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302Orthodox Education Day - emphasis on Christianity and literature: Tolkien, Lewis and the Hunger Games

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  • Steve Hayes
    Aug 8, 2012
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      For those in North America (Eastern)

      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

      * 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
      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."


      Steve Hayes
      E-mail: shayes@...
      Web: http://hayesfam.bravehost.com/litmain.htm