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