Icons and Images

Ancient religious figure art

Icons and Images

February 22-23, 2013
Loyola Marymount University

Featured Lecturers included:

  • Andriy Chirovsky, Metropolitan Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies
  • Michael Courey, Rector, St. Katherine's Greek Orthodox Church (Redondo Beach)
  • Vassa Larin, University of Vienna
  • Dorian Llywelyn, Loyola Marymount University
  • Tom Lucas, University of San Francisco
  • Christina Maranci, Tufts University
  • Kirstin Noreen, Loyola Marymount University
  • Johan van Parys, Cathedral Basilica of St. Mary (Minneapolis)  
  • Bissera Pentcheva, Stanford University
  • Richard Schneider, St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary
  • Robert Taft, SJ, Pontifical Oriental Institute (emeritus) 


Session 1: Tradition, Beauty, and Movement in Image
Featuring Dr. Johan van Parys and Dr. Bissera Pentcheva

Session 2: Icons: Liturgy and Devotion
Featuring Fr. Andriy Chirovsky and Sr. Vassa Larin

Session 3: Voices of the Faithful: Art, Cult, and Inspiration
Featuring Fr. Dorian Llywelyn, SJ and Fr. Michael Courey

Session 4: Contemporary Perspectives on Iconography
Featuring Fr. Tom Lucas and Dr. Richard Schneider

Session 5: Icons and Sacred Art in Rome and Armenia
Featuring Dr. Kirstin Noreen and Dr. Christina Maranci

The Huffington Ecumenical Institute is grateful to the following foundations for their generous support of the Institute‚Äôs three spring symposia on the liturgical arts, 2013-2015: the Virginia H. Farah Foundation and the Henry Luce Foundation.