Jerusalem For Christmas

Jerusalem For Christmas

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Join is Saturday November 23rd in person at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC. OCN is LIVE with a talk by Dr. Robin Darling-Young professor of Early Christian History at Catholic University of America. Dr. Darling-Young transport you to Jerusalem when Christ was born. She will explore the history of the city when it was the center of Jewish worship, just before its destruction in AD 70, and then again after its rebuilding by the Byzantine emperor Constantine as a site dedicated to Christian worship.


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Robin Darling Young

Robin Darling Young (BA, Mary Washington College; MA, PhD, University of Chicago) is Associate Professor of Spirituality. She has published and lectured widely on topics in the history of early Christianity and its thought, including the areas of scriptural interpretation, the history of asceticism and monastic thought, and the Christian cultures of ancient Syria and Armenia. Professor Darling Young is currently preparing an annotated translation of the Letters of Evagrius of Pontus from the surviving Syriac translation for the Fathers of the Church series (CUA Press), and directing a translation team that will produce English translations from the Greek texts and Syriac translations of the same author’s Gnostic Trilogy (Praktikos, Gnostikos, Kephalaia Gnostika) for Oxford University Press.