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
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
THURSDAY , FEBRUARY 6, 2010
18.30-18.45 Opening – Greetings
18.45-19.00 Dr. Hans-Peter Grosshans, Dean, Faculty of Evangelical
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
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
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
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 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