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Panagiotou, John G.

Adjunct Professor of Greek and Early Church History

Adjunct Professor of Theology, Early Church History, and New Testament Greek.

Dr. Panagiotou is a theologian and scholar who has deep experience in pastoral ministry as an Orthodox Christian presbyter, denominational administrator, teacher at the university and seminary levels, preacher, and businessman in a career which has spanned nearly three decades. His research interest and teaching focus on the study of the early centuries of Christianity and on Christian stewardship. Dr. Panagiotou is also a professor of New Testament, Biblical Greek, and Patristics at Cummins Memorial Theological Seminary where he serves as Liason Officer to the Seminary President.

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  • B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University, 1990
  • M.A., St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, 1992
  • D.Min., Erskine Theological Seminary, 2019
  • Additional Doctoral Studies: Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
  • ThD (Cand.) Pontifex University

Panagiotou, John G. The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse. Kerala: OCP Publications, 2020. ISBN 978-1716754685

Panagiotou, John G. “Greek Orthodoxy in the Eighteenth Century.” in 165-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, volume 5, edited by Kevin L. Cope, 263-273. New York: AMS Press, 2000.

Fall 2021

Erskine Online:

  • GK 601 Biblical Greek III (Full Semester)
    (Open to College Students, ThM credit option)
  • ST 728 Eastern Orthodoxy (Full Semester)
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