Father John Behr
- It is Finished: The Cross of Christ (Audio recording Part 1 - Part 2)
- For This Were We Created
- Male and Female Created He Them
- The Virgin Mother
- Glorify God in Your Bodies
Fr. John Behr is the Dean of St. Vladimir's Seminary and Professor of Patristics, teaching courses in patristics, dogmatics and scriptural exegesis at the seminary and also at Fordham University. After completing his first degree in Philosophy in London in 1987, Fr. John spent a year studying in Greece. He finished an M.Phil in Eastern Christian Studies at Oxford University under Bishop Kallistos (Ware), who subsequently supervised his doctoral work. He has been a permanent faculty member at SVS since 1995, tenured in 2000, and ordained in 2001. Before becoming Dean in 2007, he served as the editor of St Vladimir's Theological Quarterly, and he still edits the Popular Patristics Series for SVS Press. He is married with three children.
Linking Ancient Christianity to the African-American Experience
Father Moses Berry
- African-Americans and the Orthodox Church: Where We Come From (Audio Part 1 and Part 2)
- Where We Are Now
- Where We Are Headed
Fr. Moses Berry is the pastor of Theotokos “Unexpected Joy” Mission in Ash Grove, Missouri, which started in a building next to his family cemetery and was received into the OCA in 2000. Fr. Moses is the great, great, great grandson of frontier legend Daniel Boone. He lives in the house his great grandparents built in 1875. The family cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It dates back to 1875 and is dedicated to slaves, Indians and paupers. In 2002, he founded the Ozarks Afro-American Heritage Museum in Ash Grove. The museum is a repository of local Afro-American culture that testify to lives richly lived by African-American ancestors in southwest Missouri. He is one of the founders of the Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black, a pan-Orthodox nonprofit organization, and of the annual Ancient Christianity & African American Conferences. He is also a contributor to An Unbroken Circle.
Sanctify Those Who Love the Beauty of Your House
Father Igumen Sergius (Bowyer)
- The Importance of Beauty in the Orthodox Christian Tradition: How Will Beauty Save the World?
- Beauty and the Restoration of the Soul: The Value of Monasticism in the Contemporary World
- Liturgical Living: Music for Transfiguration
Father Sergius, the current Abbot of St. Tikhon's, America's oldest Orthodox Monastery founded in 1905, grew up Catholic in San Jose CA most of his life. He eventually converted to Orthodoxy in the mid-late 90's and went to join St. John of Shanghai Monastery in 1998, a Monastery which was established and run by the now Metropolitan Jonah, Primate of the OCA. After being sent to St. Tikhon's in 2000, Fr. Sergius studied Theology and Church Music and received a Master of Divinity. He continued on at the Seminary as the head of the Music Program after graduation and was ordained priest in 2008 and elected Abbot of the Monastery in 2009. He has traveled extensively in his time at St. Tikhon's, giving talks, retreats and leading the St. Tikhon's Seminary Choir for almost a decade across much of North America. His current music project can be seen on line at Orthodoxtwopartmusic.org
along with the Monastery website Sttikhonsmonastery.org
. Has God become Irrelevant in the 21st Century?
Deacon Ezra Ham
- Functional Atheism
- I Believe in One God
- Maker of Heaven and Earth
- Adam and Eve
Deacon Ezra Ham is on staff as the administrator of Saint Elijah Antiochian Orthodox Church in Oklahoma City. He has a BA in Philosophy from Oklahoma Baptist University, a MDiv in New Testament from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a MA in History from the University of Central Oklahoma. He has also done graduate studies at the Baptistiche Theologische Hochschule (Zurich, Switzerland), PhD studies at Baylor University and D.Min studies at Oral Roberts University. In addition to his work at St. Elijah Deacon Ezra is also an Adjunct Professor of History at UCO; an Adjunct Professor of Ancient & Medieval Humanities at UCO; and an Adjunct Professor of Religion at the University of Phoenix-Oklahoma City Campus. His most recent book is These Things We Believe: the Orthodox Defense of Reasonable Christian Faith.
Obstacles to Sharing the Gospel in the 21st Century
Dr. John Mark Reynolds
- Secularism and the New Atheism
- The Cult of Youth
- A Culture of Change and an Unchanging Church
- Beauty as an Apologetic
John Mark Reynolds (Ph.D., University of Rochester) is founder and directory of the Torrey Honors Institute, a great books program, and professor of philosophy at Biola University. Dr. Reynolds lectures frequently on ancient philosophy, philosophy of science, home schooling and cultural trends. He regularly appears on radio talk shows, such as the Hugh Hewitt Show, and actively blogs on cultural issues at ScriptoriumDaily.com
and the Washington Post's On Faith
column. His books include Three Views on Creation and Evolution
(Zondervan), When Athens Met Jerusalem: An Introduction to Classical and Christian Thought
(IVP), and the newly published What's Right and Wrong about the New Athiesm
(with Phillip E. Johnson, IVP).Marriage: An Orthodox Perspective
Bishop ILIA (Katre)
- A Liturgical Perspective
- A Biblical Perspective
- A Pastoral Perspective
- A Theological Perspective
Bishop ILIA was the son of Albanian immigrants who came to the United States in 1920. He graduated from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Theological School in Brookline, MA in 1961. With his beloved wife, Helen, he shared 39 years of married life and raised two children before her death in 2001. During this time he was Dean at Hellenic College and Holy Cross Seminary. He later served as a priest in Las Vegas, NV. He was consecrated as Bishop of the Albanian Orthodox Diocese of America in Constantinople (Istanbul) on May 12, 2002.
Lessons from Wisdom of Saint Silouan the Athonite: "Keep Thy Mind in Hell and Despair Not"
Dr. Christopher Veniamin
Dr. Christopher Veniamin was born in London, England, of Greek Cypriot parents. A love for the Church and a desire to learn more about the Orthodox faith came as a direct result of growing up in the spiritual climate of the Monastery of St. John the Baptist (Tolleshunt Knights, Essex, England), founded by Archimandrite Sophrony Sakharov. He studied at the University of Thessalonika and then received his PhD from the University of Oxford. Dr. Veniamin has authored many works on a variety of spiritual themes. He has been a resident faculty member at Saint Tikhon Seminary in Pennsylvania since 1994 and Professor of Patristics since 2005.
- Finding the Will of God
- The Place for Obedience in the Christian Life
- Prayer and the Imagination
- More on Prayer: Personal and Liturgical
Orthopraxy: Living Rightly in the Modern World
- The Benedict Option: Why Orthodox Christians Should Pioneer New Forms of Community
- Eating to Live: Mindfulness, Morality and Our Complicated Relationship to Food
- Morality and Marketplace: Orthodox Approaches to a Humane Economy
- Orthodoxy and the Medicine of the Future: The Surprising Connections Among Ancient Christian Wisdom, the New Physics, and “Heterodox” Healing
Rod Dreher holds a. BA. in journalism from Louisiana State University. Raised a Methodist, he later converted to Roman Catholicism and then to Orthodoxy in 2006. In the same year Rod published his best-selling book Crunchy Cons
. He is a sought after commentator and author, and currently writes for the Dallas Morning News. Rod is married and the father of three children.
Son, Behold Your Mother: Mary in the Early Church
Kh. Frederica Mathewes-Green
Frederica Mathewes-Green is a wideranging author, whose work has appeared in such many national publications. She
has published 8 books, her most recent being The Lost Gospel of Mary: The Mother of Jesus in Three Ancient Texts. She lives
with her husband, the Rev. Gregory Mathewes-Green, in Baltimore, MD, where he is pastor and she is “Khouria” (“Mother”) of the church they founded, Holy Cross Orthodox Church. Their three children are grown and married, and they have 9 grandchildren.
- Telling Mary’s Story (An account of her young life popular in the early Church)
- Asking Mary’s Prayers (An early prayer)
- Praising Mary’s Honor (The Akathist Hymn of Saint Romanos)
- Preparing for Mary’s Dormiton (Saint John’s role in her later years)
JOHN: The Spiritual Gospel
Fr. Michael Dahulich
- The Bible in Tradition
- The Uniqueness of the Gospel of John
- John 8: Christ and Controversy
- John 10: Jesus the Good Shepherd
Archpriest Michael Dahulich, Dean of St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania and Associate Professor of New Testament and Ethics, has earned degrees from Christ the Saviour Seminary in Johnstown, Pa., St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa., and Duquesne University (M.A. and Ph.D. in Theology). Fr. Michael was ordained to the Holy Priesthood in 1973 and began teaching at St. Tikhon's in 1994. He is a member of the Orthodox Theological Society of America and represents the OCA at the advisory council meetings of the American Bible Society.
The Inner Journey: Be Still and Know that I Am God
Dr. Albert Rossi
Dr. Albert Rossi teaches courses in pastoral theology at Saint Vladimir's Seminary. He is a member of the SCOBA Commission on Contemporary Social and Moral Issues. He has written numerous articles on psychology and religion and published a book through Paulist Press entitled, Can I Make a Difference: Christian Family Life Today. After teaching at Pace University for 24 years, he retired as Associate Professor of Psychology. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of New York.
- Christian Identity: Be Still and Know Who, Whose, I Am
- Journey into Stillness: Personal Prayer
- Stillness Expressed: Vocation
- Be Still and Know through Relationships
A Journey Remembered: The Story of the Evangelical Orthodox Church
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Evangelical Orthodox Church's Reception into the Antiochian Archdiocese
Fr. Gregory Rogers
- Coming in from the Cold: Campus Crusade, The New Covenant Apostolic Order, and the Church
- Born to Die: The Formation and Development of the Evangelical Orthodox Church
- Rebuilding the Ancient Ruins: Life and Aspiration in the Evangelical Orthodox Church
- The Place Where God Dwells: Two Patriarchs, Two Visions, the End, and the Beginning
Fr. Gregory Rogers has taught several subjects at Aiken Technical College, Aiken, SC, where he now serves as Dean of General Education and University Transfer. He is a graduate of Lincoln Christian College and Valparaiso University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the History of Christianity at the University of Chicago. He is the Pastor of St. Catherine Antiochian Orthodox Church, Aiken, SC and St. Barnabas Antiochian Orthodox Church, Lexington, SC, as well as the blessed husband of Pamela, proud father of three and grandfather of one.
"We did not know if we were in Heaven or on Earth...":
Themes in Russian Orthodox Church History
Fr. Alexander Rentel
Fr. Alexander Rentel is an Assistant Professor of Canon law and
Byzantine Studies at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary, where he lives
with his wife and three small children. He is well known by his
students for his engaging and interesting classes. He received his
Masters in Divinity from St. Vladimir’s in 1995 and has been a priest
in the Orthodox Church in America since 2001.
Living Icons: Persons of Faith from the Orthodox Church in the 20th Century
Fr. Michael Plekon
Fr. Michael Plekon is a priest in the Orthodox Church in America and a
Professor at Baruch College, The City University of New York, where he
teaches courses both in sociology and religion. He has Ph.D. from
Rutgers University and has published many articles and books, two of
the most recent being Living Icons and Tradition Alive, in which he presents the stories and writings of several contemporary, Orthodox luminaries of the last century.
Understanding Our Worship
Fr. Alkiviadis Calivas
- How the Orthodox Liturgy Came to Us: The Development of the Byzantine Rite
- The Nature of Liturgical Piety: Rediscovering the Eucharistic Perspective
- Celebrating Our Salvation in Christ: The Meaning of Christian Feast
- What are we Doing when we Celebrate the Divine Liturgy?
Fr. Alkiviadis Calivas is the former Dean of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and taught courses in liturgical and sacramental Theology. He has his masters degree in Theology from St. Vladimir's Theological Seminary, and has his doctorate in Theology from the University of Thessalonike. He has published many books and articles about the sacraments, and has been exploring a range of issues related to the sacraments and to liturgical renewal and reform.
Seeking the Path to the Kingdom of Heaven
Archimandrite Meletios Weber
Fr. Mel has been the pastor of Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Santa Cruz, California since 1994.
He studied Theology at Oxford in England and also at the University in Thessalonika, Greece. He was tonsured a monk at the Community of St. John on the island of Patmos in 1978. He has been a high school teacher and a university professor. His first book, Steps of Transformation, was
published in 2003, and a second book on the Sacraments is due out this year.
Praying with Icons
Jim and Nancy Forest live in Alkmaaar, Holland and are members of St.Nicholas of Myra Russian Orthodox Church in Amsterdam. Jim has been a prolific writer and lecturer for many years. His most recent book is Praying with Icons.
He has also written books on nonviolence, reconciliation, and religion in Russia., as well as a biography of his friend Thomas Merton. He is the secretary of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship and edits its publication, "In Communion."
Nancy Forest is also a writer, translator, editor, as well as mother and grandmother.
"My Lord and My God" Personal Faith in Christ Our Savior
Bishop KALLISTOS Ware
Bishop Kallistos is the Greek Orthodox Bishop of Diokleia and a former lecturer in Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford in England. In addition to being an articulate and authoritative spokesman for Orthodox Christianity in the western world, he is also the author of several well-known books, including The Orthodox Church and The Orthodox Way.
- "Perfect God and Perfect Man": The Beyond in our Midst
- "Tempted in Everything just as we are": Christ our Healing
- "They Crucified the Lord of Glory": The Transfiguration and the Cross
- "The Hope of Glory": Christ is Coming Again
Who Is Jesus Christ? "Yesterday, Today and Forever"
ABOVE ALL HIS FRIENDS: Prophecies about Christ from the Old Testament
Fr. Eugen Pentiuc
Fr. Eugen Pentiuc is a Professor in Old Testament studies at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Mass. He has his Doctorate in Theology from Bucharest University, Orthodox School of Theology, Romania, and a Doctorate in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University. He is the author of several books and articles on the Old Testament and is currently a general editor in the Orthodox Study Bible: Old Testament project.
- The Protoevangelion: Man's Fate Revealed
- "And One like the Son of Man is Coming": God's Propensities towards Incarnation
- Ebed-Yahweh: The Suffering Messiah
- A Star of Jacob: The Triumphant Messiah
The Life and Preaching of Saint Paul
Sixteen Incredible Years with the Apostle Paul from the Book of Acts
Fr. Peter Gillquist
Fr. Peter Gillquist, is the Chairman of the Department of Missions and Evangelism for the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America. He has forty years of ministry as a Bible teacher and Evangelist, fifteen as an Orthodox priest. He is the author of numerous books and was the Project Director for the Orthodox Study Bible, New Testament. While travelling extensively in raising up and overseeing new Orthodox Missions, Fr. Peter and his wife, Marilyn, make their home in Santa Barbara, CA.
1) The Gospel Spreads through Aisa Minor: the 1st Missionary Journey, AD 46-48
2) The Gospel Reaches Ancient Greece: the 2nd Missionary Journey, AD 49-52
3) Revisiting Asia Minor and Greece: the 3rd Missionary Journey, AD 53-57
4) In Jerusalem, and on to Rome: 2 Years in Jerusalem and the 4th Journey, AD 57-62
Saint Paul's Epistle to the Romans:
God's Righteousness in Christ for the Unrighteous
Fr. Gordon Walker
Fr. Gordon Walker is the Pastor Emeritus of Saint Ignatius Orthodox Church in Nashville, TN, where he lives with his wife, Mary Sue. He has a lifetime of ministry as an Evangelist, Preacher, and Orthodox Priest, and now works with the Department of Missions and Evangelism for the Antiochian Archdiocese. Fr. Gordon is well known as an eloquent and learned teacher of the New Testament.
1) How We Got to be Unrighteous Sinners: Romans 1-3
2) The Miracle of "by Grace through Faith Righteousness": Romans 4-6
3) God's Mt. McKinley: Romans 7-8
4) The Righteousness that is Expected of Us Romans 12-14
Stages of the Christian Moral Life and Challenges to Orthodox Christian Families
Fr. John Breck - Stages of the Christian Moral Life
Fr. John Breck (Ph.D.) is the author of The Sacred Gift of Life: Orthodox Christianity and Bioethics, SVS Press 1998. He taught New Testament and Ethics at St. Vladimir's Seminary in Crestwood, New York from 1984 to 1996, and presently teaches the same subjects at St. Sergius Theological Institute in Paris, France. With his wife he directs the St. Silouan Retreat near Charleston, South Carolina, a pastoral ministry to clergy and wives.
1. Christian Theology of Marriage and Sexuality
2. Assisted Procreation
3. Genetic Manipulation
4. Care for the Dying Person
Lyn Breck - Challenges to Orthodox Christian Families
Lyn Breck (RN, CAC II, LPC) has degrees in Nursing, Psychology, and Addictions. In addition to her private practice, Therapia Counseling Services, she has lead retreats and workshops throughout the United States, Canada and Europe over the past twenty years. She taught Spirituality at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary in New Rochelle, New York from 1990 to 1996.
1. Intergenerational Family Legacies
2. Honoring Our Children
3. Addictions and Demonic Oppression
4. The Healing Process: Freedom In Christ
THE LIFE OF THE WORLD TO COME: Cosmic and Personal Dimensions of Orthodox Eschatology
T. L. Frazier - The End of the World: Millenial Mania
Mr. Frazier is a convert to Orthodoxy and has written numerous articles and books aimed at Protestants, arguing the case for the historic Christian Faith. He is also the author of the booklet Holy Relics, and co-author of the book, Understanding the Divine Liturgy. His most recent book is entitled, A Second Look at the Second Coming. Mr. Frazier lives in Southern California with his wife and two daughters.
1) The History of the End of History
2) An Orthodox Perspective on Israel and the Rapture
3) The Advents of the False Christ and the True Christ
4) Orthodoxy and the End Times
Fr. Theodore Pulcini - When Our End Comes: From Life to Afterlife
Ted is the pastor of St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Mission in Chambersburg, PA and Assistant Professor of Religion at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. He is a convert to Orthodoxy from Catholicism and received his Ph.D. From the University of Pittsburgh. He is a well-known and respected speaker on a variety of Orthodox issues and is the author of numerous writings, including the recent book, Orthodoxy and Catholicism: What are the Differences?
1) Departing this Life: What Happens at Death?
2) Undoing the Outrage: Why Death had to be Overturned
3) When the Books are Opened: Judgment
4) Defeating Death: The Unfolding Victory
ORTHODOXY IN AMERICA AT THE CLOSE OF THE 20TH CENTURY
Fr. Gregory Rogers - The 20th Century: A Century of Growth and Change
Fr. Gregory Rogers is an instructor at Aiken Technical College and Limestone College in South Carolina. He is a graduate of Lincoln Christian College and Valparaiso University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the History of Christianity at the University of Chicago. He is also the Pastor of Saint Catherine Antiochian Mission in Aiken, South Carolina.
1) Immigration, Vision and Hope: The Establishment of Orthodox Identity in America
2) Revolution, Ethnicity and the Rise of Jurisdictionalism in Orthodox America
3) Ethnicity, Unity and Mission: The Changing Face of Orthodoxy in Modern America
4) Tradition and Traditionalism: The Unchanging Faith in a Changing World
Fr. Jon Braun - The Orthodox Christian Church and the Non-Orthodox
Fr. Jon Braun is pastor of Saint Anthony Orthodox Church in San Diego, California. He was a leader of the Evangelical Orthodox movement which joined the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese in 1987. He has also been a longtime member of the Academic Community of Saint Athanasius Orthodox Academy in Sacramento, California, an author and a popular Christian speaker on college campuses throughout North America.
1) The Church: a Reality in Life and Being
2) The Stuff of Sects and Schisms
3) No Salvation Outside the Church: So Who is Inside and Who is Outside?
4) A Model for Reunion for Communion
Special Guest Lecture by Juliana Schmemann - "The Legacy of Fr. Alexander Schmemann"
Matushka Juliana Schmeman is a noted educator and speaker on issues relating to the Church and on women's issues. Mrs. Schmemann resides in Crestwood, New York and is the wife of the late Fr. Alexander Schmemann, priest, author and theologian of the Orthodox Church in America and Dean of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary from 1958 to 1983.
WHO AM I? - THE HUMAN PERSON IN ORTHODOX SPIRITUALITY
Dr. John Dalack - The Human Person's Struggle with Sin
Dr. Dalack is a member of St. Mary's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Brooklyn, New York and has a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology. In addition to many years of private practice, Dr. Dalack has also written numerous articles and served as Adjunct Lecturer in Practical Theology at St. Vladimir's Seminary in New York.
1) Sin, Oneness of Heart, and Pride
2) Envy, Anger, and Sloth
3) Greed, Lust, and Gluttony
4) Struggle, Oneness of Heart, Prayer
Bishop KALLISTOS Ware - The Human Person at Prayer
Bishop Kallistos is the Greek Orthodox Bishop of Diokleiai and a lecturer in Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford in England. In addition to being an articulate and authoritative spokesman for Orthodox Christianity in the western world, he is also the author of several well-known books, including The Orthodox Church and The Orthodox Way.
1) The Inner Kingdom of the Heart
2) Complex Unity: Body, Soul, and Spirit.
3) The Indwelling Christ: Baptism and Eucharist
4) Sacraments of Healing: Confession and Anointing
5) "Not I but Christ in Me:" The Jesus Prayer
CHURCH, EVANGELISM AND CULTURE
Professor Veselin Kesich -The Church in the New Testament
Professor Kesich taught New Testament studies at Saint Vladimir's Seminary in New York for many years, where his warmth and love for the Gospel endeared many students to him. He has also written several books, including, The First Day of the New Creation and The Gospel Image of Christ.
1) Unity and Diversity in the New Testament Church
2) Life and Organization of the Early Christian Community in Jerusalem: "Hellenists" and "Hebrews"
3) Expansion outside Jerusalem: "House Churches," the Church as Family and as the Body of Christ
4) Diversity and Equality in the Church, the Prominence of Women and their Ministry in the Church
5) Charisma and Order in the Church, Structure as a Unifying Element
Fr. Michael Oleksa - The Orthodox Church in Alaska
The Rev. Dr. Michael Oleksa is Dean of St. Herman of Alaska Theological Seminary in Kodiak, Alaska, and has served as an Orthodox Priest in Alaska for many years. He has taught Cross-Cultural Communication at the University in Alaska and more recently was a guest professor at St. Tikhon's Theological Institute in Russia. He has written several books, including, Orthodox Alaska: A Theology of Mission and Alaskan Missionary Spirituality.
1) The Diverse Cultures of Siberia and Alaska as New Fields for the Seed of the Gospel.
2) The Exploration of Alaska and the Lay Foundation of the Church, 1741-1794.
3) The Monastic Mission to Kodiak and the First Fruits of the Harvest: St. Herman, St. Peter the Aleut, Others
4) Missionary Expansion across Alaska: St. Innocent Veniaminov and St. Jacob Netsvetov
5) Alaskan Orthodoxy Today, Unsung Heroes of the 20th Century, Another Canonization?
THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE MODERN WORLD
Sister Magdalen - Life in the Family and in the Monastery
Sister Magdalen is a monastic at the Orthodox Monastery of Saint John the Baptist in Essex, England, and author of Children in the Church Today, an Orthodox Perspective, published by St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press.
1) Finding and Doing the Will of God in Daily Life
2) Monastic Vocation in the Orthodox Church
3) Marriage and the Orthodox Christian Home
4) Children in the Orthodox Church Today
5) Helping our Teenagers and Young Adults
Dr. Andrew Walker - The Orthodox Church and Contemporary Life
Dr. Andrew Walker is a lay preacher and diocesan missioner in the Russian Patriarchal Church in Great Britain. He is head of theological education at King's College, London, was the director of the C. S. Lewis Center and is now director of Gospel and Culture. He is also visiting professor in evangelism at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Texas. He is the author of many books, the latest being, Telling the Story: Gospel, Mission and Culture.
1) The Holy Trinity and Community
2) An Orthodox Approach to Ecology
3) Asceticism and the Consumer Society
4) The Prophetic Role of the Orthodox Church in the Modern World
5) An Orthodox Approach to Inter-Church Relations - from International to Local
* Dr. Walker also gave an additional lecture on "Reaching the Children: C. S. Lewis and the Success of the Narnia Chronicles."
FOUNDATIONS OF ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY
Dr. John Boojamra - Pivotal Moments in Early Church History
Dr. Boojamra received his Ph.D. in Church History from Fordham University and is currently a professor at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in Crestwood, New York. He is also the head of Christian Education for the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese and has written numerous books and articles on education and church history.
1) The Movement of the Church from the New Testament to the 2nd Century
2) The Period of Persecution to the Reign of Constantine the Great
3) The Emperor Theodosius: The Establishment of the Church in the Late 4th Century
4) The Struggle of the Church to Define the Person of Jesus Christ: The Councils
5) Church - State Relations and the Emperor Justinian
Rev. Jason DelVitto - A Sacramental View of Life
Fr. DelVitto received his Masters of Divinity Degree from St. Vladimir’s Seminary in New York and is completing his Doctoral studies at Duquesnes University in Pittsburgh. He currently teaches at St. Vincent College in Latrobe and Christ the Savior Orthodox Seminary in Johnstown, and is pastor of St. George Orthodox Church in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.
1) Sacramental Structure of the New Testament Church
2) Sacramental Imagery in the Gospel of Saint John
3) Holy Time and Holy Space
4) Living the Sacramental Life in the World
5) Eucharistic Nature of the Christian Life – the Legacy of Fr. Schmemann