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August – September 2014

Aug
31
Sun
2014
FREE, PUBLIC LECTURE
Aug 31 all-day
FREE, PUBLIC LECTURE  @ Metropolitan Philip Auditorium in the John G. Rangos Family Foundation Building | Yonkers | New York | United States

On August 31, the St. Vladimir’s Seminary community will mark the ecclesiastical new year by gathering for a free, public lecture offered by Dr. Elizabeth Theokritoff.  A scholar and translator, Dr. Theokritoff has authored a 2009 SVS Press book in the “Foundations” series, Living in God’s Creation: Orthodox Perspectives on Ecology. The talk is sponsored by the student-led St. Herman’s Society for Orthodox Ecology, and will be held on campus.

Dr. Elizabeth Theokritoff completed a doctoral thesis in liturgical theology at Oxford under the supervision of  The Most Rev. Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, and subsequently served for seven years as Secretary of the Anglican-Orthodox Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius in London. A translator of theological works from modern Greek, Dr. Theokritoff serves on the faculty of  The Distance Learning Master’s Degree Program in Ecumenical Studies (DLPES) at the Institute of Ecumenical Studies. Co-editor of the Cambridge Companion to Orthodox Christian Theology and author of numerous articles.  Dr. Theokritoff has also lectured at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies in Cambridge, UK.

Public Lecture on Orthodox Ecology: St. Vladimir’s Seminary
Aug 31 – Sep 1 all-day
Public Lecture on Orthodox Ecology: St. Vladimir's Seminary @ St. Vladimir's Seminary ,Metropolitan Philip Auditorium in the John G. Rangos Family Foundation Building  | Yonkers | New York | United States

To mark the ecclesiastical new year, St. Vladimir’s Seminary will host a lecture on Orthodoxy and ecology by Dr. Elizabeth Theokritoff.

The lecture is sponsored by St. Herman’s Society for Orthodox Ecology, a student group at St. Vladimir’s Seminary. Members of St. Herman’s Society selected the date to coincide with the ecclesiastical new year because His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, has designated this date as a day dedicated to environmental protection. More information on the lecture is forthcoming.

Dr. Elizabeth Theokritoff completed a doctoral thesis in liturgical theology at Oxford under the supervision of The Most Rev. Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, and subsequently served for seven years as Secretary of the Anglican-Orthodox Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius in London. A translator of theological works from modern Greek, Dr. Theokritoff serves on the faculty of The Distance Learning Master’s Degree Program in Ecumenical Studies (DLPES) at the Institute of Ecumenical Studies. Co-editor of the Cambridge Companion to Orthodox Christian Theology and author of numerous articles, Dr. Theokritoff has also lectured at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies in Cambridge, UK.

For more information email:  Megan Carlisle or William Rettig.

Sep
14
Sun
2014
Annual Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture: St. Vladimir’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Annual Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture: St. Vladimir's Seminary, Yonkers, NY @ Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary   | Yonkers | New York | United States

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