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Orthodox Education Day 2012 Focuses on Writings of Tolkien and Lewis & The Hunger Games!

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  • Bill Samsonoff
    http://www.svots.edu/events/save-date-orthodox-education-day-2012-focus-tolkien-and-lewis SAVE THE DATE! Orthodox Education Day 2012 Focuses on Writings of
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      SAVE THE DATE! Orthodox Education Day 2012 Focuses on Writings of
      Tolkien and Lewis & The Hunger Games!
      Date: October 6, 2012

      Save the date of Saturday, October 6, 2012, for our annual Open House,
      Orthodox Education Day (OED). This year's theme will be "Inklings of
      Glory: Godward Journeys with Lewis and Tolkien," and features of the day
      will include:

      Lecture by Priest Andrew Cuneo (SVOTS alumnus '10), the first Oxford
      University scholar ever to receive a doctoral degree on C.S. Lewis, and
      currently the founding priest of St. Katherine of Alexandria Orthodox
      Mission in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California. Father Andrew will be
      speaking about "Christian Themes in C.S. Lewis."
      Book Study for your parish book clubs or personal interest! Father
      Andrew Cuneo, an expert on the writings and thought of C.S. Lewis will
      lead a discussion on the book The Abolition of Man; please bring your
      book and thinking caps!

      Lecture by Dr. Christopher Mitchell, director of the Marion E. Wade
      Center at Wheaton College, which houses a major research collection by
      and about seven British authors, including J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S.
      Lewis. View a lecture by Dr. Mitchell, "Lewis and Tolkien: Scholars and
      Friends," here.

      Young People's Workshop by Dr. Kate Behr, professor of English at
      Concordia College, on the book and movie sensation: "The Hunger Games."
      Weeping Icon of St. Anna from St. Tikhon's Monastery displayed for
      public veneration
      Early morning Divine Liturgy and mid-day Akathist service
      Seminary library display of icons from the British Isles
      Sacred music choral performance
      Traditional national dance—including a champion Irish step dancer!
      Variety of ethnic foods

      Download a PDF of the OED 2012 flier, here:
      https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://www.svots.edu/sites/default/files/oed_2012_flyer-2.pdf

      Download a JPG of the OED 2012 flier, here:
      http://www.svots.edu/sites/default/files/oed_2012_flyer-2.jpg

      Download the full schedule:
      https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://www.svots.edu/sites/default/files/oed_2012_final_debs_edits.pdf
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