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Re: "On the Wood of the Cross: The Patristic Doctrine of Atonement" (Feb 12) - Symposium in Honor of Florovsky

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  • mrthatoneguy92
    This sounds absolutely wonderful! I ll have to see if I can make it. Chances are 99% I cannot (I might have to attend online ), but I m hoping for that 1%
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      This sounds absolutely wonderful! I'll have to see if I can make it. Chances are 99% I cannot (I might have to attend "online"), but I'm hoping for that 1% chance.

      Anybody else thinking about going?

      --- In LutheransLookingEast@yahoogroups.com, Christopher Orr <xcjorr@...> wrote:
      > Saturday, February 12, 2011
      > Taking our cue from Fr. Georges Florovsky, the eminent 20th century Orthodox
      > theologian who wrote with passion on this topic, we will examine the
      > doctrine of atonement in some of the same authorities upon which Fr.
      > Florovsky relied: the New Testament, St. Irenaeus of Lyon, St. Athanasius of
      > Alexandria, St. Gregory the Theologian, and others. We will conclude with an
      > analysis of Fr. Florovsky's own writings on atonement, followed by a panel
      > discussion.
      > This symposium is co-sponsored by the Fr. Georges Florovsky Orthodox
      > Christian Theological Society at Princeton University and the School of
      > Christian Vocation and Mission at Princeton Theological Seminary.
      > Speakers
      > Once a student of Fr. Georges Florovsky, Fr. George
      > Dragas<http://www.hchc.edu/holycross/academics/faculty/dragas.html>is
      > the Professor of Patrology/Patristics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox
      > School
      > of Theology. Fr. George's many publications include several on the theology
      > and writings of St. Athanasius the Great, about whom he will be speaking at
      > the symposium.
      > Fr. John Behr <http://www.svots.edu/team/very-rev-john-behr> is the Dean of
      > St Vladimir's Seminary and Professor of Patristics, as well as the
      > Distinguished Lecturer in Patristics at Fordham University. Fr. John's many
      > publications include two books on St. Irenaeus of Lyon, about whom he will
      > be speaking at the symposium.
      > Dr. Alexis Torrance is Residential Fellow at the Notre Dame Institute for
      > Advanced Study. His publications include articles on ascetic fathers in the
      > Greek East, about whom he will be speaking at the symposium.
      > Fr. John McGuckin <http://www.utsnyc.edu//Page.aspx?pid=300> is Professor in
      > Late Antique and Byzantine Christian History at Union Theological Seminary,
      > as well as a Professor of Byzantine Christian Studies at Columbia
      > University. One of Fr. John's twenty books is an intellectual biography of
      > St. Gregory the Theologian, about whom he will be speaking at the symposium.
      > Dr. George Parsenios
      > <http://www3.ptsem.edu/Content.aspx?id=1951&menu_id=72>is Associate
      > Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary.
      > He is the author of two monographs on the Gospel according to St. John. Dr.
      > Parsenios will discuss the doctrine of atonement in the New Testament.
      > Matthew Baker is a Ph.D. student at Fordham University. His research and
      > recent articles have focused on the thought of Fr. Florovsky, about whom he
      > will be speaking at the symposium.
      > Details
      > The symposium will be held on the campus of Princeton Theological Seminary
      > in Princeton, NJ. All are welcome. More information about
      > registration<http://www.princeton.edu/%7Eflorov/register.html>,
      > the schedule <http://www.princeton.edu/%7Eflorov/schedule.html> of lectures,
      > lodging <http://www.princeton.edu/%7Eflorov/lodging.html>, and other topics
      > is available near the top left of this page under "Symposium Quicklinks."
      > Please e-mail us <florov@...> with questions.
      > Schedule
      > This is a tentative schedule. It may be modified in the coming weeks. In
      > particular, some content may be added to Friday night.
      > Saturday, February 12
      > 8:30 - 9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
      > 9:00 - 9:20 Morning Prayer
      > 9:20 - 9:30 Welcome & Introduction
      > *Part I: The First & Second Centuries*
      > 9:30 - 10:30 Atonement in the New Testament (Dr. George Parsenios)
      > 10:30 - 10:45 Break
      > 10:45 - 11:45 Atonement in St. Irenaeus (Fr. John Behr)
      > 11:45 - 1:00 Lunch Break (Participants may choose to eat at the seminary's
      > cafeteria or a nearby eatery.)
      > *Part II: The Fourth Century*
      > 1:00 - 2:00 Atonement in St. Athanasius (Fr. George Dragas)
      > 2:00 - 2:10 Break
      > 2:10 - 3:10 Atonement in St. Gregory the Theologian (Fr. John McGuckin)
      > 3:10 - 3:15 Short Break
      > *Part III: The Fifth Century & Beyond*
      > 3:15 - 3:45 Atonement in the Ascetic Fathers (Dr. Alexis Torrance)
      > 3:45 - 4:15 Atonement in Fr. Georges Florovsky (Matthew Baker)
      > 4:15 - 4:20 Short Break
      > 4:20 - 5:00 Panel Discussion
      > The featured speakers in Parts I & II will each have one hour to teach as
      > they see fit. Most, possibly all, will lecture but will also leave some time
      > at the end of their hour for questions and answers. The speakers in Part III
      > will answer questions as part of the panel discussion. All events on
      > Saturday will take place in the Erdman Center (Princeton Theological
      > Seminary).
      > http://orrologion.blogspot.com/2010/09/symposium-in-honor-of-florovsky-on-wood.html
      > http://www.princeton.edu/~florov/patristic_symposium.html
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