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

"Tradition, Secularization, Fundamentalism: Orthodox/Catholic Encounters"

The Fourth Patterson Triennial Conference on Orthodox/Catholic Dialogue

Thursday, June 23 - Saturday, June 25, 2016 | Fordham Law School | Lincoln Center Campus 

Read more about the conference | Register here

Listen to an interview about the conference on Ancient Faith Radio. 

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

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

12th-Floor Lounge | E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center | Lincoln Center Campus

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

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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