Fourth International Conference on Patristic Studies

Body and Soul: The Patristic Message to Pastoral Theology

17th – 19th October 2019

Conference Schedule

Conference Days

  • 17th October, Thursday
  • 18th October, Friday
  • 19th October, Saturday
  • 17th October, Thursday
    8:15 Registration
    8:45 – 9:00
    Opening and Welcome

    The Most Rev. Fülöp Kocsis, Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archeparchy of Hajdúdorog


    Tamás Véghseő, Rector of Saint Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza

    9:00 – 10:00 Lectio Magistralis of Patrick Descourtieux Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome:

    Corpo e anima in Ilario di Poitiers: un uomo afferrato da Dio

    10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break
    Session I. 17th October 10:15 – 11:35
    Chair: Massimo Pampaloni, SJ, Dean of the Faculty of Eastern Ecclesiastical Sciences, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome
    10:15 István Baán, St. Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza:

    La transformation de la chair par la grâce durant la prière est le gage des biens à venir. Grégoire Palamas sur l'expérience eschatologique

    10:35 Biagio Costa, Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome, PhD student:

    La dignità del corpo dell’uomo nella visione teologica di Tertulliano. La proposta cristiana tra paganesimo e gnosticismo

    10:55 Miklós Verdes, Saint Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza:

    Fonti patristiche della riscoperta della "psicoterapia dei Padri"

    11:15 Discussion
    12:00 Lunch
    Session II. 17th October 14:30 – 16:10
    Chair: Giulio Maspero, Vicedean of the Faculty of Theology, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome
    14:30 Veronika Černušková, Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology Palacký University Olomouc:

    Mysterium of eucharist and childhood in Clement of Alexandria

    14:50 Róbert Somos, University of Pécs:

    Music of the soul and music of the body in Origen’s Homilies on the Psalms

    15:10 Csaba Ötvös, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki:

    Body and Soul in Prayer. Footnotes to the early history of the noetic prayer

    15:30 Discussion
    16:00 – 16:25 Coffee Break
    Session III. 17th October 16:25 – 18:10
    Chair: Ilaria Vigorelli, Faculty of Theology, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome
    16:25 Giuseppe Caruso, OSA, President of Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome:

    Fecit eos: l’esegesi di Gn 1,26-28 nei commentari agostiniani alla Genesi

    16:45 Gábor Kendeffy, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary:

    Saint Augustine's tragic view on sexuality

    17:05 Zoran Djurovič, La Parrocchia Ortodossa di San Nicola a Lido di Lavinio:

    Il corpo spirituale in Agostino

    17:25 Omar Carrera, Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome, PhD student:

    Il Sarcofago Dogmatico: Risurrezione del Corpo e dell´Anima

    17:45 Discussion
    19:00 Dinner
  • 18th October, Friday
    8:45 – 9:45 Lectio Magistralis of Massimo Pampaloni, SJ, Dean of the Faculty of Eastern Ecclesiastical Sciences, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome:

    Corpo e anima come luogo dell’incontro tra visibile e invisibile nella teologia di Teodoro di Mopsuestia

    9:45 - 10:00 Coffee Break
    10:30 - 12:30 Session IV. 18th October 10:00 – 11:40

    Chair: István Seszták, Prorector of Saint Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza

    10:00 Ilaria Vigorelli, Faculty of Theology, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome:

    L’unità dell’uomo in Gregorio di Nissa. La distinzione corpo-anima nella dottrina della salvezza

    10:20 Illya Bey, Zaporizhzhia National University:

    Does the soul need a body? Analysis of the treatise „On the soul and resurrection” of St. Gregory of Nyssa

    10:40 Evariszt Urbán, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, PhD student:

    A meeting of theological horizons. The vision of image of God in Gregory of Nyssa in the reflections of Hans Urs von Balthasar and Jean Daniélou

    11:00 Atanasia Maria Smetaniak, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv:

    La μετάνοια come un elemento della preghiera del corpo nella tradizione patristica

    11:20 Discussion
    12:00 Lunch
    14:30 Lectio Magistralis of Manuel Nin, OSB, Bishop, Apostolic Exarch to Greece of the Greek Byzantine Catholic Church:

    Filosseno di Mabbug. Una lettura di testi siriaci tra il V e VI secoli

    15:30 – 15:45 Coffee Break
    Session V. 18th October 15:45 – 17:35

    Chair: Miklós Verdes, Saint Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza

    15:45 László Perendy, SchP, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Sapientia College of Theology, Budapest:

    Tatian’s ideas about the soteriological value of human body and the importance of free will in human salvation

    16:05 István Mokiosz Orosz, Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome, PhD student:

    Il programma della scuola di Nisibi per l'istruzione dell'uomo nella sua complessità

    16:25 André Bressane, SJ, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, PhD student:

    Dicotomica o tricotomica? Una visione d’insieme sull’antropologia secondo Giovanni il Solitario d’Apamea

    16:45 Arhim. Benedict Valentin Vesa, Orthodox Faculty of Theology Babeș-Bolyai University:

    Passion, body and soul at John the Solitary and Isaac of Nineveh

    17:05 Discussion
    17:35 Coffee Break
    18:00 Lectio Magistralis of Giulio Maspero, Vicedean of the Faculty of Theology, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome:

    Il corpo relazionale e il valore della vita materiale secondo Gregorio di Nissa

    19:00 Dinner
  • 19th October, Saturday
    Session VI. 9:00 – 10:40
    Chair: Manuel Nin, OSB, Bishop, Apostolic Exarch to Greece of the Greek Byzantine Catholic Church
    9:00 István M. Bugár, University of Debrecen:

    Is There a Life Without a Body? An Early Christian Answer

    9:30 Mikós Gyurkovics, St. Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza:

    Il valore psicosomatico della croce nell’etica di Clemente Alessandrino

    10:00 János Nyirán, St. Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza:

    Il corpo e l'anima di Cristo nei testi liturgici della settimana santa nella tradizione bizantina

    10:20 Discussion
    10:40 – 10:55 Coffee Break
    Session VII. 19th October 10:55 – 12:35
    Chair: Mikós Gyurkovics, St. Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza
    10:55 Rosana Araujo Viveiros, ANSP, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, PhD student:

    La relazione corpo e anima: la vita di solitudine interiorizzata. Prospettive per la teologia pastorale oggi in Simone di Taibuteh

    11:15 Tibor Görföl, University of Pécs:

    Ways of the searching soul. Practical insights for today from the Gazan monastic milieu

    11:35 Mykhaylo Lesiv, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv:

    La visione dell’uomo nella tradizione spirituale nell’insegnamento del pensatore Gregorio Skovoroda (1722 -1794)

    11:55 István Seszták, St. Athanasius Greek Catholic Theological Institute, Nyíregyháza:

    La riscoperta dei Padri della Chiesa attraverso la teologia dell’imago Dei

    12:15 Discussion and Conclusion
    13:00 Lunch
    16:00 Farewell Party in honour of Manuel Nin, OSB, Bishop, Apostolic Exarch to Greece of the Greek Byzantine Catholic Church

For more information:

Miklós Gyurkovics
Nyíregyháza, Bethlen G. 13-19

Email : gyurkovicsm@yahoo.co.uk