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Talks 2024 Strange Encounters in the Middle Kingdom Christians and Muslims in China   Terrae Incognitae Language and Culture in Medieval Crimea   Pious Travelbooks Dominicans in Anatolia and in the Levant 2023 Terrae Incognitae Language and Culture in Medieval Crimea Among the infidels Christians and Muslims in Indıa and Tibet Moving Frontiers, Shifting Identities …

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Novina

Philosophy, Science & Religion Philosophy, the natural sciences, and religion are fundamental components of every culture and human thought history. In their own way, they help man face fundamental questions about his life. Despite the differences in the methods they use and the differences in the way they perceive the world, philosophy, science and religion …

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George Bristow

Sharing Abraham Do Muslims and Christians truly share Abraham? Is Abraham a starting point for dialogue among monotheistic faith communities? These questions have seldom been examined as thoroughly or as sensitively as they are here. Bristow rigorously analyzes biblical and qur’anic Abraham narratives and builds on the tight connection between narrative and worldview to lay …

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Easter 2023

Holy week 2023 Where and when ? Palm Sunday – 1st April 2023 6:30 pm, Sen Piyer Kilisesi, Galata Kulesi sokak Maundy Thursday – 6th April 2023 Lord’s Supper 7:00 pm, Sen Piyer Kilisesi, Galata Kulesi sokak Good Friday – 7th April 2023 Reading of the Passion of the Lord 7:00 pm, Santa Maria Draperis …

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Cross

The cross 1 ) SYMBOL AND ORIGIN                       The punishment of crucifixion, of Persian origin, was adopted by the Carthaginians and the Romans. It was not inflicted on Roman citizens but reserved for slaves and non-Romans who had committed atrocious crimes, such as murder, serious theft, but also treason and rebellion, accusations …

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Baptistery

The Baptistery                  Water, the principle of our organic composition and of survival itself, is the cornerstone of desire and contention in the Bible. It is a sign of blessing, life, fertility, rebirth and purification. It is the supreme symbol of God, for whom man is always thirsty: “my throat thirsts for …

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History

A little bit more about the church… In this church, six small marble columns support the elegant cupola while two angels mount a guard of honor; one of them represents “Justice” (the Old Testament, the one who holds the sword) and the other one “God’s Love” (the one who holds the cross). On each side …

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