Engaging Orthodoxy Speaker's Series

Orthodoxy is on the cusp of a major theological renaissance in the 21st century. Join North Park University to explore Orthodox theology as a vital religious force in American life and thought. This series is coordinated by Dr. Bradley Nassif, professor of biblical and theological studies.

The Unchanging Gospel in an Ever-Changing Culture
The Inaugural Event in the Engaging Orthodoxy Speaker's Series

In his inaugural lecture, held Saturday, March 5, 2016, Metropolitan Kallistos Ware presented an Eastern Orthodox understanding of the Gospel, and offered practical guidance on how local churches may keep it clear and central for each generation.

Respondents to his lecture included:

  • Father John Behr, dean, St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary
  • Dr. Hauna Ondrey, teaching fellow in church history, North Park Seminary
  • Dr. Marcus Plested, associate professor of theology, Marquette University

More Information on the Series

For more information, please contact Dr. Nassif at (773) 244-6213.

The Engaging Orthodoxy Speaker's Series is made possible by a generous grant from the Kulis Foundation.

Kalistos Ware
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"The series, coordinated by Professor Bradley Nassif and hosted by North Park University in Chicago, will support the witness and ministry of the Orthodox parishes, clergy, and laity in America by providing an annual forum for the discussion of the truth and power of the Gospel and its relevance for our contemporary world."

+DEMETRIOS, Archbishop of America