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John Breck

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[[Image:John-Breck.jpg|frame|right]]Father '''John Breck''' (1939- ) is an [[archpriest]] and [[theologian]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]] specializing in [[Holy Scripture|Scripture]] and Ethics. He has been Professor of Biblical Exegesis and Patristics at the [[St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)]], and Director of the Saint Silouan Retreat on Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina, since 1995.
Breck received his B.A. in Religious Studies from Brown University (1960), an M.Div. (Master of Divinity, comparable to a graduate the basic seminary degreefor those seeking ordination) from Yale Divinity School (1965), and a Doctorate of Theology 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

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