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Eastern Christian Tradition in the World Today: Dialogues, Ecumenism, Theology and Ecclesiology

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Eastern Christian Tradition in the World Today: Dialogues, Ecumenism, Theology and Ecclesiology

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Event date: Monday 18th June, 10:30am to Tuesday 19th June, 5:30pm

Location: Heythrop College

1800593205_e777f1856e_b_0.jpgThis 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.

Keynote Lectures

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.


Organisers

Stefanie Hugh-Donovan at s.hugh-donovan@heythrop.ac.uk
John Flannery at j.flannery@heythrop.ac.uk
Anthony O’Mahony at a.omahony@heythrop.ac.uk



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Contact Name: Stefanie Hugh-Donovan
Contact Email: s.hugh-donovan@heythrop.ac.uk