EBEID Bishara

Qualifica Ricercatore
Telefono 041 234 8809
E-mail bishara.ebeid@unive.it
Sito web www.unive.it/persone/bishara.ebeid (scheda personale)
Struttura Dipartimento di Studi sull'Asia e sull'Africa Mediterranea
Sito web struttura: https://www.unive.it/dsaam
Sede: Ca' Cappello

* Formation

2019: Doctorate in Theology, Aristotle University Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece, New Testament and Apocryphal Literature, Thesis: “Pontius Pilate: References inside and outside the New Testament”.

Feb 2018 - Jan. 2019: Post-Doc Research, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

Feb. 2012-June 2014: PhD in Oriental Ecclesiastical Sciences, summa cum laude, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy, Patristic Theology, Coptic, Syriac and Arabic Christian literature, Dissertation: “The Christological ‘dialogue’ in the Arabic language between Melkite (Saʻīd ʼIbn Baṭrīq), Coptic (Sawīrus ʼIbn al-Muqaffaʻ) and Nestorian (Elias of Nisibin) Churches during the 10th century”.

Oct. 2009- Feb. 2012: Masters (Licenza) in Oriental Ecclesiastical Sciences, summa cum laude, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy, Patristic Theology, Coptic, Syriac and Arabic Christian Literature.

2011: Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue Course, Understanding EuroMed Program, Adyan Foundation, Cross-Cultural Studies Department, www.understandingprogram.net.

Sep. 2005 - Jn 2009: Bachelors in Theology summa cum laude, Aristotle University Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

 * Work experience:

Feb. 2019-present: Full time Position (RTD): Researcher at Ca’ Foscary University, Department of Asian and North African Studies- Venice Italy.

Oct. 2017 – Jan. 2018: Visiting Professor at Pontifical Oriental Institute (PIO) – Rome [Courses: Neo-Calcedonism during the VI and VII cen.; Theology of the Liturgical Commentaries in Eastern Christianity; Arabic Language I,  Arabic Language II].

Oct. 2017 – Feb. 2018: Visiting Professor at the Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamistic Studies (PISAI) - Rome [Courses: Arabic Language of Various Levels].

Oct. 2017 – Jan. 2018: Visiting Professor at the Theological Faculty of Apulia (Italy) [Course: Trinitarian Theology according to Orthodox Church].

Feb. - June 2017: Visiting Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University (PUG) – Rome [Course: Interreligious Dialogue and Apologetic of Arab-Chrostians].

Oct. 2016 - June 2017: Visiting Professor at the Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamistic Studies (PISAI) - Rome [Courses: Arabic Language of Various Levels].

Oct. 2016 - June 2017: Visiting Professor at Pontifical Oriental Institute (PIO) – Rome [Courses: Arab-Christian Theology; Christological Controversies in Syriav Language, Arab-Christians Historiography].

Oct. 2015 - Feb. 2016: Visiting Professor at the Pontifical Oriental Institute  (PIO) – Rome [Neo-Calcedonism and Monophysitism during the VI and VII cen.].

February - June 2015: Collaborated as Assistant Professor to Prof. M. Pampaloni sj. [Course: “Le controversie cristologiche in lingua siriaca V-VII sec.”], Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

Oct. 2014 - Jan. 2015: Collaborated as Assistant Professor to Prof. M. Pampaloni sj. [Seminar: “Il cammino del consenso cristologico tra le Chiese calcedonesi e le Chiese non calcedonesi”], Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

Oct. 2014 - Dec. 2015: Researcher at a project regarding Islam and Christianity in Europe and the Middle East today entitled:  “Conoscere il metticito, governare il cambiamento”, OASIS foundation, Milan Italy.

Oct. 2011 - June 2015: Teaching Arabic language at the Arabic school of the Pontifical Maronite College and the Maronite Community of Rome.

 

* Member of Commission of Doctorate Dissertations:

Second moderator, Candidate: Georgios Anestis Keselopoulos, Dissertation’s title: “Η ΠΡΟΘΕΣΗ: Μελέτη Λειτουργική, Ιστορική – Θεολογική 8ος – 15ος αιώνας”, Pontifical Oriental Institute-Rome, 8/06/2017.

Second moderator, Candidate: Samira Youssef Sidarous, Dissertation’s title: “L’esegesi biblico-patristica di Rm 8,1-39 di Ibn Kātib Qayṣar: Descrizione dei codici A e Ω, edizione critica e traduzione dell’interpretazione della pericope”, Pontifical Oriental Institute-Rome, 6/12/2016.

Third moderator, Candidate: Sheeba Sebastian SST, Dissertation’s title: “The Mystery of the Triple Gradated Church. A Theological Analysis of the Kṯāḇā d-Massaqāṯā (Book of Steps) with Particular Reference to the Writings of Aphrahat and John the Solitary” , Pontifical Oriental Institute-Rome, 27/01/2017.

 

* Member in international editorial board:

The Al-Qasemi Journal of Islamic Studies [http://www.qsm.ac.il/ISJournal].

 

* Member in Associations and Groups of Research:

Member of IOTA, International Orthodox Theological Association [https://iota-web.org/home/].

Member of GRAC, Group of Arab Christian Research (In Italy) [http://www.grac.it/home/index.php/collana-pcac-it/3-patrimonio-culturale-arabo-cristiano].

Member of SYRIACA, Association of Syriacists in Italy.

 

*Lectures, Courses and Seminar Participation:

30 Jan-1 Feb 2020


Conference, Florilegia Syriaca. Mapping a Knowledge – Organizing Practice in the Syriac World, University Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Italy.

Paper, “Syriac Dogmatic Florilegia and Christian Arabic Writings. The Case of Abū Rā’iṭah al-Takrītī”.

 

24 January 2020


Conference, The Christian Levant (In italian), Foundation Terra Santa, Ambrosian Library, Milan, Italy.

Paper, “Syriac Christianity: Panoramic picture”.

 

25 March 2019


Conference, Presentation of the Project ERC-Starting Grant “FLOS: Florilegia Syriaca. The Intercultural Dissemination of Greek Christian Thought in Syriac and Arabic in the First Millennium CE”. University Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Italy.

Paper, “Tritheism, Florilegia and Arab-Christian Heritage: The case of Abū Rā’iṭah al-Takrītī”.

 

9-12 January 2019:

Conference, IOTA: International Orthodox Theological Association. Inaugural Conference. Iasi, Romania.

Paper, “Can the Qur’ān be read in the Light of Christ? Reflections on some Melkite authors and their use of the Holy Book of Islam”, Panel, Orthodoxy and the Challenge of Islam

Chairing Panel, Middle Eastern Christianity: Past and Present

 

4-6 January 2019:

Conference, V BVP Theological Colloquium: Monasticism Meeting Modernity, Oriental Christian and Indian Perspective. Bethany Vedavijnana Peeth, Institute of Oriental Theology, Pune, India.

Paper, “Christology and Monasticism. The case of Philoxenus of Mabbug”.

 

16-17 November 2018:

Conference, Christian Arabs. Heritage and actuality of their contribution to the history of civility (in Italian), Officina di Studi Medievali, Palermo, Ialy.

Paper, “Elias of Nisibis and his use of the doctrine on the divine attributes” (in Italian), Panel, The cultural heritage of Christian Arabs.

 

5-6 March 2018:

Conference, The European Academy of Religion: First Annual Conference, Bologna, Italy.

Paper, “Arab Christian Heritage and the Dialogue with Islam: the Contribution of Some Classical Texts of Melkite Authors”, Panel, “Eastern Christianity and Interreligious Dialogue: the Road Not taken?”.

 

8-10 January 2018:
 
Conference, World Religions World Church Conference,  University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway, Rome, Italy.

Paper, “Dialogue and Orthodox Theology: The Importance of Inter-Christian and Inter-religious Dialogue According to Ignatius IV” .
 

10-11 October  2017:

Conference, The International Conference on Theology and Violence entitled “Violenza dove antico dolore: Teologia come mediazione dal racconto alla luce della vita”, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

Paper, “God my God, why have you forsaken me? Reflection on the suffering of man through personal experiences” (In Italian).
 

16 September 2017:

Conference, Seminar of “Syriaca”, the meeting of Syriacists in Italy that was about the Synodicon Orientale: “Il Synodicon Orientale (V-VII sec.): Modelli ecclesiastici, disciplina canonica, dottrine teologiche e declinazioni politiche della chiesa siro-orientale”, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

Paper, “The Synod of Mar Gewargis I in 676 and his Christological letter: an answer to the controversy of Martyrius?” (In Italian).

 

2 August 2017 :          

Lecture,“Despite fundamentalism: The relations between Christians and Muslims in the eyes of political Islam and jihadism” (In Italian).

Biblioteca “A. Manzoni”- C.I.F., Cogoleto, Liguria, Italy.

 

12-14 July 2017:

Conference, The Aram Forty Sixth International Conference: “Melkite Christianity, 1st -19th cen.”,  Oxford University, Oriental Institute, Oxford, England.

Paper, “The Melkite Orthodoxy: The Six Ecumenical Councils according to Euthychius of Alexandria’s Annales and Agapius of Mabbug’s Universal History”

 

18-22 June 2017:

Conference, The European Academy of Religion: Ex Null Conference, Bologna, Italy.

Paper, “Religion and state in the current crisis of the Middle East: Some proposals from Lebanon” (In Italian), Panel, “The Right to Religious Freedom between the Two Mediterranean Shores”.
 

Paper, “The Jacobite Church between imperial politics and doctrinal preservation: The formation of a ‘national’ identity” (In Italian), Panel, “Constructing Identities in Ancient Oriental Christianity”.
 

13 June 2017:

Lecture, “Christians in Muslim land and Muslims in Christian land according to the definitions and opinions of radical Islam” (In Italian). 

Centro Mariapoli of Focolar Movement, Castelgandolfo, Italy.

 

29 May – 2 June 2017:

Seminar, On the “Eucharist” organized by the Institute of ecumenical and patristic theology “San Nicola” of the Theological Faculty of Apulia, Luppiano, Italy.

Lecture, “The Eucharistic celebration, from the biblical narrations to the tradition of the Fathers: An orthodox approach” (In Italian). 

   

20 May 2017:

Lecture, “Islam and we? Getting to know each other and meeting each other” (In Italian).

Parish of S. Greogorio VII Papa, Rome, Italy.

 

8 April 2017:

Conference, 2nd Symposium of al-Qasimi Academy on Islamic Studies, Al-Qasimi Academy, Baqa al-Gharbiyya, Israel.

Paper, “The influence between Islamic Kalām and Christian Theology: the case of the doctrine on the divine attributes” (In Arabic).

 

19-21 August 2016:    

Conference, 12th Symposium Syriacum, Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

Paper, “The “two-qnomē” Christology prior to 612 AD and its relation to the Greek-speaking ‘Nestorians’: An analysis of Ḥabīb’s chapters and the Nestorian doctrine in Leontius of Byzantium and Leontius of Jerusalem”.

 

22-24 August 2016:

Conference, 10th International Arab-Christian Congress,  Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

Paper, “The Trinitarian doctrine of Ibn aṭ-Ṭayyib: An interpretation of Babai the Great’s metaphysical system in the world of Islam”.

 

27-28 July 2016:

Summer School Program, “Arabic Christianity: History, Culture, Language, Theology, Liturgy”, Institut für Missionswissenschaft und Außereuropäische Theologie, Katholische-Theologische Fakultät, Westfälische Wilhekm-Universität, Münster, Germany.

Lectures,

Christological debate between Chalcedonian and non-Chalcedonian Churches during the 10th and 11th century.

Arab Christian Christology and its relationship to the Ecumenical Movement today.

Muslim-Christian Dialogue through the writings of Arab-Christian Palestinians during the first century of Islamic Conquest

 

12 March 2016:

Conference, 1st Symposium of al-Qasimi Academy on Islamic Studies: “The Arabic and Muslim Tradition of Palestine”,  Al-Qasimi Academy, Baqa al-Gharbiyya, Israel.

Paper, “The Christian-Muslim Dialogue in the first Arabic apologetic works of Palestinian Christians” (In Arabic).

 

29 February 2016:

Conference, Meeting of the Biblicists of Thessaloniki, Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Lecture, “Pontius Pilate in the New Testament and the Apocryphal tradition” (In Greek).

 

8 December 2015:

Lecture, “Christians in Holy Land throw the eyes of a witness” (In Italian with Polish translation),

Wydzialu Teologicznego, Uniwersytetu Opolskiego,  Opole, Poland.

 

5 May 2015:

Lecture, “The Hope and the Heartbreak: The Challenges of Modern Christians in the Land Where Jesus Preached”

Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, New York, USA.

 

27-29 April 2015:

Conference, International Congress: “Θρησκεία και Βία” (Religion and Violence), Aristotle University Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Paper, “Muslim Fundamentalism and its relations to Christians: The views of the Muslim Brotherhood, al-Qaeda and Isis” (In Greek).

 

15-17 April 2015:

Conference, III Arabic Christian Literature Conference “Oriente Cristiano Y Mundo Arabe” (Christian East and the Arabic World), San Justino - Faculty of Classic and Christian Literature, Ecclesiastic University of San Damaso, Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain.

Paper, “Christianity in the Holy Land: Past, Present and Future” .

 

6 February 2015:

Conference, III Symposium Syro-Arabicum, Kaslik University (USEK) and the Centre for Arab Christian Documentation and Research (CEDRAC-USJ), Kaslik, Lebanon.

Paper, “Saʻīd Ibn Baṭrīq, the Theologian. New Considerations Upon his Historical Work, the Annals”

 
22 February 2015:
 
Seminar, “Il Cammino del consenso cristologico tra le chiese calcedonesi e non calcedonesi” (The Way of the Christological consensus among the Calcedonese and not Calcedonese churches), Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

 
Lecture, “Christological Debate between Chalcedonian and non-Chalcedonian Churches in the light of Arab Christian Theology and its Contribution to Ecumenical Movement” (In Italian).

 

24 October 2014:

Seminar, “Teologia dell’Oriente Cristiano. Panorama storico” (Theology of the Christian East. Historical Panorama), Pontifical University Gregoriana, Rome, Italy.

Lecture, “The Church of Jerusalem and the first three ecumenical councils” (In Italian).

 

4 September 2014:

Lecture, “Arab-Christian literature and the role of the Christians in the making of the Arabic culture” (In Arabic).

The Center of Carmel, Haifa, Israel.

                                       

28 May 2014:

Lecture, “Dialogue between Muslims and Christians - the Organisation of Adyan in Lebanon” (In Greek).

Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

23 May 2014:

Master students Lecture, “Methodology and Writing of a Thesis” (In Greek).

Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

8 April 2014:

Lecture in Course, “Oriente Cristiano” (Christian East) by Prof Milan Zust SJ., Pontifical University Gregoriana, Rome, Italy.

Lecture, “The Christians in the Middle East” (In Italian).

 

3 April 2014:

Presentation, “Christians in Israel”.

Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, Rome, Italy.

 

22, 29 January 2014:

Lecture, “The progress of the Christological doctrine after the Council of Chalcedon” (In Italian).

Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

 

28 May 2013:

Lecture, “Christological doctrine in the synods of the Church of the East” (In Italian)

Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy.

 

8 April 2013:

Masters Students Lecture, “Christians in the Middle East” (In Greek).

Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

1 April 2013:   

Lecture in Course, “Gnosticism” by Prof. Kharalampos Atmatzidis, Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Lecture, “Gospel of the Wife of Jesus” (In Greek).

 

27 March, 3 April 2013:

Masters Students Lecture, “The critical edition of Arabic –Christian works and manuscripts and the first Arabic apology of MS Arabic Sinai 154” (In Greek).

Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

27 March, 3 April 2013:          

Lecture in Course, “Interfaith dialogue” by Prof. Aggeliki Ziaka,  Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Lecture, “Dialogue between Muslims and Christians” (In Greek).

 

29 March 2013:

Lecture in Course, “The religions of the East” by Prof. Panagiotis Pakhis and Prof. Aggeliki Ziaka,  Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Lecture, “The Islamic Religion in the eyes of Arab Christians” (In Greek).

 

26 March 2013:

Lecture, “The symbolism of the groom in the Christian tradition” (In Greek).

A.E.A.H.K. Crete, Greece.

 

20 November 2012:    

Lecture, “Christians in Middle East - Writing a Theology in Arabic”

Aristotle University, Faculty of Theology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 

19-23 June 2011:

Conference, “Christian Presence in the Middle East - Theological and Political challenges”, Volos Academy, WCC, Volos, Greece.

Paper, “Christians in Israel”.

 

* Languages:

Modern languages:

Arabic, Hebrew, English, Greek, Italian, German (Written, read and spoken fluently).

French, Spanish (Read and understand very well).

 

Ancient languages:

Ancient Greek, Coptic, Syriac-Aramaic (very good).

Latin (good).