Hellenism and Orthodoxy-Topics, Speakers, Schedule

Annual Summer SymposiumJune 10–12, 2010

“Hellenism and Orthodoxy”—Topics, Speakers, & Schedule


THURSDAY, JUNE 10

12:00-2:00 REGISTRATION, RANGOS BUILDING GROUND FLOOR (LIGHT SNACK AVAILABLE)

2:00 – 4:45 SESSION I: HOLY SCRIPTURE NB: All sessions held in Metropolitan Phillip Auditorium

“Hellenism and the Old Testament,” Mr Timothy Clark
Visiting Lecturer in Old Testament, St Vladimir’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY

“Hellenism and the New Testament,” Dr George Lewis Parsenios
Associate Professor of New Testament, Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ

5:00 VESPERS, FOLLOWED BY DINNER

FREE EVENING fellowship and refreshments on Germack Building Porch from 8:00 PM

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 11

7:00 AM DIVINE LITURGY

8:30 AM BREAKFAST

9:30 – 12:15 SESSION II: CHURCH HISTORY

“Hellenism and the Church Fathers,” The Rev Deacon Dr Paul Gavrilyuk
Associate Professor of Historical Theology, University of St Thomas, St Paul, MN

“Hellenism and Byzantium,” Dr James C. Skedros
The Michael G. and Anastasia Cantonis Professor of Byzantine Studies, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, Boston, MA

12:30 Lunch

2:00 – 4:45 SESSION III: CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT

“Georges Florovsky and Christian Hellenism,” Mr Brandon Gallaher
D.Phil. Candidate, University of Oxford, UK

“Orthodoxy and Hellenism in Contemporary Greece,” Dr Pantelis Kalaitzidis
Director, Volos Academy for Theological Studies, Greece

5:00 VESPERS FOLLOWED BY DINNER

7:30 PM FREE PUBLIC KEYNOTE (FOLLOWED BY RECEPTION)

His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 12

8:00 AM BREAKFAST

9:00-12:00 SESSION IV: HELLENISM AND ORTHODOX IDENTITY IN NORTH AMERICA

The Very Rev Dr Archimandrite Elpidophoros Lambriniadis
Chief Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

• Panel on the theme, moderated by Dr Antonios Kireopoulos, Associate General Secretary – Faith & Order and Interfaith Relations, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA

• Dr Paul Meyendorff, Fr Alexander Schmemann Professor of Liturgical Theology at St Vladimir's Seminary

• The Very Rev Dr Archpriest Chad Hatfield, Chancellor and CEO, St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary

• Dr Elizabeth H. Prodromou, Assistant Professor, Dept. of International Relations, Boston University; Vice Chair, United States

Commission on International Religious Freedom

DEPARTURES (Sandwiches available in the refectory)