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Upcoming Public Lecture by Revd Dr George Parsenios

Upcoming Public Lecture by Revd Dr George Parsenios

St Andrew’s is pleased to announce that the prestigious Orthodox scholar, the Revd George Parsenios, Associate Professor of New Testament Studies from St Vladimir’s Theological Seminary, will be presenting a public lecture on Thursday 29th June, 2017 entitled:

“St John Chrysostom and Jesus as the Adaptable Good Shepherd in the Fourth Gospel”.

The public lecture will take place at the College Hall of our Theological College (see flyer below) at 6.30pm.

All are welcom and admission is free, however, we kindly ask that you RSVP for catering purposes.

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To download the flyer, click here


Brief BIO of Reverend Professor George Parsenios

Fr George L. associate professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary and St Vladimir’s Theological Seminary. He earned his MA (Classics) from Duke University, an MDiv from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, and an MA, MPhil, and PhD from Yale University. His teaching and research explore the interaction of early Christianity with classical literature, as well as the interpretation of the New Testament in the early church.

He is currently working on a study of St John Chrysostom’s interpretation of the Letters of St Paul and an Introduction to the New Testament.

Select Publications

First, Second and Third John (Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament: Baker Academic 2014)

Rhetoric and Drama in the Johannine Lawsuit Motif, WUNT 1.258; Mohr Siebeck: Tübingen, 2010.

Departure and Consolation: The Johannine Farewell Discourses in Light of Greco-Roman Literature, NovTSup 117; Leiden: Brill, 2005.

“‘No Longer in the World’ (John 17:11): The Transformation of the Tragic in the Fourth Gospel,” Harvard Theological Review (2005) 98: 1–21.