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Source: Orthodox Theological Society in America  The full video of the recent (August 22, 2020) webinar “The Coronavirus and Communion Practice in the Orthodox Church” is now available at: https://www.otsamerica.net/the-coronavirus-covid-19-and-communion-practice-in-the-orthodox-church/. Organized by the Orthodox Theological Society in America, the webinar addressed the crucial question: “What has been the impact of the pandemic on our Communion practice?” The webinar reviewed the results of the recent survey of Orthodox clergy in the USA on Communion practice at this time and brought together a panel of scientists and theologians to ground the discussion. Program included: 1. Introduction into study report “Holy Communion…

Paul Gavrilyuk Ph.D. “Recovering The Fullness of Synodality: Lay Participation in the Conciliar Process” It is our pleasure to announce that our lecturer for this year is Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk, the Aquinas Chair in Philosophy and Theology in the Theology Department at the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN. Dr. Gavrilyuk is the founding president of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) and the author of numerous articles and books, from The Suffering of the Impassible God: the Dialectics of Patristic Theology (2004) to Georges Florovsky and the Russian Religious Renaissance (2013), both published by Oxford University Press. Lecture…

Source:  Public Orthodoxy by Very Rev. Dr. Nathanael Symeonides and Gayle E. Woloschak The document, “Mission of the Church in the World,” was released in preparation for the upcoming Holy and Great Council to be held in June (during the Feast of Pentecost) on Crete. This document relates to areas of great significance for problems in the world today—technology, war, discrimination and human dignity, globalization, the influence of the media, and others.  Each of these topics is far-reaching with little readily available literature directly related to these issues in the Church Tradition and in Patristic texts; as such, this document…