Florovsky Society — Princeton University

  • Image of FlorovskyFr. Georges Florovsky Orthodox Christian Theological Society — A Graduate Student Organization of Princeton University
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Fr. Georges Florovsky Orthodox Christian Theological Society

The Fr. Georges Florovsky Orthodox Christian Theological Society is a graduate student organization of Princeton University. Its purpose is to promote the study of the life and work of Fr. Georges Florovsky and of Orthodox Christian theology in general in the context of Fr. Florovsky's emphasis on a return to Orthodox Christianity's patristic roots.

What hath Fr. Florovsky to do with Princeton?

Fr. Florovsky was an eminent Orthodox Christian theologian and Russian emigré intellectual who spent his last years teaching at Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary, and died in Princeton in 1979. He is recognized as one of the most important Orthodox theologians of the twentieth century and a key figure of the Russian philosophical and cultural tradition.

Upcoming Events and Symposium

In the Fall of 2014 the society is holding a series of talks devoted to ideas of beauty and transcendence in the works of three masters of Hellenic thought - Plotinus, Maximos the Confessor, and Heidegger. Each of the three conversations will be briefly introduced by Arkadi Choufrine and Cornelia Tsakiridou, after which the discussion will be open to all participants. Reading of the pertinent texts is highly encouraged. Please e-mail us for more information.

DATES:  Sept 28th, Oct 26th & Nov 16th

TIME: 7 - 9 pm