Hierotheos (Vlachos)

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Metropolitan Hierotheos (Greek: Μητροπολίτης Ιερόθεος, born Georgios Vlachos. Greek: Γεώργιος Βλάχος) is a Greek metropolitan and theologian.

He was born in 1945 in Ioannina, Greece.[1] He graduated from the Theological School of the University of Thessaloniki and was ordained priest in 1972 and bishop in 1995.[1] His diocese is the Metropolis of Nafpaktos and Agios Vlasios.

His book, The Person in the Orthodox Tradition, was awarded the first prize for the "top theological work written in Greece in 1991-96" by the Academy of Athens.[2]


  • Vlachos, Hierotheos (2015). I Know a Man in Christ: Elder Sophrony the Hesychast and Theologian. Holy Monastery of the Birth of the Theotokos. ISBN 9-60707-089-5.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Vlachos, Hierotheos (2007). Hesychia and Theology: The Context for Man's Healing in the Orthodox Church. Levadia, Greece: Birth of the Theotokas Monastery. ISBN 978-960-7070-60-9.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Vlachos, Hierotheos (1999). The Person in the Orthodox Tradition. Levadeia, Greece: Birth of the Theotokos Monastery. ISBN 960-7070-40-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Vlachos, Hierotheos (1996). Life After Death. Levadia, Greece: Birth of the Theotokos Monastery. ISBN 960-7070-34-8.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Vlachos, Hierotheos (1994). Orthodox Spirituality: A Brief Introduction. Levadia, Greece: Birth of the Theotokos Monastery. ISBN 960-7070-20-8.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Vlachos, Hierotheos (1994). Orthodox Psychotherapy: The Science of the Fathers. Levadia Levadhia, Greece: Birth of the Theotokos Monastery. ISBN 978-960-7070-27-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Vlachos, Hierotheos (1993). The Illness and Cure of the Soul in the Orthodox Tradition. Levadia: Birth of the Theotokos Monastery Press. ISBN 960-7070-18-6.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>