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Montreal Institute of Orthodox Theology / Institut de théologie orthodoxe de Montréal Colloquium 2017

Colloquium on Reflections after the Great Council of the Orthodox Church in Crete in 2016

Montreal Institute of Orthodox TheologyThe 17th Annual Colloquium of the Montreal Institute of Orthodox Theology, in collaboration with the Faculté de théologie et de sciences religieuses of Université Laval was held at the Sign of the Theotokos Orthodox Church in Montreal (Quebec) on April 29, 2017. 

The Orthodox School of Theology at Trinity College is pleased to collaborate with our sister institution in Montreal in making available the papers delivered at this colloquium.

The invited guest speaker was His Grace Maxim (Vasiljević) of Hum, Bishop of Western America of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America. Bishop Maxim participated in the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church held in Crete in June 2016, and is the author of the book Diary of the Council (Alhambra CA: Sebastian Press, 2016). The general subject of his presentation was “Conciliarity in Church History and Today,” delivered in two sessions, the first entitled “Conciliarity in Church History and a Misapprehended Synodality,” and the second “Authority of the Councils and Conciliarity Today.” In the pdf file below, both are consolidated into one document.

Dr Paul Ladouceur teaches in the Montreal Institute of Orthodox Theology/Faculté de théologie et de sciences religieuses of Université Laval, and at the Orthodox School of Theology at Trinity College (Toronto School of Theology, University of Toronto). His talk, delivered in French, was entitled “Le Néo-traditionalisme orthodoxe et le Saint et Grand Concile de 2016.” This talk is based on his longer paper “Neo-Traditionalism in Contemporary Orthodoxy,” delivered at the Conference of the Orthodox Theological Society in America on “Crete 2016: Post-Conciliar Reflections,” held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary (Brookline MA), September 29 to October 1, 2016. Both the Montreal and the Boston papers are available in the PDF links below.

Dr Andreas Andreopoulos is Reader in Orthodox Christianity at the University of Winchester in England. His paper at the Montreal Colloquium was entitled “In Conversation with Christos Yannaras: A Critical View of the Council of Crete.”

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Papers

Bishop Maxim Vasiljević

“Conciliarity in Church History and Today”

Bishop Maxim

Dr Paul Ladouceur

“Le Néo-traditionalisme orthodoxe et le Saint et Grand Concile de 2016"
Based on a longer paper in English on Academia.edu: “Neo-Traditionalism in Contemporary Orthodoxy” (October 2016)

Paul Ladouceur

Dr Andreas Andreopoulos

“In Conversation with Christos Yannaras: A Critical View of the Council of Crete”

Andreas Andreopoulos