Sofia, septembrie 2013

4th International Symposium of Orthodox Dogmatic Theology

Sofia,

22-25 september, 2013

Dogma and Terminology in the Orthodox Tradition Today

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SUNDAY, September 22

Oval Hall, University of Sofia, Northern Building, 2nd floor

16.00-17.00  Registration

17.00-18.00  Opening Greeting from His Beatitude Neophyte Patriarch of Bulgaria

Greeting from the Rector of University of Sofia Ivan Ilchev

Greeting from the President of IAODT Prof. Fr. Ioan Tulcan

Session I (Oval Hall, 2nd floor): Language and Dogma

Moderator: Rev. Ioan Tulcan

18.00-18.20  His Eminence Ignatie Metropolitan of Braničevo (University of Belgrade): The Question of the Development of Doctrine

18.20-18.40  His Eminence Kyrillos (Katerelos) Bishop of Abydos (National and Capodistrian University of Athens): Experience of Truth and Language

18.40-19.00  George Martzelos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki): The Origin of the Dyophysite Formula in the Definition of Chalcedon

19.00-19.45  Discussion

20.00           Dinner in “O,Shipka” Restaurant, “O, Shipka” 11 str.

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MONDAY, September 23

Session II, Section A (Oval Hall, 2nd floor): Problems of the Christological Dogma

Moderator: Michel Stavrou

9.00-9.20      Ștefan Buchiu (University of Bucharest): Semnificația teologică a termenului Theotokos în Dogmatica Ortodoxă actuală

9.20-9.40      George D. Panagopoulos (Ecclesiastical Academy of Ioannina): The Faith of Nicaea and the Council of Chalcedon according to Codex Encyclius (457)

9.40-10.00    Rev. Porphyry (Georgi) (University of Balamand): The Christological Foundation of Spiritual Life according to St. Gregory Palamas

10.00-10.45  Discussion

10.45-11.00  Break

Session III, Section A (Oval Hall, 2nd floor): Dogma and Terminology within the Romanian context

Moderator: Marian Stoyadinov

11.00-11.20  Valer Bel (University of Cluj-Napoca “Babeş-Boylai”): Dogmele ca expresie doctrinară a planului de mântuire revelat și realizat de Dumnezeu în Hristos și extins și fructificat prin Biserică, în viziunea Părintelui Dumitru Staniloae

11.20-11.40  Cristian Sonea (University of Cluj-Napoca “Babeş-Boylai”): Teologie și teologii. Ambivalența și limitele limbajului în istorie

11.40-12.00  Cristinel Ioja (University of Arad “Aurel Vlaicu”): The Problem of Contemporary Reception of Church Dogmas

12.00-12.45  Discussion

13.00            Lunch in “O, Shipka” Restaurant“, 11 str.

Session IV, Section A (Oval Hall, 2nd floor): Dogma and Terminology within the Bulgarian context

Moderator: Rev. Valer Bel

15.00-15.20  Marian Stoyadinov (Univeristy of Veliko Tyrnovo): Δόγμα and Κήρυγμα in the Modern Context of Total Publicity

15.20-15.40  Dimo Penkov (University of Sofia): Orthodox Dogma and Spiritual Experience of the Church

15.40-16.00  Emil Traychev (University of Sofia): Some Notes on the Place of the New Testament Studies in the Modern Orthodox Theology

16.00-16.45  Discussion

16.45-17.00  Break

Session V, Section A (Oval Hall, 2nd floor): Philosophical Terminology and Dogma

Moderator: Lyubomir Tenekedziev

17.00-17.20  Kalin Yanakiev (University of Sofia): Conception of Catholicity of the Church in the Contemporary Theological Debate

17.20-17.40  Svilen Toutekov (University of Veliko Tyrnovo): Contemporary Theological Theory of Personality and the Ecclesiology of Language

17.40-18.00  Stavros Yangazoglou (Hellenic Open University of Patra): Dogma as Juridical Perception and Interpretive Process. The Terminology of the Doctrine as a Basis for the Interpretation of the Meaning of Faith

18.00-18.20  Georgi Kapriev (University of Sofia): Individual and Nature, Hypostasis and Person

18.20-19.05  Discussion

20.00           Dinner in “O, Shipka” Restaurant, “O, Shipka” 11 str.

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MONDAY, September 23

Session II, Section B – in English (Hall 1 of the Rectorate):

Revelation and Language

Moderator: Peter Bouteneff

9.00-9.20      Nicolae Moșoiu (University of Sibiu “Lucian Blaga”): God – language: an Orthodox Perspective

9.20-9.40      Adrian Niculcea (University of Constanţa “Ovidius”): The Apocalyptical nature of Christian Dogma

9.40-10.00    Nikolaos Asproulis (Theological Academy of Volos): Revelation, Dogma and Theological Terminology in Georges Florovsky and John Zizioulas

10.00-10.45  Discussion

10.45-11.00  Break          

Session III, Section B – in English (Hall 1 of the Rectorate): Modern reception of conciliar terminology

Moderator: Adrian Niculcea

11.00-11.20  Peter Mikhaylov (St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Humanitarian University of Moscow): The Frames of Possible Development of Doctrine: Before and after Nicaea

11.20-11.40  Pantelis Kalaitzidis (Theological Academy of Volos): The Issue of the ‘Dogmatic Development’ in Contemporary Orthodox Theology

11.40-12.00  Alexey Fokin (The Philosophical Institute of Moscow): Divergences between Greek and Latin Trinitarian Terminology

12.00-12.45  Discussion

13.00            Lunch in “O, Shipka” Restaurant, “O, Shipka” 11 str.

Session IV, Section B – in English (Hall 1 of the Rectorate):

Problems of theological methodology

Moderator: Rev. Nicolae Răzvan Stan

15.00-15.20  Despina D. Prassas (Providence College, Rhode Island): Gregory of Nyssa’s Letter to Ablabius

15.20-15.40  Rev. Nikolaos Loudovikos (University Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki): Towards a New Understanding of Personalistic Terminology in Orthodox Theology?

15.40-16.00  Ivan Christov (University of Sofia): Phenomenological Perspective in the Modern Interpretation of St. Gregory Palamas

16.00-16.45  Discussion

16.45-17.00  Break

Session V, Section B – in English (Hall 1 of the Rectorate):

Dogmatic Insights of the 20th century

Moderator: Despina D. Prassas

17.00-17.20  Rev. Nicolae Răzvan Stan (University of Craiova): The Meaning of Dogma and Development of Doctrine in Father Dumitru Staniloae’s Theology

17.20-17.40  Christoph Schneider (Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies Cambridge): The Three Dimensions of Dogma: Orthodox Reflections on G.A. Lindbeck’s „The Nature of Doctrine”

17.40-18.00  Ciprian Toroczkai (University “Andrei Şaguna”): Confession and/or Dogma, a Romanian Orthodox Point of View

18.00-18.20  Stoyan Tanev (University of Southern Denmark, Odense): Theology and Science – Possibilities for Terminological Enrichment

18.20-19.05  Discussion

20.00           Dinner in “O, Shipka” Restaurant, “O, Shipka” 11 str.

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Tuesday, September 24

Session VI (Oval Hall, 2nd floor): Dogma and Historical context

Moderators: Pantelis Kalaitzidis

9.00-9.20      Marina Kolovopoulou (National and Capodistrian University of Athens): Εὔλογος σιωπή and ἔνθεος λόγος: The Provocative Character of Theological Speech

9.20-9.40      Pavel Pavlov (University of Sofia): Academic Theology and Orthodox Spirituality in the Correspondence between N. Glubokovsky and Fr. G. Florovsky

9.40-10.00    Ion Marian Croitoru (Univeristy of Valahia, Τârgoviște): Problematizări privind dezvoltarea învăţăturii dogmatice în lumea ortodoxă contemporană

10.00-10.20  Nikolaos Xionis (National and Capodistrian University of Athens): Historical Character of Dogma

10.20-10.35  Break

10.35-12.35  Discussion and Final Document

13.00            Lunch in “O, Shipka” Restaurant

14.30           Visit to Ancient Christian Catacombs under the Church of St. Sophia

15.00         Departure for Monastery of Rila (a bus will wait at the Cathedral of “St. Alexander” near by the University of Sofia); Evening service

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Wednesday, September 25

Returning to Sofia about 13.00 o’clock (the bus has two stops: Sofia Airport and Sofia Downtown). Departure

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