Imiaslavie heresy

The Holy Archbishop Averky of Jordanville condemns Name-Worship (Imiaslavie)

168. Q: What is the heresy of name-worshipers?

ANSWER: This is a distortion of the teachings of the significance of the Name of God, based on wrong, too literalist understanding of some passages of Scripture, and the sayings of the pastor of blessed memory, St. John of Kronstadt in his diary: “My Life in Christ.” The heresy that arose at the beginning of this century, on Mt. Athos among the ignorant fanatically-minded monks. The essence of this heresy is the statement that the Name of God is God Himself.

December 9, 2016

Archbishop Averky Condemns Imiaslavie (Name-Worship)

The Holy Archbishop Averky of Jordanville condemns Name-Worship (Imiaslavie) 168. Q: What is the heresy of name-worshipers? ANSWER: This is a distortion of the teachings of […]
September 8, 2015

Fr. Panagiotes Carras: HOCNA’s Point of No Return

September 08, 2015   HOCNA’S POINT OF NO RETURN Once again we are forced to comment on the tragic evolution of HOCNA’s heresy as it moves […]
January 23, 2015

St. Nicetas of Remesiana: “Many names and titles…which are to help us grasp the nature and range of His power..”

January 23, 2015 St. Nicetas of Remesiana was an Orthodox bishop in the late 4th and early 5th century.  His see was in the present day […]
January 23, 2015

Met. Christophoros of Mesogaia Responds to Portal-Credo

January 23, 2015 NFTU received the follow statement, translated into English, by Metropolitan Christophoros of Mesogaia.  As many know, Metropolitan Christophoros separated from the Synod of Archbishop […]