FeaturedVirtual EventFriday01March12:0012:00 pm(GMT-05:00) View in my timeThe Karamazov Case: Dostoevsky’s Argument for His VisionA conversation with Terrence Tilley

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Step into the world of Dostoevsky’s masterpiece, “The Brothers Karamazov,” with Michael Ossorgin as he hosts a captivating discussion on the Russian Question. Joining him is the esteemed scholar and theologian, Terrence Tilley, to delve into the depths of Tilley’s latest work, The Karamazov Case: Dostoevsky’s Argument for His Vision.

Tilley’s book peels back the layers of this polyphonic novel, revealing hidden treasures of religious, philosophical, and social significance. Through meticulous analysis and profound insight, Tilley transcends traditional interpretations, offering readers a deeper understanding of the novel’s themes of unity, hope, and sacramental richness.

Embark on a journey of exploration and enlightenment as Ossorgin and Tilley uncover the profound truths and timeless wisdom concealed within the pages of Dostoevsky’s magnum opus. This discussion promises to illuminate the complexities of Dostoevsky’s vision and leave you with a renewed appreciation for the enduring relevance of his work.

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The Russia Question is a book talk series devoted to all things Russia, hosted by Russian program director at Fordham University (LC) Prof. Michael Ossorgin, with generous support from the Orthodox Christian Studies Center.

  • Michael Ossorgin

    Michael Ossorgin

    Director of Russian Program at Fordham University

    Michael Ossorgin joined the Modern Languages and Literatures faculty at Fordham University in 2016. His research focuses on narrative and visual art. He writes about visual polyphony in Dostoevsky’s poetics, specifically how paintings and imagery create narrative zones in which Dostoevsky’s famous d…

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Orthodox Christian Studies Center at Fordham

The Orthodox Christian Studies Center provides a space within a university setting for engagement with Orthodox Christianity by undergraduate and graduate students, participating faculty, and friends. It seeks to promote understanding of Orthodox Christianity in Western Culture; to preserve and perpetuate a vibrant Orthodox Christian tradition in America; to articulate the value and relevance of the Orthodox Christian tradition; and to promote ecumenical dialogue and relations, especially with Roman Catholicism.

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