Željko Paša, SJ

Professore

P. Želko Paša, SJ - Pontificio Istituto Orientale

Biografia

Mi sono specializzato in lingua araba e scienze islamiche (Cairo) ed in tradizioni bizantina, siriaca ed araba al Pontificio Istituto Orientale. A partire dal 2013 sono entrato a far parte come ricercatore del CEDRAC (Centre de documentation et de recherches arabes chrétiennes) presso L’Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth a Libano ed ho iniziato ad insegnare la filosofia bizantina ed araba nella Facoltà di filosofia  e le scienze religiose di Zagabria (Croazia). Dall’anno accademico 2016/17 sono professore aggiunto di patrologia e teologia arabo-cristiana presso il Pontificio Istituto Orientale.

Paese di nascita

Croazia

Gradi ottenuti

2013 Dottorato in scienze ecclesiastiche orientali (PIO – Roma)

 

2010 Licenza in scienze ecclesiastiche orientali (PIO – Roma)

 

2006 Master in lingua araba e scienze islamiche (Dar Comboni – Cairo)

 

2002 Baccalaureato in teologia – Istituto filosofico-teologico della Compagnia di Gesù a Zagabria (aggr. PUG – Roma)

 

1996 Baccalaureato in filosofia – Facoltà di filosofia e scienze religiose (Università di Zagabria)

Pubblicazioni

  • “Prefazione” in Gianmaria Gianazza, Testi teologici di Ebedjesu, Patrimonio Culturale Arabo Cristiano 15 (Bologna: CreateSpace 2018) 11-18.

 

  • “Īšūᶜyāb I Arzunī and Confession of the Faith. Critical Edition and Translation” in Parole d’Orient 44 (2018) 359-385.

 

  • Between the cross and the crescent. Studies in honor of Samir Khalil Samir, S.J. on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, edited by Željko Paša, OCA 304 (Roma: PIO 2018).

 

  • “Martyrdom of Babowai the Catholicos and Patriarch, and the confession of the Faith of Barsawma of Nisibis. Critical edition and translation” in Between the cross and the crescent. Studies in honor of Samir Khalil Samir, S.J. on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, edited by Željko Paša, OCA 304 (Roma: PIO 2018) 499-525.

 

  • “Al-ᶜiẓah fī našīd al-ᶜaḏrāᵓ Maryam wālidat Allah : Sermon on the Canticle of the Virgin Mary Mother of God. Transliteration from Garšūnī to the Arabic Text, Study, Critical Edition and Lexicon” in Les Maronites aux temps des croisements culturels xvie – xixe siècle (Cordoba: CNERU / Beyrouth: CEDRAC-USJ, 2016) Series Syro-Arabica, vol. 3, 209-286.

 

  • “The Concept of God’s Unity in the «Kitāb farāᵓid al-fawāᵓid fī uṣūl ad-dīn wal-ᶜaqāᵓid» of ᶜAḇdīšūᶜ bar Brīḳā (d.1318) Metropolitan of Nisibis” in Synthesis Philosophica, No. 62, Vol. 30 (2016) Fasc. 2, 395-411.

 

  • “Christology of ᶜAḇdīšūᶜ bar Brīḫā, Metropolitan of Nisibis (†1318) in Kitāb farāᵓid al-fawāᵓid fī uṣūl ad-dīn wal-ᶜaqāᵓid” in Parole de l’Orient 42 (2016) 405-420.

 

  • “The Theology of ‘The Robe of Glory/Light’ in the Eastern Christian Tradition” in Obnovljeni Život, 69 (2014) 319-319.

 

  • “The Concept of God’s Trinity in the “Kitāb farāᵓid al-fawāᵓid fī uṣūl ad-dīn wa-l-ᶜaqāᵓid” of ᶜAḇdīšūᶜ bar Brīḫā in ARAM 25 (2013) 217-230.

 

  • Kitāb farāᵓid al-fawāᵓid fī uṣūl ad-dīn wal-ᶜaqāᵓid – Book of the Pearls of Utility: On the Principles of the Religion and Dogmas of ᶜAḇdīšūᶜ bar Brīḫā, Metropolitan of Nisibis (†1318). Excerpta ex Dissertatione ad Doctoratum (Rome: PIO 2013).

 

  • “Avicenna’s ‘De Anima’” in Disputatio philosophica, Vol. 9 No. 1 (2007) 101-115.

 

 

 

 

Progetti in corso

“Īšūʻyahb II of Ǧadālā’s Confession of the Faith Before Heraclius in 630. Study, Critical Edition and Translation” in Aram Periodical, 30 (2018).

 

Kitāb farāᵓid al-fawāᵓid fī uṣūl al-dīn wal-ᶜaqāᵓid – Book of the Pearls of Utility: On the Principles of the Religion and Dogmas of ᶜAḇdīšūᶜ bar Brīḫā, Metropolitan of Nisibis (d. 1318). Critical edition: Arabic Text with Translation, Study and Apparatus Criticus, (Patrimone Arabe Chrétien) Beirut: CEDRAC/USJ 2018.

 

Kitāb uṣūl al-dīn – Book on the Principles of the Religion of ᶜAḇdīšūᶜ bar Brīḫā, Metropolitan of Nisibis (d. 1318). Critical edition: Arabic Text with Translation, Study and Apparatus Criticus, (Patrimone Arabe Chrétien) Beirut: CEDRAC/USJ 2018.

 

Tafsīr fī risāla Aristātālis ilā al-Iskandar fī al-ṣanā al-kaymāwīyyā – Commentary on the Letter of Aristotle on the Great Art (Alchemy) of ᶜAḇdīšūᶜ bar Brīḫā, Metropolitan of Nisibis (d. 1318) . Critical edition: Arabic and Syriac Text with Translation, Study and Apparatus Criticus, Patrimone Arabe Chrétien (Beirut: CEDRAC/USJ 2019).

 

«“The Declaration of the Four Patriarchs” Statement of the independence of the Church of the East. Study, Critical Edition and Translation» in Aram Periodical, 31 (2019).

Attività professionali

2018 Oxford

International Conference: Syriac Christianity – ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, 11-13 July 2018

2018 Sigtuna

The Future of Syriac Studies and the Legacy of Sebastian P. Brock, Sigtuna, Sweden, June 12-15 June 2018

2018 Rome

Symposium: Christian Arabic Heritage and Muslim-Christian Dialogue, in honor of Rev. Fr. Samir Khalil Samir, SJ, 25 May 2018.

2017 Oxford

International Conference: Melkite Christianity – ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, 12-14 July 2017

2016 Rome

X International Christian Arabic Conference, Rome, 22-24 August 2016.

XII Symposium Syriacum, Rome, 19-21 August 2016.

2015 Kaslik

 

III Symposium Syro-Arabicum, Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik (USEK) and Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (USJ), February 3-7, 2015.

2013 Oxford

International Conference: Christian Contribution to the Arab Renaissance during the Second Millennium – ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, 15-17 July 2013.

2013 Jerusalem

International Conference: Patristic Studies in the Twenty-first Century: An International Conference to Mark the 50th Anniversary of AIEP/IAPS, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, June 25-27, 2013.

2012 Malta

IX International Christian Arabic Conference, Malta, 19-21 July 2012.

XI Symposium Syriacum, Malta, 16-18 July 2012.

2010 Beirut

International Conference: Les Maronites aux temps des croisements culturels (xvie – xixe siècle), 2e colloque du CEDRAC Zouk Mikaël (Beirut), 6-7 December 2010.

2010 Vatican

Assistant at Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops, Vatican, 10-24 October 2010.

2002 Velehrad

International Congress: “The Jesuits’ Role in the Catholic-Orthodox Relationships in Europe: Past, Present and Future.” Velehrad, Czech Republic, 3-7 October 2002

2001 Alexandria

16th International Congress of Jesuit Ecumenists, Alexandria, Egypt, 5 – 10 July 2001.