Projective tolerance as a path to peace

This publication is the result of cooperation between the Department of Christian Ethics of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the Institute for Ecological and Religious Studies and aims to substantiate the understanding of tolerance based on Christian socio-ethical teachings and to explore the mechanisms of tolerance in Ukrainian society. The publication is part of the project “Tolerance at the Borders of Europe: A Dimension for Ukraine”, in collaboration with the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), with the financial support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Project Manager Marcus Vogt.

Projective tolerance as a path to peace. Christian socio-ethical definition of tolerance as a conceptual basis of the project “Tolerance on the borders of Europe: Dimension for Ukraine” : Uzhhorod, FOP Naumchenko NV, 2019. – 27 p.

Benefits of National Parks: Successful examples of community activities in national parks (guidelines and materials)

The guide presents recommendations for adapting to the new environmental conditions in which local communities were found in the territories of Synevyr, Uzhan National Nature Parks and Enchanted Territory National Nature Park in 2019 through the development of sustainable tourism in the region.

The guide takes into account German and pan-European experience, draws on real and potential cases from Ukrainian conditions and considers adaptation through the lens of sustainable tourism, which is one of the promising areas for the development of Transcarpathia and local communities. The principles of sustainable tourism, which harmoniously combine the recreational, recreational and educational function of tourism on the one hand, and on the other, the opportunities for economic development and care for nature, are considered key in the manual. They are a major factor in ensuring the sustainable use of local communities in the PFP. The guide is intended for a wide range of community and environmental activists, government officials, local government representatives, small and medium-sized businesses, grassroots locals and all goodwill.

UDC 502.211 (477.87-751.2): 352] -044.332]]: 338.485

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Advantages of national parks: Successful examples of community activities in the territory of national parks: Guidelines and materials, Uzhgorod, Carpathian Tower Publishing House, 2019. – 123p.

ISBN 978-966-8269-47-9

Working materials of trainings

Readers are provided with training materials that have been developed based on Western domestic experience and addressed to residents of local territorial communities and members of local religious communities that are influential in Transcarpathia. Experience as an everyday environmental behavior, integrated economic activity on the basis of sustainable development – green tourism, and ultimately – shared social and Christian values ​​of nature protection – responsibility for Creation are the basis of these materials. Fragments of the texts, examples of community activities, work assignments and materials of these discussions – all of them can be used by everyone – ativists, entrepreneurs, priests, leaders of parish councils, representatives of local self-government and simply indifferent to the environment.

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Authors: Alexander Koval, Bogdan Motuzenko / Edited by Alexander Bokotey as part of the NABU (German Nature Conservation Union) project “Adaptation of local communities to the extension of Transcarpathian national parks by the joint efforts of Churches and community organizations” with the support of the German Foreign Ministry Tikhomirov Uzhhorod – 2019. – 89 p.

Fight for Ukraine. Defending the Right to Self-Determination and the Conflict of Geopolitical Interests: a Collection of Articles

The Institute of Theology and Peace studies the ethical foundations of the peacekeeping system and incorporates them into the current discourse of world politics. The purpose of research on the ethics of the world is to examine in depth the different perspectives on foreign and security policy issues. What is most important is determining what kind of policy can help people at risk of violence, poverty and deprivation of liberty, in which everyone will be guaranteed security, justice and respect for human rights.

UDC 327: [323: 341.231]] (477) ”20 ″

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Edited by prof. H.-G. Justenhofen; Translation from German / Ans. ed. A. Bokotey, Institute for Ecological and Religious Studies. – Uzhgorod, 2019, Carpathian Tower Publishing House, – 243 pages.
The collection was translated within the framework of the project “Tolerance at the Borders of Europe”, in partnership with the Department of Christian Ethics, Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU, Munich, Germany). The project (ZMV I 6-2518AA0143 (FKZ)) was made possible with the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (AA).

ISBN – 978-966-8269-48-6

Responsible for Creating and Protecting the Climate of Eastern Europe

The compilation presents the best work by participants in the International Responsibility for Creating and Protecting the Climate of Eastern Europe, held in Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus to preserve and spread conscious Christian responsibility for the God-created world. In the creative works, the participants reflected and conveyed their attitude to nature, as well as their personal willingness to contribute to the preservation of the climate and vitality of their native land. The collection is intended for pastors, catechists, teachers of Christian ecological ethics, ecologists, anyone who, with true Christian faith, wishes to contribute to the worldwide protection of Creation.

UDC 27: 502/504] (045)

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Responsibility for Creating and Protecting the Climate of Eastern Europe: Collection of Proceedings of the International Contest, Uzhgorod – Tbilis – Minsk – Chisinau – 2018, Karpatska Vezha Publishing House, 2018, 148 p.

ISBN: 978-966-8269-44-8.

Climate protection measures by religious and territorial communities (methodological recommendations and materials)

This guide presents the basics of climate protection activities addressed to religious community activists, priests, NGO members, and environmental movements to work together on local community responsibility for Creation. The manual summarizes the Western experience of the Church’s involvement in climate protection, adapting it to patrimonial conditions. Environmental, theological and expert reasoning is accompanied by a description of possible ways of successful organization of climate action that are available to ordinary people in everyday life. The manual contains examples of applied environmental work and recommendations for cooperation of local communities for the implementation of the principles of mass environmental education and activities.

UDC 27: [502.171: 551.58]] (072)

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Climate protection measures by religious and territorial communities: Guidelines and materials, Uzhgorod, Karpatska Vezha Publishing House, 2018, 93 p.

ISBN: 978-966-8269-47-2

The publication attempts to collect part of the prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayer Byzantine-Slavic rite on responsibility for God’s creation. We believe that these spiritual texts will be useful for the development of ecological awareness and Christian social movement for the protection of the environment. We believe that environmental prayer help people of good will towards responsibility for Creation.

 

 

Appointed theologians of different faiths, teachers and students of religious schools, pastors, catechists and teachers of Christian ethics, as well as all those interested in environmental mission of the Church and who seek deeper knowledge and carry out his calling – to be a good shepherd and gardener God created the world.

 

 

 

 

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Conference, Uzhhorod, June 14-17, 2007

The Church and the Environment: European experiences and Ukrainian perspectives

The materials of unique ecumenical conference on the environment conservation are shown. Both domestic and foreign experience of positive developments and changes in the work of improving the environment by the Church and in the Church are presented. It is for environmentalists, members of religious and environmental organizations, the bishop of environmental issues, NGO activists, teachers, students and people of good will. There is a unique opportunity to acquire one of the last instances in a single online store of intellectual literature in Ukraine “Arche”. Access: http://arhe.com.ua/product/cerkva-navkolishn-seredovishe-vropejskij-dosvd-ta-ukransk-perspektivi/


2Proceedings of International Scientific and Practical Conference, Uzhhorod, December 7 – 9, 2007

Responsibility for Creation and Sustainable Development in Central and Eastern Europe: the experience of Poland and Ukraine

This is collection of materials of international scientific and practical ecumenical conference initiated by the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ukraine and Poland. Number of urgent and important issues of today, connected with the responsibility for Creation and sustainable (environmentally sustainable) development in Central and Eastern Europe are discussed. Examples of European achievements of the Church in preserving the Creation are shown.

 


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Materials of the international scientific practical seminar, Uzhhorod, May 16-17, 2008

“Responsibility for Creation and Sustainable Development of the Upper Tisa Region”

This is collection of materials of international scientific and practical ecumenical conference initiated by the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ukraine and Poland. Number of urgent and important issues of today, connected with the responsibility for Creation and sustainable (environmentally sustainable) development in Central and Eastern Europe are discussed. Examples of European achievements of the Church in preserving the Creation are shown.

 

 


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Collection of prayers for the environment preservation: To See God’s Creation with New Eyes

The edition attempts to collect some prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayers, concerning responsibility for Creature – Nature.

We believe that these spiritual texts will be useful for the development of Christian environmental awareness and will be useful for public movement for environment conservation.


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Materials of the international scientific seminar “Energy efficiency and ecologically acceptable energy supply in the context of Christian responsibility for Creation”

The collection contains materials of international scientific seminar held with the active participation of leading representatives of religious and secular parts of society on ecumenical basis. The collected materials are related to the major problems of today as in Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and the worldwide in general concerning energy efficiency, energy conservation, and climate change.

It is made another offer to society to rethink the ways and methods of solving the global environmental crisis by raising the spirituality, development of Christian environmental ethics, departing from the principles of consumer attitudes towards God’s Creation – Nature. The importance of the responsibility for the Creation by the Church and in the Church is emphasis.

It is for environmentalists, members of environmental organizations, NGO activists, teachers, lecturers and students of educational institutions and the wide layers of church and secular society.

 


Coloring

Within the framework of the project “Alliance of Religious and Non-Governmental Organizations for Climate Protection of Eastern Europe”, implemented with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, a coloring book “Climate Change” was published. Its mission is to convey to the youngest generation of modern children a very important message so that children have an understanding that both climate change and adaptation must be addressed. 2018 – 20 p. Soft cover.


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Children’s Coloring Book “We should keep world given by God”

Author of poetry: Natalia Gumen-Bilanych

Collection of poems on the theme of responsible attitude towards God’s Creation – nature, but with the feature – written in the spiritual and religious aspects

 

 

 

 


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Materials of the International Scientific Conference

Responsibility for Creation and Energy Challenges of Modernity in Eastern Europe, Uzhhorod, May 6-11, 2011

The collection contains materials of the international scientific practical conference held with the active participation of leading representatives of religious and secular parts of society on ecumenical basis. The collected materials are related to the major problems of modernity as in Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and the worldwide in general concerning energy efficiency, energy conservation, climate change.

It is made another offer to society to rethink the ways and methods of solving the global environmental crisis by raising the spirituality, development of Christian environmental ethics, departing from the principles of consumer attitudes towards God’s Creation – Nature. The importance of the responsibility for Creation by the Church and in the Church is emphasis.

For environmentalists, members of environmental organizations, NGO activists, teachers, lecturers and students of educational institutions, the wide layers of church and secular community and all people of good will.


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“An Inconvenient Truth of Ecology”

(Author: Wolfgang Haber)

Prospects of sustainability for the 21st century

Uzhhorod, 2011

 

 


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“Prayer-Book of Needs: To See God’s Creation with new eyes”

The edition collects some prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayers, concerning responsibility for Creature – Nature. (Second edition, option 1)

The edition attempts to collect some prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayers, concerning responsibility for Creature – Nature.

We believe that these spiritual texts will be useful for the development of Christian environmental awareness and they will be useful for public movement for conservation.

We hope that the collection will help people of good will to go in the right direction towards responsible for Creation.


10

“Prayer-Book of Needs: To See God’s Creation with New Eyes”

The edition collects some prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayers, concerning responsibility for Creature – Nature. (Second edition, option 2)

2011

Published by the European Union

 


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“Our commitment in front of Creation: the motivation for the responsible use of energy” – Uzhhorod, 2011. – 51 p.

(Cover of original publication in German)

Publication of manual “Creation requires. Encourage to the use of sustainable energy” is coincided in time with the broad public and political debate about nuclear energy and future energy supply, which again broke out as a result of the nuclear disaster in Japan and on the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl reactor accident. But the issue of sustainable use of energy is not new; it is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. The Commission on Social Committee of the German bishops’ conference adopted two years ago, a decision according to which the matter should be addressed thoroughly. This handbook is for activities, the relevance of which in the beginning of the workflow was not provided, it is the result of extensive research.


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“Climate change: a focus on global, universal and environmental justice.” – Uzhhorod.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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MarkusVogt: EcologicalEthics: Man’splaceinnature. – Uzhhorod, 2012.

This book consistsof a collection of topical discussion paperson environmental ethicsin Germany and Europe. The book is dividedint othreeparts. The first dealt with the theme of nature in terms of the future tasks of social and socio-political responsibility. It is about how nature can besign if i cantasan ethical guide form odern science and society. The focus is the idea of sustainable development, protection of natureas a part of justice, prosperous life an dthus developed a new concept of progress. How in this area can and shouldactthestate, except that throught he introduction of payment sadjust the discretion of many person sinvolvedin the economy, society and science – this is one of the most critical issue sraised, aboveall, by political and legal developmentof Germany.


14The Book of Prayers for Environmental Conservation of the Byzantine-Slavonic Rite. – Uzhgorod

The prayers of the Christian and the duty to conserve the Creation of God – the human soul and nature.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Climate Change – A Challenge to the Churches in South Africa. – Uzhhorod, 2014. – 119 p.

Original (in English) was published by South African Council of Churches. Climate Change Committee. – 2009

Translation from English is conducted by the Institute of Ecological and Religious Studies.

Copyright: Any part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, subject to prior written permission from the publisher and acknowledgement of the committee that produced the document.

© South African Council of Churches, 2009


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Vogt, Markus.

Social Darwinism. The scientific theory, political and theological-ethical aspects of evolutionary theory: Monograph. Translation from Germany. Research. Ed. Bokotey, Alexander – Uzhhorod: Publishing House “Breza”, 2014. – 532.

The book is translated into Russian; it reproduces the text of the doctoral monograph by Professor Markus Vogt (Ludwig Maximilian University) issued by the publishing house Herder (Germany) in 1994. It is intended for professionals in the field of philosophy, sociology, biology, ecology, history, pedagogy, as well as for students of higher educational institutions, to anyone interested in issues of Social Darwinism.

Monograph was translated within the project “Institute of Ecological and Religious Studies: scientific foundations, interfaith communication and pedagogical principles of Christian environmental ethics” (UKR 19416) in cooperation with Ludwig Maximilian University (Munich, Germany), and with the support of RENOVABIS (Freising, Germany).

More information about the book: http://www.ie-rs.org/409-social-darvinizm-nauchnaya-teoriya-politicheskiy-i-teologo-eticheskiy-aspekty-evolyucionnoy-teorii.html


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Vogt, Markus

Principle of Sustainability. The sketch from the position of theological and ethical perspectives:Monograph. Translation from Germany. Research. Ed. Bokotey, Alexander – Uzhhorod: Publishing House “Breza”, 2015. – 760.

 

An unusual edition in which the results of the Contest “On Responsibility with
for Creation “of representatives of different age categories from
Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia.
The works of the Contest participants are called upon to consecrate not only the Christian view of nature – the Creation of God, but also directly
indicate major environmental problems (change climate change, responsible waste management, destruction of ecosystems, the rapid growth of cities, the quality of air and water, influence on human health, etc.). This publication will serve as
Teachers, teachers of Christian ethics and all those who wish and
in the direction of cultivating the authentic Christian faith, who wants to holily and actively testify about Jesus Christ throughout his earthly life, as well as to all people Goodwill, which are not indifferent to environmental problems and take part in their decision.

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Preparation and implementation of border, international and transnational projects

The methodological guide is intended to provide relevant knowledge in the field of project development, submission and implementation, as well as to gather and analyze relevant information on already implemented international projects, especially in the Transcarpathian region. The publication is intended to assist priests, seminarians, catechists, members of parish councils, volunteers and church administration staff, as well as all people of good will in the professional preparation and implementation of projects. The guide is also open to a wide range of people involved in the planning, financing and implementation of Transcarpathian and Ukraine development activities in general. This guide is designed as an online tool to help guide and assist in finding funding for specific events and projects. The manual does not claim to be complete – it was intended primarily for practical use as an auxiliary source of information. In particular, it provides guidance on where stakeholders can find more information on specific issues.

UDC 272 (273: 338.246.027 (477.87)

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Methodological guide “Preparation and implementation of border, international and transnational projects” / UCladachi: Uliganinets Ya., Bokotey O. / edited by prof. Rene Matlovich – Uzhhorod – Presov, 2017. – 106 p.

ISBN 978-966-8269-41-9

Tolerance at the borders of Europe: a dimension for Ukraine

The edition presents the reports of the international scientific conference “Tolerance at the Borders of Europe: Measurement for Ukraine”, which presents the results of the exchange of experience between Germany and Ukraine on the implementation of innovative projects in the educational sphere, aimed at forming political, ethnic and religious tolerance, and cultural tolerance. communication and preventative conflicts. The topics of the reports are grouped into four sections and raise the issues of theoretical approaches to the study of tolerance, features of interdisciplinary studies of the phenomenon of tolerance, specifics of intercultural, interreligious. interethnic dialogues and practices of tolerance space design in Ukraine. The study was carried out within the framework of the project “Tolerance at the Borders of Europe: Measurement for Ukraine”, in collaboration with the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), with the financial support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Project Manager – prof. Marcus Vogt.

UDC 327 (4 + 477) (1-64) (063)

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Tolerance at the borders of Europe: a dimension for Ukraine. Materials of international scientific-practical conference; [Edited by: I. Vegesh, M. Kolodiy; Ans. for the subject: M. Vegesh]: Uzhgorod, FOP Naumchenko NV, 2019. -144 p.

Educational institutions of Eastern Slovakia

The publication contains information about educational institutions in Eastern Slovakia: universities, high schools, secondary and drama schools, film schools, driving schools, hotel academies with detailed information about educational units, features of admission, organization of the academic year, educational programs, visa support, libraries, services; living conditions, health insurance, the benefits of studying at universities in the Slovak Republic, the Visegrad Four countries and the European Union, as well as many other useful information.

UDC 371 (437.6) (03)

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Natalia Kulya, Alexander Bokotey. Educational Institutions in Eastern Slovakia – Uzhgorod, 2015 Educational Institutions in Eastern Slovakia [Text]: reference manual. for students from Ukraine / Presov. Universities in Prešov (Prešov, Slovak. Resp.), Transcarpathian. institute postgraduate degree. ped. education (Uzhgorod, Ukraine); Contribution: Natalia Kulya, Alexander Bokotey in a row. prof. Rene Matlovich. – Uzhgorod; Prešov: Breza AE, 2015. – 115 p. – Bibliogr .: p. 115. – 2000 approx.

ISBN 978-966-2668-90-2

Ecological triptych (naturalist thinking)

This thematic brochure contains the materials of the founder and inspirer of the Institute of Ecological and Religious Studies Alexei Lugovoi – Assistant Professor, Candidate of Biological Sciences. Prepared and published as part of the German Union for the Conservation of Nature (NABU) project “Civil Society and Religious Organizations for the Joint Preservation of Creation in Eastern Europe” with the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

UDC 504.:091.12

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Ecological triptych (naturalist thinking). Alexei Meadow. A training manual for students of natural and religious specialties of Eastern Europe. Uzhgorod, 2017, 47 pages.

Observation of natural phenomena in the Eastern Carpathians: Advisor for forest protection officers of reserves and national nature parks

The book tells about the most important wildlife (mainly zoological) objects in the Eastern Carpathians, which require constant observation of protected area employees who are involved in such activities as part of the material collection for the Chronicles of Nature. The methods and features of fixing phenological and other observations for qualitative replenishment of the data bank, which is created and stored in the scientific departments of reserves and national nature parks, are explained. The book can also be useful for foresters of wilderness areas, students of biological, geographical, hunting and forestry specialties, naturalistic lovers.

BBK 28.59 (4UKR)

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UDC 581.55 (477)

Lugovoy OE, Bokotei OM, Bedei MI, Lugovoi OO, Kopach VA, Bilanych MM Observations of natural phenomena in the Eastern Carpathians: Advisor for forest protection officers of national reserves nature parks. – Uzhgorod: PE “Povch RM”, 2009. – 119 p.

Optimisation of Nature monitoring in Protected areas of the Carpatians

This publication present the principles of keeping “Chronicles of Nature” in reserves and national parks po Ukraine and Russia – a form of monitoring reserch;method and particularitis of recording results of primary phenological and other observations for a substantial supplementation of the centralized databas; method pf performing observations of the most accessible natural objects(mostly zoologicall), which is traditionally carried out by employees of reservs forest service in the Estern Carpathians.

The book is intended for specialists of reserve manegment and studies, but may also be useful for forester of non-protected areas, natur conservationists of various ranks, students majoring in biology, geography, game manegment, or forestry, and amateur naturalists.

ББК 28.59(4УКР)Л78

УДК 502.7:59. 002(477-924.52)

Alexey Lugovoy, Alexandr Bokotey. Optimisation of Nature monitoring in Protected areas of the Carpatians / by the editor Rene Matlovich. “Karpats`ka Vezha”, Uzhhorod – 2010.

ISBN 966-15-93-40-8