Johannes Madey

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Johannes Madey (born April 23, 1933 in Kattowitz , Upper Silesia , † October 10, 2012 in Paderborn ) was a German Eastern Church scholar .


After his diploma in Catholic theology (Munich 1959) , he received his doctorate in 1961 from the University of Munich with a thesis on Vladimir Sergejewitsch Solowjow and his doctrine of the world soul as a Dr. phil. He taught as Professor of Eastern Church Studies and Ecumenics at the Kottayam Theological Faculty in India. He worked at the Johann Adam Möhler Institute in Paderborn and lectured on Eastern Church Law at the Institute for Canon Law in Münster. For the Philosophical Yearbook he worked as a translator from Polish.

Works (selection)

  • Church between East and West. Contributions to the history of the Ukrainian and Belarusian Churches . Bernward Verlag, Munich 1969.
  • The churches of the east. A little introduction . Kanisius-Verlag, Freiburg i. Ue. 1972, ISBN 3-83393-001-2 .
  • The Eastern Catholic Churches. Obstacles or bridges on the way to Christian unity? . Kanisius-Verlag, Freiburg i. Ue. 1973, ISBN 3-85764-004-9 .
  • Ecumenism, ecumenical movement and eastern churches . PV-Publ., Kerala, India 1987 (Pontifical Oriental Institute of Religious Studies; 105).
  • Sources and main features of the Codex Canonum Ecclesiarum Orientalium . Selected topics . Ludgerus-Verlag, Essen 1999, ISBN 3-87497-228-3 .
  • Madey wrote numerous articles in the Biographical-Bibliographical Church Lexicon (BBKL).

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Individual evidence

  2. Philosophisches Jahrbuch 69 (1961), p. 134.