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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All discussions to be held in the Maliotis Cultural Center.
Program Subject to change.


Thursday, October 3, 2002

Registration

Vespers

Dinner

Welcome and Remarks
Rev. Fr. Nicholas C. Triantafilou, President,
Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek
Orthodox School of Theology

Keynote Address
The Orthodox Church in a Pluaralistic World
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of
America, Lic. Th., Th.D., Ph. D.

Reception


Friday, October 4, 2002

Matins

Breakfast

Session I: Globalization and Religion

"Globalization and Religion"
Richard Falk, Albert G. Milbank Professor of
International Law and Practice,
Princeton University

"Christianity in a Global World"
Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Clapsis, Dean,
Associate Professor of Systematic Theology,
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of
Theology

"Orthodox Christianity, Democracy and
Multiple Modernities"

Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou, Associate Director,
Institute on Religion and World Affairs,
Boston University

Break

Discussion

Lunch

Session II: Orthodoxy's Interaction with the
Modern World

"The Witness of the Ecumenical Patriarchate
in a Pluralistic and Conflictual World"

Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

"Human Rights and Responsibilities in a
Pluralistic World"

David Little, T.J. Dermot Dunphy Professor
of the Practice in Religion, Ethnicity and
International Conflict and Director of the
Center for the Study of Values in Public Life,
Harvard Divinity School

Break

"Human Rights and the Orthodox Church"
Christos Yannaras, Professor, Panteion
University, Greece

"Christian Churches and the Plurality of
Religious Communities"

Diana Eck, Professor of Comparative Religion
and Indian Studies, Harvard University
and Director of Pluralism Project

Discussion

Vespers

Dinner

An Evening Address: Christianity in Conflict
"Violence and Religion in Pluralistic
Societies"

Dr. Konrad Raiser
General Secretary of the
World Council of Churches

Response - Rev. Dr. Stanley Harakas,
Archbishop Iakovos Professor of Orthodox
Theology, Emeritus, Holy Cross Greek
Orthodox School of Theology


Saturday, October 5, 2002

Matins

Breakfast

Session III: Pluralism, Forgiveness and
Reconciliation

"The Universal Claims of Orthodoxy and the
Particularity of its Witness in a Pluralistic
World"

Professor Petros Vassiliadis
University of Thessalonike

"Ethnicity, Nationalism and Religion"
Grand Propresbiter of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Break

"Ethnic Conflicts and the Orthodox Churches:
A Panel Discussion"

  • Rev. Dr. Thomas FitzGerald, Professor of
    Church History and Historical Theology,
    Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of
    Theology

  • Prof. Pashcalis M. Kitromilides
    University of Athens
    Director of Neohellenic Research
    National Institute of Research, Greece

  • Rev. Kwame Labi, Community and Justice in
    Mission, World Council of Churches

  • Metropolitan John (Pelushi) of Korca, Albania

Discussion

Lunch

"Orthodox Spirituality and Social Activism"
Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis
Professor of Theology, Hellenic College/
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

"Chrisitan Mission in a Pluralistic World"
Christopher Duraisingh, Otis Charles
Professor in Applied Theology, Episcopal
Divinity School

"Reconciliation and Forgiveness in Christian
Theology"

Rodney L. Petersen, Executive Director,
Boston Theological Institute

Break

Discussion

Great Vespers

Reception and Dinner


All discussions to be held in the Maliotis Cultural Center.
Program Subject to change.