Marian Simion Involved in Many Areas

Marian Simion, Adjunct Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Hellenic College, will be teaching a course entitled "War and Peacemaking in Orthodox Christianity" this semester. He is the Assistant Director of The Boston Theological Institute (a consortium of eight departments or schools of theology in colleges and universities in the Boston area), a field education supervisor at Harvard Divinity School and also teaches Peace Studies at the Boston College Department of Theology. With an educational background in Orthodox Theology from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and theological studies in his native Rumania, as well as being a PhD candidate in political science at Northeastern University, he is able to bring a unique perspective to his specialty. This subject of war, violence and peacemaking, from the perspective of Orthodox Christianity, is particularly relevant in contemporary society given the religious and ethnic conflicts we face. He founded the Institute for Peace Studies in Eastern Christianity in 2008 and recently co-edited, with Dr. Rodney Peterson, Director of The Boston Theological Institute, a book entitled "Overcoming Violence: Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding."

Below is a list of upcoming events at Hellenic College Holy Cross.  For a complete list, please refer to our Campus Calendar.

Paschal Recess
April 14, 2014
Bright Monday - No Classes/Offices Closed
April 21, 2014
Bright Tuesday - No Classes/Offices Open
April 22, 2014
Deserts, Rivers and Mountains: Nature and Divinity in Byzantine Pilgrimage Art
Library Reading Room
April 22, 2014 4 pm
Classes Resume
April 23, 2014
Third Annual Chamby's Award Show
Maliotis Cultural Center
April 24, 2014 7:30 pm

 Apply Now