Saturday, February 19, 2011

Hear Kallistos Ware Speak

Metropolitan KALLISTOS Ware will be speaking at North Park Theological Seminary on February 22 and 23 at 7 pm. North Park is located in Chicago, IL and the talks will take place in Anderson Chapel, 5159 N Spaulding Ave.

On Feb. 22, the Metropolitan will speak on "Word and Silence in the Philokalia" and on the next night, "Evangelicals and Orthodox Christians." Learn more about these events here.

Kallistos Ware (born Timothy Ware on 11 September 1934) is an English bishop within the Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate and one of the best known contemporary Eastern Orthodox academic authors. From 1982 to his retirement in 2001 he held the position of Bishop of Diokleia. In 2007 he was made a metropolitan bishop. From 1966 to 2001, Ware was Spalding Lecturer of Eastern Orthodox Studies at the University of Oxford. He has authored numerous books and articles pertaining to the Orthodox Christian faith. Some of his most famous titles include The Orthodox Church and The Orthodox Way.

Don't miss this sterling opportunity to hear a contemporary Christian Father! You can also receive 3 credits for each of the Metropolitan's lectures that you attend. Simply fill out an Event worksheet for each lecture and e-mail them to me at else10(at)gmail(d0t)com. You can also receive credit for reading any of his books. E-mail me to discuss.

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