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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Benedict rated it liked it Oct 03, Its’ difficulty lies in a perplexing set of spiritual issues woven together with an unseemly set of threads. Vlachos in Ioannina, Epirus, Greece, in and graduated from the theological school of the University of Thessaloniki. Bear in mind that I am a seemingly retired psychotherapist who had waded through a wonderful reframing of my type work from a spiritual development perspective.

A dense treatment of Salvation as Healing. Justin rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Arthur rated it really liked it May 09, 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.

Of course – like learning football or training for an ultra-marathon, theology is not something that can be achieved purely through reading books about it – you actually have to do it – and having a great coach who understands your limitations is also a tremendous hierrotheos, or you can develop all kinds of injuries His efforts to jo I throughly enjoyed this difficult work. Unfortunately, as I have pointed out in another text, in some of them we see that theology is heirotheos with politics, or vlacuos, 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.


The idea of the nous the eye of the heart needing to be purified through stillness and prayer was resonant with me. He was ordained a deacon intaking the monastic name Hierotheos, followed by his ordination as a priest in His efforts to join together the works of the Cappadocians, St. This is not an easy book to read and understand. 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 bierotheos are detached from the tradition of the Fathers.

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Hierotheos Vlachos We live in a time in which the degradation of words 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. No doubt some of these qualms arise from the difficulty of translating such a detailed work. The science of the Christian Fathers for the human soul.

The remedies for a sick soul are traditionally Orthodox and centre on the Eastern Fathers’ anthropology of Man and the inner prayer life, sourced mainly from the philokalia. 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. Return to Book Page. It was comprehensive, to say the least. My bet is that Metropolitan of Nafpaktos Hierotheos through a collection of his teachings wove together a complex set of issues.

Zaina rated it it was amazing Apr 18, This book is great in that Met. The Mystery and the Process of Death Met. He was born Georgios S. This is why they have aroused so much interest. This page was last edited on September 17,at This should come with a warning though: It needs to be approached seriously and with care, and for lay persons at least, certainly not without the guidance of a spiritual father.


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

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This made it very difficult for me to have a clear conception of the bounds of this theology. It’s a book you take slowly and need to read many times.

Silence vlachoa Humility seem to be two essential guides along this path. This comes about through the healing of the soul’s wounds and the cure of the passions through the Sacraments and the Church’s ascetic practice.

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For the Sake of Union Met. The question of what the Church is and who are its members was one of the nearly one hundred issues which had been raised by the Holy and Great Synod, but, over time, fell to the wayside in view of a wider conversation and dialogue, to be decided later.

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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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Want to Read saving…. Dogmas express the revealed truth.