"Thrynos" by Meletius Smotrytsky and Eastern Theological Discourse in Early Modernity

Organization: Ostroh Academy

Event Date/Time: Dec 19, 2012 End Date/Time: Dec 21, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 30, 2012
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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 petro.kraliuk@oa.edu.ua or smotrytsky.conf@gmail.com before
November 30, 2012.



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