The SVS International Liturgical Symposium took place on January 29-31, 2009. It featured preeminent theologians from Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant traditions from major universities, and was held in honor of The Rt. Rev. Alexander Schmemann (d. 1983), who served as dean of St. Vladimir’s Seminary for more than twenty years. Fr. Schmemann is best known for his writings on liturgy and sacramental life, which have influenced all branches of Christianity, in the practice of worship as well as in the academic realm.
The keynote speaker was Robert F. Taft, S.J.
Other speakers include:
Read more about the Symposium here.
The symposium began with a welcome from Saint Vladimir's Chancellor, Fr. Chad Hatfield, followed by opening remarks from Dr. Paul Meyendorff and His Grace, The Rt. Rev. Maxim (Vasiljevic), Bishop of the Western Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America.
January 30, 2009 Length: 25:00