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PROFESSOR VENIAMIN GUEST SPEAKER at The 64th Annual Eastern Diocese Parish Life Conference
July 2, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
2015 Summer Speaking Schedule
July 2, 2015. Dr. Christopher Veniamin, Professor of Patristics at St. Tikhon’s Seminary in Northeast Pennsylvania, will be speaking at The 64th Annual Eastern Diocese Parish Life Conference hosted by St. John Antiochian Orthodox Church in Levittown, New York.
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.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Theosis: Salvation in the Writings of St. Silouan the Athonite and Elder Sophrony of Essex and “Hesychia” as Prerequisite for the Encounter with God