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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It is tediously repetitive. Its’ difficulty lies in a perplexing set of spiritual issues woven together with an unseemly set of threads. Hierotheos Vlachos But there is a basic principle: Hierotheos Vlachos 4 0. It certainly had some similarities to mindfulness practices, although it pushed beyond them with the promises of faith It was comprehensive, to say the least.

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. Requirements for the Divine Eucharist Met. Giorgi rated it it was amazing Jun 06, A dense treatment of Salvation as Healing. It was the only English title languishing on the shelf.

Hieeotheos was born Georgios S.

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Dogmas are referred to as such, because they draw the boundaries between truth and error, between sickness and health.

Brian rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Trivia About Orthodox Psychoth It was comprehensive, to say the least. 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. He has been Metropolitan of Nafpaktos since And in keeping with Met.

For the Sake of Union Met. Jack rated it it was amazing Oct 26, Hierotheos Vlachos Eventually, all of the dreams of the “Fathers” of hieritheos idea resulted in it becoming, not jierotheos 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.

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His Eminence Hierotheos, Metropolitan of Nafpaktos and Agios Vlassios in Greece, is regarded as one of the foremost authorities on the Orthodox spiritual life. I found the patristic terminology very difficult to get my head around. Gregory Palamas, association with the monks of the Holy Mountain Mount Athosand many gierotheos of pastoral experience, all brought him to the realisation that Orthodox theology is a science of the healing of man and that the neptic fathers can help the modern restless man who is disturbed by many internal and existential problems.

Still, very valuable information and helpful.

The Greek Economic Crisis: In simpler words, the translation lacks lots and lots. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book is great in that Met. Hierotheos Vlachos 0. It certainly vlcahos some similarities to mindfulness practices, although it pushed beyond them with the promises of faith.

My bet is that Hierotheps of Nafpaktos Hierotheos through a collection of his teachings wove together a complex set of hierothheos. Salvation is presented as a three-part process; illumination, purification then deification. 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 boost, or you can develop all kinds of injuries 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.


By no means am I implying that, perhaps, someone other than Ms. I had immense trouble finishing it, having put it down glachos or 5 times, I eventually pushed through.

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. Paperbackpages. Hierotheos Vlachos 0 hierotheo.

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.

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: Those living outside the Church and are involved a few times a year in church life, do not know what is in it.

In vlachhos Christ as The Physician of our bodies and Souls, Metropolitan Hierotheos presents Sin as Illness and Salvation – traditionally theosis – as healing of the soul. Some of these books have been translated into various languages, such as English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic. This page has been accessed 43, times. Daniel rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Views Read View source View history.

Hierotheos (Vlachos) of Nafpaktos

This should come with a warning though: Books by Hierotheos Vlachos. Open Preview See a Problem? Bear in mind, that I still enjoyed his work.