The Most Reverend Kallistos Ware

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Fellow, 1970-2001

The Most Reverend Kallistos, Metropolitan of Diokleia (Born Timothy Ware in Bath, Somerset, England at 1934) is an auxiliary bishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Great Britain. Metropolitan Kallistos was educated at Westminster School (to which he had won a scholarship) and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he took a Double First in Classics as well as reading Theology.In 1958, at the age of 24, he embraced the Orthodox Christian faith (having been raised Anglican), traveling subsequently throughout Greece, spending a great deal of time at the Monastery of St. John the Theologian in Patmos. From 1966 to 2001, Ware was Spalding Lecturer of Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford. He has authored numerous books and articles pertaining to the Orthodox Christian faith.

Full biography at the Archdiocese of Thyateira website

Other Works:

Eustratios Argenti: a study of the Greek church under Turkish rule (1964)

The Orthodox way (1979)


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