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Ask noted scholars your questions about Scripture, theology, ethics, Pan-Orthodoxy, and more at St Vladimir’s Seminary’s fourth annual Education Day Online! This free virtual event is a six-hour “Zoomathon” where you get to participate and pose questions to seminary professors and guest scholars.

Registration is closed.

Education Day Online will be held Saturday, July 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT (7 a.m. to 1 p.m. PDT). Join the event when a topic that interests you is scheduled, or join several discussions throughout the day. It's up to you when you join and for how long. (See the scheduled topics and scholars below.)

St Vladimir’s Seminary’s Education Day Online is also for a good cause—join us and help raise $50k to educate seminarians! Attendance is FREE. Please consider making a donation as you register or during the event. (If donating through our Giving Page, please write "ED DAY" in the comment section.)

You may submit questions now, as you register, to be asked during the event on July 13 (please indicate what topic your question belongs to in the comment box). Of course, you will be able to submit questions during the event as well.

Schedule of Topics & Scholars










10 a.m. 



Welcome & Opening Remarks



Dr Peter Bouteneff 



10:05 a.m.



Scriptural Perspectives on Suffering


Dr Michael Legaspi & Rev. Dr George Parsenios



11 a.m.



Ethics in the Contemporary World


Dr Ana Iltis & Very Rev. Dr Philip LeMasters



12 p.m.



Byzantine and Armenian Christian Art and Beyond



Dr Rossitza Schroeder & Dr Ani Shahinian



1 p.m.




Eastern and Oriental Orthodox: A Single Church or Multiple Churches?




Dr Peter Bouteneff & Dr István Perczel



2 p.m.



Peeking over the Fence: A Dialogue about the Fruitful Intersection of Patristics and Judaica


Very Rev. Dr Bogdan Bucur & Dr Michal Bar-Asher Siegal



3 p.m.



Orthodox Evangelism


Very Rev. Dr Chad Hatfield & Rt Rev. Bishop Gerasim (Eliel)



4 p.m.



Closing Remarks 



Dr Peter Bouteneff