fr. Gabriel Peter Hunčaga

fr. Gabriel Peter Hunčaga OP, member of the Institute.

He is a Dominican friar of the Slovak province. He is a medievalist, and his research focuses particularly on the history of medieval religious movements. He is co-founder and member of the Board of Administration of the Centre for Study of Christianity, vice-president of the Slovak committee of CIHEC (Commission Internationale d’Histoire et d’Etudes du Christianisme), member of the Historical Commission of the Slovak Bishops’ Conference and member of the Slovak Association of History at the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

 

huncaga@pust.it

 

Academic qualifications

 

2012 – PhD in History (Comenius University, Bratislava)

2008 – Doctor of Philosophy (PhDr.) in Slovak History (Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica)

2004 – Master in Catholic Theology (Catholic University of Ružomberok, Faculty of Theology in Košice)

1996 – Master in History and Museology (Silesian University, Opava)

 

Research scholarships

2017 – Historical Institute of the Order of Preachers, Rome

2000/2001 – Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Vienna

 

Teaching activities

Since 2015 – Lecturer in history (Medieval orthodoxy and heterodoxy), Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Arts

2013-2017 – Lecturer in history, Catholic University in Ružomberok

2011-2013 – Lecturer in history, Trnava University, Faculty of Theology in Bratislava

 

Publications (selection):

Monographs:

Historické štúdie k dejinám dominikánov [Historical Studies on the History of the Dominicans], Chronos : Bratislava 2008, 185 p.

Dominikáni na ceste k intelektuálnym elitám vrcholného stredoveku [The Dominicans on their Way to the intellectual Elites of the High Middle Ages], Towarzystwo Słowaków w Polsce; Chronos : Kraków; Bratislava, 2013, 460 p.;

Articles:

Činnosť dominikánov v Strednej a Južnej Amerike v 16. storočí [Dominican Activities in Central and South America in the 16th century]. In: Pohanstvo a kresťanstvo, ed. Kožiak, R. – Nemeš, J., Bratislava, Chronos 2004, s. 257-274.

Študijné cesty európskych dominikánov v stredoveku [Study Tours of European Dominicans in the Middle Ages]. In: Colloquia medievalia Pragensia 3, Historia monastica I., CMS AV ČR, Praha 2005, pp. 267-276.

Kanonizačný proces ako počiatok kultu zakladateľa rehole v stredoveku na príklade kanonizačných aktov sv. Dominika [The Process of Canonisation as the Origin of the Cult of an Order’s Founder in the Middle Ages, illustrated with the Example of the Canonisation’s Acts of St. Dominic]. In: Svätec a jeho funkcie v spoločnosti I, ed. Rastislav Kožiak – Jaroslav Nemeš. Bratislava: Chronos, 2006, pp. 275-296.

Les livres, les bibliothèques et les dominicains aux XIIIe et XIVe siècles. In: Mémoire Dominicaine – Histoire, Documents, Vie dominicaine, 2011, n. 27, Paris : Cerf, pp. 69-99.

Humbert z Romans OP: Výklad reguly sv. Augustína [Humbert of Romans OP: Commentary on the Rule of Saint Augustine]. In: Kultúrne dejiny, 4/2 (2012), pp. 260-288.

Tri kazateľské pomôcky Humberta z Romans OP – príklady homiletickej literatúry dominikánov 13. storočia [Three Preaching Aids of Humbert of Romans OP – Examples of Homiletic Literature of the Dominicans of the 13th century]. In: Kniha 2015. Zborník o problémoch a dejinách knižnej kultúry – Výskum dejín knižnej kultúry na Slovensku a v stredoeurópskom priestore. Ed. Soláriková, Miroslava. Martin : SNK, 2015, pp. 7-28.

Náčrt vzdelávania a formácie sekulárneho duchovenstva od včasného stredoveku až do seminárnej legislatívy Tridentského koncilu [Outline of the History of Education and Formation of Secular Clergy from the Early Middle Ages to seminary Legislation of the Council of Trent]. In: Znaky časov vo svetle výročí I. Zborník prednášok z vedeckej konferencie pri príležitosti 200. výročia Spišského kňazského seminára konanej v Spišskom podhradí 27. novembra 2015. Spišské Podhradie : TF KU, 2017, pp. 24-73.