Our MA Team

Dr. Aho Shemunkasho
Dr. Aho Shemunkasho Director of MA Syriac Theology
Dr. Saliba Er
Dr. Saliba ErLecturer Syriac language, liturgy and history

Meet our Visiting Lecturers

Dr. Sebastian Brock

Taught:

Development and Theology of Syriac Spirituality and Syriac Monasticism

Dr. Kees den Biesen

Taught:

Specialisation in liturgical science

Advanced Seminar: Syriac Biblical exegesis

Dr. Ephrem A. Ishac

Taught:

Introduction to the Liturgical year, feasts and liturgical literature.

Syriac Commentaries on the Liturgy.

Theology of the Sacraments and Liturgical Anaphoras in an Ecumenical Context.

Prof. Dr. Hubert Kaufhold

Taught:

History and development of Canon law

Dr. G. Wilhelm Nebe

Taught:

Targum Aramaic: Introduction to Old Aramaic language and its dialects (biblical and Targum-Aramaic)

Dr. Erich Renhart

Taught:

Specialisation in Liturgical Science (Sacramental Theology (roze) and Eucharistic Prayers (Anaphoras) in the Ecumenical Context)

Prof. Dr. Hidemi Takahashi

Taught: Philosophy and Natural Sciences in the Works of Syriac Ecclesiastical Writers

Prof. Dr. Shabo Talay

Taught:

Neo Aramaic Syriac: Introduction to contemporary spoken Aramaic/Syriac dialects and languages.

Taught:

The Great Theologians in the Golden Age (5th-9th century): Christology and Ecclesiology

Dr. Edip Aydin

Taught:

Specialisation in Canon law

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Dr. Yury Arzhanov

Taught:

Philosophy and natural Sciences in the works of Syriac ecclesiastical writers.

Gabriel Aydin MA

Taught:

Prosody and liturgical music

Dr. Georg Bubolz

Taught:

Introduction to the pedagogy and didactics of religious education

Prof. Dr. John Healey

Taught:

From Paganism to Christianity

Dr. Li Tang

Beginnings of Syriac Christianity until the Ummayyad period (7th to 20th Century)

From the Ummayyad Period until the Ottoman Empire (7th to 20th Century)

em. Prof. Dr. Herman Teule

Taught:

Selected Topics of the Syriac Renaissance (11th-13th centuries)

Syriac Theology in India

Prof. Dr. Dietmar W. Winkler

Taught:

Beginnings of Syriac Christianity until the Umayyad Period (1st-7th century).

Taught:

Syriac Exegesis: New Testament

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