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.

Recently in the News

Constants of Constantine: Playing Politics with the East-West Divide. The Center releases Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine, edited by George Demacopolous and Aristotle Papanikolaou.

Distinctive Initiatives of the Center

  • NEH Research Fellowships
  • Orthodoxy in America Lecture Series
  • Patterson Triennial Conference
  • Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Thought Book Series
  • Christian Arabic Texts in Translation Book Series
  • Public Orthodoxy Blog
  • Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Minor
  • OCF

The Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University works closely with the Theology Department and the Center for Medieval Studies in order to offer an interdisciplinary approach at Fordham University for the study of Orthodox Christianity.The Center also collaborates nationally and internationally in institutional partnerships with the Black Sea Networks at Columbia University, the Sacred Arts Initiative of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary, and the Volos Academy for Theological Studies.

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