Michael G. Azar, PhD

Jerusalem 2018

Associate Professor of Theology/Religious Studies


Michael G. Azar holds a PhD in New Testament from Fordham University (2013) and an MA in theology from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (2005).  His research focuses on the New Testament, especially the Gospel according to John, Paul's Letters, and the Book of Revelation.  His other scholarly pursuits include the theology and literature of early Christianity, the relationship between Jews and Christians in the centuries after Jesus as well as the modern world, Orthodox Christian history and theology, Christianity in Arabic-speaking lands, and the effects that contemporary sociopolitical policies have on scholarly understandings of the ancient world.