Theology in Russia
On October 15th 2012, the Academic Council of the Russian Nuclear University unanimously approved the opening of a Faculty of Theology, appointing Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk (PhD, University of Oxford) as its head.
Metropolitan Hilarion, in his address to the students, stated that his intention is “to overcome incompetence and ignorance in the religious sphere inherited from the Soviet period, and that this is the first and simple task of the Chair of Theology”. Read story in full inside Lavra.
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