Eastern Christian Tradition in the World Today: Dialogues, Ecumenism, Theology and Ecclesiology
Eastern Christian Tradition in the World Today: Dialogues, Ecumenism, Theology and EcclesiologyDownload iCal Event
Location: Heythrop College
This conference will seek to engage with the various modern and contemporary challenges and contexts that the Eastern Christian tradition confronts today. Speakers will address the situation of Christianity in the Middle East; Ecumenical relations between the Eastern and Western churches; the Eastern Catholic churches – the question of mission and ecclesial identity; Armenian and Syriac Christian traditions.
The Conference will also be an occasion to celebrate the recent publication of Christianity in North Africa and West Asia (Edinburgh University Press 2018) with a special panel session, which will include the Editors and several of the contributors who are associated with The Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, University of London.
Sebastian Brock: The Syriac Tradition and East-West Christian Ecumenism
Erica Hunter: Christianity and Muslim-Christian relations in Syria Today: reflections on a recent visit
Hratch Tchilingiran: Christianity in the Middle East – challenges and contexts
The full programme is available to download here.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The conference is free to attend but please book online, for catering purposes.
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