Theology

New book by ass.prof. Guntis Dišlers

Monograph “Towards the other Land” (“Uz citu zemi”) by ass.prof. Guntis Dišlers was published in July, 2019. The book deals with much-debated move of Latvian peasants from the Lutheran denomination into Orthodoxy in mid-19thy century in Latvia. The move is seen from various perspectives – economical, political, spiritual and psychological. Although the move is much-debated, it’s not been covered often in Latvian historiography. List of available literature in three languages is provided along with photographs.

Monograph on Isaiah Berlin by Dr.habil. Jānis Nameisis Vējš

Monograph on philosopher Isaiah Berlin by Dr.habil. Jānis Nameisis Vējš titled “Four essays on Isaiah Berlin” has been published by the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Latvian University, in 2017. Dr.habil. Jānis Nameisis Vējš ir associated professor at Latvian Christian academy.

Defense of Final Thesis at the Academy in February, 2018.

Defense of Final Thesis in Theology and Social work was held at Latvian Christian academy in February 19, 2018. Congratulations! The new graduates proved their qualification after successful studies at the Academy, by implementing European Social Agenda guidelines and showing skills to apply interdisciplinary approach to problems discussed. The Final Thesis evaluation team was led […]

ERASMUS+ cooperation agreement with KatHO University (Germany) signed.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hülshoff and group from Catholic University of Applied Sciences of North Rhine-Westphalia (KatHO NRW) visited Latvian Christian academy in August 23, 2016, and the ERASMUS+ Interinstitutional agreement was signed between both universities, and cooperation prospects discussed regarding student and teaching staff mobility and research development. The Academy has gained a new partner-university […]

Students and graduates of LCA gather for the “Cabinet of Byzantine Anthropology”!

In March 1 – April 1, 2016, Cabinet of the Byzantine Anthropology was opened at Latvian Christian academy, inviting those who are interested, both students and graduates from the Academy, four times a year for sessions in cooperation with well-known foreign academics. Byzantine anthropology attracts interest both among theologians, philosophers and anthropologists; books and articles […]

Lectures of prof. S. Horuzhy at LChrA, March 31 – April 1.

In March 31 – April 1, 2016, professor S.Horuzhy (Institute of Synergic Anthropology, Moscow) lectured at Latvian Christian academy following invitation of the Academy. Prof. S.Horuzhy is well known in international academic circles of philosophers and anthropologists, as well as Orthodox theologians. His topic in Jurmala was “Hesychasm: its genesis, philosophical context, historic developmehnt and […]

New-elected professors at LChrA

Last year there have been elected new professors in different spheres of science at Latvian Christian Academy. The leader of Graphic art workshop Mrs. Nele Zirnīte in November has been elected as professor at LCA in the field of arts – in graphic art.  The pedagogical qualification and active artistic creativity, its international context and […]