Olga Druzhinina, Ph.D. (NTC)
'The Ecclesiology of Basil the Great: Trinitarian Approach to the Life of the Church' (NTC)
In 1986 Olga graduated from Volgograd State University with an M.A. in Science. Later in life she became a minister for the Church of the Nazarene, ordained in 2009, and for several years she served in the Volgograd region as a deacon. In 2005, she received her B.A. in Religion from European Nazarene College, and in 2006 she completed an M.A. in Theology at Nazarene Theological College. As partial fulfillment of the university requirements she submitted a dissertation entitled: 'Deification of Community: Life in the Christian Community as a Way of Salvation in I John', under the supervision of Dr Kent Brower.
Completing her Ph.D. in 2015, under the supervision of Dr David Rainey, she now lives in St. Petersburg, Russia and works as a part-time faculty member for European Nazarene College. She also works as Literature Coordinator for the CIS Field of the Church of the Nazarene, translating text books and commentaries for Russsian speaking students. Her NTC thesis was published by Pickwick as The Ecclesiology of St. Basil the Great: A Trinitarian Approach to the Life of the Church and is available here.