Orthodox Christian Studies Center

Promoting Christian Unity

Saints John and Bartholomew

The Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University fosters intellectual inquiry by supporting scholarship and teaching that is critical to the ecclesial community, public discourse, and the promotion of Christian unity.

The Center serves as a locus of curricular, research, and outreach activities related to the interdisciplinary study of Orthodox Christian traditions.

Upcoming Events

The Annual Orthodoxy in America Lecture will be presented by Vera Shevzov, Professor of Religious Studies, Smith College

"Religion in America through Orthodox Eyes: The Travelogue of a Russian Orthodox Thinker, 1879-1881"

Introduction by Anna Meyendorff

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 6 p.m. | Reception to follow

12th Floor Lounge | Lowenstein Center | Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus

113 W 60th Street, New York, NY

The 2016 Orthodoxy in America Lecture is made possible with a generous grant from The Nicholas J. & Anna K. Bouras Foundation, Inc.

"Christian Rigorists and the Perversion of Tradition"

The 2016 Walton Lecture presented by George E. Demacopoulos

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | 6:30 p.m. | Reception to follow

12th Floor Lounge | Lowenstein Center | Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus

113 W 60th Street, New York, NY

Six Distinct Initiatives of the Center

  • NEH Research Fellowships
  • Orthodoxy in America Lecture Series
  • Patterson Triennial Conference
  • Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Thought Book Series
  • Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Minor
  • OCF

Our program works closely with the Theology Department and the Center for Medieval Studies in order to offer an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Orthodox Christianity.

In September 2015, the Center launched a new curated blog, Public Orthodoxy: Bridging the Ecclesial, the Academic and the Political. Visit the blog at publicorthodoxy.org.

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