Speaker Series: Forgiveness Sunday video, Mar. 6

SPEAKER SERIES: Orthodox Scholars Preach

Forgiveness Sunday, March 6


This week's Speaker Series features Donna Rizk Asdourian, who preaches about Forgiveness Sunday. Watch this 10-minute video:



Donna Rizk Asdourian was the first Coptic female to receive a generous grant from the Orthodox Christian Studies Center and work as a Research Fellow at Fordham University, focusing on "Women's Role in the Liturgy: the Coptic and Oriental Orthodox Churches." She holds a master’s degree from Holy Cross Orthodox Seminary, a Masters in Eastern Christian Studies from the University of Oxford, and a Ph.D. in Theology from King's College London. She is the author of numerous academic articles and authors a theological blog, Dr. Asdourian is also the founder of Orthodox Women's Ministry, an official nonprofit 501(c)(3) that focuses on exemplifying women's voices and building a diverse pan-Orthodox community of women globally through their social media platform.



Every week until Pascha, a different Orthodox Scholar will release a new 10-minute video. This Series provides a platform for Orthodox scholars to reflect on the spiritual themes of each Sunday's liturgical calendar while drawing on their expertise. This Speaker Series: Orthodox Scholars Preach is a collaboration between the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University and the Department of Religious Education, and with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America.



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