SHERRARD, PHILIP OWEN ARNOULD
SHERRARD, PHILIP OWEN ARNOULD, Greek Orthodox lay theologian, writer, archaeologist (23 September 1922–30 мая 1995). Born in Oxford into an Anglo-Irish family, he entered Peterhouse College of Cambridge University in 1940. From 1942 to 1946 Sherrard served as an officer in the Royal Artillery. After the war he completed his studies earning a Ph.D. from the University of London. He was assistant director of the British School of Archaeology in Athens (1951–52, 1958–62), research fellow at St. Antony’s College, Oxford (1957–58), and lecturer in the history of the Orthodox Church at London University (1970–77).
In 1958 Sherrard moved to Greece where he spent most of the rest of his life. He was a prolific writer and his works range from Orthodox theology to Greek poetry. Among his numerous theological works are Greek East and Latin West (1959, 1992), Christianity and Eros: Essays on the Theme of Sexual Love (1976), Church, Papacy and Schism (1978), The Rape of Man and Nature (1987), The Eclipse of Man and Nature: An Inquiry Into the Origins and Consequences of Modern Science (1987), The Sacred in Life and Art (1990), Human Image: World Image (1992), Athos: The Holy Mountain (1982), and translations of four volumes of The Philokalia (1979, 1981, 1984, 1995).