Volume 2, Number 8 -Authors and Contributors

Mr. Andrew Boyd is the managing editor of “Wonder”. He is a student at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in Yonkers, NY. Originally from Connecticut, Andrew completed a undergraduate degree in business at the University of Connecticut where he was very active in the Orthodox Christian Fellowship.

His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios [Trakatellis] is the primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America. He was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. He attended the University of Athens where he studied theology. After becoming a monastic, he received a PhD. from Harvard University and later a ThD. from the University of Athens. He has taught both at Holy Cross Seminary and Harvard Divinity School. He was appointed Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America in 1999.

Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann was a prolific writer, scholar, and pastor. He grew up in the Russian community of Paris before coming to America to teach at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in New York. He eventually became dean of that institution, a position which he held until his death in 1983. He also taught at Columbia and New York Universities and Union and General Seminaries. His sermons were broadcast to Soviet Russia via Radio Liberty for over 30 years. More writings by him can be found here.

Father Robert Stephanopoulos is the Dean Emeritus of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New York City, and an adjunct professor of Christian Thought at St. John’s University in Queens. He was ordained as a priest in 1959 and has a long and accomplished record as a pastor. He is well known in ecumenical circles for his work, advocacy, and involvement. He holds a PhD from Boston University where he studied missions, outreach, and the ecumenical movement.