The Climacus Conference 2012

The Climacus Conference 2012

February 2012 9 episodes

From February 24th through the 25th, St. Michael Orthodox Church in Louisville, Kentucky, hosted the 2012 Climacus Conference of Thoughtful Ascent. This year’s gathering was titled “Byzantium: You Are Not Forgotten” and featured lectures on Byzantine history, culture, theology, and iconography. Speakers included William Weber, Dr. Kiriacos Markides, Molly Sabourin, Dr. David Bradshaw, Joseph Steineger, Fr. Joshua Lollar, Jennie Gelles, and Dr. Daniel Larison.


Episodes

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Feb 27, 2012

Pilgrimages to the Heart of Eastern Orthodox Christianity: A Picture Presentation

Dr. Kyriacos Markides is a professor of Sociology at the University of Maine and the author of The Mountain of Silence and Gifts of the Desert.

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Feb 27, 2012

Byzantine Orthodoxy and the Heresiology of Sophronios’s Synodical Letter

Dr. Daniel Larison has a Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago and is the Senior Editor of The American Conservative.

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37:08
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Feb 27, 2012

Exploring Byzantine Iconography

Jennie Gelles is an artist and iconographer living in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Feb 27, 2012

The Eternity of the World in Early Byzantine Thought: Maximus and His Predecessors

Rev. Dr. Joshua Lollar is the priest at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Lawrence, Kansas, and a lecturer in religion at the University of Kansas.

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38:23
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Feb 27, 2012

A Reflection on Science in Byzantine Theology

Joseph Steineger is a philosopher-in-training at the University of Chicago, working in the fields of philosophy of religion and metaphysics.

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24:54
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Feb 27, 2012

The Cappadocian Fathers: Founders of Byzantine Thought

Dr. David Bradshaw is the Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Kentucky.

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30:21
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Feb 27, 2012

When Past Meets Present: Why Looking Back at Church History Is Essential for My Faith Today

Molly Sabourin has a regular podcast on Ancient Faith Radio and is the author of Close to Home: One Orthodox Mother's Quest for Patience, Peace, and Perseverance.

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22:48
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Feb 27, 2012

The Mystical Spirituality of Byzantine Christianity

Dr. Kyriacos Markides is a professor of Sociology at the University of Maine and the author of The Mountain of Silence and Gifts of the Desert.

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Feb 27, 2012

Byzantium: East Christian Rome and Orthodox Bridge

William Weber has a master's degree in history, was the provost of Rose Hill College, and is currently a professor of Social Studies.

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53:28
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