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Bishop Atanasije in Western American Diocese

Theme: The Truths of the Gospel in the life of the Church and of the Christians in the Church

Dr. Christos Yannaras Lectures on What Orthodoxy can Offer America at Chicago Cathedral

Eminent Orthodox Christian theologian, philosopher, and author Professor Dr. Christos Yannaras of Athens, Greece, lectured on the theme: "What Orthodoxy Can Offer American Society," on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago.

Renowned Orthodox Theologian and Philosopher to Visit the Western American Diocese

Renowned Orthodox theologian, professor, and philosopher Dr. Christos Yannaras of Athens, Greece, will arrive in New York on September 12th and will travel throughtout the Western American Diocese, Sept. 16-24, 2010

Professor Christos YannarasDr. Yannaras, author of more than 30 books and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens, "has been for several decades one of the most prolific, original, and contemporary Orthodox writers in Greece... [and] perhaps one of the most significant Christian philosophers in Europe," according to Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury.

Renowned Orthodox Theologian And Philosopher To Speak At Chicago Cathedral

Renowned Orthodox theologian, professor, and philosopher Dr. Christos Yannaras of Athens, Greece, will speak to parishioners and guests of Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, Illinois, on Saturday, September 25th, 2010, as part of a week of events celebrating the blessing of the Cathedral frescos.

Dr. Yannaras, author of more than 30 books and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens, "has been for several decades one of the most prolific, original, and contemporary Orthodox writers in Greece... [and] perhaps one of the most significant Christian philosophers in Europe," according to Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury.

European theology faculties warn of shift to religious studies

Representatives of European theological faculties and church theological institutes have warned against universities dropping the teaching of theology in favour of religious studies that are seen as a more general approach.

"Theology has a major role to play within the university by countering stereotypes, demonstrating ways of dealing with religious conflict, and working out its own unique specificity in dialogue with other disciplines," said Orthodox Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, the president of the Conference of European Churches.