Fr. John Chryssavgis
Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, studied in Athens and Oxford, and taught in Sydney and Boston. He serves as theological advisor to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. His publications include Light Through Darkness: the Orthodox tradition (Orbis Books), Toward an Ecology of Transfiguration: Orthodox Christian perspectives on environment, nature, and creation (with Bruce Foltz, Fordham University Press), and On Earth as in Heaven: Ecological vision and initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (Fordham University Press). His latest book Creation as Sacrament: Reflections on ecology and spirituality was published by Bloomsbury Publishing. He lives in Maine.