• Rev. Alexander Rentel

    Rev. Alexander Rentel

    Assistant Professor of Canon Law and Byzantine Studies and The John and Paraskeva Skvir Lecturer in Practical Theology at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary

    Very Rev. Dr. Alexander Rentel is an Assistant Professor of Canon Law and Byzantine Studies and The John and Paraskeva Skvir Lecturer in Practical Theology at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary

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Holy and Great Council

The Synaxis of Primates: A Prelude to Conciliarity and Unity

Amid a great storm of words and clouds of recriminations, first His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and then the other venerable presidents of the autocephalous Churches, landed at airports in Crete and stepped off their planes to clear and sunny days typical of this Greek island that enjoys apostolic roots. The words of His All-Holiness...

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Church Life and Pastoral Care, Holy and Great Council, Liturgical Life

Reflections on the Document “The Sacrament of Marriage and Its Impediments”

This essay was sponsored by the Orthodox Theological Society in America’s Special Project on the Holy and Great Council and published by the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University. According to the theological vision of the Church, the bond of love is to be found at the core of ma... Read more.