Dr. Christine Kerxhalli is a byzantine-style Ecclesiastical Tailor in the USA and the owner of PHILOTHEI, a company that specializes in custom made-to-order Byzantine and Eastern Orthodox Christian vestments and church paraments.
Through the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese in North America House of Studies, Christine holds a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Degree from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in the Eastern Christian focus; a Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree in Applied Orthodox Theology from the University of Balamand, St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology; and, is a graduate of the St. Stephens Program in Applied Orthodox Theology.
Christine’s focus of advanced theological study has been in Eastern Orthodox Christian education with emphasis on Eastern Orthodox Church history, byzantine architecture, iconography and church vestments. She is available to speak to organizations and groups in these subject areas. Inquiries as to commissioning her to speak to your organization may be made through her Contact Form.
Christine additionally holds a Master of Science (M.S.) Degree in Quality and Applied Statistics from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Chemistry and Physics from SUNY Brockport and is a Quality Assurance professional (retired).