Modern Hellenic Orthodoxy Group


Nikolaos Asproulis, Volos Academy for Theological Studies (Volos, Greece)

Nikolaos Asproulis is currently Deputy Director (2017- today) of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies, Volos, Greece, and Lecturer at the Hellenic Open University, Patras, Greece. He graduated in Theology (University of Athens, 1997). He obtained MTh (2007) and PhD degrees (2016) in Theology at Hellenic Open University. Asproulis’ research focuses on the history and development of contemporary Orthodox theology (20st – 21st century), a field in which he approached several research avenues. He has authored numerous articles, essays and chapters in collective volumes on systematic theology, ecclesiology, political theology, ecotheology, methodology, and hermeneutics. During his doctoral research, he specialized in the study of contemporary Orthodox theology with a special focus on the neo-patristic movement and its main figures (Florovsky and Zizioulas). Asproulis was an academic associate of the official scholarly theological journal of the Orthodox Church of Greece, Theologia (2009-2016). He is currently an official representative of the Church of Greece in CEC thematic group on Economic and Ecological Justice (2017-8, 2019-2023), Coordinator of the Network of Ecumenical Learning in Eastern and Central Europe (Nelcee) and WP5 Volos Academy Team member of RESILIENCE. His last publications include:  (Co-edited with John Chryssavgis) Priests of Creation: John Zizioulas on Discerning an Ecological Ethos (T&T Clark, London-New York).