Theological Education

Edinburgh 2010 and The Future of Theological Education – Budapest, Hungary

Symposium on Edinburgh 2010 and the Future of Theological Education in 21st century in Central and Eastern Europe

Date: 26th November 2010

Place: Faculty of Divinity of the Károli Gáspár Reformed University, Budapest IX., Ráday street 28, 2nd floor

Organised by:
Faculty of Divinity of the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church (KRE-HTK) in Hungary
Central and Eastern European Institute for Mission Studies (KRE-CIMS)


9.30 Registration and coffee

10.00 Opening

10.15 Theological Education in Central and Eastern Europe. Major Developmentsand Challenges since Edinburgh 1910.
Prof. Dr. Anne-Marie Kool, Director of KRE-CIMS

10.35 Relevance of the World Study Report on Theological Education 2009 of the Edinburgh Study Group.
Dr. Levente Horváth, President of Bonus Pastor Foundation, Cluj, Romania

10.55 Discussion

11.15 Coffee break

11.45 Challenges and Opportunities for Theological Education: Different Perspectives

11.45 – 12.00 Reformed Perspective
Dr. Sándor Békési, Dean of the Faculty of Theology of the Károli Gáspár Reformed University

12.00 – 12.15 Lutheran Perspective
Dr. Károly Bácskai, Head of Department of New Testament Theology of Lutheran University of Divinity

12.15 – 12.30 Roman Catholic Perspective
Prof. Dr. Mihály Kránitz, Faculty of Theology of Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Head of Department of Dogmatics and Ut Unum Sint Ecumenical Institute

12.30 – 12.45 Orthodox perspective

12.45 – 13.00 Discussion

13.00 An Overseas Perspective
Prof. Dr. Darrell Guder, Henry Winters Luce Professor of theTheology of Mission and Ecumenics, and emeritus Dean of the Princeton Theological Seminary

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