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Closing Reception

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

Join us in celebration of the remarkable exhibition, "Sacred Garments: Orthodox Christian Vestments from Around the World", curated by Lydia Webster. Co-sponsored by the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute at the Graduate Theological Union and the Museum Studies Program at the University of San Francisco. Live music and refreshements will be provided. This is also a great chance to meet our guest curator Lydia and ask more in depth questions about her background and museum experience.

Located in CARe's Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley.

Keeping the Tradition Alive: An interview with the “Opinionated Tailor”

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 5:00pm

Want to learn more about the fascinating and colorful world of liturgical vesture? Come to the gallery and chat with Khouria Krista West, an ecclesiastical tailor of Eastern Orthodox vestments based in Portland, Orgeon. Committeed to continuing the millennia-old tradition of high-quality vestments into the 21st century, Kh. Krista will be joining us remotely from her tailor's workshop, giving a behind-the-scenes tour of the space in which moden vestments are still hand-crafted to this day.

Join us in CARe's Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley.

Phenomenology of Religious Experience Conference at PAOI

Friday, November 4, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, November 5, 2016 (All day)

Metropolitan Nikitas Lulias

Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute
Director of Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute

At GTU since 2007

"Exploring Icons: From Veneration to Preservation" Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education is hosting this panel discussion.

5:00-7:00pm.     Light refreshments provided.

Panelists include:

·         His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas, Director, Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute

·         Dr. Rossitza Schroeder, CARE/PSR Assistant Professor of Art & Religion, and Doug Adams Gallery Guest Curator

·         Elisabeth Cornu, Art Conservator

Lecture by Dr. Christopher Veniamin at PAOI

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 7:30pm

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 Ascetics of War: The Undoing and Redoing of Virtue

Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 7:00pm

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 9, 2013, 7pm:  The Ascetics of War: The Undoing and Redoing of Virtue at the Valley Life Sciences Building, Room 2060, University of California, Berkeley. 

Tuesday evening, this will be further explored using modern warfare as the focus.

 

Orthodox Liberalism: The Politics of Divine-Human Communion

Monday, April 8, 2013 - 7:00pm

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.

 

John Klentos

John KlentosGraduate Theological Union
Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute
Associate Professor of Eastern Orthodox Christian Studies
Core Doctoral Faculty

At GTU since 1999

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