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Τhe Sunday of the Holy Fathers and the Meaning of Heresy

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A pernicious and dangerous re-definition of heresy is spreading among theologians and hierarchs which blurs the boundaries of Orthodoxy and heresy and thus blocks the path of return and salvation for many. In this podcast Fr. Peter examines the teaching of the Holy Fathers on heresy, heretics, and the key differences, including, first of all, the therapeutic methodology in the Church, the fruit of which, in every age, are the Saints and Holy Fathers.

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00:29 - Commemorating the Fourth Ecumenical Council

01:23 - Father George Metallinos: Successor of the Holy Fathers

02:55 - The Epistle of the Apostle Paul to Titus

04:17 - Heresy: What does it mean?

05:15 - A blurring of the boundaries

06:40 - The True Theologians: The Holy Fathers

11:52 - Charlatans, Quack Doctors: The Heretics

15:56 - The Great Threat Today: Setting Aside the Patristic Understanding of Heresy

17:24 - A Major Error: Using *Ourselves* as the Yard Stick of Orthodoxy

18:17 - Compare Rather the Patristic Example and Teaching

20:20 - We Must Follow the Holy Fathers in Everything

20:53 - The claim that a Heretic is simply one that is Factious is False

22:14 - That there is no heresy today: a pillar of the mindset leading to Antichrist

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