Study Centre for Eastern Churches

We bring the voices of the Eastern Churches into the theological work at the Institute for Ecumenical Studies, in cooperation with the Study Centre for Faith and Society.



Gastvortrag: Dr. Gottfried Locher

Die neue Verfassung des Schweizerischen Evangelischen Kirchenbundes (SEK), künftig: Evangelische Kirche Schweiz (EKS)

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Geheimnis des Glaubens

Es gibt keine zwei Menschen, die auf dem gleichen Weg zu Gott gelangen. Jeder ist hier ein Bahnbrecher, jeder hat den ganzen Weg selbst zu gehen und seinen persönlichen Gott zu finden...

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Albert Schweitzer's Thoroughgoing De-eschatologization Project as a Secular Soteriology

Albert Schweitzer is well-known not only as a humanitarian but also as a writer. But in spite of the popularity of his writings, his thought has been often misunderstood and misrepresented.

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The Silver Rose of St. Nicholas will be awarded to Dr. Nathan Hoppe and his family on the 11th December 2018.

Twenty years ago, Dr. Nathan Hoppe has been sent to Albania by the Orthodox Christian Mission Center, where the Church had been nearly completely destroyed by the Communist Regime. Together with his wholy…

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We cooperate with the "Institut d'études supérieures en théologie orthodoxe" in Chambésy ...

Metropolit Hilarion

Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), President of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, is titular professessor of our Faculty of Theology ...

Sergij Bulgakov

We publish the works of the Russian economist and theologian Sergij Bulgakov (1871-1944) in German translation with scientific commentary ...


Online and in book form we publish ORTHODOXIA, the catalogue of all Orthodox bishops worldwide ...

Orthodoxe Kapelle

Orthodox students of the University of Fribourg have their own chapel in the Salesianum ...

OKI (Regensburg)

We work in continuity with the "Institut for Eastern Churches" (OKI Regensburg) and its director, Mons. Dr. Nicholas Wyrwoll ...

Association St. Nicholas

Orthodox students (and a circle of friends) founded the "Association St. Nicholas of orthodox students at the University of Fribourg" ...

Peter Anderson - NEWS

Peter Anderson from Seattle USA regularly sends newest information about developments in the orthodox world ...