Friday, February 20, 2015

Christianity in the Middle East: present challenges and future possibilities

The Centre for Eastern Christianity,
Heythrop College, University of London
Jointly convened by the British Trust for Tantur
Saturday 28th February 2015 



Christianity in the Middle East: present challenges and future possibilities
10.30 arrivals and coffee and registration
11.00: Bishop Antoine Audo SJ Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo, Syria:
Christianity in the Middle East: Present Challenges and Future Possibilities read through the Experience of Syria
Response by Dr Suha Rassam
11.45:  Mariz Tadros University of Sussex
Coptic Christianity in Egypt Today
1.00-1.45  Lunch break  (bring your own packed lunch, hot drinks provided)
1.45:  Revd Vrej Nersessian (Former Curator of Eastern Christian Collection The British Library):
The Armenian Christian Tradition: history, theology and ecclesiology
2.45:  Anthony O’Mahony (Heythrop College, University of London):
Christian Ecumenism in the Middle East past, present and future challenges to the Global Church
3.30  Any questions panel with the speakers
4.15     Depart


Saturday 28th February 2015 at University of Notre Dame London – Centre 1 Suffok Street, London SW1Y 4HG (off Trafalgar Square).

All are welcome: For practical planning we need people to fill in an application form and return with £5 cheque made out to The British Trust for Tantur and sent to the Right Revd John Went, The Rectory, Latimer, Chesham, Bucks HP5 1UA. [http://www.tanturbritishtrust.org.uk/2015/01/conference-invitation-christianity-middle-east-present-challenges-future-possibilities/]

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