Petr JAn VinsScience & Religion

Priest and Historian (Czech Republic)

Petr Jan Vinš, ThDr., studied Religious Studies, Jewish Studies and Theology at the Charles University in Prague, at the University of Bern and at the Tel Aviv University. He is currently teaching at the Faculty of Arts and the Hussite Theological Faculty of the Charles University. He became a priest in 2009 and served at parishes both in the Czech Republic and Switzerland. In 2012 he completed a course on Exorcism and the Prayer of Liberation at the Papal University Atheneo Pontificio in Rome. Since January 2017 he serves as the General Secretary of the Ecumenical Council of Churches in the Czech Republic.