ThDr. Pavel Černý, ThD. is a Pastor of Church of the Brethren and a lecturer of practical theology and missiology at Evangelical Theological Seminary in Prague.

These pages contain some of his texts, which could be useful for the public.

Ivan Foletti: Russian imperialism (review)

Recenze a doporučení knihy Ivana Foletti, Masarykova univerzita, Brno 2023 Zveřejněno na “Křesťan dnes”

Letter to the WCC, July 2022

Ecumenical accademics against the membership of the Russian Orthodox Church in the World Coucil of Churches. We call upon the WCC to suspend the membership of the ROC, as long as it does not condemn in unequivocal terms the war against Ukraine, through the voice of its highest authority, and as long as Patriarch Kirill uses his spiritual and political power to fuel the war, instead of...

Advent, race and intimacy of incarnation

If we take the incarnation seriously, we have a responsibility to build a theology where all of humanity is assumed in the body of Jesus.

"It was truly marvelous what God did here": An Interview with Rev. Dr. Pavel Černý

This interview was published in December 2020 in East-West Church Report, Vol. 28, No. 4 2020, page 10-12.

Development of Ethics in Mission Documents of the Evangelical Movement

Tato studie prochází a hodnotí jednotlivé dokumenty evangelikálního hnutí se zaměřením na etiku misie. Ukazuje se, že důraz na etiku misie není pouhý apendix evangelizace a sociální služby, ale ve skutečnosti k misii integrálně patří. Studie vyšla v časopise Theologia vitae roč. 4, 2/2011-14, s. 207-232.

Forms of worship in the home (Pavel Černý)

Forms of worship in the home are conected with the origin and development of the Church. First of all, Jesus’ disciples met in the Temple and in their homes. Christians also used synagogues, which were spread across the whole Roman Empire. Further advancement brought an emphasis on the development of worship in the home which is preserved in the record called Didaché, and later on, “daily...

What does it mean to eat and drink the blood of Christ? Eucharist and struggle for the unity of the church.

What does it mean to eat and drink the blood of Christ (John 6:53-57) in celebration of the Lord’s Supper? Should we understand that only symbolically, spiritually or even bodily? Eucharist and struggle for the unity of the church is high on contemporary ecumenical agenda. Published in: Theologia vitae 1/2009, s. 69-84.

Theology of Christian worship

This article was published in Theologia vitae 2/2008, p.129-139. Annotation: Theology of Christian worship touches the center of liturgical practice of Christian Churches and contemporary liturgical debates. Is our worship uniting, or is it dividing? This study shows liturgical tensions as clashes of changing cultures but also much deeper as basic differences in our understanding of worship....

Bibliography of Pavel Černý

Postupně doplňovaná bibliografie Pavla Černého

Spiritual understanding of the contemporary world

Discussion on the Czech Radio Plus, Sunday March 18, 2018. Audio Archive

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