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2016 Opening Doxology Service

On Thursday 18 February 2016, St Andrew’s Theological College commenced its thirty-first academic year with its annual Doxology Service in the College Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian. The service was officiated by the Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, together with the Sub-Dean, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias.

SCD's Second Wellbeing Conference

The Sydney College of Divinity (SCD) organises its second conference on the theme of wellbeing on 22-23 July 2016. The full name of the conference is Justice, Mercy and Social Wellbeing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. It is being convened by Professor James Harrison, SCD's Director of Research.

Professor Johannes Zachhuber Will Lecture at St Andrew's

St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College proudly announces the visit of noted scholar Professor Johannes Zachhuber from the University of Oxford.

Science and Orthodoxy around the World

An important international venture has recently been initiated, the program Science and Orthodoxy around the World

Public Seminar: Christian Perspectives on the Environment

After his first visit, in 2014, the esteemed friend of St Andrew's, Professor Jonathan Wooding (Sir Warwick Fairfax Professor of Celtic Studies, The University of Sydney) returns to the College this semester. Prof. Wooding will offer the main address of a seminar hosted by the College entitled Christian Perspectives on the Environment.

A Note of Thanks to the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies

We wish to thank the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies for sharing information on our upcoming Patristic Symposium via its website.

The Australian Association for Byzantine Studies is a non-profit organisation that aims to foster links between scholars, students and laypersons within Australia and New Zealand interested in Byzantium and related fields.

Conference Papers

Two faculty members of St Andrew's offered papers at the eleventh conference of the Australian Early Medieval Association, held at the University of Sydney on 11 & 12 February 2016.

Professional Development Seminar for School Teachers and Staff (2016)

On Wednesday 27 January 2016, St Andrew’s hosted its third annual professional development day for the teachers and staff of the Greek Orthodox co-education private schools in Sydney: St Spyridon College (Kingsford), All Saints Grammar (Belmore) and St Euphemia College (Bankstown). In front of an audience of 200 people, the event was opened by the College’s Sub-Dean, His Grace Bishop Seraphim of Apollonias.

Report on Scholars' Meeting at the Phanar by Dr Philip Kariatlis

On 4 and 5 January 2016, Dr Philip Kariatlis (Academic Director, Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology) attended the Scholars’ Meeting held at the Venerable Centre of the Phanar by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. 

Click here to download his report on the event.

Call for Papers

The conveners, Professor James Harrison, Protopresbyter Dr Doru Costache, Dr Adam Cooper and Dr Mario Baghos, have released the call for papers for the seventh St Andrew's Patristic Symposium, to be held within the premises of the College on 23-24 September 2016. The conference will focus on the personality and contributions of Saint John Chrysostom.

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