Valery Yakovlevich Savrey (b. 1956), PhD, Professor, St Macarius Prize Winner, is at present a specialist in the field of History of Foreign Philosophy, History of Culture, Philosophy of Religion, and Theology.
The scholar's research interests include Biblical Studies, Philosophical Hermeneutics, Exegesis, Theology, and Eastern Patristics. The most important of these works is his research into the History of Philosophy and Theology in the Alexandrian culture.
He is a founder of the first Russian Department of History and Theory of the World Culture at the Faculty of Philosophy and the Institute of the World Culture at Moscow University.
He is an author of the fundamental scientific monograph, The Alexandrian School in the History of Philosophical and Theological Thought. He has won the St Macarius Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences for his «outstanding contribution in the development of national history.»
Mr. V. Savrey is Professor at the Department of Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at Moscow University, Professor of the Department of Biblical Studies at the Theological Academy of Moscow.