Greek Orthodox Perceptions of Communication Technology: Past and Present

Orthodox Christian communities in Greece are grappling with the intersection of tradition and technology like never before.

Sandy Sakorrafou’s journal article for Christian Perspectives on Science and Technology explores this nuanced dynamic, offering profound insights into the evolving relationship between various Greek Orthodox circles and communication technology, and how this has impacted the Orthodox ethos.

Drawing from representative periodicals and websites, the research uncovers a surge in Orthodox engagement with digital communication tools over the past two decades, a trend further amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, amidst this technological embrace, the study unveils persistent pastoral and ecclesial concerns regarding worship, outreach, and the essence of the church.

Read the full article in CPOSAT.