Jiří Mrázek Reappointed Dean of the Prague Theology Faculty

Jiri Mrazek IAssociate Professor Jiří Mrázek will continue as Dean of the Protestant Theological Faculty of Charles University (PTF) until 2022. His first four-year term of office came to an end after the academic year 2017-2018, but he was re-elected for a second term by the Academic Senate of PTF (consisting of representatives of the students and teachers) and he was then officially reappointed by the Rector of Charles University.

Jiří Mrázek studied theology at PTF and at Halle an der Saale. After graduating he served for five years as a pastor of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren. In 1990 he successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on „The Transformation of Messianism in Aramaic Texts from the Qumran“, and in 2005 his habilitation dissertation on „Parables in the Context of Matthew’s Gospel“. He has been teaching at PTF since 1989 and is currently Associate Professor and head of the Department of New Testament Studies. He has in the past served as Vice-Dean for Development and as Vice-Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies.

Dean Mrázek will be assisted in his task of running the Faculty by the following team: Dr. Ladislav Beneš (Vice-Dean for Study Matters), Dr. Petr Gallus (Vice-Dean for Development), Professor Martin Prudký (Vice-Dean for Research and Postgraduate Studies), Dr. Jan Roskovec (Vice-Dean for International and Ecumenical Relations), Ing. Eva Svobodová (Bursar – administrative and financial matters), and as honorary member of the team the former Dean, Professor Jakub Trojan.

 Peter Stephens