H. G. Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem
H.G. DR. ZACHARIAS MAR APREM
H. G. Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem is the Metropolitan of Diocese of Adoor- Kadampanadu. His Grace has been professor at Orthodox Theological Seminary in the Department of Religion since 1999. After completing his graduation in B.Sc. Chemistry from the Calicut University, H. G. Mar Aprem joined the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam for his theological education. Here he completed his Graduate in Sacred Theology (Diploma) and Bachelor in Divinity degree. He further pursued a Master in Theology at the Gurukul Lutheran College, Chennai and followed this up with a Doctorate in Religion (Advaita Philosophy) from SATRI Bangalore, the erstwhile Doctoral research centre of the Senate of Serampore.
His principle area of teaching is Religion and Philosophy under which he covers Religious Methodologies, Major Religious Traditions (Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and other Indian religions), Indian Philosophy, Renaissance Contemporary Movements and Church Administration & Constitution.
His Grace is currently Assistant to His Holiness The Catholicos Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II and also the President of the Malankara Sabha Masika, the official magazine of the Malankara Orthodox Church. He has served previously as Registrar of the Seminary, Chief Editor of the Malankara Sabha Masikan as well as Principal Secretary to Catholicos HH Baselius Marthoma Didymus I.