Author Archives: Amy Hughes

Call for papers: Duke Graduate Conference in Theology

The first annual graduate conference at Duke will take place on Oct 4 & 5 examining the topic “Tradition and Traditions.” Students from fields of theology, historical theology, biblical studies and theological ethics are encouraged to apply. Abstracts are due … Continue reading

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2012 Papatheofanis Lecture – October 25th, 7:00 pm

  The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies is thrilled to welcome J. Warren Smith for the 2012 Papatheofanis Lecture on Thursday, October 25th at 7 pm in Blanchard 339 entitled: “Redefining Greatness: Ambrose and the Magnanimous Man” J. Warren … Continue reading

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Who knows what one will find in a library…

I love my field. Why? Because a philologist cataloging a collection of Greek manuscripts at the Bavarian State Library came across something extraordinary: a whole collection of Origen’s Homilies on the Psalms in Greek. This is amazing discovery considering all that … Continue reading

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WCECS Spring Lecture (March 22): Fr. Thomas Hopko

The Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies is pleased to host  Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus, Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary on Thursday, March 22 at 7 pm in Barrows Auditorium for his lecture entitled: “From Shadow to Reality: The … Continue reading

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Two Perspectives, Two Reviews, One Book: Part One

One of the distinctive aspects of Wheaton’s PhD program is the valuing of integration between disciplines. How to accomplish this feat continues to be a work in progress, but our attempts have made for some very fruitful discussion. One of … Continue reading

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2011 Papatheofanis Lecture: Ed Phillips

“With All the Company of Heaven: Eucharist and Cosmic Powers in Early Christian Worship” Ed Phillips began the Wheaton Center for Early Christian Studies lecture with a modern prayer for the Lord’s Supper that is familiar to many Protestants. Worshipers … Continue reading

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Review: Trinity and Man: Gregory of Nyssa’s Ad Ablabium

Giulio Maspero, Trinity and Man: Gregory of Nyssa’s Ad Ablabium, Supplements to Vigilae Christianae 86 (Leiden: Brill, 2007), 216 pages. In Trinity and Man: Gregory of Nyssa’s Ad Ablabium, Giulio Maspero focuses on an important historical moment: the Nyssian’s answer … Continue reading

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