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Dominic and Bologna: Genesis and Development of the Order of Preachers

Dominic and Bologna: Genesis and Development of the Order of Preachers

International conference on the occasion of the eighth centenary of the death of Dominic of Caleruega (1221-2021). Bologna 22-25 September 2021 The international symposium, organized on the occasion of the eighth centenary of the death of Dominic of Caleruega, who died in Bologna on 6 August 1221, is the official conference of the Order ofRead more about Dominic and Bologna: Genesis and Development of the Order of Preachers[…]

Vol. 39: Fra trionfi e sconfitte: la politica della santità dell’Ordine dei Predicatori

Vol. 39: Fra trionfi e sconfitte: la politica della santità dell’Ordine dei Predicatori

Fra trionfi e sconfitte: la politica della santità dell’Ordine dei Predicatori, ed. by Viliam Štefan Dóci OP and Gianni Festa OP (Dissertationes Historicae 39), Roma: Angelicum University Press 2021, 554pp. ISBN: 978-88-99616-39-7. Price: € 60,-.   In its eight centuries of history, the Order of Preachers has developed a ‘politics of holiness’, giving substance toRead more about Vol. 39: Fra trionfi e sconfitte: la politica della santità dell’Ordine dei Predicatori[…]

Vol. 38: Vangelo e la liturgia domenicana dopo la riforma di Umberto di Romans

Vol. 38: Vangelo e la liturgia domenicana dopo la riforma di Umberto di Romans

Vol. 38: Dominik Jurczak OP: Vangelo e la liturgia domenicana dopo la riforma di Umberto di Romans. Con l’edizione dell’incipit evangeliorum e dell’evangelistarium dal codice XIV L1 di Santa Sabina. Angelicum University Press, Roma 2021. ISBN: 978-88-99616-38-0.   For the Friars Preachers, the Gospel was not considered to be just any book. On the contrary,Read more about Vol. 38: Vangelo e la liturgia domenicana dopo la riforma di Umberto di Romans[…]

Br. Augustin Laffay OP appointed as a member of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences

Br. Augustin Laffay OP appointed as a member of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences

Brother Augustin Laffay, O.P., Archivist of the Order of Preachers and member of the Historical Institute of the Order (Rome), has been appointed by the Holy Father as a member of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences. The news was published in the Bulletin of the Holy See Press Office on Monday, February 22, 2021.Read more about Br. Augustin Laffay OP appointed as a member of the Pontifical Committee for Historical Sciences[…]

Lectures: Garrigou-Lagrange between History and Theology

Lectures: Garrigou-Lagrange between History and Theology

The Historical Institute of the Order of Preachers and the Faculty of Theology of the Pontifical University of St. Thomas invite you to the series of conferences Garrigou-Lagrange fra storia e teologia dedicated to Brother Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange OP (1877-1964), professor at the Pontifical College Angelicum. The conferences will take place on 25 February and 18Read more about Lectures: Garrigou-Lagrange between History and Theology[…]

Meeting of the Dominican Students of History (Rome 22-25 September 2020)

Meeting of the Dominican Students of History (Rome 22-25 September 2020)

A meeting of Dominican students of history, organised by the Historical Institute of the Order in collaboration with the General Archives and the General Postulation, was held in Rome from 22 to 25 September 2020. After the last meeting of this kind in the Jubilee Year 2016 in Toulouse, the cradle of the Order, theRead more about Meeting of the Dominican Students of History (Rome 22-25 September 2020)[…]

Obituary: Fr Wolfram Christian Hoyer (* 09/06/1969 † 30/07/2020)

Obituary: Fr Wolfram Christian Hoyer (* 09/06/1969 † 30/07/2020)

Fr Wolfram Hoyer, historian, archivist of the Dominican Province of Southern Germany and Austria, former member of the Historical Institute of the Order of Preachers and member of the Academic Committee of the journal Archivum Fratrum Praedicatorum, was snatched from this life in a tragic car accident.   Christian Walter Hoyer was born in AugsburgRead more about Obituary: Fr Wolfram Christian Hoyer (* 09/06/1969 † 30/07/2020)[…]

Necrology: Prof. Dr Walter Senner OP (30 July 1948-03 July 2020)

Necrology: Prof. Dr Walter Senner OP (30 July 1948-03 July 2020)

On Friday, 3 July 2020, Fr Walter Senner OP died of lung failure in Mainz University Hospital at the age of 71. The Dominican Order loses a true friar and priest and an internationally renowned scholar – a historian of philosophy. Many lose a good colleague and friend.   Biography Walter Senner was born inRead more about Necrology: Prof. Dr Walter Senner OP (30 July 1948-03 July 2020)[…]

New Publication on the Relations between the Dominicans and Russia

New Publication on the Relations between the Dominicans and Russia

On the occasion of the second centenary of the entrustment of the parish church of St. Catherine of St. Petersburg to the Order of Preachers and the arrival of the first friars in the capital of the Russian Empire in the years 1815-1816, the Historical Institute of the Order of Preachers organized an International HistoricalRead more about New Publication on the Relations between the Dominicans and Russia[…]

Book Presentation: Santità, miracoli, osservanze nel medioevo. L’Ungheria nel contesto europeo

Book Presentation: Santità, miracoli, osservanze nel medioevo. L’Ungheria nel contesto europeo

The Dominican Historical Institute together with the Italian Society for the Study of Sanctity, the Cult of Saints and Hagiography (AISSCA) invites to the presentation of the book Santità, miracoli, osservanze nel medioevo. L’Ungheria nel contesto europeo of the Hungarian medievalist Gábor Klaniczay, professor at the Central European University in Budapest. Some essays from thisRead more about Book Presentation: Santità, miracoli, osservanze nel medioevo. L’Ungheria nel contesto europeo[…]

Building Bridges and Paving the Way: Dominicans at the Frontiers of Catholic Christianity. Conference report

Building Bridges and Paving the Way: Dominicans at the Frontiers of Catholic Christianity. Conference report

A historical colloquium named after brother Isnard Wilhelm Frank OP († 13.10.2010), Dominican priest, medievalist and historian of the Order, was held already for the fourth time already in the hospitable atmosphere of the priory of Vienna; for the second time as a cooperation between the priory, the Historical Institute of the Order of PreachersRead more about Building Bridges and Paving the Way: Dominicans at the Frontiers of Catholic Christianity. Conference report[…]

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