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Doxamoot: The Orthodox Christian Tolkien Conference

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Emmaus, PA 18049

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A conference on the relationship between Orthodoxy and J.R.R.Tolkien

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 27:

- 5pm Registration

- 6pm Talk #1

THE WASTELAND OF TOLKIEN'S DISENCHANTED WORLD - Prof. Gary W. Jenkins, Director of the St. Basil Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture

- 7:15pm Reception

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28:

- 8am Akathist to the Theotokos at the "Axion Estin of Emmaus" icon

- 9am Talk #2

FAITHFUL HEARTS, FROWARD TONGUES: SPIRITUAL PORTRAITS FROM TOLKIEN'S LEGENDARIUM - Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick, Host of the The Amon Sûl Podcast

- 10:15am Break

- 10:30am Talk #3

'WELL, I'M BACK,' HE SAID: TOLKIEN, LONELINESS, AND THE DECLINE OF THE WEST - Prof. Alfred Siewers, Professor of English, Bucknell University, Tolkienologist

- 12pm Lunch (provided)

- 1:30pm Talk #4

"WHY BECOMING A STORYTELLER MAY BE THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU DO IN LIFE." Fr. Deacon Nicholas Kotar,, author of The Raven's Son series .

- 2:45pm Break

- 3pm Talk #5

SEEN AND UNSEEN: CHOICE, FREE WILL, AND THE GUIDING HAND OF PROVIDENCE IN TOLKIEN - Michael Haldas, Author of Echoes of Truth: Christianity in The Lord of the Rings

- 5pm Vespers

- 6pm Dinner (provided)

- 7pm Panel

SUNDAY, SEPT. 29:

- 8am Matins

- 9am Divine Liturgy, followed by coffee hour

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