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 addition to the regular meetings of the patristic reading group, we will be hosting the fourth annual patristic symposium in honor of Fr. Georges Florovsky on February 14 and 15, 2014. The theme is Creation and Creaturehood: The Doctrine of Creation in the Patristic Tradition. The Call for Papers is available here. Please e-mail us with any questions.