"Thrynos" by Meletius Smotrytsky and Eastern Theological Discourse in Early Modernity
The National University of Ostroh Academy,
Ostroh, Ukraine, December 19-21, 2012
“Thrynos” by Meletius Smotrytsky (1577 – 1633) is one of most famous but still the less studied masterpieces of the Orthodox theological heritage. The International Conference dedicated to the search of new solutions in the quests for theological, social and political discourse in the Eastern Europe in the time when “Thrynos” appeared.
Key issues of the Conference:
• “Thrynos”: history, language, philosophy;
• Theological ideas of Meletius Smotrytsky;
• Meletius Smotrytsky within the Ukrainian and Polish polemical literature in 16th and 17th centuries;
• Scholasticism in Ukraine and Poland;
• Ukrainian and Polish philosophical thought in 16th – 17th centuries;
• Interreligious dialogue in Early Modern polemical literature.
Working languages: Ukrainian, Polish, English
Selected papers are to be published in special volume. Accomodation and meals for participants will be provided by organiziers.
Abstracts (around 250 words) and short bio (name, position, affiliation, contacts) must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com before November 30, 2012.
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