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Pappas Patristic Institute Ninth Annual Summer Patristic Studies Program

July 19–24, 2015

The Stephen and Catherine Pappas Patristic Institute of Hellenic College Holy Cross is again pleased to offer its week-long Summer Patristic Studies Program in Brookline, MA, July 19–24, 2015. This is a unique opportunity to study and discuss classic texts of the Orthodox Tradition through small group study, discussion, and lectures. The program welcomes lay people, clergy, and students with an interest in learning more about the Church Fathers. 


  • Theodore the Studite and Post-Chalcedonian Christologies
  • Repentance, Reconciliation, and Confession in the Fathers
  • The Divine Liturgy Celebrated and Interpreted in the Patristic Period
  • The Desert Fathers: Stories and Sayings for Contemporary Life
  • The Problem of Evil in the Writings of the Fathers
  • The Theology and Hermeneutics of Irenaeus of Lyons
  • Reading Scripture with the Fathers: Studies in Patristic Hermeneutics
  • Patristic (Meta)Ethics

To register or for more information, please email Dr. Bruce Beck, Director, at bbeck@hchc.edu. Financial aid is available upon request. Please see the full program for details here.