Mgr. Bc. Radka Fialová Ph.D.

Foto pracovníka Radka Fialová

fialova@ics.cas.cz
+420 234 612 319

Department of Biblical Studies
ASEP
Bibliography

Research focus

  • Christian writings of the 2nd century
  • Christians, Jews and classical culture: interreligious and intercultural dialogue
  • Justin Martyr and his Bible
  • apostolic fathers (Didache)
  • early Christian iconography
  • Christus patiens - a Byzantine "drama"

Academic websites profile (academia.edu etc.)

https://cas-cz.academia.edu/RadkaFialov%C3%A1


Education

2012-2019 Postgraduate doctoral studies, concentration: Biblical Studies - Charles University in Prague, Protestant Theological Faculty, Dissertation project: „Justin Martyr and His Bible” 

2005 M.A., Religious and Greek Studies - Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts, Thesis: „The Encounter of Antiquity and Christianity in the byzantine Tragedy Passion of Christ“ 

2001 B.A., Liberal Arts and the Humanities - Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Humanities

1994 State Language Examination (german)

1994 graduation (Českoslovanská akademie obchodní dr. Edvarda Beneše)


Employment history

2019-   Centre for Classical Studies at the Institute of Philosophy, CAS: Department of Biblical Studies

2012-2018 Centre of excelence “History and Interpretation of the Bible”– researcher (postgraduate)

2005-2011 Centre for Biblical Studies – researcher

2002- Vyšehrad Publishers, Prague – editor (books on early christianity, religion, classical culture...)

1997-1999 Culture in Prague (monthly) – proofreader 

1995- translator, proofreader

 


Grants

2019-2021 "The Transmission and Transformation of Ideas in Hellenism, Early Judaism, and Early Christianity" funded by the Czech Science Foundation

2012-2018  Centre of excellence “History and Interpretation of the Bible” funded by the Czech Science Foundation

2005-2011 Centre for Biblical Studies


Fellowships and research stays

May 18 - June 2 2017 "Nahal Refa’im 2018: Exploring the Beginning of Jerusalem ‘s Urban History", Jerusalem, Israel - archeological excavation

May 6 - 20 2017 "Ancient Jerusalem Excavation Project", Israel - archeological excavation

June 2 - 30 2014  Universität Wien (Fachbereichsbibliothek Katholische und Evangelische Theologie) 

May 18 - June 6 2008 Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Thelogische Fakultät, Seminar für Kirchengeschichte a Seminar für Neues Testament)

June 15 - July 30 2001 The Θ.Υ.Ε.Σ.Π.Α. (Summer Course in Modern Greek Studies), Athens

Every year visiting libraries in Germany (Berlin, Heidelberg) or Austriche (Vienna).


Conference papers and lectures abroad

"All against Marcion", international conference "Friends and opponents" (Bratislava, September 20-21 2018)


Conference papers and lectures in the Czech Republic

»Einem jeden nach seinen Werken«: Gerechtigkeit Gottes in der Offenbarung des Petrus,
XXVII. Colloquium biblicum, Internationale Konferenz (Prag, 24. – 27. April 2019)

"Justin Martyr and his exposition on Psalm 21 LXX" ,international conference „The Greek Isaiah and the Greek Book of Psalms and their reception in the early Christian tradition“ (Olomouc, June 15-16 2017)

„Jakou Bibli znal Justin Mučedník v polovině 2. století“ (Prague, October 18 2016)

„Brevard S. Childs and his Canonical Approach“, international symposium „Old Testament Theology: Current Concepts, Issues, and Methods” (Prague, May 5-6 2016) 

„Justinův výklad Žalmu 22 (21 LXX) (Dial. 97–104)”,  Patristic conference 2015 (Olomouc, September 24-25 2015)

„Scripture and the Memoirs of the Apostels. Justin Martyr and His Bible“ - international conference „The Process of Authority“ organised by the research project "Historie a interpretace Bible" (Prague, May 8-10 2014)

„Biblická exegeze Justina Mučedníka“, Patristic conference 2013 (Prague, September 20 2013)

„Křtěte v živé vodě. Instrukce ke křtu v 7. kapitole Didaché“, Patristic conference 2012 (Olomouc, September 20-21 2012)


Popularization

"Justin Mučedník a jeho Bible", prezentace knihy, 5. byzantologický den (Praha 31. 5. 2019)
5. byzantologický den

"Posvátná topografie Jeruzaléma", přednáška v cyklu Quo vadis, Univerzitní kaple, UJEP Ústní nad Labem (17. 4. 2019) Quo vadis - Kaple Univerzity J. A. Purkyně

"Jak Justin Mučedník bránil křesťanství", rozhlasové interview na Radiu Wave (24. 3. 2019) Hergot!: Jak Justin Mučedník bránil křesťanství

"Posvátná topografie Jeruzaléma", 4. byzantologický den (Praha, 12. 10. 2018) 4. byzantologický den

„Tam bude pláč a skřípění zubů.“ Obrazy pekla v raně křesťanské literatuře a umění, XXV. Letní škola klasických studií (Brno, July 1-4 2017)

„Kdo hledá, najde“ aneb Bible a její symbolika”, Den otevřených dveří KKS FLÚ AV (Prague, November 5 2015)


Editorial positions

Vysehrad Publishers Prague - member of the editorial board


Memberships in academic associations and other academic bodies

Czech Patristic Society

Český národní byzantologický komitét (member of AIEB)


Current projects

  • reception of the Biblein the works of Justin Martyr, the 2nd century apologete of Christian faith
  • Justins exposition on Psalm 22 (21 LXX) (Dial. 97–106)
  • Didache or Teaching of the apostels (translation, commentary)