Dr. Sven Boenneke

Research Focus

  • Crossroads of liturgy and spirituality
  • Orthodox hymnography
    • origins and development
    • German translation and inculturation
  • Liturgy of the hours
  • Didactic implementation of liturgy and spirituality both on academical and parochial

Vita

Academic Education

2007PhD of Theology, specialization Spirituality (summa cum laude)
2003Licentiate of Theology, Liturgical Studies (Orthodox) and Fundamental Theology and Ecumenics (Catholic) (summa cum laude)
1997-2003Studies in Catholic and Orthodox Theology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich and University of Vienna as well as the nowadays Institute of Byzantine Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences

Career

since 2017Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
2013-2016 Post-Doc for Practical Theology, Philosophisch-Theologischen Hochschule Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt/M.
since 2010Docent for Liturgics, Bischöflichen Studium Rudolphinum, Regensburg
2010-2015Lecturer, Philosophisch-Theologischen Hochschule Sankt Georgen

Membership

  • AGTS Arbeitsgemeinschaft Theologie der Spiritualität (i.e. working group for theology of spirituality)
  • GSCO Gesellschaft zum Studium des christlichen Ostens  (i.e. society for studies concerning eastern Christianity)
  • SOL Society of Oriental Liturgists

Publications

Publications

Boenneke, S. (2007), Hagia Sophia. Zu einem sophianischen Prosagedicht von Louis Thomas Merton OCSO. Seraphicum. Dissertationes ad Lauream n. 115. Rom: Seraphicum.

Boenneke, S. (2007), „Lebendige Erfahrung“ im Denken Pavel Florenskijs. In: Gerd Häffner (Hg.), Religiöse Erfahrung II: Interkulturelle Perspektiven, (= Münchener Philosophische Studien, N. F., Bd. 26). Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, S. 204-218.

Boenneke, S. (2014), Beten mit Herz und Verstand. Georg 2014 (1), S. 38-41.

Boenneke, S. (2015), Gottesdienst und Akathistos des heiligen Seraphim von Sarov. Vollständige, kommentierte deutsche Übersetzung, Köln: Koinonia-Orie

Projects

  • Aesthetic Effects of Liturgy (WæL)

    The “Aesthetic Effects of Liturgy” project (WæL) addresses the effects and shapes of aesthetic practices, performances and objects in the sociocultural framing of religious ritualization, taking therefore by way of example Roman Catholic church ...