The Russian Orthodox Church outside Russia and Science

by Miriam AsliturkProject SOW Researcher


A Short History

Science - religion disputes in Bulgarian social media

by Ivaylo NachevProject SOW Researcher 


Science - religion disputes in Bulgarian social media 

(Some thoughts on the importance of a constructive dialogue when worldviews clash)


Grants for authoring papers

Grants for authoring papers about the relation between Science and Orthodox Christianity 



Project Science and Orthodoxy around the World (SOW) of the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation awards 10 grants of 1000 euros each for authoring papers about the relations between Science and Orthodox Christianity.


Science and Orthodoxy: Evidence of absence or absence of evidence?

by Kostas Tampakis, SOW Researcher

Science & Religion Summer School

First Conference | Abstracts

Modern Science and the Orthodox Tradition. An uneasy relationship?

Abstracts of Papers


Rev. Prof. Doru Costache

Father Dumitru Stăniloae, Contemporary Cosmology, and the Traditional Worldview

Accuracy and the rise of modern science

 by Prof. Efthymios Nicolaidis, Project SOW Director

Claudius Ptolemy, the great Alexandrian astronomer of the 2nd c. A.D., begins his book Mathematical syntax of astronomy, known as Almagest, as follows:

Interview by Efthymios Nicolaidis on Greek state TV


With English subtitles


Athens lecture cycle

Starting from Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 19:00, and every Tuesday of January, the National Hellenic Research Foundation organizes a series of lectures for the public titled "Science & Religion: A complicated relationship". The lecture series is organized within the framework of the project "Science & Orthodoxy around the World", of the Institute of Historical Research.


The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences       CTNS is an international program dedicated to research, teaching and public service. The central scientific focus of CTNS is on developments in physics, cosmology, evolutionary biology, and genetics, with additional topics in the neurosciences, the environmental sciences, and mathematics. With regard to the theological task, CTNS engages in both Christian and multi-religious reflection. The Christian theological agenda focuses on the various doctrinal loci of systematic theology.


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