Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia; On the upbringing of children

As Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia says: “It’s great to walk, to work, to move and to have your health. But first you should have your spiritual health. Your spiritual health is fundamental, then comes bodily health. Almost all sicknesses come from the lack of trust in God and this creates stressContinue reading “Saint Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia; On the upbringing of children”

The Theology of Gender – The Place of Women in Byzantine Society

by Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara

Byzantine society was a dynamic union of different cultural elements based on Greek civilization and the Christian faith. Although Christianity was the decisive element in the formation of Byzantium, the practical application of the Christian ethos as a way of life met with the resistance of the old cultural principles that were deeply rooted in the consciousness of the people. Continue reading “The Theology of Gender – The Place of Women in Byzantine Society”

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