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Conference Poetry and Theology

Poetry & Theology

September 20-21, 2018


we would like to cordially invite you to the international scientific conference “Poetry and Theology”, which will take place at the Evangelical Lutheran Theological Faculty of the Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia).

The purpose of the conference is an interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge concerning poetic theology, historical poetry, mystical poetry, imagery and imagination, visual faith, poetic art and devotion.


Program of the conference

Booklet of the conference

The conference “Poetry and Theology” is organized within the project: “Relation of poetic-theological texts to identity in the time of clash and dialogue of cultures” (APVV-16-0330) with financial support of the Slovak Research and Development Agency of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.



“You think of yourself
as a citizen of the universe.
You think you belong
to this world of dust and matter.
Out of this dust
you have created a personal image,
and have forgotten
about the essence of your true origin”

Jalāl ad-Dīn Rūmī (1207–1273)



Registration & contact:

Ľubomír Batka:          batka@fevth.uniba.sk

Maroš Nicák:              maros.nicak@fevth.uniba.sk


Deadline to submit the title of your contribution:                June 15, 2018



20 minutes for presentation / 10 minutes for discussion



Slovak, Czech, German, English


It would be for us a great pleasure to welcome you at our Evangelical Lutheran Theological Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask us.

Sincerely yours,


Assoc. Prof. Mgr. Ľubomír Batka, Dr. theol.

Mgr. Maroš Nicák, Dr. theol.


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