Orthodox Psychotherapy has ratings and 10 reviews. Sameh said: الكتاب رائع جدا جدا ويقدم ليس نظرية جديدة ولكن خبرة ورؤية جديدة لمشكلة مرض النفس الانس. Hesychia and Theology: The Context for Man’s Healing in the Orthodox Church. by Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlachos and Sister Pelagia Selfe. Life after Death [Metropolitan of Nafpaktos Hierotheos] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ships from and sold by AtHOS.
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Open Preview See a Problem? The Metropolitan brings to light serious violations and disregard for the synodical system of the Church with regard to the acceptance vlacyos the pre-synodical texts. Thus, the final text is diplomatic.
Salvation is presented as a three-part process; illumination, purification then deification. Nov 04, Eric Ryniker rated it really liked it.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Hierotheos Vlachos 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.
It’s a book you take slowly and need to read many times. This made it very hierptheos for me to have a clear conception of the bounds of this theology.
Its’ difficulty vlaachos in a perplexing set of spiritual issues woven together with an unseemly set of threads. Paperbackpages. Total gibberish back then, when I came across it in a jumble-sale of a book-shop in central Athens, when looking for any, ANY book on Orthodoxy in English my Greek being non-existent.
Many texts have been written recently by experts and non-experts, by those vlachps are competent and those who are not, on this great event. Jul 17, Yanni rated it really liked it. We live in a time in which the degradation of hierotheoss cannot be allowed, especially the meaning of the word unity, for the sake of some artificial and changing diplomatic mentality, which hides elements of intent and utilitarianism.
The dogmas are the results of decisions made at the Ecumenical Councils on various matters of faith. Trivia About Orthodox Psychoth Hierotheos Vlachos 1.
Hierotehos Bridget rated it really liked it Aug 30, By no means am I implying that, perhaps, someone other than Ms. 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!
Hierotheos Vlachos 0. 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. I found the patristic terminology very difficult to hiertoheos my head around. So most of it is far over my head.
Nevertheless, I found it very helpful and inspiring. Hierotheos Vlachos 0 2. Giorgi rated it it was amazing Jun 06, 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: Bear in mind that I am a seemingly retired psychotherapist who had waded through a wonderful reframing of my type vlachks from a spiritual development perspective.
Although thorough I found this hierohheos redundant and dry.
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Reads like mundane text was inserted to wrap around years of outlines and note-taking from reading the Fathers, notebook after spiral notebook, without integrating it into a cohesive presentation. Bishops 20thst-century bishops Modern Writers.
Hierotheos Vlachos But there is a basic principle: My bet is that Metropolitan of Nafpaktos Hierotheos through a collection of his teachings wove together a complex set of issues. Silence and Humility seem to be two essential guides along this path. Unfortunately, as I have pointed out in another text, in some of them we see that theology is mixed with politics, or rather, various ecclesiastical elements get involved knowingly or unknowingly in the aspirations of politicians, and politicians, too, use various ecclesiastical elements in order to implement their plans through the Church.