The first Russian scientist-theologian, received a diploma of candidate of Sciences
Dean of the theological Department of pstgu Archpriest Paul Hondzinsky was the first in the history of Russia the diploma of candidate of theology. “The PhD diploma issued Kondinskogo on the basis of relevant order of the Ministry of education of Russia”, — quotes “Interfax” the statement of the Ministry of education.
According to the Agency, Mr. Hondzinsky wrote the dissertation on competition of a scientific degree of candidate of philosophical Sciences, but received the degree of candidate of theology. “I’ll read, it’s a good job, it is absolutely one that needs to be written in industry knowledge,” said Minister of education and science Olga Vasilyeva.
Paul Hondzinsky defended thesis on “the Solution of problems of the Russian theology of the eighteenth century in the synthesis of St. Philaret, Metropolitan of Moscow” on June 1. Two weeks later, Olga Vasilieva at the first conference “Theology in the educational space” said that the Ministry of justice “finally signed” an order stating that Russia will award academic degrees in theology.