2nd International Patristic Conference concludes its work

Source: DECR
admin | 16 December 2014
On 11-12 December 2014, the 2nd International Theological Patristic Conference ‘St. Simeon the New Theologian and His Spiritual Heritage’ was held in Moscow, at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhi (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute).
2nd International Patristic Conference concludes its work

The Conference was organized by the Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Post-Graduate Studies and the National Research Nuclear University MEPhi.

The plenary sessions that were held on December 12, focused on the theological teaching of St Symeon the New Theologian, as well as on the writings of his predecessors and contemporaries, and on the subsequent Byzantine tradition. Among the speakers were Bishop Irinej of Bačka (Serbian Orthodox Church); Dr. Hannah Hunt (Leeds Trinity University, Great Britain); Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) (Hermitage of the Holy Cross, Switzerland) ; Dr. Petr Mikhailov (St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University, Moscow); Dr. Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg) (Saints Cyril and Athanasius of Alexandria Institute for Orthodox Studies, USA), and other scholars.

Upon the conclusion of the plenary sessions, the participants summed up the results of the conference. Its materials are due to be published next year.

That same day, in the evening, the participants in the conference attended the opening of the 4thMoscow Christmas Festival of Classical Music at the Moscow Conservatoire. Performed at the concert wereStabat Mater compositions by Antonio Vivaldi, Gioachino Rossini, and Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk.

Система Orphus Do you see a mistake in the text? Highlight it and click: Ctrl + Enter
Since you are here…

…we do have a small request. More and more people visit Orthodoxy and the World website. However, resources for editorial are scarce. In comparison to some mass media, we do not make paid subscription. It is our deepest belief that preaching Christ for money is wrong.

Having said that, Pravmir provides daily articles from an autonomous news service, weekly wall newspaper for churches, lectorium, photos, videos, hosting and servers. Editors and translators work together towards one goal: to make our four websites possible - Pravmir.ru, Neinvalid.ru, Matrony.ru and Pravmir.com. Therefore our request for help is understandable.

For example, 5 dollars a month is it a lot or little? A cup of coffee? It is not that much for a family budget, but it is a significant amount for Pravmir.

If everyone reading Pravmir could donate 5 dollars a month, they would contribute greatly to our ability to spread the word of Christ, Orthodoxy, life's purpose, family and society.

Choose currency:
Other amount
Dear Friends,

Our website exists owing to your generous assistance, thanks to the funds donated by our beloved readers.

Please assist us in the continuation of our work.