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Professor Wojciech Szczerba

Professor Wojciech Szczerba

Research Associate

President/Rector of Evangelical School of Theology (EST), Wroclaw, Poland

Secretary to the Council of Evangelical Union

Editor-in chief of 'Theologica Wratislaviensia'


Biography:

Wojciech Szczerba joined the VHI as a Research Associate in 2019. He studied in Amsterdam (Theological Seminary) and Belgium (Heverlee at Evangelische Theologische Faculteit)In 2000 he completed his PhD in Patristics at the University of Wroclaw, Poland. In 2009 he defended his second PhD in Ancient philosophy at the same University. He became Academic Dean of Evangelical School of Theology in Wroclaw in 2002, and served in this position until he became the Rector/President in 2006. He is also the editor-in-chief of the periodical Theologica Vratislaviensia.

Wojciech is the author of two books on universal salvation (apocatastasis) in Greek philosophy and early Christian thought, as well as numerous articles on anthropology, soteriology, the Protestant traditions, and ancient philosophy and theology. He is involved in various ecumenical initiatives and interreligious dialogue.

Research Interests

Wojciech's current research focuses on the analysis of the migration crisis from the perspective of philosophical theology. This project analyses sociological and historical studies of the migrations of 20th and 21st centuries and theological concepts such as Imago Dei, Deus migrator, Apocatastasis ton panton, hospitality and theology of the Other, with reference to the broad issue of migration.

Key Publications

Books

  • A Bóg będzie wszystkim we wszystkim. Apokatastaza Grzegorza z Nyssy. Tło, źródła, kształt koncepcji (And God Will be All in All. The Apocatastasis of Gregory of Nyssa. The Background, Sources and Shape of the Concept), WAM, Cracow 2008
  • Koncepcja wiecznego powrotu w myśli wczesnochrześcijańskiej (The Concept of Eternal Return in the Early Christian Thought), series: Monographs of Polish Foundation for Science, Wroclaw 2001. The book won the national contest of Polish Foundation of Science. http://www.fnp.org.pl/monografie/pl,monografie,book,116.php

Edited Books [Selected]

  • Co-edition of Polish translation of Mark Galli, Karl Barth, An Introductory Biography for Evangelicals [Polish title: Karl Barth, Biografia dla ewangelikałów], Semper, Lodz 2019 (in printing)
  • Co-edition of Polish translation of Timothy Keller, City Center Church, [Polish title: Kościół w Centrum[, Szaron, Ustroń 2018
  • Editor-in-chief of all publications of the periodical Theologica Wratislaviensia

Articles [Selected]

  • Introduction to Polish Edition of Mark Galli, Karl Barth, An Introductory Biography for Evangelicals, [Polish title: Karl Barth, Biografia dla
    ewangelikałów[, Semper, Lodz 2019 (in printing)
  • Introduction to Polish Edition of Timothy Keller, City Center Church, [Polish title: Kościół w Centrum[, Szaron, Ustroń 2018
  • Na začatku reformace. Hus a Polsko-Česke Vztahy (On the Verge of the Reformation. Hus and the Polish-Czech Relationship), in: Ziemia Kłodzka, The Klodzko Land, No. 276/277, Nowa Ruda 2017, p. 23-24
  • U Progu Reformacji. Hus a sprawa polska (On the Verge of the Reformation. Hus and the Polish Reality), in: Ziemia Kłodzka, The Klodzko Land, No. 276/277, Nowa Ruda 2017, p. 19-22
  • Koncepcja Imago Dei jako symbol inkluzji religijnej (The Concept of Imago Dei as a Symbol of Religious Inclusion), in: Między ekskluzją a inkluzją wedukacji religijnej (Between Exclusion and Inclusion in the Religious Education), Wroclaw 2017
  • U progu Reformacji. Jan Hus a relacje polsko-czeskie (On the Verge of the Reformation. Jan Hus and the Polish-Czech Relationship), in: Theologica Wratislaviensia, vol. 12, Wroclaw 2017
  • Protestantyzm ewangelikalny a społeczeństwo obywatelskie. Zarys problemu (Evangelical Protestantism and Civil Society. The Overview of the Problem), in: Theologica Wratislaviensia, vol. 12, Wroclaw 2017


 

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