Category: Faculty and Guest Lectures
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The Inter-Council Presence: The Patriarch of Moscow's ‘Think Tank’ - A Special Lecture by Dcn. Andrei Psarev - November 9th, 2017 - 10/23/2017

The Inter-Council Presence (ICP) is a permanent consulting body whose members have been appointed by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow to draft and discuss position papers on diverse aspects of theology and praxis. Conventional wisdom suggests that Orthodox Christians in the "First World" have little to learn about the organization of Church life from the Orthodox in Russia. Explaining the history, structure, and significance of ICP, Fr. Andrei challenges the triumphalist myth of the superiority of the Orthodox in the Wwest over their Russian counterparts. 

Dr Vitaly Permiakov Lecture on Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday - 04/02/2015


Mr. John Hudanish delivers lecture on Old Believers to students of Russian Church History - 11/18/2014

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, Mr. John Hudanish met with HTOS seminarians to share highlights and insights from  more than 30 years of experience working closely with a group of Old Believers in the Wilamette Valley in the state of Oregon.  This fascinating presentation gave an unusually intimate and comprehensive view of the current state of Old Believers today, focusing on possibilites of pastoral work and reconciliation.

Archpriest Nikolai Kolyda Speaks on Temperance and Orthodoxy - 11/14/2013

On the evening of November 7, 2013, V. Rev. Nikolai Kolyada, from Vitebsk, Belarus spoke to the Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary students about temperance (alcohol abstinence).

Priest John Bartholomew Speaks on St. Nicholas of Japan - 10/17/2013

Rev. Father John Bartholomew, on a visit to Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary, spoke with the students concerning his research in preparation to publish a new book on St. Nicholas of Japan.  Having converted to Orthodoxy while in Japan, Fr. John later studied at St. Vladimir’s Seminary and wrote a thesis on St. Nicholas.

Lecture about "The Concept of a Person in Modern Orthodox Theology." - 03/14/2013

On Thursday, March 14, 2013, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary hosted a lecture on the concept of the person in Orthodox theology, presented by Alexis Torrance, D.Phil. (Oxon.), a patristics scholar and the author of a recent monograph "Repentance in Late Antiquity: Eastern Asceticism and the Framing of Christian Life" (Oxford University Press, 2012), who currently is a Research Fellow at the University of Thessaloniki (Greece).

Marriage Counseling and Pre-Marital Counseling with Archpriest Yaroslav Belikow - 03/05/2013

Father Yaroslav covers a range of sensitive topics concerning marriage and couples seeking marraige.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary Hosts a Lecture on Prison Ministry by Archpriest David Straut: “Clergy and the Incarcerated” - 02/21/2013

On February 21, 2013, Archpriest David Straut, rector of St. Elizabeth the New Martyr parish in Rocky Hill, NJ, and chaplain of Somerset County Jail, came to HTS to speak to the seminarians about one of the more sensitive and poorly-understood topics of pastoral ministry.

Protodeacon Serge Arlievsky delivers a lecture about church calendar reform - 02/07/2013

Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary presents a lecture by the Rev. Protodeacon Serge Arlievsky on the Julian Calendar:
"Shattering Orthodox Unity: Motivations behind the Calendar Reform in the Orthodox Church"


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