2015 WINTER SPEAKING SCHEDULE
February 6 through 7, 2015. Dr. Christopher Veniamin, Professor of Patristics at St. Tikhon’s Seminary in Northeast Pennsylvania, will give this year’s Pre-Lenten lectures for the Washington Orthodox Clergy Association (WOCA) in Seattle WA, based on his book, The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation: “Theosis” in Scripture and Tradition, at St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church, Brier, Washington.
Professor Christopher Veniamin is a spiritual child of Elder Sophrony of Essex, holds his first degree in Theology from the University of Thessalonica (Greece), and obtained his doctorate from Oxford University, under the supervision of Metropolitan Kallistos Ware. He is the editor and translator of Saint Gregory Palamas: The Homilies (2009 and 2014), and the author of The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation: “Theosis” in Scripture and Tradition (2013, 2014 repr. ed.).
Dr. Veniamin is also the President and Founder of Mount Thabor Publishing, which was established in 2005, and has edited and published books by Archimandrite Zacharias, Professor Constantine Scouteris, and Klaus Kenneth.
Friday, February 6
6:00 PM – Vespers
7:00 – 9:00 PM – Session 1: Metanoia: Repentance in the Orthdox Church
Saturday, February 7
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Session 2: Hesychia as Preparation for the Encounter with God
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM – Lunch
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM – Session 3: Theosis – Salvation in the Writings of St. Silouan the Athonite and Elder Sophrony of Essex
3:00 PM – Q&A
PLACE & CONTACT INFO
St Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church
21236 Poplar Way
Brier, WA 98036
Contact: Fr. James Bernstein @ (425) 771-1916 or firstname.lastname@example.org