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Orthodoxy in America Lecture
Presented by the Very Reverend John Anthony McGuckin

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 | 6 p.m.
Tognino Hall | Duane Library | Rose Hill Campus

"The Way of a Pilgrim - How the Orthodox Philokalic Tradition Came to Modern America: And What America Made of It."

The Very Reverend John Anthony McGuckin, will speak about The Philokalia, the early-modern collection of spiritual texts focused on prayer and meditation, exploring the ways in which it represents the culmination of the Byzantine understanding of relationship between prayer and human cognition.

The Very Rev. John Anthony McGuckin is the Ane Marie and Bent Emil Nielsen Professor in Late Antique and Byzantine Christian History, Union Theological Seminary; professor of Byzantine Christian Studies, Columbia University; and director, Sophia Institute, the William and Maria Spears International Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture.

For more information, contact Valerie K. Longwood at (212) 636-7439 or

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