Religion and science

  • 8 April 2019, 11:24 | Conferences, seminars, researches | 

    Religious experts in Kyiv discuss concept of Sophianism in Ukrainian culture and Kyivan Church

    The colloquium at the Institute of Philosophy in Kyiv, which took place on April 5, themed “The Concept of Sophianism of Ukrainian Culture and Kyivan Church,” gathered a large number of participants. The colloquium was organized by the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Commission on Interreligious and Inter-Confessional Relations, the Open Orthodox University and the Ukrainian Catholic University.

  • 11 October 2017, 12:31 | Religion and science | 

    Patriarch Filaret awarded Doctor Honoris Causa at Bohomolets University

    On October 10, a meeting of the Academic Council of the University took place at Bohomolets National Medical University dedicated to awarding the distinction of Doctor Honoris Causa of Bohomolets National Medical University on Patriarch Filaret of Kyiv and All Rus-Ukraine.

  • 2 October 2017, 13:49 | Conferences, seminars, researches | view photo | 

    Reformation and modern world discussed in Odessa

    Odessa National University hosted the International scientific conference “Reformation and the modern world (philosophy, theology, science)” on September 28-29. The event was held in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

  • 7 June 2016, 10:16 | Religion and culture | 

    II International Festival of Arts "ANNA FEST" to be held in St Sophia

    Painting series "Graffiti for Anna" is a visual dialogue between antiquity and the present, which appeals to ancient times with their high spiritual art examples, including mosaics and frescoes of St. Sophia Cathedral of Kyiv.

  • 13 April 2016, 16:40 | Conferences, seminars, researches | view photo | 

    Ostroh Academy hosts international conference on Reformation in Eastern Europe

    The issue of the Reformation influence on Ukrainian Orthodoxy was further addressed by prof. Volodymyr Burega, rector of the Kyiv Theological Academy of the UOC.

  • 9 October 2013, 20:06 | Religion and science | 

    Archbishop Ihor Isichenko Presents Book about His Pastoral Ministry

    In the Lviv Museum of the History of Religion, Archbishop Ihor Isichenko of the Kharkiv-Poltava Eparchy of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (o) presented his book “To Watch Over the Candle.” According to the author, his work is a kind of report on his episcopal work from the last decade.

  • 13 September 2013, 19:42 | Religion and science | 

    Patriarch Filaret Presents ‘Ukrainian Palinodia’ at Lviv Book Forum

    On September 13 at the 20th Lviv Book Forum, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP) presented its publishing project “Ukrainian Palinodia.”

  • 21 February 2012, 17:14 | Religion and science | 

    Slavic Bible Commentary to be published in 2015

    The fourth working meeting of the editorial board of Bible Commentary: The Modern Evangelical Perspective was held in Jerusalem’s AMI Center for Biblical Study and Research on February 7-18, 2012. This meeting ended a nearly two-year period of writing the bible commentary.

  • 24 November 2011, 14:19 | Conferences, seminars, researches | 

    Greek Catholic Scholars Discuss Status and Prospects of Theology in Church

    Greek Catholic theologians from the leading Ukrainian spiritual institutions gathered in Lviv for a scholarly conference “UGCC: 20 years after the underground. The achievements, difficulties and prospects of the establishment of the spiritual-theological identity.”

  • 12 November 2011, 12:31 | Religion and science | 

    Conference on Academic Theology Held at Ukrainian Catholic University

    Over twenty European scholars and theologians from Romania, Greece, Poland, Belarus, the Netherlands, Russia and Ukraine participated in an international conference “Academic Theology in the Postsecular Age” organized by the Institute of Ecumenical Studies of UCU.

  • 21 September 2011, 10:14 | Religion and culture | 

    Week of Sophia of Kyiv Begins

    On 21 September, the week of the Cathedral of the Holy Sophia of Kyiv, dedicated to its 1000th anniversary, begins. So reported the General Director of the National Reserve Sophia of Kyiv, Nelia Kukovalska at a press-conference on 19 September in Kyiv.

  • 7 September 2011, 12:49 | Religion and science | 

    New chair endowed in Byzantine Theology

    As part of University efforts to expand its renowned Medieval Institute, Notre Dame established an endowed chair in Byzantine Theology this fall.

  • 13 August 2011, 11:47 | Religion and culture | 

    Peresopnytsia Gospel Recognized Best Book of Ukraine 2011

    The Jury of the National Competition "Best Book of Ukraine" founded by the State Committee of TV and Radio Broadcast of Ukraine unanimously awarded the grand prix to the folio Peresopnytsia Gospel, Origin and the Present, which was published by ADEF-Ukraine Publishers.

  • 25 November 2010, 12:46 | Children young people and religion | 

    The New Religiosity of the Ukrainian Youth

    The book "Modern Religiosity: In What and How the Youth in Ukaine Believe," which was recently published in Germany, shows the pecularities of the religiosity of students of secular and religious schools.

  • 19 November 2010, 08:52 | Restoration, maintainance of cultural inheritance | 

    Poland and Ukraine Apply for UNESCO World Heritage Status for Wooden Churches

    Sixteen Polish and Ukrainian wooden churches may be added to UNESCO's World Heritage List, report representatives of the Ukrainian and Polish sides of the seminar "The Experience of Protecting the Cultural Heritage of Poland and Possibilities of its Use in Ukraine."

  • 20 July 2010, 12:20 | UGCC

    Head of Italian Episcopal Conference Visits Ukraine

    On July 16, 2010, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, the president of the Italian Episcopal Conference and metropolitan of Genoa, visited the Ukrainian Catholic University.

  • 7 July 2010, 16:04 | Religion and science | 

    School of Jewish Studies Conducted in Kyiv

    On July 6, 2010, in the assembly hall of the Dragomanov National Pedagogical University in Kyiv, the International Youth Religious Studies School of Jewish Studies was opened.

  • 19 June 2010, 14:22 | Religion and science | 

    Ukrainian Catholic University Visited by American Ambassador

    On 17 June, the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv was visited by a delegation of the US Embassy led by Ambassador Plenipotentiary John F. Tefft.

  • 4 June 2010, 17:29 | Church-state relations

    Rector of UCU: “It is unfortunate that the government does not trust its people”

    “In the country there is an atmosphere which induces the security agency to act in an undemocratic manner,” reported the rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.

  • 3 June 2010, 11:33 | Theology and religious education | 

    RISU Holds Web Conference with First Vice Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University

    RISU is holding a web conference with the first vice rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU), Taras Dobko, who has a doctorate in philosophy, "Accreditation of Theology as a Discipline in Ukraine: New Prospects and Challenges."