ΤΑΠΕΙΝΩΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΤΑΠΕΙΝΟΦΡΟΣΥΝΗ

Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi-On Humility and the Humble Outlook  

  The title of this speech in Greek is ‘Περί ταπεινώσεωςκαι ταπεινοφροσύνης’. An Elder has explained the difference as being that ‘ταπεινοφροσύνη’ is an attitude of mind (hence ‘humble outlook’), while‘ταπείνωσις’ (‘humility’) is from the heart. In practice, however, the terms are often used interchangeably. Without question, the Scriptures as a whole, as well as Patristic philosophy, are ‘seasoned with […]