Lecturer in Ecclesiology, Holy Trinity Seminary
Fr. Peter is the founder and current head of Uncut Mountain Press (founded in 2000), the founder and head of The Orthodox Ethos, and the founder and first editor of "Divine Ascent, A Journal of Orthodox Faith” (begun in 1995). Fr. Peter was also the host of the Ancient Faith Radio podcast, Postcards from Greece and is currently the host of The Orthodox Ethos podcast on The Orthodox Ethos Youtube channel. Fr. Peter Heers has undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees in Dogmatic Theology from the Theological School of the University of Thessalonica, all completed under the tutelage of Professor Demetrios Tselingides. Fr. Peter is the author of The Missionary Origins of Modern Ecumenism: Milestones Leading up to 1920, as well as The Ecclesiological Renovation of the Second Vatican Council: An Orthodox Examination of Rome"s Ecumenical Theology Regarding Baptism and the Church, which was released in November 2015 and is available here. It is also available in Greek. Fr. Peter is also the translator of several books, including The Life of Elder Paisios (co- translator) and the Epistles of Elder Paisios, The Truth of our Faith (vols. 1 & 2) by Elder Cleopa and Apostle to Zaire: The Life of Fr. Cosmas of Grigoriou, as well as the best-selling children"s book From I-ville to You-ville. Fr. Peter was the instructor of Old and New Testament at Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, New York (2017-2018) and continues now as a Lecturer of Ecclesiology in the Certificate of Theological Studies Program. Fr. Peter was also the Headmaster of Three Hierarchs Academy In Florence, Arizona (2018-2019). He is a regular speaker to parish groups in the United States and Canada. Fr. Peter Heers currently resides outside of Coolidge, AZ.