James L. Papandrea (PhD, Northwestern University) is a teacher, author, speaker and musician.He is currently serving as associate professor of church history at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary at Northwestern University, as well as a consultant in the area of adult faith formation and a regular speaker in parish and lay formation programs in the Chicago area.He is the author of The Earliest Christologies, The Trinitarian Theology of Novatian of Rome and Reading the Early Church Fathers.
Also a published songwriter, professional musician and teacher of songwriting, Papandrea has written and arranged music for church choirs and has written two musicals.After graduating from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in music and theatre arts, he received his MDiv degree from Fuller Theological Seminary with a concentration in youth ministry, then spent several years in full time youth and music ministry.He went on to receive a PhD in the history and theology of the early Christian church from Northwestern University, with secondary concentrations in New Testament interpretation and the history of the Roman Empire.He has also studied Roman history at the American Academy in Rome, Italy.Papandrea is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature, the North American Patristics Society, and the Catholic Association of Music.
When he's not teaching or performing music, he can be found traveling with his wife, Susie, taking photographs and making pilgrimages to places like Rome and Assisi.
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Read more about Papandrea at his website, jimpapandrea.com.
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Patrick demonstrated that "we as Christians have something worth sharing, even at great hardship," said Jim L. Papandrea, assistant professor of church history at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, a United Methodist institution outside Chicago.
"While we live in a world where we value religious tolerance, we should not let our aversion to unethical forms of proselytizing force us to go to the other extreme and completely abandon evangelism," Papandrea said.
Catholics United for the Faith | Stepping Backward from Easter: The Meaning of the Incarnation | Teaching the Catholic Faith
In an early Christian document known as the Protoevangelium of James, we can see that the belief in Mary's perpetual virginity goes back to the earliest days of the Church.
James L. Papandrea is Assistant Professor of Church History at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.He regularly teaches for the Archdiocese of Chicago in the deacon formation program and the Chicago Catholic Scripture School.He is the author of several books, including The Wedding of the Lamb: A Historical Approach to the Book of Revelation, Novation of Rome and the Culmination of Pre-Nicene Orthodoxy, Reading the Early Church Fathers, and the newly released Trinity 101.
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Jim Papandrea's bio at the Garrett-Evangelical Seminary.
Jim Papandrea's personal website including a picture of him pointing at stuff in Rome and his YouTube channel (with music videos).
Seven Revolutions: How Christianity Changed the World and Can Change It Again, by Mike Aquilina and James Papandrea.
Reading the Early Church Fathers, by James Papandrea.
The Wedding of the Lamb, by James Papandrea.
Trinity 101: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, by James Papandrea.
Jim Papandrea's Amazon.com page with more books and a video of Jim.
Still Quiet Voice, a music CD by James Papandrea.
Jim Papandrea on the Church Fathers & Patristic Exegesis.
Jim Papandrea on the End of the World and Revelation.