Eastern & Oriental Orthodox Symposium to be held at St Vladimir
CRESTWOOD, NY -- St Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary and St Nersess
Armenian Seminary will co-sponsor an Eastern & Oriental Orthodox
Symposium "Jerusalem: Does it Divide or Unite?" on Tuesday April 1,
2003 from 10 AM until 5 PM in the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium on
the campus of St Vladimir Seminary here.
Oriental and Eastern Orthodox Christians have ancient histories
linked with Jerusalem. How does our relationship with Jerusalem,
yesterday and today, affect relationships between the churches? What
is our role as Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christians in America in
supporting peace, welfare, and Christian witness in Jerusalem?
MORNING SESSION: Historical background and overview
Dr Roberta ERVINE, Associate Professor of Armenian Studies, St
Fr Alexander RENTEL, Lecturer in Church History, St Vladimir's
AFTERNOON SESSION: The contemporary situation
Serge SCHMEMANN, Senior Correspondent, New York Times
George KIRAZ, Syrian Orthodox Church
The Symposium will also include a panel of distinguished guests,
moderated by Dr Tarek MITRI, Interreligious Relations, World Council
For more information, please contact St Vladimir's Seminary -
(914) 961-8313 - www.svots.edu
St Nersess Seminary - (914) 636-2003 - www.stnersess.edu
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