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Cyril Hovorun

Acting Director of the Huffington Ecumenical Institute

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Publications

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Biography

Archimandrite Cyril Hovorun is a postdoctoral research fellow at Loyola Marymount University. At LMU, he is on academic leave from Sankt Ignatius Theological Academy in Sweden and the Stockholm School of Theology, where he is a Senior lecturer. His main fields of expertise are early Christian traditions, ecclesiology, and public theology. He has published Will, Action and Freedom: Christological Controversies in the Seventh Century (Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2008) and Meta-Ecclesiology: Chronicles on Church Awareness (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). Fr Cyril chaired the Department of External relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. He also bore responsibilities for the modernisation of the system of theological education in the Russian Orthodox Church, when he was the first deputy chairman of the Educational Committee of the Moscow Patriarchate. He has been engaged in numerous ecumenical activities, as a member of the Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches, and as an Orthodox representative to the bilateral dialogues with the Roman Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and Oriental churches, as well as to the Orthodox-Jewish dialogue.

Education

Durham University

PhD in Theology, Theology

2004

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

BA, Theology

2000

Kyiv Theological Academy

MA, Theology

1998

Kyiv Theological Seminary

BA, Theology

1994

Kyiv National University

unfinished, Theoretical physics

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Areas of Expertise

Christology and Trinity in the Early ChurchEcclesiologyByzantine theologyPublic theology

Affiliations

  • Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles
  • Stockholm School of Theology
  • Chester Ronning Centre For the Study of Religion and Public Life at the University of Alberta
  • Yale University
  • Columbia University
  • Doctoral School of the Russian Orthodox Church
  • Commission on Faith and Order of the World Council of Churches

Media Appearances

Faith on the Ukrainian Fault Line

BBC  radio

2016-08-21

Talking on religion in the post-Maidan Ukraine

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