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Igor Lorencin

Lecturer of New Testament Studies

Igor Lorencin
Ph.D. (USA) Lecturer of New Testament Studies

An der Ihle 5 A
39291 Möckern-Friedensau
GERMANY

Raum: LÜP 207 a
Telefon: +49 (0) 3921 916-217
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Icon PlusEMPLOYMENT & 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

Icon PlusPUBLICATIONS

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: Social Dynamics of Hospitality and Patronage in the Third Epistle of John.” Biblical Theology Bulletin 49/3 (2019): 146-155.
  • „Worin investierst du? Zum biblischen Begriff “Babylon.”” Glauben Heute – Theologische Impulse (2019): 87-95.
  • „Who is God? What the Bible Says about the Trinity.” In Preparation, Fall 2019.
  • „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

  • “Das Programm des Reiches Gottes: Wenn Jesus selig preist.” Adventisten Heute 5 (2019): 8-9.
  • “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

  • Stuhlmacher, Peter. Biblical Theology of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018. 935 pp. Andrews University Seminary Studies in Preparation, Summer 2019.
  • Eric Eve. Writing the Gospels. Composition and Memory. London: SPCK, 2016. 172 pp. Andrews University Seminary Studies 56 (2018): 174-176.
  • William G. Johnsson. Where Are We Headed? Westlake Village: Oak & Acorn Publishing, 2017. Spectrum Magazine 4 (2017): 30-31.
  • 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.

Icon PlusRESEARCH PAPERS AT CONFERENCES

  • „Hermeneutical Turn in Adventism?” Adventist Society for Religious Studies, Denver, November 2018.
  • „Methodical Analysis Meets Pragmatism – Contribution of Cognitive Narratology Applied to the Case Study of Mark 10:46-52.” Society of Biblical Literature, Gospel of Mark Section, Helsinki, August 2018.
  • „Where Are We Headed?” Book review and discussion of William G. Johnssons book, Adventist Society for Religious Studies, Boston, November 2017.
  • „Hospitality vs. Patronage – Ritual Liminal-Stage Relationship?” 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, Juni 2015, Maruševec, Croatia.
  • „Pavlov način rješavanja kriznih situacija – Na primjeru 1. Korinćanima 8-10.“ Theological symposium at the Adriatic Union College, Juni 2013, Maruševec, Croatia.
  • „Translatable Gospel: Towards a Theology of Translatability – Contextual look at 1 Cor 9:19-23.“ European Adventist Society of Theology and Religious Studies, April 2013, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • „Svećenstvo svih svetih: Socijalna dimenzija borbe za vlast u ranokršćanskoj crkvi.“ Theological symposium at the Adriatic Union College, Juni 2011, Maruševec, Croatia.
  • „Dekodiranje Apokalipse: Je li moguće razumjeti jezik Otkrivenja Ivanovog?“ Theological symposium “Naučno razumevanje jezika religije” in April 2009, Belgrad, Serbia.

Icon PlusTEACHING 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 Jesu
  • 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 des Paulus
  • MCG 312 – Gesellschaftlich relevante Themen – Kulturanthropologie NT
  • MRK 201 – Ritualdynamik im Neuen Testament

Icon PlusGUEST LECTURING

11 / 2019 – Debrecen Reformed Theological University, Hungary

03 / 2018 – Adriatic Union College Maruševec, Croatia

03 / 2016 – Adventističko teološko visoko učilište Maruševec, Croatia

04 / 2014 – Teološki fakultet Beograd, Serbia

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