Theologian Dr. Catherine Brown Tkacz to Lecture at Seminary

Dr. Catherine Brown Tkacz, an internationally known theological scholar, will be lecturing at the Seminary

Dr. Catherine Brown Tkacz, an internationally known theological scholar, will be lecturing this Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., in the auditorium of the Saint Photios Orthodox Theological Seminary at 510 Collier Way in Etna. She will speak on the role of women in the Christian Church, a subject on which she has written widely. The lecture is free of charge and will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

Dr. Tkacz is a Research Associate at the Bishop White Seminary at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and a Visiting Professor of Theology at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine. She has studied at the University of Iowa, Harvard University, and Notre Dame University, where she completed her doctoral degree. She has lectured at the Catholic University of America, the University of Mannheim, Gonzaga University, and other institutions. She was also Project Manager and Assistant Director, at Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, for The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Professor Tkacz has held research posts at Oxford University, the Dominican House of Studies, and Western Michigan University. She is the author of numerous scholarly articles, book reviews, encyclopedic entries, and books, including a short volume on the Septuagint entitled Ἀλήθεια Ἑλληνική: The Authority of the Greek Old Testament, which was published by the Center for Traditionalist Orthodox Studies, the publishing and research arm of the Saint Photios Orthodox Theological Seminary.

Dr. Tkacz will be giving a one-day seminar on the subject of the female diaconate in the Christian Church (“Women as Types of Christ”) at the Seminary on Friday, October 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and in the afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Those non-enrolled auditors who have been attending various Seminary classes are also welcome to attend either or both of these sessions if they wish.