St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Education Day = Book day!

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SAVE THE DATE! Orthodox Education Day 2012 Focuses on Writings of Tolkien and Lewis & The Hunger Games!

Date:

October 6, 2012

Save the date of Saturday, October 6, 2012, for our annual Open House, Orthodox Education Day (OED). This year’s theme will be “Inklings of Glory: Godward Journeys with Lewis and Tolkien,” and features of the day will include:
  • Lecture by Priest Andrew Cuneo (SVOTS alumnus ’10), the first Oxford University scholar ever to receive a doctoral degree on C.S. Lewis, and currently the founding priest of St. Katherine of Alexandria Orthodox Mission in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
  • Book Study for your parish book clubs or personal interest! Father Andrew Cuneo, an expert on the writings and thought of C.S. Lewis will lead a discussion on the book The Abolition of Man; please bring your book and thinking caps!
  • Lecture by Dr. Christopher Mitchell, director of the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College, which houses a major research collection by and about seven British authors, including J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. View a lecture by Dr. Mitchell, “Lewis and Tolkien: Scholars and Friends,” here.
  • Young People’s Workshop by Dr. Kate Behr, professor of English at Concordia College, on the book and movie sensation: “The Hunger Games.”
  • Weeping Icon of St. Anna from St. Tikhon’s Monastery displayed for public veneration
  • Early morning Divine Liturgy and mid-day Akathist service
  • Seminary library display of icons from the British Isles
  • Sacred music choral performance
  • Traditional national dance—including a champion Irish step dancer!
  • Variety of ethnic foods

 

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