|George Parsenios is Associate Professor of New Testament. M.A.
(Classics), Duke University; M. Div., Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School
of Theology; M.A., M. Phil, Ph. D., Yale University. His teaching and
research explore the interaction of early Christianity with classical
literature, as well as the interpretation of the New Testament in the
He is the author of two books: Departure and
Consolation: The Johannine Farewell Discourses in Light of Greco-Roman
Literature, published in Brill's Supplements to Novum Testament series;
and Rhetoric and Drama in the Johannine Lawsuit Motif, published in the
Mohr Siebeck WUNT series. He is also the author of such scholarly
articles as "'No Longer in the World' (John 17:11): The Transformation
of the Tragic in the Fourth Gospel." Harvard Theological Review (2005)
98:1-21. He regularly teaches courses on the Gospel of John, First
Corinthians, and Paul the Pastor (Greek Orthodox).