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2013 Seminars

Eastern Orthodoxy for the West
July 8 - 19, 2013

Directed by: William Abraham, Southern Methodist University &
Paul L. Gavrilyuk, University of St. Thomas

Funds provided by the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship with funding by Lilly Endowment, Inc.

Applicant Information

Who may Apply

This seminar invites applications from scholars with a M.A. in theology or equivalent. Both ministers and scholars are welcome to apply. Areas of interest: Eastern Christianity, systematic theology, church history, church renewal, Eastern Orthodox theology, missionary work in Eastern Europe; comparative or ecumenical theology.

How to Apply

To apply, an applicant must submit the application form and the following required materials:

  1. A curriculum vitae or resume
  2. One-page statement of purpose. Describe your academic and church background. Discuss how you plan to apply the knowledge received in the seminar.
  3. Optional. If you have a research project on the topic related to Eastern Christianity, submit one-page project proposal.
  4. Names and contact information of two (2) personal references (letters of recommendation are not required)

You will receive an email confirmation within 10 days of submitting your complete application. If you do not hear from us, please call us to determine whether your complete application has been received.

The application deadline is February 22, 2013. Participants will be selected after the application deadline. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of their status by March 2013.

The application deadline was February 22, 2013. We are no longer accepting applications.


Seminars @ Calvin
Calvin College
1855 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids MI 49546-4402
fax 616.526.6682