Skip to content
Skip to navigation menu


Rev Dr Vahan Hovhanessian 


Ph.D. Biblical Studies, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, USA, 1998.

  • Dissertation: “Third Corinthians: Reclaiming Paul for Christian Orthodoxy.”


Graduate Level Courses and Seminars:

  • “Coptic Reading: The Gospel of Thomas”

The General Theological Seminary, New York, NY 1996

  • “Talmud and Rabbinics”

The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, NY, 1995

  • “Islam and the Qur’an”

The New York University, New York, NY, 1994


M.Div. Orthodox Theology, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary, Scarsdale, New York, USA, 1989.

  • Thesis: “The Council of Shahapivan (CE 444): Translation, Introduction and Commentary.”
  • Faculty Commendation on graduation thesis.


Diploma Armenian Church Studies, St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, New Rochelle, NY, USA, 1989.


B.S.E. Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq, 1985.