Lecture #1 - The Apostolic Origins of the Orthodox Mind
Lecture #2 - The Deterioration of the Apostolic Mind in Western Europe
Lecture #3 - The Renewing of the Mind Through the Life of Repentance
Lecture #4 - The Deification of the Mind By the Light of Christ
Lecture #5 - Contemporary Dangers Threatening the Orthodox Mind and Life
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Meet Our Speakers
Father Alexis Torrance
Fr Alexis Torrance is an Orthodox priest and the Archbishop Demetrios Associate Professor of Byzantine Theology at the University of Notre Dame, where he has taught since 2014. He has published widely in the fields of patristics, Byzantine Christianity, and Orthodox theology. His monographs include Repentance in late antiquity: Eastern asceticism and the framing of the Christian life ca. 400–650 and Human Perfection in Byzantine Theology: Attaining the Fullness of Christ, both published with Oxford University Press.
DPhil. University of Oxford
Research and Training Interests:
Greek Patristic, Byzantine, and Orthodox Theology, in particular Christology, ascetic thought, and theological anthropology.
Presbytera Dr. Jeannie Constantinou
Eugenia Constantinou holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies (1980) and a Master of Arts degree in Practical Theology from the University of San Diego (1992). She received a Master of Theology degree from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in 1996 where she specialized in Orthodox Theology and Patristics. She also received a Master of Theology from Harvard Divinity School in 1998 where she specialized in the New Testament. She had also previously earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1985 and has been a member of the California Bar since that same year. Dr. Constantinou received her Ph.D. at Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada, in 2007, writing her doctoral dissertation on “Andrew of Caesarea and the Apocalypse in the Ancient Church of the East.”
Dr. Constantinou has been teaching Biblical Studies and Early Christianity at the University of San Diego since 2002. Previously she taught New Testament at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology from 1998-1999. She has led bible studies, taught and lectured on the Bible and Orthodoxy at parishes, conferences, retreats and seminars for over thirty years. She is married to Fr. Costa, who is a Greek Orthodox priest, and is simply “Mom” to son Christopher.