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Phronema is the official peer reviewed journal of St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College, Sydney, published twice yearly in the Autumn and Spring of the southern hemisphere. It presents articles and book reviews from Orthodox and non-Orthodox on various topics.

Phronema provides for double blind peer review in which the author’s identity is anonymous to the referees. The Editor welcomes contributions of articles and reviews to this journal from both Australian and international authors. Intending contributors should read the Information for Authors.  

Phronema is indexed in the Australasian Religion Index, and is included in EBSCOhost®, a premium research database service. It is currently indexed in the ATLA Religion Database® and included in the full-text ATLASerials® (ATLAS®) collection, both products of the American Theological Library Association.

ISSN 0819-4920

Editor: Prof. Angelo Karantonis, Email:

Editorial Board

Further Peer Reviewers

Phronema is published twice yearly in Autumn and Spring. The current issue is Volume 32:1 (2017). Click here for a catalogue of all published issues.

Forthcoming Issue: Volume 32, Number 2 (2017)

Current Issue: Volume 32, Number 1 (2017)

Contents of Current Issue:

Editorial   vii

The Son of Man and the Ancient of Days Observations on the Early Christian Reception of Daniel 7Bogdan G. Bucur


Athanasius, Derrida, and the Carrying of Deification, Derek Brown


“Slipping Down from God” Maximus the Confessor on Irrational Abandonment and Human RestorationDavid Griffin


The First Rural Christians Toward an Explanation of the Christianisation of the Roman Phrygian CountrysideBernard Doherty

Book Reviews   99
Information for Authors   119

2017 Subscription Rates

Phronema Volume 32, Numbers 1 and 2, to be published in Autumn and Spring of the Southern Hemisphere.

Yearly Subscription (Print Edition) Single Issues (Print Editions - 2015 and prior) Individual Electronic Articles   
Australia: $60.00 AUD Australia & Foreign: $20.00 AUD Australia & Foreign: $10.00 AUD 
Foreign: $85.00 AUD

* All Subscription rates cover postage and handling costs.


Subscription Methods:

  2017 Subscription Form (PDF)

  Information for Authors (PDF)

  Publication Permission (PDF


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