Andrei A. Orlov, Ph.D.
Professor, William J. Kelly, S.J., Chair in Theology (2017-2020)

Andrei A. Orlov (Ph.D., Russian Academy of Sciences, 1990 [Sociology]; Ph.D., Marquette University, 2003 [Biblical Studies]), specializes in the study of Christian Origins with special attention to the formative influences of Jewish apocalypticism and mysticism. He has published fourteen books, eight edited volumes, and over fifty articles in edited volumes, dictionaries, encyclopedias and scholarly journals.

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Interdisciplinary Seminar:
Jewish Roots of Eastern Christian Mysticism

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Theology Department Mission Statement

Theology Department Mission Statement

Marquette University defines itself as Christian, Catholic, Jesuit, urban, and independent. The Department of Theology functions within the university to investigate and understand the Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions, and to other religions of the world. Read more of our mission statement.