My name is Theodoulos Gregorites / Thomas Raley

My nickname is Phiddipus, the Jumping Spider.

My Qualifications:

  • I have a Licentiate Degree in Greek Orthodox Theology & Liturgics - CTOS
  • I have a Masters in Botany. CFU
  • I come from a traditional Greek Orthodox family
  • One of my brothers is a Priest, one a Monk, and one of my sisters is a Nun
  • I have close ties to a number of Monastic Institutions in the USA and in Greece

My other interests include:

  • Traditional Byzantine Iconography
  • Entomology - Insects
  • Botany - Orchids and Carnivorous Plants
  • Patristics - The Writings of the Early Church Fathers
  • Astrophysics - Particularly current hypotheses concerning Dark Matter

Phiddipus 19:26, 12 Nov 2004 (UTC)