School of Arts and Sciences ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY

SHOTA KINTSURASHVILI

Shota Kintsurashvili

Shota Kintsurashvili
School of Arts and Sciences,  Direction of History, Invited Lecturer, Researcher

Biography 

Shota Kintsurashvili is a PhD student at Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Faculty of Theology. He is working on a dissertation in the field of Christian social ethics: "The task of Christian social ethics in country transformation process(on the example of Georgia), in the search for an orthodox social message." In 2015-18 he studied at the Catholic University of Eichstadt-Ingolstadt (KU), where he defended his dissertation on the history of the Church of the Middle Ages and modern times "From the Ecumenical Openness to the Anti-Ecumenical Uprising / Georgian Orthodox Autocephalous Church and the Ecumenical Dialogue in the Twentieth Century" and the Academic Degree in Theology (Lic. Theol).

In 2017, he enrolled at the Summer Academy of the Dortmund Social Institute, majoring in: Common Social Spirit of Europe and Social Teaching of the Christian Church; Actively participates in international theological conferences, as well as translates texts of theological content from German, Russian and English, especially in terms of church history, Christian social ethics and social teaching. He has been granted scholarship of German educational and scientific foundations for many years: Johann Adam Möhler Institut, Renovabis, Collegium Orientale.

Scientific interests / research interests

History of the Christian Church of the Middle Ages and Modern Period, History of the Modern Georgian Orthodox Church, Christian Social Ethics, Social Teaching of the Church, Theology of Liberation, Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue.

Publications

Featured publications

2020

Kintsurashvili, Shota: Liturgy after the Liturgy - Ecclesiastical Deaconry; In progress;

Kintsurashvili, Shota: From Anti-Ecumenism to Ethnophiletism / The Role of the Anti-Ecumenical Movement in the Formation of Religious Nationalism in Georgia; In progress

Kintsurashvili Shota: Orthodoxe Kirche von Georgien in dem heutigen Zeitalter; In progress

2019 

Kintsurashvili, Shota: Origin and Development of Christian Social Teaching on the Example of the Western Church, Center for Human Rights Education and Monitoring (EMC), https://emc.org.ge/ka/products/kristianuli-sotsialuri-stsavlebis-tsarmoshoba-da-ganvitareba-dasavletis-eklesiis-magalitze

Kintsurashvili, Shota: Social Responsibility of the Christian Church / From Deaconry to Transfiguration of the World, Internet Magazine "Politea"; https://1tv.ge/analytics/qristianuli-eklesiis-socialuri-pasukhismgebloba-diakoniseuli-msakhurebidan-samyaros-feriscvalebamde/

Books

Kintrsurashvili Shota: Von ökumenischer Offenheit bis zum antiökumenischen Aufstand / Die Georgisch-Orthodoxe Kirche und der ökumenische Dialog im 20. Jh. In progress;

 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Encountering the Mystery / Understanding Orthodox Christianity Today / translated and publish into Georgian Language, Tbilisi 2019

Articles and Interviews translation

Pope Francis: Foreword, in: Müller, Gerhard: Poverty, The Challenge to the Faith, 9-13. 2014 Munich, (Translation from German into Georgian) In: shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Pope Francis: Foreword, in: Schallenberg; Küppers: DOCAT - What to do? social teachings of the catholic church, (Translation from German into Georgian). In: shotakintsurashvili.

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Orthodoxy and Human Rights, Lecture in Konrad Adenauer Foundation, 2 June 2017, (Translation from German into Georgian) In: shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Kardamakis, Arsenios - Metropolitans of Austria: The Importance of Orthodox Churches and Theology for Europe, 10.07.17 (Translation from German into Georgian) In: https://shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Pope Benedict XVI/ Ratzinger, Joseph: True Peace and True Culture, Christian Faith and Europe. Munich 1981. (Translation from German into Georgian, in: Church magazine "SABA" No.2, February 2016, Tbilisi, p.10-12

Poettering, Hans-Gert: About roots and values. How Christian is Europe? (translated from German into Georgian)in: https://shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Pope Francis: Why the Church does not sell its treasures to help the poor? Interview, (Translation from German into Georgian) in the Internet Journal: http://european.ge/papi-adamianuri-sixarbe-da-egoizmi-shobs-sigaribes

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Joint Declaration of 30.11.2014. (Translation from German into Georgian) in: https://shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Pope Benedict XVI/ Ratzinger, Joseph: Speech to the meeting with representatives of the Orthodox and Oriental Churches, 24 September 2011, Freiburg. (Translation from German into Georgian). In: https://shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Pope Benedict XVI/ Ratzinger, Joseph: God stays on the edge, Interview 24.11.2004 (Translation from German into Georgian). In: https://shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: Speech at the Symposium of the Archdiocese of Munich in the Akademie Schloss Fürstenried. Sustainable Living - Creation Preserve-a common challenge. (Translation from German into Georgian) In: shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: The Identity of the Orthodox Church Not Dialogue, but Its Rejection and Isolation Selection Threat (Translation from German into Georgian). In: https://shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: About Nature Conservation, Interview, (Translation from German into Georgian). In: https://shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Zizioulas, John: Orthodox fundamentalism will transform into a sect, Interview (translation from Russian into Georgian). In: https: //shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Zizioulas, John: Orthodoxy must not be afraid of dialogue! Interview, (Translation from German into Georgian) In: https://shotakintsurashvili.wordpress.com

Zizioulas, John: We need theologian bishops and theologian priest, Interview, (Translation from Russian into Georgian) In: http: // www. kreba2016.ge

Zizioulas, John: Lecture in the LMU of November 2015. (Translation from English to Georgian) in: Church Journal SABA, No.1, January 2016

Moltman, Jurgen: Interview, Hopelessness it means not exists, (Translation from German into Georgian) In Internet magazine: www.European.ge

Courses

History of Religion in Georgia in XIX-XX centures, (1 Semester) Masters level, 2021 Autumn semester


Contact Information

shotakinwoo@gmail.com

571 48 88 68

ISU Room E208, Cholokashvili 3/5 Avenue

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