Theological Studies

For initial theological studies, James joined Malecruz Dayaro and earned Diploma in Theology in First Rank from Malankara Syrian Orthodox Thological Seminary, Vettikkal, Mulanthuruthy. During his studies in the seminary , he earned deep knowledge in syriac language and liturgical music. He had received special training from The Late H.G. Markose Mor Coorilole and Thommattel Asan. These eminant persons were known for their aunthentic knowledge in syriac language and liturgical music. He mastered bethgazo( Syriac melodies). During his seminary training time he also studied carnatic vocal and violin. Soon after his studies he was appointed as a teacher in syriac liturgical music in the seminary.

After seminary studies James joint United Theological College, Bangalore for higher studies in Theology, and he earned his Bachelor of Divinity in 1998 and M.Th in Systematic Theology in 2001 from there. In 2001 he again joint as faculty of Syrian orthodox Theological Seminary Vettickkal in the department of systematic Theology and liturgy. He taught Systematic Theology, Orthodox Faith, Syriac language and Liturgical Music and Hebrew there. During this period, he served as the Bursar, Malpan & Student's Warden of the Seminary. In the year 2003, He went to the United States for his higher studies in Theology .

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