• Perry Hamalis

    Perry Hamalis

    Cecelia Schneller Mueller Professor of Religion at North Central College, Naperville, IL

    Rev. Dr. Perry Hamalis is Cecelia Schneller Mueller Professor of Religion at North Central College (Naperville, IL). In 2015-16, he was a Fulbright Senior Fellow and Underwood Visiting Professor at Yonsei University (Seoul). A deacon of the Orthodox Metropolis of Korea, he teaches, writes, and lectures on Christian Ethics, and is the co-editor, with Valerie Karras, of the forthcoming book, Orthodox Christian Perspectives on War (University of Notre Dame Press).

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LGBTQ+ and Orthodox Tradition
What Does It Actually Say?

First panel session from the event “Seeking Harmony and Compassion: Pastoral Care and LGBTQ+ Orthodox Faithful,” held at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus October 13, 2023. Panelists include Dr. Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Fr. Perry Hamalis, and Dr. Nina Glibetic. Opening introduction by Elena Paraskevas-Thadani. As Orthodox Christians, we are called, first and foremost, to love...

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Orthodox Scholars Preach

Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee. Sermon by Rev. Dcn. Perry Hamalis

Part of the 2023 Lenten series Orthodox Scholars Preach. Each week from Triodion through Pascha, the OCSC releases a 10-minute video featuring sermons by different Orthodox Christian scholars. The series provides a platform for Orthodox scholars to draw on their academic expertise while reflecting o... Read more.
Global Orthodoxy

Korea: Facing Another Threat…

For decades, the citizens of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) have suffered the pain and gnawing awareness of division. They have been separated from their families and their homeland by the political reality of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the physical reality of... Read more.
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Church Life and Pastoral Care, Holy and Great Council, Liturgical Life

Reflections on the Document “The Sacrament of Marriage and Its Impediments”

by Rev. Dr. Patrick Viscuso, Perry T. Hamalis, David Heith-Stade, Rev. Dr. Chrysostom Nassis, Rev. Dr. Alexander Rentel, and Christos Tsironis According to the theological vision of the Church, the bond of love is to be found at the core of marital life. Marriage is viewed within the framework of lo... Read more.
Holy and Great Council, Orthodoxy and Modernity

Orthodoxy, Human Rights & Secularization

“The Mission of the Orthodox Church in Today’s World” offers a clear reaffirmation of the “dignity and majesty of the human person” (1.1) in Christian doctrine. Moreover, the exalted status of the human person is here grounded in its ultimate vocation to deification. While the human being ... Read more.
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