Eastern Christian Tradition in the World Today

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 Dialogues, Ecumenism, Theology and Ecclesiology

The conference will seek to engage with the various modern and contemporary challenges and contexts that the Eastern Christian tradition confronts today. Speakers will address the situation of Christianity in the Middle East; Ecumenical relations between the Eastern and Western churches; the Eastern Catholic churches - the question of mission and ecclesial identity; Armenian and Syriac Christian traditions.

The Conference will also be an occasion to celebrate the recent publication of Christianity in North Africa and West Asia (Edinburgh: University Press, 2018) with special panel sessions that will include the Editors and several of the contributors who are associated with The Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, University of London.

Keynote Lectures

Hratch Tchilingiran: Christianity in the Middle East – challenges and contexts

Sebastian Brock: The Syriac Tradition and East-West Christian Ecumenism

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Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The conference is free to attend but please book online, for catering purposes.


Stefanie Hugh-Donovan at s.hugh-donovan@heythrop.ac.uk
John Flannery at j.flannery@heythrop.ac.uk
Anthony O’Mahony at a.omahony@heythrop.ac.uk

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 10:30 to Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 17:00
Heythrop College, University of London
23 Kensington Square
W8 5HN
United Kingdom