Volume 4 Number 4 Authors and Contributors

Logan Johnson  is a chaplain intern at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. and a recent graduate of St. Vladimir’s Seminary.  Hailing from Minnesota, he graduated in 2008 from Beloit College, a small liberal arts college in southern Wisconsin.  Retaining his interests in theological theory and inter-religious dialogue, Logan is currently planning to pursue hospital chaplaincy as a vocation.

Archpriest Steven Voytovich is the Director of the Department of Institutional Chaplaincies for the Orthodox Church in America. He holds M.A., M.Div., and D.Min degrees from St. Vladimir’s Seminary. He works in institutional settings training and educating chaplains. He is attached to Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in New Britain, Connecticut.

Dr Albert S Rossi, Ph.D.  teaches courses in pastoral theology at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary. He was a member of the SCOBA Commission on Contemporary Social and Moral Issues. He has written numerous articles on psychology and religion and published a book through Paulist Press entitled, Can I Make a Difference: Christian Family Life Today. After teaching at Pace University for 24 years, he retired as Associate Professor of Psychology. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of New York. Dr. Rossi has a brief, bi-weekly podcast on Ancient Faith Radio titled Becoming a Healing Presence.

Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann (1921-1983) is a prominent Orthodox theologian, pastor, and writer of the 20th century. Having emigrated from Paris in the years after WWII, Schmemann accepted a teaching position at St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, where he later became dean until his death in 1983. Fr Schmemann has written several works, particularly on liturgical theology, that are available in several languages. Aptly described in a review of Schmemann’s most popular work, For the Life of the World, “[Fr Schmemann’s] insight into contemporary culture and liturgical celebration left an indelible mark on the Christian community worldwide.”