Friday, April 26, 2013

A Conference Dedicated to Christos Yannaras: Philosophy, Theology, Culture

The Orthodox Theological Research Forum (O.T.R.F.) will this year focus on the work of the important contemporary Greek theologian, philosopher and writer, Christos Yannaras. A number of significant international Church leaders and scholars have been invited to honour this important figure. The subject matter of the conference will be divided into three main themes – philosophy, theology and culture, in order to address areas in which Christos Yannaras has made a significant contribution.

The conference will also include a musical offertory, written and performed by the Greek composer, Dionysios Savvopoulos, in honour of Christos Yannaras. Other speakers will include Archbishop Anastasios of Albania (in absentia), Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia, Metropolitan Kyrillos of Abydos, Revd. Dr Andreas Andreopoulos, Dr Evaggelos Batzis, Revd. Prof John Behr, Dr Peter Bouteneff, Prof Konstantinos Delikonstantis, Dr Evaggelia Grigoropoulou. Prof John Hadjinicolaou, Revd. Prof Nikolaos Loudovikos, Revd. Prof Andrew Louth, Prof Neil Messer, Dr Aristotle Papanikolaou, Revd Dr Daniel Payne, Dr Norman Russell, Dr Elena Draghici-Vasilescu, and others.
Also, during the conference there will be morning and evening services within the chapel at St. Edmunds Hall, Oxford University. For more information and bookings (before the 31st of May 2013) please visit the O.T.R.F. site,

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