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The Creed Andreas Michailidis

The Creed

Andreas Michailidis

Published March 22nd 2011
ISBN : 9781613791585
Paperback
220 pages
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CURRICULUM VITAEReverend Andreas Michailidis was born in Cyprus in 1937. He studied at: Columbia University, New York- the Holy Cross Theological School, Boston- the Theological School of the University of Athens and the University of Thessaloniki.MoreCURRICULUM VITAEReverend Andreas Michailidis was born in Cyprus in 1937. He studied at: Columbia University, New York- the Holy Cross Theological School, Boston- the Theological School of the University of Athens and the University of Thessaloniki. He received degrees in Theology, post-graduate Theology and English Language and Literature. He taught Religion at Cyprus College and Greek to the staff of the American Embassy of Nicosia, Cyprus. In 1967 he was appointed translator at the TV programs of the CyBC. After the Turkish invasion in 1974 he went to Thessaloniki where he founded a school of foreign languages. In 1982 he was appointed in the secondary school education of Greece. In 1996 he was ordained a deacon and a priest in London by the archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. In 2000 he was appointed as the priest-in-charge of the community of Nottingham-Derby of the United Kingdom. He is now serving in Northampton, UK. He wrote several books in English and Greek.SUMMARY OF THE CREEDThe Creed is the heart of our faith and it contains its most profound elements. An analysis of these elements is one of the most difficult tasks that one could attempt to make. At the same time, it is one of the most useful and vital ones. Our people sometimes do not know their faith. They sometimes recite the Creed without knowing what they are saying. They consider all these things that they read some kind of inaccessible mystery of our religion that is there for us just to read but not to know what it is all about. By the way, sometimes religion is combined with an attitude of this kind. And our faith, when it is rendered into a religion, resembles something like that.