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Source: Orthodox Theological Society in America Annual Lecture in Honor of Georges Florovsky Given by: Very Rev. Dr. John Jillions Former Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) “Preserve the Fullness of Thy Church”: Fighting Fundamentalism, Defending Dialogue And Reclaiming Catholicity Friday, January 14, 2022 7:30 pm (EST) Registration is Free and Open to the Public https://www.otsamerica.net/rsvpmaker/2021-22-florovsky-lecture/ CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PDF FLIER

Source: Orthodox Theological Society of America September 2020 Newsletter Posted on September 4, 2020 Download as pdf Dear Friends and Fathers, Greetings from the OTSA Executive Committee. We would like to update you about the fall meeting and provide important links to the projects we have undertaken. The Pandemic and Holy Communion Survey and Webinar: Our previous letter explained that, given the unusual circumstances of the pandemic, and the diversity of thought and parish practices regarding the manner of worship in the pandemic, OTSA sponsored a survey on this topic. The survey went out to all the clergy of Orthodox Churches that…

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…

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…