Conference

GOD AND THE HUMAN BEING

Reading Scripture and Ourselves in the Light of Christ and His Passion 

13 – 15 August 2019

Fr. John Behr is Fr Georges Florovsky Distinguished Professor of Patristics, St Vladimir’s Seminary New York & Metropolitan Kallistos Chair of Orthodox Theology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam.

He teaches courses in patristics, dogmatics, and scriptural exegesis.

Venue: St Richard of Chichester, Langney Parish Church, Eastbourne.

Cost: Standard £30. Student £20, or £10 for one day.

To Register or for more infromation emailt: strichard.conference@gmail.com 

Download a poster here

 

PROGRAMME

 

TUESDAY 13THAUGUST 

08.20 – 9.00 Registration and Coffee.

09.00 – 10.30: Session 1 - The Passion of Christ and the Unveiling of Scripture.

10.30 – 11.00: Break with Tea and Coffee.

11.00 – 12.00: Session 2.

12.00 – 13.15: Lunch Break.

13.20 – 13.45: Tea and Coffee. 

13.45 – 15.15: Session 1 - Pascha, Melito, and the School of John.

15.15 – 15.45: Break with Tea and Coffee.

15.45 – 16.50: Session 2. 

17.00 – 17.25: Vespers

Evening: Open conversation with Fr. Behr in a local pub, for those who like to attend. 

 

WEDNESDAY 14THAUGUST 

08.15 – 8.45: Eucharist 

09.00 – 10.30: Session 1 - “Be my Martyrs” (Isa 43:10): Life, Death, and Martyrdom.

10.30 – 11.00: Break with Tea and Coffee 

11.00 – 12.15: Session 2.

12.15 – 13.15 – Lunch Break.

13.15 – 13.45: Tea and Coffee in the Hall.

13.45 – 15.15: Session 1 - The Economy of God.

15.15 – 15.45: Break with Tea and Coffee.

15.45 – 16.45: Session 2.

16.45 – 17.00: Q & A. 

17.05 – 17.30: Vespers.

Evening: Open conversation with Fr. Behr in a local pub, for those who like to attend. 

 

THURSDAY 15THAUGUST

08.30 – 9.00 Eucharist.

09.15 – 10.30: Session 1 - The Church, the Womb of Life. 

10.30 – 11.00: Break with Tea and Coffee. 

11.00 – 12.15: Session 2. 

12.45 – 15.15 – Lunch Break.

13.15 – 13.45: Tea and Coffee in the Hall.

13.45 – 15.15: Session 1 – From Adam to Christ, from Male and Female to Being Human. 

15.15 – 15.45: Break. 

15.45 – 16.45: Session 2. 

16.45 – 17.00: Q & A.

17.05 – 17.30: Vespers

Evening: Open conversation with Fr. Behr in a local pub, for those who like to attend. 

 

 




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