Fr George’s Florovsky Distinguished Professor of Patristics, St Vladimir's Seminary
PhD (Oxon), DD (Melbourne)
Fr John Behr is the Fr George’s Florovsky Distinguished Professor of Patristics at St Vladimir’s Seminary, where he served as Dean from 2007-17, and the Metropolitan Kallistos Chair of Orthodox Theology at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam. He has published numerous monographs with Oxford University Press and SVS Press, most recently an edition and translation of the fragments of Diodore of Tarsus and Theodore of Mopuestia (OUP 2011), a monograph on Irenaeus (OUP 2013), and a more poetic and meditative work entitled Becoming Human: Theological Anthropology in Word and Image (SVS Press, 2013). He has completed a new critical edition and translation of Origen’s On First Principles , together with an extensive introduction, for OUP (2017), and a study of the Gospel of John (forthcoming OUP 2019), and is now working on a new edition and translation of the works of Irenaeus of Lyons.