Fr. Martin Classes

Byzantium: The Lost Empire
An historical study of the East-West Christian Split

Father Martin will be leading a 7-week Summer Study Session in the Buescher Center, Room 411, on Mondays from 7:00pm to 8:15pm. The study sessions will begin Monday, July 9. Handouts from the session are listed after the date and subject. The schedule follows:

Session 1 - Monday, July 9: Overview & Intro, Early Mass & Sacramental Development - Click here for handouts; Bonus Handouts

Session 2 - Monday, July 16: The Dark Ages: 5 Developing Rites, and Islam 101 - Islam 101, Speeches...of Prophet Muhammad, Islam: A Scholarly Lecture from 1903

Session 3 - Monday, July 23: Icons and Iconoclasm; The Destruction of the Icons - Click here for handouts

Session 4 - Monday, July 30: Context and Controversies: Crusaders and the Crusades- Click here for handouts

Session 5 - Monday, Aug 13: Seeds of the Reformation

Session 6 - Monday, Aug 20: Current East-West Dialogue and Differences - Handouts Set 1, Handouts Set 2

Session 7 - Monday, Aug 27: Final Quiz with Prayer Service for East-West Reunification