Graduate Student and Thematic Conferences

Fall Conference: Patristic Preaching and its Reception, October 9-11, 2014

Summer Study Program in Patristics, July 20-25, 2014

We are pleased to announce the seventh annual week-long Summer Patristic Studies Program on the campus of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA on July 20-25, 2014.  This week-long program is a unique opportunity to study and discuss classic texts of the early Church through small group-study and brief lectures from leading patristic scholars.  The intended audience for the program includes theology and religious studies students at the masters and undergraduate levels, along with clergy, lay people, and undergraduates with an interest in learning more about the Church Fathers.  For more information, or to register, please send an email to the Director of the Pappas Patristic Institute, Dr. Bruce Beck ( at your earliest convenience.

Program Announcement (PDF)

11th Annual Graduate Student Conference in Patristic Studies, Historical Theology, and History of Christianity in Late Antiquity (March 5-7, 2015)

Each Spring semester the Institute holds a conference for doctoral and masters students in the area of patristics, historical theology, and the history of Christianity in late antiquity. This graduate student conference provides an opportunity for graduate students to present their own work, dialogue, and meet with peers and colleagues in the field.  Below is information about our upcoming conference