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Deification through the Cross: An Ecumenical Symposium on Christian Salvation

Feb 25 at 11:45 am - Feb 26 at 5:30 pm

Deification Through the Cross: An Ecumenical Symposium on Christian Salvation

25-26 February 2022
Angelicum, Aula Minor and Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway

Language: English

Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant theologians will offer contributions to our understanding of the Christian doctrine of salvation on the basis of their own work and in dialogue with K. Anatolios’s recently published Deification through the Cross. An Eastern Christian Theology of Salvation (Eerdmans, 2020).

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Friday, 25 February | Angelicum – Aula Minor

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM | Opening Remarks

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   | Deification and the Divine Image
Rowan Williams (Archbishop Emeritus of Canterbury & Cambridge University)

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM     | Response or Remedy? A Reflection on the Role of Contrition in the Economy of Salvation in Dialogue with Khaled Anatolios
Ian McFarland (Emory University)

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM     | The Atonement as Revelation of the Trinity: A Thomistic Perspective
Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas)

Saturday, 26 February | University of Notre Dame Rome Gateway

11:45 AM – 12:00 AM |  Announcements

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM   | Doxological Contrition and Patristic Epistemology: The Power of Syntaxis
Giulio Maspero (Pontifical University of the Holy Cross)

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM      | ‘For this reason the Father loves me’: Drawing Divinity into Himself to Minister Divinity to Us
John Behr (University of Aberdeen)

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM      | Panel Discussion: Doxological Contrition and the Ecumenical Unity of the Doctrine of Christian Salvation (In-Person Only)
Khaled Anatolios (University of Notre Dame)

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM      | Closing Remarks

This conference will not be recorded or posted online.



Feb 25 at 11:45 am
Feb 26 at 5:30 pm
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