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Fr. Bassam Nassif, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, University of Balamand
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18/5/2020:
A Day in the Life of a Family in a Pandemic
Fr. Bassam Nassif, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, University of Balamand
08/4/2020:
Living the Church in the Home Today
Fr. Bassam Nassif, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, University of Balamand
14/9/2019:
Hope in the Horror of War
Fr. Bassam Nassif, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, University of Balamand
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Fr. Bassam Nassif, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, University of Balamand

Fr. Bassam Nassif is a parish priest in the Antiochian Orthodox Church. He is also the Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology and Marital Counseling at the St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology, University of Balamand and the Faculty of Humanities, Notre Dame University, Louaizé, Lebanon and member of the Association Board of the International Association of Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care.  Fr. Bassam has been teaching for the last ten years pastoral, social and family care in both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Also, he is the currently the coordinator of the Kalima Online Theology program of the Institute of Theology and the supervisor of the Field Education program for the Bachelor of Theology students in Balamand. He serves on several academic and administrative committees in the University of Balamand. His doctoral dissertation focused on the pastoral care of the family in a changing postmodern world. Thus, Fr. Nassif aims to deal with contemporary challenges facing the Orthodox Church. As a speaker in several international conferences and forums in America and Europe, Rev. Dr. Nassif is concerned with integrating the pastoral theology of the Orthodox Church with the research and experience of the human sciences, leading to the formation of a therapeutic pastoral care approach. Building on scientific research and on the rich legacy of the Church Fathers, he endeavors to offer a modern approach to pastoral care leading to the righteousness of modern man.