Meyendorff Lecture: Glimpse into Byzantine Monasticism

Dr. Alice-Mary Talbot (photo: Dn. Ryan Tellalian)

SVOTS - September 2017 When Dr. Alice-Mary Talbot presented the fourth annual Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture on our campus recently, she opened a window into Byzantine monasticism that revealed a culture as rich and diverse as the personalities of the monks and nuns who embraced it. Her presentation, titled, Varieties of Monastic Experience in Byzantium, 800–1453, highlighted the many ...