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

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

10th Assembly of the WCC

The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches has taken place in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 30 October to 8 November 2013. Rector of St. Andrew's Alexei Bodrov took part in the Assembly as advisor. 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

International Conference "Faith in the Public Square" (6-9 Nov. 2013, Moldova)

The aim of the forthcoming conference is to discuss the ways in which religious faith can express itself in the ‘public square’, i.e. how it can become an integral part of contemporary Western ‘post-secular’ society. Читать

International Conference "Ecumenical Theology and Hermeneutics" (16-19 Oct. 2013, Bose, Italy)

The aim of the forthcoming Conference is to reflect on the ways of interpretation of texts, symbols and practices in Eastern and Western Christian traditions; to identify current impediments to further development of ecumenical dialogue; and to discuss the possibility of new theological and hermeneutical approaches which could be applied in the situation of contemporary, “post-modern” world and would allow to overcome existing obstacles and to establish better mutual understanding between different ...Читать

Scientific Conference "Science and religious knowledge of the world: the unity and difference"

Center for Problem Analysis and the Governance at the UN, RAS Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences Biblical Theological Institute of St.. Andrew conducted All-Russian Conference "Scientific and religious knowledge of the world: the unity and difference" (October 11, 2013, INION) Conference Chair: Vladimir Yakunin - Dr. polit. Science


International Conference "Can Orthodox Theology Be Contextual? Concrete Approaches from the Orthodox Tradition" (23-26 May 2013)

The organizers true intent is to provide an Orthodox theology that would engage in a sophisticated manner the challenges and questions of the contemporary situation. Rather than attempting to ignore the Fathers, the conference hopes to show the relevancy of the Fathers for contemporary situation. Читать

Workshop "Media, Religion and Civil Society" (16 May 2013, Moscow)

It is widely recognized today that religion plays an important role in formation of moral values and other essential norms which determine the spiritual dimension of the society and of the individual. Civil society guarantees lots of freedoms, including freedom of belief, but at the same time all religions put their own limitations on their adherents which often come into conflict with liberal freedoms. The role of the media is crucial in resolving (or, on the contrary, exacerbating) such issues, ...Читать