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

St. Andrew's Summer Institutes 2015

From 29 June to 11 July 2015, St. Andrew's has held 14th Moscow Summer Theological Institute and 11th Summer Institute on Theology and Science. Читать

New Conference: "Biblical Scholarship and Bible Translation in the Post-Soviet Space" (24–27 Sept. 2015, Moscow)

The purpose of the forthcoming conference is to gather together biblical scholars and translators in order to discuss existing hot issues in the field of Bible translation into different languages and share information about the best practices and the latest available resources.Читать

New Conference: "History and Theology: Historical Consciousness as a Way to Church Unity" (21–24 Oct. 2015, Bose, Italy)

The aim of the forthcoming Conference is to discuss the historical consciousness in the Eastern and Western churches (especially today, when the world is rapidly changing and the Church constantly faces new challenges) and to clarify how this affects their theology and what possibilities for ecumenical dialogue can be opened here. Читать

New Conference: "Political Theology: Theological Reflection on Contemporary Politics" (4–7 Nov. 2015, Belgrade, Serbia)

The aim of the forthcoming conference is to discuss political theology (its scope, purposes, approaches, language, etc.) in different traditions and to see how it can contribute to building civil society in Eastern European countries. Читать

New Conference: "Religion, Media and Civil Society" (10–13 Dec. 2015, Moscow)

The role of the media is crucial in resolving (or, on the contrary, exacerbating) conflicts between religion and those freedoms on which civil society is founded. That is why it is so important to discuss the ways in which religion, the media and civil society can and should interact. Читать

Conference "Political Orthodoxy and totalitarianism in the post-communist era"

On May 28-31 an International Conference was successfully held in Sofia Cultural Center, Helsinki on the general theme: “Political Orthodoxy and totalitarianism in the post-communist era”.Читать

Christ is Risen!

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

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

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

St. Andrew's in 2014

2014 was a challenging but very fruitful year for us. Despite the local and global problems we held a number of important scholarly and public conferences with accent on ecumenical dialogue and civil society, published many new books and organized several Summer Institutes. Читать

Conference: "Interconfessional and Interreligious Dialogue in Russia and the Post-Soviet Space"

From 12 to 13 December 2014, St. Andrew's Biblical Theological Institute, in cooperation with Institute for the Academic Study of Eastern Christianity (Amsterdam) and St. Thomas Institute (Moscow) has organized an International Conference on interconfessional and interreligious dialogue in Russia and the post-soviet space. You can watch videos of the presentations. Читать

Conference "Christianity in a Post-Modern World" (25 Sept. 2014)

On 25 October 2014, St. Andrew's Biblical Theological Institute, in cooperation with Institute for the Academic Study of Eastern Christianity (Theological Faculty of Free University, Amsterdam), Cultural Centre "Pokrovskie Vorota" (Moscow) and Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh Foundation, organized a conference "Christianity in a Post-Modern World" dedicated to 100th anniversary of Metropolitan Anthony Bloom.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 "Theology of Communion" (20-23 Oct. 2014, Bose, Italy)

From 20 to 23 October 2015, St. Andrew's together with the Monastery of Bose (Italy) organized the International Conference on theology of communion.Читать

Conference "Theology of the Holy Spirit: Personal Experience and Charismatic Movements in Contemporary Churches" (12–15 Nov. 2014, Sibiu, Romania)

From 12 to 15 November 2014, St. Andrew's Biblical Theological Institute in cooperation with Institute of Ecumenical Research (Sibiu, Romania) organized the International Conference "Theology of the Holy Spirit". Читать

Moscow Summer Theological Institute 2014

From 30 June to 12 July 2014, St. Andrew’s has organized its annual Moscow Summer Theological Institute (MSTI). 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

Publication of the volume "Ecclesiology and Nationalism"

St. Vladimir’s Theological Quarterly has published the papers presented at the International Conference "Ecclesiology and Nationalism in the Postmodern Era" (24-27 May 2012, Volos, Greece). The Conference was organized in cooperation with St. Andrew's Biblical Theological Institute. Читать

Proceedings of the conference "Academic Theology in a Post-Secular Age" (Lviv, 2011)

Institute of Ecumenical Studies at Ukrainian Catholic University has published proceedings of the International Conference "Academic Theology in a Post-Secular Age" (9-11 Nov. 2011, Lviv, Ukraine) organized in cooperation with St. Andrew's. 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

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 are grateful for your part in our mission to declare His Glory and to let His Light shine in the darkness. Читать

St. Andrew’s in 2013

2013 was a difficult year for all of us. The problems of non-profit organizations in Russia have touched St. Andrew's and we had to spend several months time responding to various inquiries and related lawsuits. However, despite these challenges, it was a fruitful year. We held a number of important scholarly and public conferences with accent on ecumenical dialogue and civil society, published many new books and organized several Summer Institutes.Читать

St. Andrew's conferences and Summer Institutes in 2013

See a list of our conferences and other events in 2013Читать

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