Fr. Daniel is the pastor of the Armenian Church of Charlotte
and the Dean of St. Nersess Armenian Seminary
- Doctorate in Eastern
Ecclesiastical Studies (Liturgy), Pontifical
Oriental Institute, Rome. Dissertation:
The Commentary on the Daily Office of
the Armenian Church by Bishop Stepanos
Siunetsi (c. 685-735): Edition of the
Long and Short Recensions with Liturgical
Analysis. Director: Robert Taft, S.J.
Summa cum laude.
- License Degree in Eastern Liturgiology, Pontifical
Oriental Institute, Rome. Thesis: Bishop Stepanos Siunetsi (c.
685-735) and the Armenian Liturgy of the Word. Summa cum laude.
- Master of Arts in Musicology, City College of New
York. Master's thesis: Rediscovering the Genere in Monteverdi's Eighth
Book of Madrigals. Summa cum laude.
- Master of Divinity, St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological
Seminary, Crestwood, New York. Master's thesis: The Magnificat Troparia
of the Armenian Orthodox Church: Translation with Historical and Theological
Commentary. Cum laude. Diploma in Armenian Church Studies, St. Nersess
Armenian Seminary, New Rochelle, NY.
- Bachelor of Science, State University of New York
at Binghamton, 1985 Double major in Chemistry and Music.
Sept. 1991 - Sept. 1992
Komitas Conservatory of Music, Erevan,
Republic of Armenia Course work in ethnomusicology
Monastery of Holy Etchmiadzin, Republic
of Armenia Course work in Armenian language and literature
- Divine Liturgy of the Armenian
Church with Modern Armenian
and English Translations, Transliteration,
Musical Notation, Introduction
and Notes, Editor. Forthcoming
by St. Vartan Press (New York).
- Review of William Dalrymple, From
the Holy Mountain: A Journey
among the Christians of the
Middle East. New York:
Henry Holt and Company, 1998.
Forthcoming in St. Nersess
- Review of Armenian Sacred
and Folk Music: Komitas, tr.
Edward Gulbekian. Curzon Press,
London, 1998. Forthcoming in RAFT:
A Journal of Armenian Poetry
- "The Multiplication of Propers
in the Armenian Liturgy of the
Hours and Baumstark's Law of
the Preservation of Ancient Liturgical
Material," Forthcoming in the
Acta of "Comparative Liturgy
Fifty Years after Anton Baumstark," Scholarly
Congress at the Pontifical Oriental
Institute, Rome, 25-29 September
- The Commentary on the Daily
Office of the Armenian Church
by Bishop Stepanos Siunetsi
(c. 685-735): Edition of the
Long and Short Recensions with
Liturgical Analysis. Forthcoming
in OCA (Rome).
- Entries for the Dizionario
delle chiese orientali, ed.
Edward Farrugia, S.J.: "Il
rito armeno;" "Lezionario armeno
di Gerusalemme;" "La liturgia
delle ore nella Chiesa Armena;" "La
Divina Liturgia armena;" "L'Anno
liturgico della Chiesa armena;" "Sacramenti
della Chiesa armena."
- "On the Origins and Early Evolution
of the Armenian Office of Sunrise," Festschrift
for Gabriele Winkler, forthcoming
in a volume of OCA.
- "L'Influence latine sur la
liturgie armenienne," Roma-Armenia, Claude
Mutafian, ed. Rome, 1999, pp.
- Review of Robert W. Thomson, Indices
to the Armenian Version of
Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite:
Greek-Armenian and Armenian-Greek (Dutch
Studies in Armenian Language
and Literature 5) Amsterdam;
Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, 1997.
Journal of the Society for
Armenian Studies 9 (1999) 213-214.
- Review of Boghos Levon Zekiyan,
ed., Nerses di Lambron, Il
primato della caritˆ. Discorso
sinodale "Atendabanutiwn." Magnano,
Italy: Edizione Qiqajon Comunitˆ di
Bose, 1996. St Nersess Theological
Review 2/1 (1997) 95-96.
- "Armenian Funeral Rites: An
Assessment of a Recent Study," St
Nersess Theological Review 2/1
- "The Armenian Liturgy of Dedicating
a Church: A Textual and Comparative
Analysis of Three Early Sources," OCP
64/1 (1998) 75-121.
- "The Liturgical Expositions
Attributed to Catholicos Yovhannes
Otsnetsi: Problems and Inconsistency," in
Robert F. Taft, S.J., ed., The
Armenian Christian Tradition:
Scholarly Symposium in Honor
of the Visit to the Pontifical
Oriental Institute, Rome of His
Holiness Karekin I, Supreme Patriarch
and Catholicos of All Armenians,
December 12, 1996 (=OCA 254)
- "Liturgical Usages and Controversy
in History: How Much Diversity
Can Unity Tolerate?," St.
Nersess Theological Review 1/2
- Review of Michel Van Esbroeck, "Le
discours du Catholicos Sahak
III en 691 et quelques documents
armeniens annexes au Quinisexte," in The
Council in Trullo Revisited, ed.
George Nedungatt and Michael
Featherstone (=Kanonika 6). Pontificio
Istituto Orientale, Rome, 1995,
pp. 323-454. Eastern Churches
- "Bishop Stepannos Siunetsi:
A Source for the Study of Medieval
Armenian Liturgy," Ostkirchliche
Studien 44/2-3 (1994) 171-196.
- "An Offering of Praise: The
Ceremony of 'Madal' in the Armenian
Church," Window View of the
Armenian Church 3/1 (1992)
- "Old Testament Readings in
the Liturgy of Matrimony of the
Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church," St.
Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 33/1
- November, 1997 - present
Archbishop Tiran Nersoyan (Assistant) Professor of Liturgy, St. Nersess Armenian
Seminary, New Rochelle, New York.
- June, 1999 - present
Visiting Professor, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.
- Editorial Board, St. Nersess
- Association Internationales
des Etudes Armeniennes
- North American Academy of Liturgy
- Orthodox Theological Society
- Faith and Order Commission,
National Council of the Churches
of Christ in the U.S.A. (Representing
the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic
Church of America)
- Liturgical Commission of the
Diocese of the Armenian Church
of America (New York)