Brian Butcher

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"Brian A. Butcher is currently Research Fellow at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies, in the Faculty of Theology at the University of St. Michael's College. He offers courses there, and is also sessional instructor at St. Augustine's Seminary. He has taught for the Institute for the past seven years; at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, as Assistant Professor, he offered courses in both Eastern and Western Christian traditions. His first major monograph was published in 2018 with Fordham University Press: Liturgical Theology After Schmemann: An Orthodox Reading of Paul Ricoeur. Other publications of note include a chapter on Orthodox sacramental theology in the 16-19th centuries, in the Oxford Handbook of Sacramental Theology (OUP, 2015) and, more recently, a chapter on gender in Orthodox theology in.Gender in Orthodox Christianity (forthcoming in 2019 from Routledge). Dr. Butcher also lectures at Ottawa’s Augustine College. His professional associations include membership in the American Academy of Religion, the Society of Oriental Liturgy and the North American Academy of Liturgy. He is a subdeacon in the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church."



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