Patristic Symposium 2010

St Gregory the Theologian or the Poetry of Theology

Convened by Rev. Dr Doru Costache and Dr Philip Kariatlis

Keynote papers by His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos, Dr Anna Silvas, FAHA (UNE, Armidale NSW) and Emeritus Professor Georgios Mantzaridis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)

Select papers from this Symposium have been published as peer reviewed journal articles in Phronema 26:2 (2011). This edition of Phronema was edited by the Symposium's convenors, and its contents can be viewed here.

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1 Sep 2010

His Eminence Archbishop STYLIANOS of Australia (keynote paper)

Spiritual Portrait of St Gregory the Theologian (35mins)

    Dr Anna M. Silvas FAHA (keynote paper)

    Expeditions to Sites Connected with Sts Basil the Great, Macrina, and Gregory the Theologian (61mins)

    Slide Presentation (3.6MB)

      8 Sep 2010

      Rev. Gerasimos Koutsouras

      Sermon to Song: Transforming St Gregory's Orations into Hymn (34mins)

        Rev Dr Doru Costache

        Seeking out the Antecedents of the Maximian Theory of Everything: St Gregory the Theologian's Oration 38.11 & 17 (47mins)

        Slide Presentation (1.5MB)

          15 Sep 2010

          Dr Margaret Beirne

          Scripture in the Works of St Gregory the Theologian (44mins)

            Mr Mario Baghos

            Working Towards an Existential Metanarrative of History in the Writings of St Gregory the Theologian (41mins)

              22 Sep 2010

              Emeritus Prof. Georgios Mantzaridis (keynote paper)

              Self-Knowledge and the Knowledge of God according to St Gregory the Theologian [in Greek] (43mins)

              Closing Remarks from His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos [in Greek and English] (6mins)

                29 Sep 2010

                Rev. Alan Galt

                Comparing Wesley's 'Christian Perfection' and Gregory's 'Theosis' (39mins)

                  Mr Anthony Papantoniou

                  Christological Insights from St Gregory the Theologian's Letters to Cledonius (37mins)

                    6 Oct 2010

                    Rev. Peter Mavrommatis

                    Beyond Rhetoric: Elements of Pedagogy in the Works of St Gregory the Theologian (33mins)

                      Dr Philip Kariatlis

                      "What then? Is the Spirit God? Certainly!" St Gregory's Teaching on the Holy Spirit as the Basis of the World's Deification (39mins)