JORDANVILLE: September 11, 2006
A Colloquium on Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky) is Scheduled for October

Holy Trinity Seminary has announced that a "Colloquium Dedicated to the Legacy of Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky) (1863-1936)" is scheduled to be held in Jordanville, NY, on October 6-7, 2006.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky's) repose. One of the most gifted and influential Russian church leaders in modern times, Metropolitan Anthony has long interested theologians and historians alike. His life captures the complex history of the Russian Orthodox Church in the twentieth century.

A graduate of St Petersburg Theological Academy, Khrapovitsky was consecrated bishop in 1897 and assigned to the highly-charged bishopric of Volhynia. He was selected a member of the Holy Synod in 1912, served as archbishop of Kharkov from 1914 to 1917, and was elected Metropolitan of Kiev in 1918. A participant in the 1917-18 Pan-Russian Orthodox Council, Metropolitan Anthony was one of the three final candidates for the Russian patriarchate. The Bolshevik occupation of Ukraine forced him to flee to Sremski Karlovci, Yugoslavia, where in 1920 he assumed the leadership of the Russian Orthodox Church in exile.

Holy Trinity Seminary looks forward to a detailed discussion of the rich legacy of one of the central figures in the history of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.

Keynote address:

His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus (Skurla)

Participants will include:

Fr Nikolai Artemoff, Cathedral of the New Martyrs of Russia, Munich

Sergei Firsov, St. Petersburg State University

Anatolii Kashevarov, St Petersburg Technical State University

Andrei Kostriukov, St Tikhon's Orthodox University, Moscow

Nadieszda Kizenko, University at Albany and Holy Trinity Seminary

Fr. Alexander Mazyrin, St Tikhon's Orthodox University, Moscow

Monk Samuel (Nedelsky), Holy Trinity Seminary

Robert L Nichols, St. Olaf's College

Argyrios Pisiotis, European Commission, Brussels

Andrei Psarev, Holy Trinity Seminary

Alexey Svetozarskiy, Moscow Theological Academy

Sophia Senyk, Pontifical Oriental Institute

Vera Shevzov, Smith College

Mikhail Shkarovsky, Russian State Archives of St Petersburg

Holy Trinity Seminary regularly sponsors in-depth colloquia on issues devoted to major figures and events within Russian religious culture, with the participation of leading specialists from around the world.

In addition to the lecture and discussion session, participants in the colloquium are invited to attend the services at Holy Trinity Monastery on Saturday and Sunday.

The proceedings of previous colloquia held at Holy Trinity Seminary will be available at the conference.

Registration Form

For registration materials, contact:

Deacon Vladimir Tsurikov
Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary
PO Box 36, Jordanville, NY 13361
phone/fax: (315) 858-0945
e-mail: vtsurikov@hts.edu



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