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Recent Doctoral Defense: Efiri Selemobri

A view of the exterior of Christ Church, Oxford, facing St. Aldate's Street

A view of the exterior of Christ Church, Oxford, facing St. Aldate’s Street

Congratulations to The Rev. Dr. Efiri Matthias Selemobri on the recent successful defense of his doctoral thesis! Dr. Selemobri has earned the Doctor of Theology in Roman Catholic Studies from the GTF with all coursework completed through the Oxford Theology Summer School of the University of Oxford.

Degree: Doctor of Theology (Roman Catholic Studies)

Title: “Gift and Challenge in Three New Testament Churches”

Dr. Selemobri defended his doctoral thesis on-site in Oxford, the venue being Christ Church which is one of the 37 constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. The defense panel included The Revd Canon Dr. Robin Gibbons, Director of Studies for Theology and Religion, Oxford University Department for Continuing Education and Alexander Schmemann Professor of Eastern Christianity at the GTF; Canon Angela Tilby, Diocesan Canon of Christ Church Cathedral (Oxford); and Dr. Elena D-Vasilescu, member of the Faculty of Theology and Faculty of History at the University of Oxford.