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

Arvo Pärt: Sounding the Sacred

International conference and concert presented by the Sacred Arts Initiative and the Arvo Pärt Project at St. Vladimir’s Seminary, in collaboration with the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University.

May 1-4, 2017 | McNally Amphitheater | 140 W. 62nd St. (between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues)
Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus | New York City

For details and registration, please visit the conference and concert website.

A live stream will be available here beginning May 1 at 5:00 pm.

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 to the study of Orthodox Christianity. The Center 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.

Our Orthodox Christian Visual and Performing Arts Series is supported, in part, by a grant from the Virginia H. Farah Foundation and the Cottonwood Foundation.

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