James C. Skedros

James C. Skedros

Lecturer on Elementary Greek
Lecturer on Elementary New Testament Greek, Summer Language Program


  • BA, University of Utah
  • MTS, Harvard Divinity School
  • ThM, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
  • ThD, Harvard Divinity School


James C. Skedros teaches Greek at both Harvard Divinity School and in its Summer Language Program. He received his ThD in the History of Christianity from Harvard Divinity School in 1996. He has taught at the Graduate Theological Union (Berkeley, California) and is the Michael G. and Anastasia Cantonis Professor of Byzantine Studies at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts). He has been teaching Greek at HDS since 2000.

His writing and research areas include popular religious practices in Late Antiquity, Byzantine Christianity, the lives of early Christian and Byzantine saints, pilgrimage, and Christian-Muslim relations. He is a double recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, both for the study of Byzantine saints in Thessaloniki, Greece.


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