Our Christmas greetings

As we celebrate the birth of Christ the Lord, may you be filled with peace and joy during this Christmas season and throughout the coming year. We wish you and those dear to your peace, love, well-being and health.Читать

New Conference: "Religious Values in Contemporary Society" (13-14 Dec. 2023, Moscow)

The aim of the forthcoming conference is to discuss to what extent the values of different religious traditions are compatible with the secular values of contemporary society and, if in some respects this compatibility is impossible or difficult to achieve, what can be done, on the part of both religion and society, to alleviate this problem and to allow religion to be a real part of contemporary society.Читать

Christ is Risen!

Peace and Happy Easter to you and your family as we celebrate our Father’s greatest sacrifice through his Son, Jesus Christ. Have a blessed Easter!Читать

Hans Küng (1928-2021)

Hans Küng, an outstanding Swiss theologian died on 6 April at the age of 93 in his home in Tübingen, Germany. Читать

John Polkinghorne (1930-2021)

The Reverend Canon Dr. John Charlton Polkinghorne, renowned physicist and Anglican priest died on 9 March 2021 In Cambridge at the age of 90. Читать

European Academy of Religions Annual Conference 2019

The 2019 Conference will be held in Bologna from Monday 4th to Thursday 7th March, 2019. Читать

Archimandrite Iannuary Ivliev (9.12.1943 - 21.12.2017)

The outstanding Russian NT scholar and theologian, professor of St. Petersburg Orthodox Theological Academy Archminandrite Iannuary Ivliev died on 21 December 2017, aged 74.Читать

2017 Annual Conference of the European Academy of Religion

The Conference is being held from 18 to 22 June 2017 in Bologna, Italy. St. Andrew's is among the patrons of this conference. Читать

A René Girard Day in Moscow (18 May 2017)

René Noël Théophile Girard (1923-2015) was a French historian, literary critic, and philosopher of social science whose work belongs to the tradition of anthropological philosophy. St. Andrew’s has published Russian translations of some of his books.Читать

Paul Gundersen dies at 95

Paul Gundersen – A Finnish businessman, author, decorated War Veteran and friend to hundreds around the world – died in Helsinki, Finland on 29th August 2016, aged 95. He was over many years a good friend of St. Andrew's.Читать

Association "European Christian Convention" successfully launched

The second international meeting of this initiative was a big success and a large step forward for the ECC. Читать

Kick-off meeting of the European Academy of Religion

On December 5, 2016, the Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII in Bologna will host the kick-off meeting of the European Academy of Religion: a framework for research and the exchange of scholars and scholarship of religious studies from the Mediterranean and Europe.Читать

Conference on Paul's Epistles (2-3 June 2016, Moscow)

The Institute for Bible Translation in Russia, together with the St. Thomas Institute and St. Andrew’s Biblical Theological Institute, is pleased to announce a two-day international scholarly conference devoted to the study of Paul’s writings in the context of the New Testament world and Early ChristianityЧитать

Our congratulations to Irina Yazykova!

On 18 April, Irina Yazykova celebrates her 60th birthday. She was one of St. Andrew's founders and is now its vice-rector. We congratulate Irina and wish her many happy and fruitful years to come! Читать

Jürgen Moltmann is 90!

On 8 April 2016, the renowned German theologian Jürgen Moltmann will celebrate his 90th birthday. Our congratulations to Professor Moltmann who is a good friend of St. Andrew’s and has recently become one of our patrons! Читать

The Courage of Mercy: Taizé Letter for 2016

The letter for the year 2016 from our friends, the Taizé community.Читать

Our Christmas greetings

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May the love of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you at this holy season, when all the world is worshipping the Christ Child and glorifying his Name! Читать

René Girard (25 Dec. 1923 - 4 Nov. 2015)

The eminent French historian, literary critic, and philosopher René Girard dies at 91. Читать

St. Andrew's celebrates its 25th anniversary

The need to create an open Christian theological school for educational work among various sections of the population became particularly acute at the onset of perestroika, when the change of social orientation brought many new people into the church. Father Alexander Men', a remarkable priest and preacher, was actively engaged in Christian enlightenment and catechization of the newly converted. The books of Fr. Alexander, a theologian and gifted writer, first published abroad and then in Russia, ...Читать

Our friends congratulate us on the 25th anniversary

This year St. Andrew's celebrates its 25th anniversary. Here you can read some of our friends' congratulations. Читать

Conference "Cosmology and Faith" (24 Jan. 2015, Moscow)

On 24 January 2015 St. Thomas Institute (Moscow) together with St. Andrew's Biblical Theological Institute organized the International Conference "Cosmology and Faith: A Key to Interconfessional Dialogue". Читать

In Memoriam: Dr Albert Rauch (1933–2015)

Dr. Albert Rauch, former director of the Institute of Eastern Churches, Regensburg and a good friend of St. Andrew's died on 10 January 2015. Читать

Dmitry Pospelovsky (1935-2014)

Dmitry Pospelovsky, historian and former professor of St. Andrew's, died on 12 September 2014. He was 79. Two of his books were published by St. Andrew's:

The Orthodox Church in the History of Rus', Russia and the USSR. Moscow, ...Читать

Conference dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Bruce Metzger took place in Moscow

This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Dr. Bruce Metzger, an outstanding biblical scholar who made an important contribution into New Testament studies. In the course of the Anniversary Conference, a number of questions about the text and exegesis of the Bible were discussed. Читать

In memoriam: Ian Barbour (October 5, 1923 – December 24, 2013)

With great sadness we have known that Dr. Ian Graeme Barbour, physicist, theologian, professor emeritus at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and the 1999 Templeton Prize Laureate died on Tuesday, December 24 after suffering a stroke at his home in Northfield on December 20. He was 90 years old. Читать

20 years of St. Andrew's Publishing House

This year we celebrate the 20th anniversary of St. Andrew’s Publishing House. Since its foundation in 1993 we have published more than 300 titles on biblical studies, church history, contemporary theology, theology and science, and many other subjects. Celebration of the 20th anniversary will be on 13 Dec. 2013 within the framework of the 18th St. Andrew's Readings. Читать

The Jaroslav Pelikan Day in Moscow (13 Dec. 2013)

This year we celebrate 90 years since the birth of Jaroslav Pelikan, an outstanding scholar in the field of the history of Christian theology. Within the framework of The Jaroslav Pelikan Day in Moscow theologians, historians, philosophers and other specialists gathered to reflect on his role as a scholar and a teacher. Читать

18th St. Andrew's Readings

From 13 to 15 December 2013 St. Andrew’s organized the 18th St. Andrew's Readings on contemporary theology. Our professors gave lectures on many interesting subjects including biblical studies, church history, contemporary theology, cultural studies, iconography, etc. The lectures were open for everyone. Читать

Conference "Onomatodoxy in the Context of Eastern and Western Christianity" (26 Nov. 2013, Moscow)

The controversy about onomatodoxy (imiaslavie) at the beginning of the 20th century has drawn attention not only to the problem of the name of God but also to that of the word as such. The conference is aiming to discuss various aspects of onomatodoxy and its theological and philosophical background. Читать


VIII international interconfessional conference «CHRISTIAN ANTHROPOLOGY BEFORE THE CHALLENGE OF MODERNITY» Minsk, November 17-19, 2013Читать