Dr. Christopher Veniamin, a prominent Orthodox Patristics scholar, will give a public lecture at the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute on Tuesday, February 10 at 7:30pm, entitled "Theosis: The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation in St. Silouan the Athonite and Elder Sophrony of Essex." The evening will start at 6:00pm with the Divine Liturgy in the PAOI chapel, followed by dinner before the lecture begins at 7:30pm.
The Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute presents the Manolis Distinguished Lecture for 2013: The Ethics of Theosis – Two lectures by Dr. Aristotle Papanikolaou of Fordham University.
April 8, 2013, 7pm: Orthodox Liberalism: The Politics of Divine-Human Communion at the Dennison Refectory, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA 94709. Reception to follow.
Monday evening, Dr. Papanikolaou will explore the general issue of the political implications of an Orthodox Christian mindset.