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The Non-Chalcedonian Heretics
A Contribution to the Dialogue Concerning the “Orthodoxy” of the Non-Chalcedonians

by the Monastery of Gregoriou (Mount Athos)
Translated by Archbishop Chrysostomos of Etna and Hieromonk Patapios

43 pp.

The Fathers of Gregoriou present a brilliant refutation of the widespread notion that Monophysites, the so-called “Oriental Orthodox,” such as the Copts, Armenians, and Ethiopians, are separated from True Orthodoxy only by minor semantic disagreements. Their familiarity with both the relevant Patristic sources and contemporary dialogues make this treatise essential reading for all Orthodox who want to rebut the facile assumption that there are no serious differences between Orthodoxy and Monophysitism.

About the Translators
The Most Reverend Dr. Chrysostomos is a Senior Scholar at the C.T.O.S. He completed his studies in history (with a concentration in Byzantine historical theology) at the University of California, the Licentiate in Theology at the C.T.O.S., and his graduate study in psychology at Princeton University. He has held professorial posts at the University of California, Ashland Theological Seminary, and Ashland University and visiting professorships at the Theological Institute of Uppsala University (Sweden) and, as a Fulbright Scholar in Romania, at the University of Bucharest, the Alexandru I. Cuza University of Iaşi, and the Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism. His Eminence is also former Executive Director of the United States Fulbright Commission in Romania.

Hieromonk Patapios, Academic Director of the C.T.O.S., holds the honors B.A. from Cambridge University, the Licentiate in Orthodox Theological Studies from the C.T.O.S., graduate degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Pittsburgh, and the Doctor of Theology degree in Patristics from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley.