Fr. Iakovos, a disciple of Elder Aimilianos of Simonopetra (Mount Athos) talks about innovative theology and Early Church Fathers.
St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral, Ottawa
“We steal things from the Fathers of the Church…
Saint John of Damascus, what did he say when he wrote his “Exposition of the Orthodox Faith”?
“There is nothing in this book which I am writing that is going to be new. It is all old.”
But the important aspect is how it is going to be presented.
And that is where each individual has that personal relationship. As I have you all now in front of me and as I am looking at you, face to face…”