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WHEN: October 28-29, 2016
WHERE: Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church 1785 Matheson Blvd, Mississauga, ON
WHY: With the growing number of Christians embracing Science Fiction and Fantasy, DOXACON gives us an opportunity to examine the differences between “Fantasy” and “fantasy” and how our Christian faith teaches us to use discernment when watching film, television or reading novels based on this genre.
We hope that Doxacon Toronto to continue this movement in Canada inspiring Christian fans to come together for a weekend of prayer, dialogue, and geeky fun! Make it so!
“What Does God Need with A Starship?” Finding A Balance Between Faith & Logic.
Rev. Fr. Konstantinos Tsiolas is the parish priest of St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Winnipeg, Canada. Fr. Kosta has been working with youth for over 20 years through the Metamorphosis Summer Camps of Canada. He has been a Star Trek Fan for most of his life and will be speaking on the questioning of faith through the use of logic.
Chesterton, Lewis, and Card on Worldbuilding and Our Tolerance of Mystery
Leah Libresco is a Catholic writer whose work has appeared in First Things, Commonwealth, The American Conservative, and FiveThirtyEight. She is the author of Arriving at Amen: Seven Catholic Prayers that Even I Can Offer, a book about her experiences learning to pray after converting from atheism to Catholicism.
DOXACON Toronto is sponsored by Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church and Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church in Toronto, Canada.
For more information, go to WWW.DOXACON.ORG/TORONTO
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