He is a senior priest of the Armenian Apostolic Church, holds a doctorate in theology from the King's College London and is a world authority on Christian Middle East and is the author of a number of significant works on Armenian Christian art and Christianity, including Treasures from the Ark: 1700 Years of Armenian Christian Art (The British Library, 2001), The Bible in the Armenian Tradition (The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001), the Armenian Illuminated Gospel Books (The British Library, 1987), and The Tondrakian Movement (Kahn & Averill, 1987). He is married and has two sons.
- Vrej Nersessian talking about the Awag Vank' Gospels (audio and transcript)
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