Author Archive for Scott Patrick O'Rourke

Truth, Goodness, BEAUTY Will Save Us: 5th Annual Climacus Conference this February

The Climacus Conference is a clas­sical Chris­tian intel­lectual/spiri­tual event feat­uring scho­lars and voices across the fields of Theo­logy, Philo­sophy, Clas­sical Educa­tion, Litera­ture, and Hist­ory/Poli­tics. It is unique in that it prov­ides an oppor­tunity for atten­dees to be enriched by think­ing well…

UPDATE: Seven Successful Candidates to Receive Certificates in Byzantine Music

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article appeared last week, before the examinations had taken place. This entry serves to report on the outcome of the examinations. For the  first time in history, an American academic institution has awarded a…

PaTRAM Master Class held in Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary during Cheese-Fare Week

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest submission from Deacon Ephraim Willmarth of Holy Trinity Seminary. ____________________________________________ From Monday, February 24 to Thursday, February 28, a group of church singers and directors gathered in Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary to…

Boston Byzantine Music Festival 2014

I am pleased to pass along  news of the upcoming Boston Byzantine Music Festival. The two-day event is hosted by the Mary Jaharis Center for Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross, and will take place on February 24-25.…

Gilding Course to be Taught by Christabel Anderson

Iconographer, manuscript illuminator, and OAJ contributor Christabel Anderson will be teaching a fully booked eight-week course on the ancient art of gilding at the Prince’s School for the Traditional Arts in London beginning February 6. As a follow-up to this course,…

“Beauty Will Save Us”: Fifth Annual Climacus Conference this February in Louisville

Note – The conference organizers have just announced that the conference will be postponed for one year. It will be held February 12-14, 2015. ____________________________________________________________________________ The Climacus Conference is a clas­sical Chris­tian intel­lectual/spiri­tual event feat­uring scho­lars and voices across the…

Aidan Hart to Lecture in Texas this December

OAJ contributor and world-renowned iconographer and liturgical artist Aidan Hart will deliver a lecture entitled Holy Icons in Today’s World:A Living Tradition’s Insights into Contemporary Issues in Modern Art, Ecology, and Community in Cedar Park, TX –  near Austin – this December. Anyone…