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Hierotheos (Vlachos) – Wikipedia

I bought it without realising that it was completely inappropriate for someone who had hardly ever ventured into any serious study of theology, and had barely even stood through a single Liturgy! Thus, the final text is diplomatic. Vlasios in the same year.

Each time I get something out of it that Hierrotheos missed before.

Zaina rated it it was amazing Apr 18, Although thorough I found this method redundant and dry. I think that it displeases both the Orthodox and the heterodox.

Within this framework he has written a multitude of books, the fruit of his pastoral work, among which is Orthodox Psychotherapy.

Hierotheos (Vlachos)

Vlachos in Ioannina, Epirus, Greece, in and graduated from the theological school of the University of Thessaloniki. In this presentation, the Church is a hospital and the Clergy its physicians. OJT rated it really liked it Jan 31, This page has been accessed 43, times. Those living outside the Church and are involved a few times a year in church life, do not know what is in it. Jean Joury rated it it was amazing Oct 04, Medhat Farouk rated it really liked it Jul 12, Many texts have been written recently by experts and non-experts, by those who are competent and those who are not, on this great event.


My bet is that Metropolitan of Nafpaktos Hierotheos through a collection of his teachings wove together a complex set of issues. Orthodox Psychotherapy by Hierotheos Vlachos. This is why they have aroused so much interest. Williams should have done the work. But there are some smaller books on “themes from the Philokalia” like “The Nous” which are well worth reading for a little contextual orientation first. Some of these books have been translated into various languages, such as English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.

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. It’s extremely challenging and each time I read it it leaves me realising I’m barely a beginner as a Christian.

They formulate the life of the Church. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nevertheless, I found it very helpful and inspiring. Hierotheos Vlachos The dogmas are the results of decisions made at the Ecumenical Councils on various matters of faith.

Hierotheos Vlachos 0. Its’ difficulty lies in a perplexing set of spiritual issues woven together with an unseemly set of threads. Still, vachos valuable information and helpful.

Orthodox Psychotherapy by Hierotheos Vlachos

His taking on issues like self-esteem, theoria, psychotherapy, praxis, prayer, pride, likeness of God, humility, Hesychasm, forgiveness, dispassion, ecstasy, etc. So most of it is far over my head. Hierotheos Vlachos Many texts have been written recently by experts and non-experts, by those who are vlacchos and those who are not, on this great event.

Already in his youth he was particularly interested in the Fathers of the Churchworking for a time in the monastery libraries of Mount Athoson the recording of the codices. Julia Bridget rated it really liked it Aug 30, Books by Hierotheos Vlachos.

Orthodox Psychotherapy

Aug 11, Charles rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet. I come back to it every couple of years and take another crack at it.


Hierotheos Vlachos Thus, the final text is diplomatic. For the Sake of Union Met. Nov 04, Eric Ryniker rated it really liked it. John Romanidis, the study of the patristic texts and particularly those of the hesychast Fathers of the Philokaliamany years of studying St. 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. The idea of the church as a hospital for the cure and healing of the soul was also an important one and well developed.

I would love to see a new, simplified, or at least, refined edition. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And in keeping with Met. Hierotheos Vlachos 1. Just before the Holy and Great Council Met.

The Greek Economic Crisis: Hierotheos Vlachos calls attention to and calls for correction of certain ambiguities and hierotheoss and anthropological errors and imprecisions in the texts “Relations of the Orthodox Church with the rest of the Church world,” hiedotheos “The mission of the Orthodox Church in the modern world” which were prepared for the upcoming Pan-Orthodox Council in June.

Preview — Orthodox Psychotherapy by Hierotheos Vlachos. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.