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Bishop Kallistos Keynote At Symposium on The Passion of Christ

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  • Fr. John-Brian
    From: Bill Samsonoff 2005.02.09 OCA: Bishop Kallistos [Ware] To Give Keynote At SVS Symposium on The Passion of Christ Bishop Kallistos [Ware] To Give Keynote
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 11, 2005
      From: Bill Samsonoff
      2005.02.09 OCA: Bishop Kallistos [Ware] To Give Keynote At SVS Symposium
      on The Passion of Christ
      Bishop Kallistos [Ware] To Give Keynote At SVS Symposium on The Passion of

      CRESTWOOD, NY [SVS/OCA Communications] -- His Grace, Bishop Kallistos
      [Ware] of Diokleia will be among the noted speakers as a symposium on the
      Passion of Christ hosted by Saint Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary
      here [April] 3-4, 2005.

      A renowned churchman, theologian, professor, and author, Bishop Kallistos
      is one of the most familiar Orthodox Christian personalities in the West.
      He is the author of such well-known books as "The Orthodox Church" and
      Orthodox Way," and he served as a lecturer at the University of Oxford for
      35 years. He is considered a pioneer in the area of Orthodox ecumenism,
      is also known as a gifted pastor and spiritual guide.

      "The Passion of Christ, His crucifixion and resurrection, is both the
      starting point and the central axis of the Christian faith and liturgical
      year," says the Rev. John Behr, SVS professor of patristics, who also will
      speak at the symposium. "Taking up the Cross defines us as Christians,
      members of the Body of Christ."
      The seminar will open with Bishop Kallistos' keynote address, "Patterns of
      Atonement: Five Models," on Sunday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m.

      On Monday morning, April 4 at 9:30 a.m., Prof. John Barnet, Prof. Richard
      Schneider, and Father Behr will deliver presentations titled "Why Was
      Crucified," "In the Night in which He was Given Up," and "The Cross as
      Icon," respectively. After a lunch recess, Prof. Paul Meyendorff will
      on "The Unitary Celebration of Pascha" and the Rev. Alexander Rentel will
      deliver a presentation titled "The Passion and the Liturgy: Towards a
      Renewed Mystagogy." The seminar will formally close with the celebration
      Vespers at 5:00 p.m.

      All seminar sessions will take place in the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium
      in the Rangos Family Foundation Building. Bishop Kallistos' Sunday evening
      keynote address is free and open to the public. Those interested in
      attending the Monday program are asked to register in advance. The
      registration fee is $25.00 if registered by March 30, and $30.00 on the
      of the symposium.

      To register, please download a registration form from www.svots.edu. Mail
      the completed form and a check or money order for $25.00 payable to Saint
      Vladimir's Seminary to SVS Symposium on the Passion of Christ, 575
      Scarsdale Rd., Crestwood, NY 10707. Registration is also possible by
      sending an e-mail to events@... with "Symposium on the Passion of
      Christ" in the subject line. Include the registrant's name, address,
      daytime phone number, and e-mail address, and indicate which meals are
      desired on Monday. Those who register by e-mail are asked to mail their
      checks for $25.00 to the seminary or bring a check for $30.00 with them.

      No on-campus lodging will be available. Special rates are available at the
      Crowne Plaza Hotel, 66 Hale Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601. Call
      914-682-0050 to make reservations. To receive the special $139.00 plus tax
      rate, mention the symposium to hotel personnel. Reservations must be made
      by March 6, to receive the special rate.

      For more information, call 914/961-8313, ext. 363 or e-mail
      © 2005 Orthodox Church in America
      Department of Communications - info@...

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