July 8, 2022 5:11 pm
On July 7, 2022, a meeting of the Commission for the Development of Theological, Religious, Spiritual and Moral Education of the Council for Cooperation with Religious Associations under the President of the Russian Federation was held in Moscow.
The work was headed by the referent of the Office of the President of the Russian Federation for Domestic Policy, Executive Secretary of the Council A.V. Tretyakov. The issues of forming a network of dissertation councils, the participation of theologians in grant competitions from the Russian Science Foundation and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, as well as the mechanisms for distributing admission control numbers in theology were considered.
Prof. D.V. Shmonin. The discussion of the agenda items was attended by: Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation D.V. Afanasiev, Chairman of the Higher Attestation Commission under the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia V.M. Filippov, rectors of leading universities and representatives of centralized religious organizations.
Concluding the meeting, A.V. Tretyakov emphasized that theology and theological education in Russia should be aimed not only at internal development, but also at solving important national problems.
The meeting was attended by the executive director of NOTA G.I. Teplykh and Scientific Secretary of the Federal UMO for Theology, Specialist of the Educational Committee of the Russian Orthodox Church M.V. Talankin.
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