Conveners: Revd Dr Doru Costache and Dr Philip Kariatlis
PATRISTIC SYMPOSIUM 2013
|SYMPOSIUM 2013 FLYER|
Title: St Cyril, Bishop of Alexandria: Exegete, Politician, or Pastor?
Bio: Professor Pauline Allen FAHA was educated in Australia, Belgium and UK (Oxford). She is a Stipendiatin of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. The foundation Director of the Centre for Early Christian Studies at Australian Catholic University, she is also Research Associate in the Department of Ancient Languages at the University of Pretoria. She is the former President of the International Association of Patristic Studies, and co-founder (with Professor Shinro Kato, Tokyo) of the Asia-Pacific Society for Early Christian Studies. Publications include books on John Chrysostom, Severus of Antioch, Evagrius Scholasticus, Sophronius of Jerusalem, and Maximus the Confessor; research interests concentrate on such topics as early Christian letter-writing, homilies, poverty, Greek text editions, and late-antique episcopal crisis management.
Title: The Encounter between Christianity and Paganism in St Cyril of Alexandria's Against Julian.
Bio: David Bradshaw is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (USA). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas/Austin in 1996 with a specialization in ancient Greek philosophy. He is the author of Aristotle East and West: Metaphysics and the Division of Christendom (Cambridge UP, 2004), a study of the differences in metaphysics and natural theology between the eastern and western Christian traditions. He has also authored numerous articles on this and related topics, among them "The Concept of the Divine Energies" (Philosophy and Theology), "Time and Eternity in the Greek Fathers" (The Thomist), "The Mind and the Heart in the Christian East and West" (Faith and Philosophy), and "Divine Freedom: The Greek Fathers and the Modern Debate" (Philosophical Theology and the Christian Tradition: Russian and Western Perspectives).
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Proceedings from the symposium will be published in a monograph edition of Phronema, and a collective volume, Saint Athanasius and the Alexandrian Tradition (2015).