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St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris, France)

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The '''St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute''' in Paris, France, is a an establishment of private higher education, legalized as such in France and functioning under the aegis of the Academy of Paris. The mission of the St. Sergius Institute is to form educated priests and laypeople, intending to serve actively the [[seminaryOrthodox Church]] and representing it in the ecumenical dialogue, as well as in the religious and cultural life of their own country. The St. Sergius Institute is under the canonical jurisdiction of the [[Russian Orthodox Exarchate in Western Europe]] (under the [[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]]).
== History ==
The St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute, founded in 1925, is an establishment of private higher education, legalized as such in France and functioning under the aegis of the Academy oldest institution of Paris. It is under the Russian Orthodox Exarchate theology in Western Europe. The mission Over the years it has given the Church any number of the St. Sergius Institute is to form educated patriarchs, bishops, priests and laypeople, intending to serve actively the Orthodox Church and representing it in the ecumenical dialoguemonks, theologians, iconographers, musicians, as well as in the religious catechetical teachers and culture life of their own countrymissionaries.
{{stub}}==Education==As a recognized university center, the Institute fosters an ongoing encounter between Tradition and the modern world, between theology and the sciences.The St. Sergius Institute: * Offers a [http://www.saint-serge.net/IMG/pdf/programme2011_2012.pdf complete program] of "Licence", "Master" and "Doctoral" degrees; * Serves as a center of theological education by correspondence <ref>http://www.saint-serge.net/article.php3?id_article=59</ref>;* Is a center of pastoral training;* Provides teaching in the sacred arts, iconography and liturgical singing;* Serves as a laboratory for research in religious history and science;* Contains a library of more than 35,000 books and rare journals<ref>http://www.saint-serge.net/article.php3?id_article=28</ref>;* Is a place of meeting and colloquia, including the annual "Liturgical Week" sessions. Teaching is in the French language. There is a charge for fallowing courses and scholarships are available. ==Alumni==* [[Alexander Schmemann]]* [[John Meyendorff]] ==References==<references/>
== External links ==
* [http://persowww.wanadoosaint-serge.fr/itonet/ l'Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe Saint-Serge], official website Official Website (in French)* [http://perso.orange.fr/ito/Corps_enseignants.htm List of faculty]{{stub}}
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[[Category:Orthodoxy in France]]

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