Theology in the Thirteenth Century: Methodologicals Contrasts
Christ as Word: Gospel and Culture
L'origine de la controverse palamite: la première lettre de Palamas à Akindynos
Father John Meyendorff was born in Neully-sur- Seine (France) in 1926. He completed his theological education at the St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris) in 1949. In France he was an Assistant Professor of Church History at the Orthodox Theological Institute, and a Fellow at the CNRS. Having been ordained to the priesthood in the Orthodox Church, in 1959 he became Professor of Church History at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (New York) holding also successive joint appointments as lecturer in Byzantine theology at Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks (to which he returned for a semester as Acting Director of Studies in 1977) and from 1967 Professor of Byzantine History at Fordham University. He also was Professor at Columbia University and Union Theological Seminary. He held the position of Dean of St Vladimir's Seminary from March 1984 until June 1992. He participated in the activities of WCC, having been Chairman of the Commission on Faith and Order. He died on 22 July, 1992.
Main works: Imperial Unity and Christian Divisions The Church 450-680 AD. (1989), The Primacy of Peter (1973), Byzantine Theology: Historical Trends and Doctrinal Themes (1987) Grégoire Palamas. Defense des saints hesychastes: Introduction, text critique, traduction, et notes (1959).