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John Breck

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Father '''John Breck''' (b. 1939- ) is an [[archpriest]] and [[theologian]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]] specializing in Scripture and Ethics. He is currently has been Professor of Biblical Exegesis and Patristics at the [[St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)]], and director Director of the Saint Silouan Retreat on Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina, since 1995.  Breck received the B.A. in Relligious Studies from Brown University (1960), the M.Div. from Yale Divinity School (1965), and the Dr. Theol. from the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg in Germany (1972). In 2003 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Cluj-Napoca in Romania. After converting to Orthodoxy from Protestantism, he served as Professor of New Testament and Patristics at [[St. Herman's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Kodiak, Alaska)]] from 1975-1978, as Professor of New Testament and Director of Studies at [[St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)]] from 1978-1984, and as Professor of New Testament and Ethics at [[St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Crestwood, New York)]] from 1984-1996.

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