Marriage or Monasticism?

by Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos  Most young people don’t know how to discover their calling in the life. Whether to dedicate themselves to monasticism or select the marriage path. Some have the feeling that monasticism is a more superior choice than marriage and that marriage represents a lower situation. Others believe that any young man who chooses […]

Theology and Science: Part 3

By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos 3. THE TASK OF THE THEOLOGIAN AND THE TASK OF THE SCIENTIST So far we have discussed the relation between metaphysics and science and pointed how they were linked together in the past, but in our age, especially in the last two-three centuries, they have been de-linked. However, even though […]

Theology and Science: Part 2

By Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos 2. ORTHODOXY AS ANTI-METAPHYSICS The Fathers of the Church – and I have in mind in particular St. Gregory the Theologian, St. Gregory of Nyssa and some others who dealt with these issues, as well as St. Gregory Palamas – operate not in the framework of classical and western metaphysics […]

The Ontology Of The Papacy

by Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos The decision of the Holy Synod is known regarding the visit of the Pope to Greece. It will receive the Pope as a secular leader, as head of the Vatican State, who had accepted an invitation from the leader of the Greek State and is visiting Greece. Within this framework […]