Trinity College

Trinity College Symposium: Healing Chalcedon

Saturday 17 October, 9am - 4.30pm

The Quest for Restored Communion Between the Eastern Orthodox
 and the Oriental Orthodox Churches 25 Years After the Agreed Statements

Commemorating Bishop Henry Hill (+ 2006)
Devoted friend of Orthodox Christianity

Saturday 17 October 2015, 9am to 4.30pm
George Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College, Toronto

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Please note: we apologise that the videos below all have less than perfect sound quality owing to a problem with the audio feed from the theatre's sound system.

Preface: Rev Daniel Graves, ThM Candidate, Trinity College: Why is it appropriate to dedicate a symposium on Byzantine/Oriental relations to Bishop Henry Hill?

Keynote speaker: Rev Canon Dr Alyson Barnett-Cowan, President of the Canadian Council of Churches: Anglicans and the ‘table of Orthodox dialogue’

Prof Richard Schneider, Trinity College and St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary: An Eastern Orthodox perspective

Brother Deacon Antonios the Shenoudian, Coptic Monastery of St Shenouda: An Oriental Orthodox perspective

Dr Daniel Opperwall, Trinity College: Modern dialogue between the Eastern
 Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches

Dr Paul Ladouceur, Trinity College and Université Laval: Eastern Orthodox critiques of the agreed statements


Rev Ammonius Guirguis: Ecumenism at the grassroots: Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox
 collaboration in the Middle East and Africa

Rev Dr Mebratu Kiros Gebru, Trinity College: Miaphysite christology in light of the agreed christological statements

Dr Jesse Billett, Trinity College: Liturgical convergence as a path to Christian unity?