This year's series is dedicated to the memory of
Dr. Kirsten Stoffregen-Pedersen (Sr. Abraham)
“Revival of Religious Scholarship in Modern Jerusalem’”
This year's lecture dates are:
2017: Nov 9, Dec 7
2018: Jan 25, Feb 22,
Mar 22, April 26
OF BLESSED MEMORY
has passed away on May 31, 2017.
Sr. Abraham was a pillar of The Ecumenical Theological Research Fraternity in Israel from its inception in 1966 until Summer 2015 when she went to Denmark to a residential care home. During her long life in her beloved Jerusalem, Sr. Abraham, single-handedly, revived academic studies in Geez, the Ethiopian Church language, and in the history of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. As a professor, Sr. Abraham taught and published Ethiopian studies in Jerusalem and abroad.
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8 September 2017
Under the auspices of Bishop Jovan of Lipljan, Rev. Dr. Petra Heldt gave the keynote lecture at the conference entitled,
"New Martyrs: Poly-Perspective III".
Organized by the Jasenovac Committee of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Museum of Genocide Victims from Belgrade, the conference had the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana.
It was held in the premises of the Serbian Orthodox High School "Kantakuzina Katarina Brankovic" in Zagreb on 8 September 2017.
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