The Jesus Prayer and its role in deification in St Gregory Palamas

Neamț, Romania July 3-6, 2020

The Jesus Prayer and its role in deification in St Gregory Palamas Aspects of the Holy and the Sacred in Theology and Philosophy

Institute for the Study of Values and Spirituality
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași
University of Bucharest

Presented Papers:
Manuel Sumares (Catholic University of Portugal at Braga) - Hypostatic Name: Archimandrite Sophrony on the Jesus Prayer
Constantinos Athanasopoulos (FHEA, United Kingdom) - The Mystical Experience of the Hesychastic Use of Jesus Prayer, Lessons from St Gregory Palamas.
John Farina (George Mason University, USA) - The Hesychast Prayer as Social Witness
Nikolaos Loudovikos (University Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki, Greece) – Spirituality and Mysticism in St. Gregory Palamas
Krzysztof Korźyk (Jesuit University Ignatianum in Kraków, Poland) - On Uses and Misuses of the Jesus Prayer
Tony Svetelj (Boston College & Hellenic College, USA) - The Jesus prayer: mind - heart coherence in the light of modern neuroscience
Marian Vild (University of Bucharest, Romania)- The Scriptures and the Jesus Prayer in the works of St. Gregory Palamas
Alexandru Tofan (Al. I. Cuza University of Iași, Romania) – Hesychasm as Spiritual Experience in Andre Scrima
Dan Chițoiu (Al. I. Cuza University of Iași, Romania) – Jesus Prayer and the Levels of Spiritual Experience. St Gregory Palamas and his Legacy
Nichifor Tănase (Eftimie Murgu University of Reșița, Romania) - The Blue Sapphire of the Mind and the Father’s Face (ἔξωθεν ἐϕώτιζε - ἔνδοθεν περιαυγάζει). Desert Fathers legacy, Evagrius and Palamas synthesis.