Here is the outline for the upcoming book, Following the Holy Fathers: Essays on the Patristic Tradition by Protopresbyter Theodoros Zisis, translated and edited by Fr Deacon John Palmer (my husband), MA Durham University, PhD candidate at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. It consists of seventeen translations of Fr. Theodoros’ work, as well as an Introduction written by Fr. John. God willing, the book will be published sometime in the near future.
The Significance of the Holy Fathers.
B. The Early Church.
Monasticism: The Imitation of Christ and the Apostles.
The Apostle Paul as Archetypal Shepherd in the Patristic Works on the Priesthood.
Justin the Philosopher and Martyr: One who tirelessly sought the Truth.
C. The Age of the Three Hierarchs.
Consoling those who Mourn: Saint Basil the Great’s letters of Consolation.
Marriage and Celibacy according to Saint Gregory of Nyssa.
The Raising of Children according to Saint John Chrysostom.
D. The Age of the Christological Controversies.
The Interpretation of the Lord’s Prayer according to Saint Maximos the Confessor.
The Teachings of Abba Isaac the Syrian.
Passions and Virtues in the Teaching of Saint John Damascus.
E. The Schism of the West.
Was Saint Photios the Great a Humanist?
The Social Teaching of Saint Gregory Palamas.
Saint Symeon of Thessaloniki: Life, Writings, and Teaching.
The Authority of the Scriptures and Councils according to Gennadios II Scholarios.
F. The Kollyvades.
Basic Theological and Moral Themes in the ‘Teachings’ of Saint Kosmas the Aitolian.
The Timelessness of the Teaching of Saint Athanasios of Paros.
‘Western Influence’ and the Works of Saint Nikodemos of the Holy Mountain.
G. ‘The Saint of our Century’.
The Character and Work of Saint Nekratios.