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A companion volume to Words on Obedience, this work contains two edifying talks delivered on the occasion of Metropolitan Cyprian’s Name Day, the first, in 1980, by Bishop Chrysostomos of Christianoupolis, on “The Spiritual Security of the Monk: Profound Unity with His Elder,” and the second, in 1989, by Archimandrite Cyprian, on “The Primacy of Obedience.”
About the AuthorsThe Right Reverend Chrysostomos is Titular Bishop of Christianoupolis and assistant to Metropolitan Cyprian of Oropos and Phyle, President of the Holy Synod in Resistance, Orthodox Church of Greece. He received his theological training at the Holy Monastery of Sts. Cyprian and Justina and holds the Licentiate in Orthodox Theological Studies from the C.T.O.S.
The Most Reverend Cyprian, a brother of the Holy Monastery of Sts. Cyprian and Justina, where he completed his monastic and theological training, holds the Licentiate in Orthodox Theological Studies from the C.T.O.S. Having became Titular Bishop of Oreoi, he was subsequently elected Metropolitan of Oropos and Phyle.
About the TranslatorHieromonk 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.