Johannes Grohe

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Johannes Grohe (born March 7, 1954 in Trier ) is a German Catholic theologian and historian .


After graduating from the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Gymnasium, Johannes Grohe studied history and education at the universities of Bonn and Aachen (1978 state examination in Aachen) as well as philosophy and theology in Rome , Pamplona and Augsburg (1981 licentiate in theology in Pamplona) , 1988 Dr. theol. In Augsburg with the work: "Overcoming the Western Schism for the area of ​​the Crown of Aragón as reflected in the conciliar activity 1418–1429").

In 1980 Johannes Grohe was ordained a priest for the Opus Dei prelature . In the years 1981–1985 and 1886–1987 he was a research assistant at the Chair for Church History of the Middle Ages and Modern Era at the University of Augsburg (Chair: Walter Brandmüller ), 1985–1986 scholarship from the Free State of Bavaria (scholarship according to the law for the promotion of scientific and young artistic talent). Since the beginning of his studies in Augsburg, Grohe has participated in the research project "Council History" initiated by Walter Brandmüller, with study visits to archives and libraries in Spain and participation in international symposia on the history of councils.

From 1994 he was editor and later editor of the international journal for council history research " Annuarium Historiae Conciliorum " (AHC), founded by Walter Brandmüller and Remigius Bäumer and published by Ferdinand Schöningh , whose editor he has been since 2008 (since 2016 with Thomas Prügl , Vienna) is. From 1993 to 1997 he was a high school teacher for the Catholic religion at the girls' high school in Jülich . Since 1997 Grohe has been Professor of Medieval Church History at the Pontifical University of Santa Croce in Rome, where he was director of the Dipartimento di Storia della Chiesa from 1998–2005. His teaching and research interests are medieval church history and council history. Johannes Grohe has been a member of the board of directors since 2010, and has been Vice Director of the Roman Institute of the Görres Society since 2012 . He teaches at the Roman universities of Pontificia Università Gregoriana and Pontificia Università S. Tommaso d'Aquino .

Publications (selection)

  • The synods in the area of ​​the Crown Aragón from 1418 to 1429 , Paderborn [etc.]: F. Schöningh, 1991 (= Council history . Series A., representations)
  • Synodus: Contributions to Council and General Church History. Festschrift Walter Brandmüller , edited by Remigius Bäumer , Johannes Grohe ... [et al.]. Paderborn [etc.]: F. Schöningh, 1997.
  • I Padri e le scuole teologiche nei concili: atti dell 'VII Simposio internazionale della Facoltà di Teologia della Pontificia Università della Santa Croce, Roma, 6-7 March 2003, a cura di Johannes Grohe, Jerónimo Leal, Vito Reale . Città del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana , 2006.
  • Meeting of the Church in East and West . Historical-theological contributions: Festschrift for the 70th birthday of Petar Vrankić , ed. v. Johannes Grohe, Gregor Wurst , Zvjezdan Strika and Hermann Fischer, St. Ottilien: EOS-Verlag , 2017.
  • The Second Vatican Council as a whole of the Ecumenical Councils , in: Annuarium Historiae Conciliorum 43 (2011): pp. 1-18
  • Storia del Filioque prima del 1014 e il suo inserimento nel Credo , in: Mauro Gagliardi (ed.), Il Filioque. A mille anni del suo inserimento nel Credo a Roma (1014-2014) . Atti del Convegno di Studi, Ateneo Pontificio "Regina Apostolorum", Roma (November 27-28, 2014), Libreria Editrice Vaticana: Città del Vaticano 2015, pp. 15-38
  • Church Synods in the Province of Zaragoza under Archbishop García Fernández de Heredia (1387-1411) , in: Martin Berntson and Anna Minara Ciardi (ed.), Kyrklig rätt och Kyrklig orätt (Ecclesiastical law and Ecclesiastical crime). Festskrift till Professor Bertil Nilsson, Artos & Norma: Skelleftea 2016, pp. 425-444
  • Deposizioni, Abdicazioni e Rinuncie al Pontificato tra 1046 e 1449 , in: Chiesa e Storia. Rivista dell'Associazione Italiana dei Professori di Storia della Chiesa 4 (2014), pp. 55-72
  • The Campo Santo Teutonico and the Catholic pilgrimage and hospital hospices as national contact points , in: Papality and Patriotism. The Campo Santo Teutonico: Place of the Germans in Rome between Risorgimento and First World War (1870-1918), ed. v. Stefan Heid and Karl-Joseph Hummel , Herder : Freiburg i.Br. 2018, pp. 547-575.
  • Il concetto di "Pre-Reformation" sulla scorta di Joseph Lortz e Hubert Jedin , in: Lutero 500 anni dopo. Una rilettura della Riforma luterana nel suo contesto storico ed ecclesiale. Raccolta di studi in occasione del V centenario (1517-217), a cura di Gert Melville - Josep-Ignasi Saranyana i Closa , Libreria Editrice Vaticana: Città del Vaticano 2019, pp. 125-146

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Prof. Dr. Johannes Grohe - Curriculum Vitae , Project “Council History”, accessed August 23, 2020
  2. ^ J. Goñi Gaztambide: Johannes GROHE, The Synods in the area of ​​the Crown Aragón ... , Scripta Theologica 25 (1993/1), 317-319