Was Saint Kosmas Aitolos a Racist? – An Interview with Professor Vasileios Kalliakmanis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2013)

On the occasion of the commemoration of Saint Kosmas Aitolos, we talk to Professor Vasileios Kalliakmanis, of the Theology School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki about the relationship between the saint and the Jews of his time. From time to time there is mention of the supposed racism of Saint Kosmas. But is there really a case to answer? What was the inter-racial context within which Patro-Kosmas functioned?