St. Vladimir’s Seminary will host the second Father John Meyendorff Annual Memorial Lecture, with speaker The Rt. Rev. Alexander (Golitzin), bishop of Toledo and the Bulgarian Diocese, Orthodox Church in America (OCA). His Grace has chosen the topic:“Force Your Mind to Descend into the Heart”: Some Resemblances between Byzantine Hesychasm and Merkavah Mysticism. The free public lecture will be held in The Metropolitan Philip Auditorium, located on the third floor of The John G. Rangos Family Building, with a reception following. More details will be announced as they become available. For more information, http://www.svots.edu/events/father-john-meyendorff-memorial-lecture-bishop-alexander-golitzin-force-your-mind-descend-hea
Speaker: Dr. Anastasios Antonaras, archaeologist-museologist at the Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki, Greece. Dr. Antonaras will give an outline of the history of the Byzantine Empire and the shapes, forms, and uses of glass objects present in Byzantine society will be illustrated. The annual Dr. John and Helen Collis Lecture brings nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field of art history and archeology to discuss new scholarship, museum exhibitions, and archaeological discoveries. Topics alternate between Ancient Greek and Byzantine art every other year. The annual Dr. John and Helen Collis Lecture brings nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field of art history and archeology to discuss new scholarship, museum exhibitions, and archaeological discoveries. Topics alternate between Ancient Greek and Byzantine art every other year.
Liturgical Humanism: Orthodoxy and the Transformation of Culture Orthodoxy in American Lecture and Conferral of an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters on Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury and Master of Magdalene College, University of Cambridge. The 2014 Orthodoxy in America Lecture was made possible through gifts received from the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc., the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund, and members of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center. To register, please visit http://www.alumni.fordham.edu/calendar/detail.aspx?ID=379
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