer and it is an essay on monastic forms of chant and prayer by Fr. Stephen C. Headley.
As the poems of St. Ephraim the Syrian show, theological poetry carries us into a paradise of revelation that is not based on abstract philosophical concepts but on the desire to come closer to God. God unveils himself to us in the liturgies of the “eighth day”. The monastic
A Volos Academy Open Webinar, November 26, 2020 about the role of RESILIENCE in the Balkans.
“The Role of RESILIENCE in the Balkans”
Volos Academy for Theological Studies (Greece).
November, 26, 2020, starting 10.30 h Greek time (09.30 h CET).
The Goals of the webinar include:
a) Brief introduction to the scope, objectives and relevance of RESILIENCE for Religious Studies today; the role of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies (for those of the participants
September 30-October 2, 2020
With the participation of the Volos Academy’s Deputy Director
An international conference organized by the Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, in cooperation with the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies of the Radbound University in Nijmegen was held on September 30-October 2, 2020.
The main theme was the question as how the rise of migrant Orthodox (Eastern and Oriental) communities in Europe, the Americas, Africa and East Asia, together
A Greek-Iranian Interfaith Webinar was held on September 7th, 2020 in the frame of interfaith dialogue between Orthodox Christianity and Islam, initiated by the Cultural Center of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in cooperation with the General Secretariat for Religious Affairs of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs as well as with the Volos Academy for Theological Studies. The Webinar, which had the character of a pre-conference meeting of an interfaith conference in
Thirteen academic institutions from eleven countries are working on the establishment of a permanent European Research Infrastructure on Religious Studies, named RESILIENCE. Yesterday (September 9) they submitted an application for the Research Infrastructure to be included in the ESFRI Roadmap 2021. The inclusion of RESILIENCE in this Roadmap will assure partners that a framework to actually start the preparation phase of the infrastructure is in place.
Discerning the increasing interest in
The museum in Makrinitsa (Pelion, Thessaly/Greece) is a place where religious art, piety and folk tradition meet, waiting for you to explore an invaluable treasure.
Balcony of Pelion
Mountain Pelion, homeland of Chiron the Centaur, tutor of many mythological figures and ancient Greek heroes, such as Jason, Achilles, Theseus and Heracles, at the southeastern part of Thessaly in northern Greece, forms a hook-like peninsula between the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean Sea.
One of the most beautiful