Fr. Eugen Pentiuc Appointed Archbishop Demetrios Chair of Biblical Studies at Holy Cross

A class group photo at the Ecole Biblique in Jerusalem. Fr. Eugen Pentiuc –third from the left.. Photo curtesy Fr. Eugen Pentiuc. (Photo courtesy of Fr. Eugen Pentiuc)

BOSTON, MA – Rev. Dr. Eugen J. Pentiuc has been appointed the first Archbishop Demetrios Professor of Biblical Studies and Christian Origins at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, effective July 1.

The Jaharis Family Foundation has funded the position in honor of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, with a gift of $2.0 million dollars some years ago. Fr. Pentiuc joined the Holy Cross faculty in 1998 and he is a prolific author currently under contract with Oxford …

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  1. Finally a decision has been made after all these years since the Jaharis family pledged the money for the chair. But, interestingly, the school has never received the money. The funds are handled by the family’s foundation and bills are paid from there for the Mary Jaharis Byzantine Center and now for the biblical studies chair. One has to wonder what the family’s thinking is about how the school, as an archdiocesan institution, handles money.

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