Igor Lorencin, Dipl.-Theol., Ph.D. (USA)

Igor Lorencin Igor LorencinPh.D. (USA)
New Testament Studies
An der Ihle 5aLÜP 207a
D-39291 Möckern-Friedensau
Tel.: + 49 (0) 3921 916 217
Fax.: + 49 (0) 3921 916 120
igor.lorencin@thh-friedensau.de

EMPLOYMENT & EDUCATION HISTORY

Lecturer of New Testament Studies - Friedensau Adventist University, Germany

2015 – until today - Lecturing, Student Development, Working on Habilitation Project

Academic Dean - Adriatic Union College, Maruševec, Croatia

2013 – 2015 - Administration, Finances, Lecturing, Student Development

Associate Dean - Adriatic Union College, Maruševec, Croatia

2011 – 2013 - Class Scheduling, Student Practicum, Lecturing, Student Development

Senior Pastor - Seventh Day Adventist Church, Central Church of Zagreb, Croatia

2007 – 2011 - Church Administration, Preaching, Counseling, Guest Lecturer at Maruševec & Belgrade SDA Theological Colleges

Pastor - Seventh Day Adventist Church, Elk Grove Village, Chicago Metropolitan Area, Illinois, U.S.A.

2003 – 2007 - Preaching, Counseling

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Andrews University, Michigan, U.S.A.

1999 - 2007

Diplom-Theologe (Dipl.-Theol.) - Friedensau Adventist University, Germany

1994 - 1999

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

  • Dekodiranje Apokalispe. Kaj sporoča Razodetje po Janezu, medtem ko se nizajo ugibanja o prihodnosti? Ljubljana: Društvo prijateljev Svetega Pisma, 2012. 158 pp. ISBN:978-961-6584-22-7
  • Povratak vrijednostima - vodič u novi poredak. Maruševec: Adventistički teološki fakultet, 2012. 152 pp. ISBN: 978-953-6033-18-8
  • Dekodiranje Apokalipse. Dok se nižu nagađanja o budućnosti, što nam poručuje Otkrivenje? Zagreb: Znaci Vremena, 2009. 144 pp. ISBN: 987-953-183-153-6
  • Hospitality Versus Patronage: An Investigation of Social Dynamics in the Third Epistle of John. Maruševec: Adventistički teološki fakultet, 2008. 267pp. ISBN: 978-953-6033-14-0

Research Articles

  • „Hospitality as a Ritual Liminal-Stage Relationship with Transformative Power.” In preparation Spring 2018.
  • „Babylonian Mentality: With whom do you bank?“ Ministry Magazine (2014): 18-21.
  • „Pavlov način rješavanja kriznih situacija – Na primjeru 1. Korinćanima 8-10.“ Biblijski pogledi, Adventistički teološki fakultet Marusevec (2013): 15-24.
  • „Svećenstvo svih svetih: Socijalna dimenzija borbe za vlast u ranokršćanskoj crkvi.“ Biblijski pogledi, Adventistički teološki fakultet Marusevec (2012): 1-10.
  • „Near but Distant: Lessons from Luke on the Problem of Indifferent Members.“ Ministry Magazine, November (2011): 13-14.
  • „Dekodiranje Apokalipse: Je li moguće razumjeti jezik Otkrivenja Ivanovog?“ Naučno razumevanje jezika religije. Zbornik radova objavljenih na prvom međunarodnom naučnom skupu u Beogradu, Teološki institut Beograd (2009): 107-120.
  • „Hospitality and Not Patronage: Lessons in Relationships in 3 John.“ Ministry Magazine, February (2008): 21-22
  • „Hospitality Versus Patronage: An Investigation of Social Dynamics in the Third Epistle of John.“ Andrews University Seminary Studies 46 (2008): 165-174.

Popular Articles - Selection

  • “Es jammerte ihn: Bewegt bei Gott.” Adventisten Heute 12 (2017): 8-9.
  • „Pouzdanost Kristovih riječi: Događaji vremena posljetka i izostanak Kristovog ponovnog dolaska.“ Adventistički Pregled, Zagreb (2015): 7.

  • „Slikovitost nasuprot doslovnosti: Biblijski slikoviti jezik.“ Glasnik 5, Beograd (2015): 7-9

  • „Zašto baš Biblija?“ Odjek 113, Zagreb (2012): 6-7, 14.

  • "Božićno svjetlo." Adventistički Pregled, Zagreb (2008): 7-8.

  • "Kupovanje mladenke i pitanje kulturnih razlika." www.Lorencin.blog.hr (2006). 

Book Reviews

  • Eric Eve. Writing the Gospels. Composition and Memory. London: SPCK, 2016. In preparation Spring 2018.
  • David A. Lamb. Text, Context and the Johannine Community. A Sociolinguistic Analysis of the Johannine Writings. London/New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014. 231 pp. Andrews University Seminary Studies 53 (2015): 224-226.
  • Reza Aslan. Zelot - život i vrijeme Isusa iz Nazareta. Profil: Zagreb: 2013, 298 pp. Bogoslovska smotra, 82 (2014): 403-405. 

 

RESEARCH PAPERS AT CONFERENCES

  • „Where Are We Headed?” Review and diskussion of William G. Johnsson's Book. Adventist Society for Religious Studies, Boston 2017. 
  • „Hospitality as a Ritual Liminal-Stage Relationship with Transformative Power.” European Association of Biblical Studies, Anthropology & the Bible Section, Berlin, August 2017.
  • „Logos i novo stvaranje u Ivanovom Evanđelju.“ Theological symposium at the Adriatic Union College, June 2015, Maruševec, Croatia.
  • „Pavlov način rješavanja kriznih situacija – Na primjeru 1. Korinćanima 8-10.“ Theological symposium at the Adriatic Union College, June 2013, Maruševec, Croatia.
  • „Svećenstvo svih svetih: Socijalna dimenzija borbe za vlast u ranokršćanskoj crkvi.“ Theological symposium at the Adriatic Union College, June 2011, Maruševec, Croatia.
  • „Dekodiranje Apokalipse: Je li moguće razumjeti jezik Otkrivenja Ivanovog?“ Theological symposium “Naučno razumevanje jezika religije” in April 2009, Belgrad, Serbia.

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

MTS 011 – Exegesis of Pauline Letters

MTS 012 – Hermeneutics of the Hebrew-Christian Bible

MTS 022 – The Book of Revelation

BNT 101 – Neutestamentliche Zeitgeschichte

BNT 102 – Lektüre Evangelien – Johannesevangelium

BNT 201 – Neutestamentliche Exegese

BNT 246 – Übungen zu NT-Themen – Die Gleichnisse Jesu

BNT 501 – Einleitung in das Neue Testament

BNT 502 – Offenbarung des Johannes

BNT 601 – Neutestamentliche Briefe – 1. Korintherbrief

BNT 602 – Themen der ntl. Theologie – Die Theologie des Paulus

MHZ 132 - Eschatologie und Apokalyptik im NT

MWH132 – Schriftauslegung im Hebräerbrief

MEK 201 – Narrative Exegese

MEK 201 – Rhetorische Exegese

MRB 311 – Biblische Theologie des NT – Die Theologie Jesu

MCG 312 – Gesellschaftlich relevante Themen – Kulturanthropologie NT

MRK 201 – Ritualdynamik im Neuen Testament

 

GUEST LECTURING

03 / 2016 - Adventističko teološko visoko učilište Maruševec, Croatia

04 / 2014 - Teološki fakultet Beograd, Serbia

11 / 2012 - Andrews University, Michigan, U.S.A.