Black Narcissus

    Friday August 30, 2013 @ 9:30 PM

    1947, UK, Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, 100 min.

    Starring: Deborah Kerr, Flora Robson, Jenny Laird

    Introduced by Prof. John McGuckin

    Free ticket with a $7 bar minimum.

    Tickets are available for pick-up after 6:45 p.m. at the will call table in the K2 Lounge (limited capacity).

    • General: “They are not coming for fun. These are nuns. Do you know what a nun is?”
      Ayah [Disdainfully]: “They kneel and pray all day like the monks you invited last year.”

    About the Speaker

    John Anthony McGuckin is the Nielsen Professor of History at Union Theological Seminary, and Professor of Byzantine Religion at Columbia University. He is an Archpriest of the Orthodox Church, and over 30 years has taught in numerous European and American University settings. He is a specialist in early medieval Christian thought and history who has published 25 books on topics ranging from  New Testament history to Byzantine mysticism. He has long followed a special interest in the culture of monasticism. Prof. McGuckin is  a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Great Britain, and the recipient of the Romanian Order of St. Stephen, the Cross of Moldavia and Bukovina.

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