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Announcement: International Symposium “Orthodox Christianity & Contemporary Problems: The Challenges of Technology” Saturday November 19th, 2016

Orthodox Metropolis of Korea

한국정교회 43, Mapo-daero, 18-gil,

 Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea Tel: +82 2-362-6371

Email:  [email protected]

Announcement:

International Symposium

“Orthodox Christianity & Contemporary Problems:

The Challenges of Technology”

November 19, 2016

 

The Orthodox Metropolis of Korea is pleased to announce the hosting of “Orthodox Christianity & Contemporary Problems: The Challenges of Technology” International Symposium, which will be held on Saturday November 19th, at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Seoul. The Symposium aims at offering insight from distinct scholars of our Orthodox Church on how Technology becomes challenging and conflicting with our life and Faith.

Held under the auspices and blessings of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew,

the International Symposium will include a series of lectures on the following topics:

 

“Transhumanism versus Theosis: Two Approaches to Transcendence”

by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas (Hatzinikolaou) of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki, Church of Greece

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“Technology, Addiction, and Korean Society”

by Protopresbyter Fr. Daniel Na, St. Paul’s Orthodox Church (Incheon, Republic of Korea)

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““Technology and Reflections on Personhood”

by Dr. Gayle Woloschak,  Prof. of Radiology and Biology, Northwestern Univ., Feinberg School of Medicine (U.S.A.)

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“Masters & Possessors of Nature & Death: An Orthodox Response to Descartes’ Project”

By Rev. Deacon Dr. Perry Hamalis, Professor of Religion, North Central College (U.S.A.)

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We kindly invite everyone to attend this International Symposium and we hope it will be interesting and useful to all participants.

 

For more information, please contact our Office at 02-362-6371 or email us at [email protected].

 

Your participation will be a source of great joy for us! Click here for the official poster.

 

 

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