Τaking into account the special conditions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Volos Academy for Theological Studies is pleased to announce a series of on-line lectures by well-known theologians and researchers on timely topics. The lectures are addressing the general public and not exclusively specialists, offering sufficient time for questions to the speaker.
The language of the meetings will be Greek (except for that of Rev. Dr. Brandon Gallaher), while their duration will not exceed 1 hour and 30 minutes. The links for joining each online meeting and asking questions will be announced in time (admittance is free for the public).
1. January 19, 2021, 7 pm.: Rev. Dr. Cyril Hovorun (Assistant Professor, Loyola Marymount
On the occasion of the 100 years of the Patriarchal Encyclical Letter to the Churches of Christ Everywhere and The Appeal to all Christian People issued by the Lambeth Conference of Anglican Bishops, the Conference of European Churches, together with the Louvain Center for Eastern and Oriental Christianity (LOCEOC), is hosting an online conference titled “The Hope of Communion: From 1920 to 2020” from 16 to 17 December 2020. For more information and the program click here.
«Resilience Goes Balkans »
November 26, 2020
Volos Academy for Theological Studies
Οn November 26 2020, the webinar “Resilience Goes Balkans” was successfully organized by Volos Academy for Theological Studies. During the webinar a broader introduction to the goals and the importance of Resilience in contemporary religious studies was made, followed by a brief presentation of the Academy’s role in the overall program. At the same time, the current situation of theological and
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:
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