Work-in-progress seminar on Polish Antitrinitarianism

Antitrinitarianism in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in European context: Sources – development – influence

A work-in-progress seminar organized as a part of the National Programme for the Development of the Humanities grant “The Culture of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in dialogue with Europe: Hermeneutics of Values

Organizers: Prof. Piotr Wilczek, Dr Michał Choptiany

Faculty of „Artes Liberales”, University of Warsaw

Dobra 72 street, conference roon (level -1)

26 June 2014

Languages of the seminar: Polish and English

9:45–10:00 Opening remarks

10:00–11:30 Panel 1. Doctrine I

[ONLINE] Arie Baars (Emden) − John Calvin and Polish Antitrinitarianism
Piotr Wilczek (Warszawa), The Racovian Catechism − text, significance, influence (in the context of the evolution of the theology of Polish Brethren)
[ONLINE] Magdalena Łuszczyńska (Jerozolima), Know thy Jew. Odpis Jakoba Żyda by Martin Czechowic and an Arian Take on Christian Hebraism

11:30–12:00 Coffee break

12:00–14:00 Panel 2. Doctrine II

Simon Burton (Warszawa), European trinitarian/antitrinitarian arguments
Jan Kamieniecki (Wrocław), Szymon Budny’s vision of man and society and its theological and philosophical justification
[ONLINE] Wojciech Ryczek (Kraków), The polemic between Adam Goslavius and Bartholomaeus Keckermann
Rajmund Pietkiewicz (Wrocław), Antitrinitarian translations of the Bible

14:00–15:00 Lunch break

15:00–16:00 Panel 3. Encounters

Łukasz Bieniasz (Wrocław), Antitrinitarians in Silesia, Brandenburg and Poland-Lithuania – intellectual contacts
Michał Choptiany (Warszawa), Socinian scholars within the res publica litteraria: Stanisław Lubieniecki and his scholarly correspondence

16:00–16:30 Coffee break

16:30–18:00 Panel 4. The Bible

Jakub Koryl (Kraków), The Hermeneutics of Polish Brethren: An Introduction to Biblical Commentaries
Steffen Huber (Kraków), Andreas Fricius Modrevius’s views on Antitrinitarianism
Jakub Koryl (Kraków), Socinian λόγος of the Prologue of John’s Gospel. Philology – Doctrine – Confessiona Identity

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *