Retired bishop of Zahumlje and Herzegovina (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Professor Emeritus of the University of Belgrade, retired Patristics and Church history professor and a former dean of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology, Belgrade University (Serbia). He studied theology at the same faculty, but also at the Theological Seminary in Halki, and at the Theological Faculty of the University of Athens, where he was awarded a doctoral degree in 1967. He also taught at St. Serge Institute in Paris (1969-72), and at the Theological Faculty of St. Basil of Ostrog in Foca (Bosnia and Herzegovina), of which he was one of the original founders. The author of a multitude of books and of over one hundred articles in a variety of languages, three collections of his writings have recently been published in English by Sebastian Press: Christ—The Alpha and Omega (2007), Emmanuel: The Only Begotten and Firstborn Among Many Brethren(2008), and Jesus Christ Is The Same Yesterday Today And Unto the Ages (2010).