Bishop IRENEI is the Sts. Cyril & Athanasius of Alexander Institute's Director, responsible for its development and foundation as well as its academic program. He is also the core lecturer in patristics and Church history.
Bishop IRENEI is an established scholar of patristics and the early Church, and an Archimandrite of the Russian Orthodox Church. Formerly a fellow in patristics and early Church history at the University of Oxford and sometime Chair of Theology at Leeds Trinity University in the United Kingdom, he is an active speaker and lecturer around the world on Orthodox theology and practice, and has also been heavily involved in bringing patristic study into wider access through the internet. He is was recently visiting professor in Orthodox theology at Santa Clara University, Professorial Research Fellow of Leeds Trinity (UK), and is currently a member of the Committee for Education of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and Dean of Monastic Life for the Western American Dicoese (ROCOR).
This is a two part series on The Inner Life and Prayer given at St. John Orthodox Church in 2009.