The first of two volumes written by Metropolitan Hierotheos has the title «Empirical Dogmatics» and is presenting Father John Romanides’s studies about the teaching of the Holy Fathers of Orthodox Catholic Church. The way of approaching is nevertheless unconventional and surprising. Father Romanides says: “Dogma is not to be believed. Dogma is to be experienced.”
The second volume is based on specific spoken teachings in the light of the experiences of the Holy Father of the Orthodox Catholic Church, the Apostles and Saints. Fr. John’s approach is unique and unconventional. In this helps, his extensive academic researches and also his participation in Ecumenical Dialogues. He sees Orthodox Dogma in its wider context.