“Passion Human and Divine” is the theme of this year’s Summer School of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, which takes place from 18 - 23 July 2010 in Sidney Sussex College Cambridge.
This is the eleventh annual Summer School of the IOCS. The brochure for the summer school includes an image of the well-known icon of Christ (right) in Saint Catherine’s Monastery on Mount Sinai.
This year’s speakers include:
● Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, “Divine Passion: Does God Suffer?” and “Human Passion: Enemy or Friend?”
● Dr Sebastian Brock, “The ‘anger’ of God: some thoughts from the Syriac Fathers,” and “The passions according to John the Solitary.”
● The Revd Professor Andrew Louth, “‘May the One who suffered for us and freed us from the passions, Almighty Saviour, have mercy on us!’: Reflections on the Passion and the passions.
● The Revd Dr Nikolai Sakharov, “From Passion to Compassion. The Experience of the Saints according to St Silouan the Athonite.”
● Dr Marcus Plested, “Removing the veil: Macarius on the Passions.”
● Professor David Frost, “Blake’s Nobadaddy: The Wrath of God and the Love of Man.
The programme includes a pilgrimage to the Monastery of Saint John the Baptist, Tolleshunt Knights, Essex, for the Divine Liturgy, followed by a tour of the monastery.
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