KNOWING THE PURPOSE OF EVERYTHING THROUGH THE POWER OF THE RESURRECTION
The Department of Patristic Studies of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade in Serbia, in collaboration with the Orthodox Christian Studies Program of Fordham University, is organizing an International Symposium on Saint Maximus the Confessor in Belgrade, October 18-21, 2012, commemorating the 1350th year since his repose in 662.
The goal of the symposium is to highlight those elements and aspects of Saint Maximus's teaching that are relevant for our time, especially the theological, philosophical, psychological and other questions it raises.
A number of areas present themselves as interesting foci for the conference: theology, anthropology, hermeneutics, philosophy, science, eschatology, human physis, freedom, otherness, person, gender, psychology, biology, cosmology, physics, modern and ancient philosophy.
Featured Speakers: Demetrios Barthrelos, Grigory Benevich, Calinic Berger, Paul Blowers, David Bradshaw, Adam Cooper, Brian Daley, Bishop Atanasije (Jevtić), Joshua Lollar, Andrew Louth, Maximos of Simonopetra, Pascal Mueller-Jourdan, Bishop Ignatije (Midić), John Panteleimon Manoussakis, Alexei Nesteruk, George Parsenios, Torstein Tollefsen, Athanasios, Vletsis, Aristotle Papanikolau, Fr Philipp Gabriel Renczes, George Varvatsoulias, Bishop Maksim (Vasiljević), Christos Yannaras, Metropolitan John (Zizioulas).