Monday, January 28, 2013

“The Armenian Christian Tradition: History Doctrine, Spirituality and Liturgy” at Heythrop College


The Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, University of London will have a series of talks on “The Armenian Christian Tradition: History Doctrine, Spirituality and Liturgy”, given by Rev. Dr. Nerses Nersessian. It is interesting to identify how the Armenian Church has been in the centre of interest in ecclesiastical circles, such as the A.E.C.A. Here are the dates and themes of the coming talks, which will take place at Heythrop College, Kensington Square, London W8 5HN. There will be free admission and no registration is required.


30 January 2013, 4.30 pm – 6.00 pm in the Marie Eugenie Room.
The emergence of Armenia as a Christian state in the first half of the fourth century and the founding of the Armenian Church.
6 February 2013, 4.30 pm – 6.00 pm in the Marie Eugenie Room.
The Christology of the Armenian Church. The attitude of the Armenian Church to the first eight Ecumenical Councils. 
20February 2013, 4.30 pm – 6.00 pm in the Marie Eugenie Room.
Contacts and initiatives for reunion between the Armenian, Greek and Roman Churches. The ecumenical approaches of Nerses IV Klayetsi, called Shnorhali (1102-1173) and Nerses Lambronatsi (1152-1198).
27 February 2013, 4.30 pm – 6.00 pm in the Marie Eugenie Room.
The Armenian Church under the political authority of Ottoman Turkey, Tsarist Russia, and the Soviet Union.
6 March 2013, 4.30 pm – 5.30 pm in the Marie Eugenie Room.
The meaning of the Divine Liturgy for the Armenian Christians. Followed by a celebration of the Armenian Divine Liturgy in the Chapel of Maria Assumpta Convent by kind permission of the Sisters and reception hosted by the Centre for Eastern Christianity and the Armenian community. 

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