Philosophical and Theological Question in Late Byzantium: George Pachymere's Paraphrasis of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite's De divinis nominibus Christos Ath. Terezis & Lydia Chr. Petridou

George Pachymeres (1242-c.1310) is considered one of the most significant representatives of the Palaeolagan Renaissance in literature and arts, which provided a new style to the spiritual paths. His entire work radiates Aristotelian thought. Pachymeres presents the whole of the Dionysian corpus with a fascination for its internal formation encyclopedism.

However, his main contribution lies in the fact that he established the philosophical and theological requirements for a scientific and rational understanding of the sensible world as a renewed theophany, which is clearly compatible with the principles of the Christian faith.

About Serbian Children’s Day, Mother’s Day, And Father’s Day

imageThe following is from the book, “Divine Liturgy, Prayers, Catechism,” St. Sava Seminary Fund, 1979. 

Among many national customs, the Serbs have a special one in which we REMEMBER and TIE as well as give gifts on Children’s, Mother’s, and Father’s Day.

St. Nicholas the Wonderworker and Archbishop of Myra in Lycia

Saint Nicholas, the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia is famed as a great saint pleasing unto God.

He was born in the city of Patara in the region of Lycia (on the south coast of the Asia Minor peninsula), and was the only son of pious parents Theophanes and Nonna, who had vowed to dedicate him to God.

Psalms and The Life of Faith Archimandrite Aimilianos of Simonopetra
Published by: Indiktos

The 3rd volume in the collected works of Elder Aimilianos consists of spiritual and theological interpretations of twelve Biblical Psalms. Psalms, poems that King David composed and set to music and inspirational chanting, is the daily spiritual bread, which bestows inexhaustible grace upon the faithful. The Psalms included in this volume, and enthusiastically interpreted by this illustrious and tireless Elder is a valuable legacy of faith, a treasure of knowledge, and a source of ineffable joy. The interpretation of the Psalms remains a lasting spiritual work and this volume is valuable possession for each reader. The energy and immediacy of the original texts are well captured in this superlative translation, which is supported by a wide-ranging introduction, extensive notes, and indices.

The Beginning of the Book of Revelation, Methods of Interpretation, and Compositional Features

The Revelation of St. John the Theologian. Talk 3

Part 2. Apocalypse as a Literary Genre

Methods of interpretation of the book of Revelation

Let us begin with the text of Revelation. Before we start reading, let’s examine what methods of interpretation ecclesiastical writers have used for Revelation.

His Holiness Kyr Irinej Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-karlovci And Serbian Patriarch Reposed in the Lord on November 20, 2020

Serbian Orthodox Church leader dies from COVID-19, aged 90 | EuronewsHis Holiness Patriarch Irinej (Gavrilovic) of Serbia was born in the village of Vidova, near town of Cacak, Serbia, on 28 August, 1930. His baptismal name was Miroslav. He finished elementary school in his village, and later on high school in Cacak. Thereupon he enrolled and completed Theological Seminary in Prizren, Kosovo and Metohia, and graduated at the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade. Upon graduation, he did his army service for a year and a half. The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church appointed him a professor of the Prizren Theological Seminary, but before assuming this assignment he was tonsured by the late Serbian Patriarch Herman (German) and got the monastic name Irinej, at the Rakovica monastery near Belgrade in October 1959.