SVOTS Successful Saturday Event Launches Pope Shenouda Book

SVOTS- SVS Press - March 2016 On the Saturday afternoon before the start of Great Lent, the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium was filled to capacity for a book launch hosted by St. Vladimir's Seminary Press (SVS Press). The event celebrated the release of the first title in the groundbreaking "Coptic Studies Series," The Life of Repentance and Purity. (View the ...

St. Vladimir’s Seminary Awards Honorary Doctorates to Metropolitan Joseph and Metropolitan Tikhon

(L to R): Professor Pedrag Matejic; Fr. John Behr; Metropolitan Tikhon; Metropolitan  Joseph; Fr. Chad Hatfield (Photo: Jasmine Yedigarian)

On Monday, September 14, 2015, the Board of Trustees and Faculty of St. Vladimir’s Seminary bestowed a Doctor of Divinity degree, honoris causa, on His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph. (View the photo gallery) Additionally, His Beatitude the Most Blessed Tikhon, primate of the Orthodox Church in America, was awarded with an honorary doctorate as well. “We have the ...

Book Review: Becoming Human by Fr John Behr

Deacon Daniel Malyon of the British Orthodox Church- April 2015 Becoming Human: Meditations on Christian Anthropology in Word and Image By Dr John Behr St Vladimir's Seminary Press (2013) ISBN: 0881414395 Price: £17.50 (Amazon UK) A few years ago, Metropolitan Kallistos Ware stated that Christian Anthropology will be the key subject of our time. At the time he stated this, I ...

Book Review: Irenaeus of Lyons: Identifying Christianity By Fr John Behr

Deacon Daniel Malyon of the British Orthodox Church- April 2015 Irenaeus of Lyons: Identifying Christianity By Fr John Behr Saint Vladimir's Seminary Press (2015) ISBN: 0199214638 PricE: £18.99 (Amazon uk) Being a Philosophy teacher, I run discussions and evaluations into ‘The Theodicy of Irenaeus’ on a regular basis and when I do so, it is always interesting to discover that those ...

St. Tikhon`s Orthodox University to Cooperate with St. Vladimir`s Seminary to create Institute of Sacred Arts

28/12/13 The management of St. Tikhon`s Orthodox University (PSTGU) and St. Vladimir`s Seminary of New York, USA met on October 12, 2013, in the Hall of the Academic Council of PSTGU. The University was represented by the Rector Archpriest Vladimir Vorobev, Vice President of Academic Affairs Minister Gennady Egorov, Vice-Rector for International Affairs Archpriest Georgij Orekhanov, ...

Pan-Orthodox Youth Retreat held in New Jersey

    26 /11/2102 See more snaps here: USA/New Jersey: Over thousand youth members and Clergy from ten different Orthodox Churches ; six Oriental and four Eastern Orthodox Churches came together at St. Peter's College in New Jersey for the Second annual ONE retreat conference. Keynote speakers were Fr. John Behr, Dean of St Vladimir’s Seminary and H.G. Bishop David ...

Archpriest John Behr to Deliver Annual Florovsky Lecture at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

4/9/2012 SVOTS [SVOTS Communications/Yonkers, NY] The Very Rev. Dr. John Behr, dean of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY, will deliver the Annual Father Georges Florovsky Lecture, Friday, September 21, 2012, 7:30 p.m. on the seminary campus. Father Behr’s presentation, entitled “Reading the Fathers Today,” will address the meaning of “theology” and its study within ...

Dean of Students Receives Doctorate from Fordham University

(from left) Dr. George Peppard, Fr. David Meyzinski, Fr. Joseph T. Lienhard, Dr. Maureen A. Tilley, Fr. John Behr, and Dr. George Demacopoulos, following Fr. David's defense.

By Deborah (Malacky) Belonick 13/3/2012 Priest David Mezynski, currently Associate Dean for Student Affairs at St. Vladimir's, became "Father-Doctor David," when he earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree from Fordham University this past week. Father David defended his thesis titled "The Effects of the Origenist Controversy on the Pastoral Theology of Barsanuphius and John" before a panel ...

Dr. Daniel Hinshaw Appointed Visiting Professor of Palliative Care

Dr. Daniel Hinshaw, lecturing on “Spiritual Issues in Suffering and Palliative Care,” a pastoral seminar held on our campus in October 2011.

14/3/2012 St. Vladimir’s Seminary Dr. Daniel B. Hinshaw has been appointed Visiting Professor of Palliative Care at St. Vladimir’s Seminary. Dr. Hinshaw is Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical School, in the Section of General Surgery. He serves as an attending consultant physician on the inpatient palliative care consultation service at the VA Ann ...

St. Vladimir’s Seminary Implements Fully Paid Tuition Plan

23/2/2012 St. Vlad’s is the only Orthodox seminary in America which employs a professor of homiletics – they are beginning to take preaching seriously. Kudos to St. Vladimir’s leadership for starting this, which will practically guarantee every prospective seminarian MUST give SVS a serious look. [SVOTS Communications, Yonkers, NY] “It is now possible for students to ...

Dean of St. Vladimir’s Seminary Publishes Landmark Work with Oxford Press

Fr. John Behr, Dean of St. Vladimir's, in his office, with his newly published title by Oxford University Press in the foreground.

7/6/2011 The full description of The Case Against Diodore and Theodore may be found on the Website of Oxford University Press. Books in his scholarly Formation of Christian Theology series, including The Way to Nicaea and The Nicene Faith, as well as his more popularly written The Mystery of Christ, may be purchased through St. Vladimir's ...