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The detailed and full programme can be downloaded by clicking here.

The plenary lectures are:

Opening Lecture

Paul Blowers: "Playing Along with the Playful Logos: Theatrics and Dramatics in Patristic Writing and Biblical Interpretation" 


Plenary Lectures

Thomas Arentzen: "Early Christian Tree Behavior" 


Johannes Brachtendorf: "Is Creation eternal? Augustine's Discussion with the Neoplatonists on Cosmic Time and the Age of the World" 


Laetitia Ciccolini: "'Searching and finding': capitula, literary practices and the organisation of knowledge in Christian antiquity" 


Matthew Crawford:  "A Battle at Night? A Revisionist Account of the Early Stages of the Nestorian Controversy" 


Mary Farag: "Re-evaluating Pachomius's Chronology and the Koinonia's Relationship to the Alexandrian Episcopate" 


Daniel Galadza: "The Liturgical Reception of Patristic Texts: Hymns and Homilies for Holy Week” 


Camille Gerzaguet: "A 'new' Church Father: Bishop Timotheus' letter on Easter. Five years after the editio princeps (Sources Chrétiennes 604)"


Uta Heil: "Confessing and Cursing. The Creed of Nicaea (325) between Theology and Magic"


Michel Libambu: "The Integration of the Trinitarian Paradigm into Ecology. An Application of Augustinian hermeneutics"  


Rubén Peretó Rivas: "The Fathers of the Church in the reading of Michel Foucault" 


Marco Rizzi: "The Book of Wisdom as a textbook for Hellenistic Jewish paideia"  


Hajime Tanaka: Pro Libanio: John Chrysostom and the Antiochene sophist on the riots of 387" 


Jack Tannous: "Testing the Spirits: Post-Apostolic Claims to Revelation and the Question of Religious Truth" 



Chiara O. Tommasi: "Between Pagan and Christian, between East and West: the Three Kings in Patristic Literature" 


Paul van Geest: "Church Fathers and the Market. The Interaction between Patristics and Economics"



Closing Lecture

Gillian Clark: "Commenting on the City of God"

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