Speaking the Truth in Love Conference 2019
Speaking the Truth in Love Conference Papers

Papers presented at the conference (November 7 - 9, 2019)

Speaking the Truth in Love:  Addressing Sexuality and the Human Being

Fr. John Parker, Dean, St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary: General Introduction

Dr. Harry Boosalis, Professor of Dogmatic Theology, St. Tikhon’s Seminary, popular speaker and author: An Orthodox Understanding of the Human Body 

Fr. John Oliver, St. Tikhon’s Seminary graduate, and Antiochian Orthodox priest in Murphreesboro, Tennessee: Creed and Coexistence: Living our Beliefs in the Marketplace of Ideas

Dr. Alf Kentigern Siewers (now Deacon Paul), author and professor at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Sobornost and Society: Finding Freedom for Purity Amid a Materialistic Culture

Kh. Frederica Mathewes-Green, popular author and speaker: Pro-Life Apologetics 

Natasha Frasch, gifted young scholar and poet from Cincinnati, Ohio: Speaking to My Own Generation About the Life of the Unborn 

Andrew Kern, expert in the field of education, founder and director of the Circe Institute: Inspiring a Vision of Sexual Purity Among Our Youth – in the Home and at School 

Dr. Gary Jenkins, professor of history at Eastern University in Philadelphia, director of St. Basil Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture at Eastern University, and co-editor-in-chief of The Rule of Faith: A Journal of Orthodox Thought and Culture (formerly The Basilian Journal), author of Calvin's Tormentors and John Jewel and the English National Church: A Chaste Mind and Heart: A Medeival Anser to a Centuries-Old Problem 

Gary Cattell, famous street preacher at Penn State University: Preaching about Sexual Purity on the College Campus 

Fr. Sergius (Bowyer), abbot of St. Tikhon’s Monastery, graduate of St. Tikhon’s Seminary, distinguished speaker and author: Dealing with Impure Thoughts (Logismoi) 

Dr. Keira Smith, professor of philosophy at a major university in America: An Orthodox Approach to Gender Dysphoria 

Dr. Herman Middleton, popular author: My Brother is My Life: The Parish’s Role in the Cultivation of Chastity 

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