BA, MA, MTh, PhD
Rev. Nebojsa joined SAC as a lecturer in 2016, bringing a wealth of academic experience from both European and American universities. Active in research contributions, and course development, he lectures in Old Testament Studies, Comparative Religions, Theology and Film, as well as Hebrew and Syriac languages. He has a Master of Theology from St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, New York, and a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. In 2015 he received his Ph.D. from The University of Belgrade, Serbia, for a thesis titled “Anthropological Assumption of Ascetic Exegesis of the Holy Scripture in Early Rabbinic Judaism and Early Syriac Christianity.” Rev. Nebojsa was ordained to the priesthood in the Serbian Orthodox Church in 2019 and serves at the parish of St Basil of Ostrog in Langwarrin, Melbourne.
The Holy Body and the Holy Scripture: Anthropological Assumption of Ascetic Exegesis of the Holy Scripture in Early Rabbinic Judaism and Early Syriac Christianity [Свето Тело и Свето Писмо: Антрополошке претпоставке аскетске егзегезе Светог Писма у ранорабинском јудаизму и сиријском хришћанству], Belgrade: Biblical Institute, Faculty of Orthodox Theology, University of Belgrade, 2020.
Selected peer-reviewed journal articles/book chapters
(2021) “21 Martyrs of Libya” – Presenting Holiness in the Contemporary Coptic Church.” IKON – Journal of Iconographic Studies 14 (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols), pp. 347-356.
(2021) “Sign of Martyrdom, Heresy and Pride”: The Christian Coptic Tattoo and the Construction of Coptic Identity.” In: Copts in Modernity. Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity (22), eds. Lisa Agaiby, Mark N. Swanson, Nelly van Doorn Harder (Leiden & Boston: Brill), pp. 295-320.
(2018) Lexical Entries: Amoraim; Diatessaron; Bible Translations into Armenian; Bible Translation into Coptic; Masorets; Bible translations into Syriac; Tannaim [Одреднице: Амореји; Диатесарон; Јерменски преводи; Коптски преводи; Масорети; Сиријски преводи; Танаити], R. Kubat, P. Dragutinovic (ed.) Lexicon of Biblical Exegesis, Belgrade: Biblical Institute, Faculty of Orthodox Theology, University of Belgrade and Sluzbeni glasnik 60-61, 119-120, 196-197, 221, 245-247, 404-406, 430.