Volume 2, Number 3-Authors and Contributors

Sam Williams studied International Affairs and Spanish at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.  He spent the Spring of 2008 and the Summer of 2009 in Cairo, Egypt.  Currently, he is a first year student at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts working on a Master of Divinity.

Fr. Samji George is an Indian Orthodox priest and monk. He is a management graduate who joined the Mount Horeb monastic community in South Kerala a south west state of India in 1998. Fr. Samji later graduated from the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, India and is presently pursuing a theological program at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, .

Dn. Ryan Ezras Tellalian was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley of California. After completing his BA in Psychology at CSU, Fresno, he backpacked through Western Europe before attending St. Vladimir’s and St. Nersess Seminaries (M.Div. ’09). He is currently serving at St. Leon Armenian Church as a pastoral intern while conducting research with Fr. John Cecero, a Jesuit-Psychologist at Fordham University in the Bronx. He also maintains a blog about Armenian Christianity called “Banakan”.

Dr. Peter C. Bouteneff is Associate Professor in Systematic Theology at St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. He holds a D.Phil in Theology from Oxford University. Check out his podcast on Ancient Faith Radio, “Sweeter than Honey”, and his book of the same name.