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Chirovsky, Andriy   Chirovsky, Andriy
Full Professor
Program: Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute
Office : LAF 243
Phone: 613-236-1393, ext.: 3031
Cellphone: 613-216-2435
Email: amchirovsky@ustpaul.ca


Research Activities:

Peter and Doris Kule Chair of Eastern Christian Theology and Spirituality
Patristic and Later Eastern Christian Theology and Spirituality
Studies in the Life and Thought of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky (1865-1944)
Theology and Spirituality of Byzantine icons
Evagrius and the Tradition of Evil Thoughts
Studies in the Kyivan Ecclesial Tradition
Orthodox-Catholic Ecumenism
Spirituality and Health Care

Education:

S.T.D. University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL, 1993
Doctoral Studies, Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity, University of Notre Dame, 1980-1982
M.A. Theology, (Institute of Christian Thought) University of Saint Michael’s College, Toronto, ON, 1981
Study, Seton Hall University, South Orange,NJ, 1976-77
Ph.B. Philosophy, Pontificia Università Urbaniana, Rome, Italy, 1976
Study, Ukrainian Catholic University, 1974-1976 and Summer 1978


Courses taught:

Graduate Courses at SPU and Catholic Theological Union, among them:
Resources and Methods for the Study of Eastern Christianity
Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Theology
Foundational Texts in Eastern Christian Spirituality
Papacy, Patriarchates and Ecumenism
Major Ascetical and Mystical Themes in Early Christian Desert and Monastic Literature
Mystical-Ascetical Approaches to Eastern Christian Spirituality: The Philokalia and Early Kyivan Texts
The Cappadocians: Framers of a Theology and Spirituality of the Holy Trinity
Christian Martyrdom from the Roman Empire to the Soviet Bloc
Antinomic Method in Eastern Christian Ascetical and Mystical Theology
Ascesis and Sacramental Life in Antinomic Tension
Maladies of the Soul: Patristic and Modern Approaches to Psychotherapy
Patristic Theology


Undergraduate:
broad range of doctrine, spirituality and history courses in Eastern Christian Studies, Theology and Spirituality of icons


Publications:

Books authored:

Granite Obelisks. Jersey City, NJ: Svoboda, 1975
Na Tryzubi Khrest [A Cross on the Trident]. New York: Ukrainian Cultural Association, 1991
Pray for God's Wisdom: The Mystical Sophiology of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky. Ottawa: MASI, 1992


Books edited:

The Ukrainian God With Us Catechetical Series, Grades 1-4, plus supplemental materials, Toronto: Ukrainian Catholic Religious Education Association,1981-1984
Following the Star from the East: Essays in Honor of Archimandrite Boniface Luykx. Ottawa: MASI, 1993
God’s House Our Home. Tucson: Archangel Press, 2009, 28pp.

Chapters in books:

“An Historical Perspective on Spirituality” co-authored with Suzette Brémault-Phillips. Ch. 6 of Mary Ann McColl, ed., Spirituality and Occupational Therapy, 2nd Edition. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy, 2011, pp. 73-80.

“The Spiritual Path” co-authored with Suzette Brémault-Phillips. Ch. 14 of Mary Ann McColl, ed., Spirituality and Occupational Therapy, 2nd Edition. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy, 2011, pp. 153-160.

“Spiritual Practices” co-authored with Suzette Brémault-Phillips. Ch. 17 of Mary Ann McColl, ed., Spirituality and Occupational Therapy, 2nd edition. Ottawa: Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy, 2011, pp. 185-194.

“ The Peter and Doris Kule Chair of Eastern Christian Theology and Spirituality: its Contribution to Scholarship in the Field and its Impetus for the Development of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies” in Serge Cipko and Natalie Kononenko, eds., Champions of Philanthropy: Peter and Doris Kule and their Endowments. Edmonton and Ottawa: Kule Endowment Group, 2009, pp. 27-39.

«Наше недавнє богословське минуле: до історії розвитку української богословської думки в ХХ сторіччі [Our recent theological past: a contribution to the history of the development of Ukrainian theological in the 20th century], in L. Marynovych, ed. Каірос: Доповіді, промови, дискусії конференції нового покоління богословів Української Греко–Католицької Церкви. L'viv: Ukrainian Catholic University, 2006. Pp. 36-40.

"Prayer and the Body of Christ - Prayer and the Body of Humanity" in M. Tataryn, J. Skira, M. Trucham-Tatary, eds. Windows to the East: Eastern Christians in Dialogue. Saskatoon: Heritage Press, expected Publication date 2001, Approx. 20-25 pp.

"Bohoslovs'ka osvita dlia sviashchennykiv ta inshykh chleniv Boshoho narodu" [Theological Education for priests and other members of the people of God}, in Komisiyi Sobory UHKTs: Dopovidi ta propozytsiyi. L'viv: 1997, pp. 268-179.

"Falling into the Eyes of an Icon: A Theological Postscript" in Robert B Klymasz, ed, The Icon in Canada: Recent Findings from the Canadia Museaum of Civilization. Hull, QC: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1996, pp. 157-167.

"The World-wide Mission of the Ukrainian Catholic Church," in Roma Hayda and Andrew C. Sorokowski, eds., A More Perfect Knowledge of Our Rite and Church: Papers Presented at the Ukrainian Catholic Laity Conference, Manor Junior College, Jenkiintown, Pennsylvanian, November 11-13, 1994. L=viv: Svichado, 1996, pp. 11-26.

Selected papers published in refereed journals:

"Evagrius: Still Confounding, Still Profound" Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 50(2009): 3-4,263-270.

Review Essay: Paul Robert Magocsi and Ivan Pop, eds., Encyclopedia of Rusyn History and Culture, revised and expanded edition (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005), Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 49(2008):1-2, 169-176

Review Essay: Arthur Holder, ed., The Blackwell Companion to Christian Spirituality (Oxford: Blackwell, 2005) Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 47(2006): 3-4, 163-168.

Review Essay: Lucian Turcescu, ed. Dumitru Staniloae: Tradition and Modernity in Theology (Iasi/ Oxford/ Portland/West Palm Beach: The Center for Romanian Studies, 2002) Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 46 (2005): 3-4, 544-551.

«Православні в сопричасті з Римом: Антиномічний характер східного католицького богослов'я.» [Orthodox in communion with Rome: The antinomic character of Eastern Catholic theology.] Богословія/ Bohoslovia 66 (2002)1-2: 101-113.

"Ziednannia sviatykh bozhykh tserkov: Vidpovid' vladytsi Kallistovi (Veyru), iepyskopovi Diokliys'homu," Kovcheh: Naukovyi zbirnyk iz tserkovnoyi istoriyi 2 (2000) 422-29.

"And the Lame Shall Walk: The Union of Brest and the Future of the Ukrainian Catholic Church" Australasian Catholic Record.77(2000) 203-216.

"The 1596 Union of Brest: How the Ukrainian Church Rejoined the Catholic Communion" Australasain Catholic Record 76 (1999) 318-27.

"Orthodox in Communion with Rome: The Antinomic Character of Eastern Catholic Theology" Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 39 (1998) 71-87.

"Do tserkovnoyi samoidentifikatsiyi Ukrayins'koyi Hreko-Katolyts'koyi Tserkvy," Mizhnarodnyi Bohoslovs'kyi Chasopys Soprychastiya [The Ukrainian Edition of The International Catholic Review Communio] 4 (1998) 6-47.

"Bohoslovs=ka osvita dlia sviashchenykiv ta inshykh chleniv Bozhoho liudu - Dopovid' na Komisiyi Akademichnoyi Formatsiyi Sviashchenykiv (abo Komisiyi Bohoslovs'koyi Osvity), L'vivs'kyi Sobor 1996 r.B. [Theological education for priests and other members of God=s people - an address at the Commission for the Academic Formation of Priests (or The Commission of Theological Education) L'viv Sobor, 1996}. Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 38 (1997) 231-42.

"Prayer and Christian Unity," Religious Studies and Theology 15 (1996) pp. 76-89.

Numerous editorials in Logos: a Journal of Eastern Christian Studies