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Saint Gregory Palamas and the Tradition of the Fathers

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Saint Gregory Palamas and the Tradition of the Fathers

  Following the Fathers… “Following THE HOLY FATHERS” … It was usual in the Ancient Church to introduce doctrinal statements by phrases like this. The Decree of Chalcedon opens precisely with these very words. The Seventh Ecumenical Council introduces its decision concerning the Holy Icons in a more elaborate way: “Following the Divinely inspired teaching of […]

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Bishop Kallistos Ware: Saint Gregory Palamas

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Bishop Kallistos Ware: Saint Gregory Palamas

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware talks about Saint Gregory Palamas, Apophatic Theology, and the Essence vs Energies distinction.

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The Life of Saint Gregory Palamas (Video)

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The Life of Saint Gregory Palamas (Video)

The Life of Saint Gregory Palamas. Saint Gregory Palamas was a monk of Mount Athos in Greece and later the Archbishop of Thessaloniki known as a preeminent theologian of Hesychasm.

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Saint Gregory Palamas: Homily 33-Virtues and Opposite Passions

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Saint Gregory Palamas: Homily 33-Virtues and Opposite Passions

WHATEVER you sow in cultivated ground, you reap the same. If you plant fruit trees, or sow wheat, barley or some other useful crop, the earth brings them forth and they grow and are fruitful. But if the land is left untilled and unsown, it sprouts useless plants, mostly the thorns and thistles mentioned in the curse pronounced against us (Gen. 3:18).

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The Shareable and Non-Shareable God According to Saint Gregory Palamas

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The Shareable and Non-Shareable God According to Saint Gregory Palamas

The endeavours and teaching of Saint Gregory Palamas were directed at ensuring that people could enjoy the possibility of participating in God, at demonstrating that God is not merely completely transcendental and beyond involvement but is also here with us in the world and welcomes our involvement with Him. Gregory correctly saw, in Varlaam’s views, the renewal of the theological heresies of the 4th century, those of Evnomios, Areios, and Makedonios, who, by accepting the Son and Holy Spirit as creations, deprived people of the chance of glorification [deification].

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