Receiving the First Council of Nicaea Today: Ecumenical Learning from Synodal Discernment in the Early Church

22nd Academic Consultation

Warsaw (Poland), 5-10 September 2024

Call for Papers is open until 15 March 2024

Registration is open until 31 May 2024

Under the title “Receiving the First Council of Nicaea Today: Ecumenical Learning from Synodal Discernment in the Early Church”, the 22nd Academic Consultation of the Societas Oecumenica explores the relevance of the Council of Nicaea (325) for the contemporary search for Christian unity. The main theme of the Consultation includes the following sub-themes:

(i) Exploring Nicaea: Recent Patristic Research on the Council of Nicaea;

(ii) Appealing to Nicaea: Hermeneutical Reflections;

(iii) Retrieving Nicaea: The Significance of the Nicene Creed in the Life of the Churches;

(iv) Resourcing Nicaea: The Canonical Legacy of the Council;

(v) Inheriting Nicaea: The Charism of Synodal Discernment and its Challenges.

Confirmed Speakers include:

Artur Aleksiejuk, Martina Aras, Nathalie Becquart, Angela Berlis, Wojciech Gajewski, Peter Gemeinhardt, Dagmar Heller, Harri Huovinen, Andrej Jeftić, Przemysław Kantyka, Dimitrios Keramidas, Hanne Lamparter, Jeremy Morris, Johannes Oeldemann, John Paul, Joshua Searle, Uwe Swarat, Maria Takala-Roszczenko, Olav Fykse Tveit

The conference will take place in Missionary Animation Center, Cetrum Animacji Misyjnej , ul. Leśna 15/17, 05-510 Konstancin-Jeziorna, near Warsaw.