“ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF WORLDWIDE ORTHODOXY”
JERUSALEM SYMPOSIUM, 10-12 JANUARY 2018


IOTA Explained in Four Minutes by Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk (Jerusalem Symposium, January 2018)


The International Orthodox Theological Association was created to promote the exchange of knowledge on all questions pertaining to faith and culture. In this video, twenty leading Orthodox Christian scholars share their views regarding the contribution of their respective fields to Orthodox Christian Studies. These views were discussed during the International Symposium in Jerusalem in January 2018.


Speaker: Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk, Founding President – International Orthodox Theological Association


Mr. Catalin Jeckel, Site Chair of the International Orthodox Theological Association, relates how the Archbishopric of Iasi is preparing for the Inaugural Conference in Romania on 9-12 January 2019. Mr. Jeckel discusses the focus of the conference and such organizational details as hotels at which the participants will stay, worship services, and the opening ceremony. The conference is supported by the leadership of the Romanian Orthodox Church and other church leaders worldwide.


IOTA Site Chair, Mr. Catalin Jeckel, talks about the main cultural, educational, and ecclesiastical landmarks of the city of Iasi, which is a site of IOTA’s Inaugural Conference on 9-12 January 2019.


Dr. Paul L. Gavrilyuk, Founding President of the International Orthodox Theological Association, shares developing plans for IOTA’s inaugural conference in Iasi, Romania on 9-12 January 2019.


The Symposium “Envisioning the Future of Worldwide Orthodoxy” took place in Jerusalem, on January 10-12, 2018. The event was organized by the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) in order to articulate a common vision for IOTA’s work and to and to prepare the Inaugural Conference to be held in Iaşi, Romania next year.


Dr. Peter Bouteneff
Dogmatic Theology Group, Co-Chair


Dr. Michael Hjälm
Ecclesiology Group, Co-Chair


Dr. Alexis Torrance
Moral Theology and Theological Anthropology Group, Co-Chair


Dr. Richard Swinburne
Philosophy of Religion Group, Co-Chair


Dr. Ionuț Alexandru Tudorie
Romanian Orthodoxy Group, Co-Chair


Dr. Paul L. Gavrilyuk
Patristics Group, Co-Chair


00:06:
Dr. Marcus Plested
Orthodox Asceticism and Spirituality Group, Co-Chair
04:08:
Dr. Irina Paert
Orthodox Asceticism and Spirituality Group, Co-Chair


00:06
Dr. Gayle Woloschak
Religion and Science Group, Co-Chair
03:28
Rev. Dr. Christopher Knight
Religion and Science Group, Co-Chair
06:32
Dr. Gayle Woloschak
Religion and Science Group, Co-Chair


Dr. Igor Zaitsev
Philosophical Theology Group, Co-Chair


Dr. Lucian Leuștean
Orthodoxy, Politics, and International Relations Group, Co-Chair


Dr. Pantelis Kalaitzidis
Political Theology Group, Co-Chair


00:06 – 00:56
Rev. Dr. Michael Oleksa
Missiology Group, Co-Chair
00:56 – 09:09
Dr. Alison Kolosova
Missiology Group, Co-Chair


00:06 – 02:28
Dr. Carrie Frederick Frost
Women in the Orthodox Church Group, Co-Chair
02:29 – 05:29
Dr. Eleni Kasselouri-Hatzivassiliadi
Women in the Orthodox Church Group, Co-Chair


00:06
Rev. Dr. Rob Saler
Ecumenical Observer (Lutheran)
05:44
Rev. Dr. William J. Abraham
Ecumenical Observer (Methodist)