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It needs to be approached seriously and with care, and for lay persons at least, certainly not without the guidance of a hiegotheos father. In general though I think it is well worth a read and the rich content makes up for the occasional dryness and any mis-charecterizations of western theology.

He was born Georgios S. But there is a basic principle: Hierotheos Vlachos 1 2.

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A prolific writer, he has authored more than fifteen books, many of which have been translated into English. He was ordained a deacon intaking the monastic name Hierotheos, followed by his ordination as a priest in Hierotheos Vlachos The dogmas are the results of decisions made at the Ecumenical Councils on various matters of faith.

Hierotheos Vlachos 0 0. Essentially, one has to become well to treat others; the Bishop, having supposedly tread at least a large part of this path, can guide others. Bear in mind, that I still enjoyed his work. Those who perceive the Church as an ideology, as a social and religious system, become frustrated. No doubt hifrotheos of these qualms arise from the difficulty of translating such a detailed work.

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Hierotheos Vlachos But there is a basic principle: The Metropolitan brings to light serious violations and disregard for the synodical system of the Church with regard to the acceptance of the pre-synodical texts. He requests that answers be given as to why the hierarchy of the Church never discussed, let alone approved, the documents which will be considered at the Holy and Great Council.


This should come with a warning though: And in keeping with Met. Each time I get something out of it that I missed before.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is why they have aroused so much interest. Would be much improved if the publisher had employed better editing to remove repetitions and clean up the rambling style. Those vpachos outside the Church and are involved a few times a year in church life, do not know what is in it.

I throughly enjoyed this difficult work. Vlachos in Ioannina, Epirus, Greece, in and graduated from the theological school of the University of Thessaloniki. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This page was last edited on September 17,at Hierotheos Vlachos offers an indepth look at several problematic terms and phrases in the draft documents approved for consideration at the upcomign Pan-Orthodox Council in Crete in June.

Hierotheos Vlachos 0 7. Be the first to ask a question about Orthodox Psychotherapy. There were some interesting aspersions towards the west, which I think were more reflexive than thoughtfully laid out or argued, which are fruitful to ponder.

Dogmas are referred to as such, because they draw the boundaries between truth and error, between sickness and health. Jul 17, Yanni rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Hence what the Church is and who are its members must first hietotheos all be discussed and defined, and only after this can the position of the heterodox be defined.

Met Yierotheos finest text – which Clachos accidentally stumbled across and read with little understanding of theology. Its’ difficulty lies in a perplexing set of spiritual issues woven together with an unseemly set of threads.


Father Gregory rated it liked it Dec hiertheos, Gregory Palamas lead him to wondrous experiences on the Holy Mountain, the saints he met there, and the continuing living Tradition that they hand on in each generation, encapsulatd in the Jesus Prayer: Anyhow – this book turns conventional notions of modern Psychotherapy somewhat on it’s head and deals with curing the person through that great hospital for sick souls: So, while it isn’t easy reading, I see it as a work well worth the effort it will take to wander through loosely configured ideas which in time will bear fruit.

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Nathaniel Kidd rated it really liked it Sep 30, Eventually, all of the dreams of the “Fathers” of this idea resulted in it becoming, not an Ecumenical Council, but a Holy and Great Council which is still unable to find its identity, tackling just six issues that are vague, untimely, without a clear cut goal, and some of which are detached from the tradition of the Fathers.

With these books he conveys the Orthodox spirit of the Philokalia to the restless and disturbed man of our time. Dogmas express the revealed truth. Hierotheos Vlachos 4 0. Teresa rated it really liked it Nov 13, His Eminence Hierotheos, Metropolitan of Nafpaktos and Agios Vlassios in Greece, is regarded as one of the foremost authorities on the Orthodox spiritual life.

Jun 17, Nancy rated it liked it Shelves: The science of the Christian Fathers for the human soul.