• Petre Maican

    Petre Maican

    Founding Members of Saint John Chrysostom Research Institute in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

    Petre Maican is one of the founding members of Saint John Chrysostom Research Institute in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. He holds a PhD in Systematic Theology from the University of Aberdeen. His current research focuses on theological anthropology, with special focus on disability in the Orthodox tradition.

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The Sacrament of Adoption and the Orphan Crisis in Romania

български | ქართული | ελληνικά | Română | Русский |  Српски Recently, a newspaper article brought to the attention of the public a rather unusual request made by an Orthodox believer to his bishop in Romania. The believer asked the bishop why the Church is not doing anything about the situation of the thousands of...

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Image and Likeness and Profound Cognitive Disability

The distinction between image and likeness is one of the recurring themes in the patristic writings and one of the main building blocks of modern Orthodox theology. But is this distinction useful for answering the anthropological question from the perspective of disability? Is it useful to speak abo... Read more.