Rev. Dr. Augustinos Bairactaris

Fr. Augustinos Bairactaris serves the Orthodox Church of Greece (Crete) and is Associate Professor of Ecumenical Studies at the Patriarchal Ecclesiastical Academy of Crete. He studied at the University of Thessaloniki, the Institute of Higher Theological Studies in Chamb├ęsy (Geneva), the University of Fribourg, and the Bossey Institute (World Council of Churches). He is a member of the CEMES and Societas Oecumenica. He has published six books and over twenty articles in several languages. His academic research focuses on Christian unity and theological dialogue as an ecumenical challenge, the contribution of the Orthodox Church in the ecumenical movement, and eco-theology.