Andrew Louth Graduate Seminar: "St. John Damascene on the Five Bodily Elements of Creation"


Location: Medieval Institute Seminar Room (715J), Hesburgh Library (View on

Andrew Louth, our lecturer for September 20, will also offer this graduate seminar. The seminar runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon, with lunch from noon to 1 p.m.

The seminar is open to all. A reservation is required if you wish to attend the lunch that follows the seminar. Please respond by Wednesday, September 19th. 

Andrew Louth is Professor Emeritus of Durham University and Honorary Fellow of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, attached to the Amsterdam Centre for Orthodox Theology. Previously he taught at Oxford University and Goldsmiths College, University of London. A patristics scholar he has published widely on the Fathers, with monographs on Dionysios the Areopagite, Maximos the Confessor, and John Damascene. More recently he has written an introduction of Orthodox Theology, and Modern Orthodox Thinkers (2015). He is an archpriest of the Diocese of Sourozh, Moscow Patriarchate.