Very Rev Archimandrite Jack Khalil (PhD), Professor of New Testament Studies, University of Balamand, St John of Damascus Institute of Theology; ; Fr Jack holds a PhD degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and studied for 3 years as Visiting Fellow at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität in Tübingen, Germany; ; He has been teaching at the St John of Damascus Institute of Theology - University of Balamand since 2000 Furthermore, he has been visiting Professor at many Orthodox Theological Faculties and Institutes over the world, eg University of Athens, Thessaloniki, IOCS (Cambridge) and St Serge (Paris), University of North Eastern Finland, Theological School of the Church of Cyprus, et cetera; ; His main fields of interest are the Epistles of St Paul and the Johannine Literature He is the author of one book published in Greece, which has been admitted as a textbook reference at the University of Thessaloniki since 2005, and many chapters in books, researches and studies published in Lebanon, Greece, France, USA, Belgium, Germany, Estonia, and Bulgaria; ; Archimandrite Jack Khalil is a member of the Biblical Federation in Lebanon, the Hellenic Society of Biblical Studies, the Revision Committee of the van-Dyck–Boustani Bible Arabic Translation, the Synodical Revision Committee of Liturgical Books, the Synodical Committee of preparing a modern translation of the New Testament He is also a Central Committee member in the WCC since 2013, as well as a member of its Faith & Order Commission since 2014 And he was between 2007-2012 the Eastern Orthodox representative in the WCC Continuation Committee on “Ecumenism in the 21st Century” He was for many years the Church representative of the Patriarchate of Antioch and All The East in the Committee of the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches for the Collaboration with the United Bible Societies