Rev. Dr Jonathan Farrugia

Rev. Dr Jonathan Farrugia

Rev. Dr Jonathan Farrugia

 B.A.(Hons)(Melit.),B.A.(Melit.),S.Th.B.(Melit.),S.Th.L.(Melit.),S.Th.D.(Aug.)

Lecturer

Room 304
Humanities A
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 3807
Jonathan Farrugia is a catholic priest lecturer in Patristics within the department of Church History, Patrology and Palaeochristian Archaeology and other matters related to ancient Christian beliefs and texts, such as Spirituality and Liturgy.
His area of expertise is 4th century Eastern theology and dogma with a particular interest in the Cappadocian Fathers, especially Gregory of Nyssa. He obtained his doctorate in Patristic Theology and Sciences at the Pontifical Augustinian Patristic Institute in Rome; his doctoral thesis was entitled "Hamartia in the homilies of Gregory of Nyssa".
Presently he is working on translations into Maltese of various texts, especially homilies and acts of martyrs, from the patristic era.
Participation in the local and international conferences include papers given at the annual Public lecture of the Soċjeta' Patristika Maltija (2016), at the 13th and 14th International Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa (2014, Rome and 2018, Paris) and at the Incontro di Studiosi dell'Antichita' Cristiana (Rome 2018, 2019).
He was lecturer and course coordinator at the Pastoral Formation Institute (2017-2019) and at the Augustinian Institute (2015- ), is a committee member of the Soċjeta' Patristika Maltija and also of the Episcopal Conference's Doctrinal Commission.
Other interests include research on local ecclesiastical artifacts as well as collective memory projects intended to archive local history based on the personal recollections of people.
Dr Farrugia has published a number of articles in local and foreign journals as well as 6 books. In 2020 he was awarded the National Book Prize for the book he edited: "Ir-Redentur. History, Art, and Cult of the Miraculous Effigy of Christ the Redeemer at Senglea, Malta" winner of the Biographical and Historiographical Research category.
  • Patristics
  • Hagiography
  • Early Church History
  • Local history
  • Archaeology

DEBATTISTA, A.P., FARRUGIA, J. and SCERRI, H., 2020. Non Laborat Qui Amat.

FARRUGIA, J., 2020. Augustine on St Crispina. Comparing Augustine's Image of the Saint with Her Acta. Maltese Augustinian Province, pp. 135-144.

FARRUGIA, J., 2019. Eternity Divided: Gregory of Nyssa's division of "time" after death in his homilies. Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, pp. 601-607.

FARRUGIA, J., 2019. Il-Forom ta' Kitbiet Martirjali fl-Ewwel Sekli. Programm tal-festa ta' Santa Venera, (2019), pp. 12-13.

FARRUGIA, J., 2019. Introduzzjoni għad-Dutturi tal-Knisja. Knisja 2000, 129(-), pp. 3-12.

FARRUGIA, J., 2019. Kitbiet mill-Ewwel Sekli Nsara dwar l-Assunzjoni ta’ Marija. Ir-rakkont tas-"Sitt Kotba". Programm tal-Festa ta' Santa Marija, (2019), pp. 161-162.

FARRUGIA, J., 2019. Senglea’s Holy Redeemer and the other Misteri: a historical reappraisal from new documentary sources. Jonathan Farrugia, pp. 39-94.

FARRUGIA, J., 2018. Gregory of Nyssa’s Teaching on Sin in the Homilies on the Beatitudes. Augustinianum, 58(1), pp. 87-102.

FARRUGIA, J., 2018. Il-Madonna fil-Ħsieb Bikri tal-Knisja. Knisja 2000, 125(-), pp. 61-70.

FARRUGIA, J., 2018. Il-Madonna fil-kitbiet ta' San Efrem ta' Nisibi (II). Leħen is-Santwarju, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2018. Il-verżjoni bil-Malti tal-"Acta Andreae" II. Annwal tas-Socjetà Filarmonika l-Unjoni, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2018. Introduzzjoni għall-Missirijiet tal-Knisja. Knisja 2000, 125(-), pp. 3-18.

FARRUGIA, J., 2018. Ir-Rikorsi marbuta mal-Bini tal-Faċċata l-Ġdida tal-Knisja tal-Gudja: 1901-1908. Kunsill Lokali tal-Gudja, pp. 29-39.

FARRUGIA, J., 2018. Kitbiet mill-Ewwel Sekli Nsara dwar l-Assunzjoni ta’ Marija. It-"Transitus Mariae". Programm tal-Festa ta' Santa Marija, (2018), pp. 164-167.

FARRUGIA, J., 2017. Il-verżjoni bil-Malti tal-"Acta Andreae" I. Annwal tas-Soċjetà Filarmonika l-Unjoni, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2017. Il-verżjoni bil-Malti tal-"Acta Petri et Simeoni". Annwal tal-Parroċċa San Pietru fil-Ktajjen, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2017. Kristu mudell tal-umli fil-ħsieb ta’ Santu Wistin. Mejda tal-Appostli skont ir-Rit Lhudi, (2017), pp. 77-79.

FARRUGIA, J., 2017. L-Imqabba: 9 ta' April 1942. Tifkiriet, storja u dokumenti. Parroċċa Santa Marija, l-Imqabba.

FARRUGIA (ED.), J., SCERRI, H., DELICATA, N. and SULTANA, M., 2016. Ir-Randan mal-Missirijiet tal-Knisja. Ħsibijiet fuq il-ħniena. Soċjetà Patristika Maltija.

FARRUGIA, J., 2016. Hamartia in the homilies of Gregory of Nyssa. Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum.

FARRUGIA, J., 2016. Il-"Kummentarju tal-Passjoni skont San Luqa" ta’ San Ambroġ – Għodda ta’ Isqof Kattoliku Kontra l-Ereżija Arjana. Mejda tal-Appostli skont ir-Rit Lhudi, (2016), pp. 73-77.

FARRUGIA, J., 2016. Il-Madonna fil-kitbiet ta' San Efrem ta' Nisibi (I). Leħen is-Santwarju, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2015. L-oriġni tal-kitba fuq il-qaddisin IV. Annwal tal-knisja ta' Lapsi, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2014. L-oriġni tal-kitba fuq il-qaddisin III. Annwal tal-knisja ta' Lapsi, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2013. Il-kitba nisranija qabel u wara s-sena 313. Annwal tal-Kolleġġjata Bażilika ta' Sant'Elena.

FARRUGIA, J., 2013. Il-Konċilju ta' Niċea u l-Kriżi Arjana tas-Seklu IV. It-tielet parti: Is-Simbolu Niċen. Programm tal-Festa ta' San Nikola, (2013), pp. 95-101.

FARRUGIA, J., 2013. L-oriġni tal-kitba fuq il-qaddisn II. Annwal tal-knisja ta' Lapsi, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2012. Il-Konċilju ta' Niċea u l-Kriżi Arjana tas-Seklu IV. It-tieni parti: Il-Pożizzjonijiet Duttrinali fil-Konċilju. Programm tal-Festa ta' San Nikola, (2012), pp. 97-109.

FARRUGIA, J., 2012. L-oriġni tal-kitba fuq il-qaddisin I. Annwal tal-knisja ta' Lapsi, .

FARRUGIA (ED.), J., LIA, C. and ZAMMIT, K., 2011. Il-vara titulari ta' Santa Marija tal-Imqabba. Dokumenti u storja. Parroċċa Santa Marija, l-Imqabba.

FARRUGIA, J., 2011. Il-Konċilju ta' Niċea u l-Kriżi Arjana tas-Seklu IV. L-ewwel parti. Programm tal-Festa ta' San Nikola, (2011), pp. 105-117.

FARRUGIA, J., 2011. Le origini della festa di Natale. La Marca Francescana, .

FARRUGIA, J., 2009. Qoheleth. A contemporary reading. University of Malta.

FARRUGIA, J., 2000. Il romanzo cavalleresco. Lo sviluppo, i temi, le tecniche narrative. University of Malta.

  • FDT1300 - The Philosophy of Personhood
  • FDT3010 - Synoptic Study-Unit - Sacred Scripture, Fundamental and Dogmatic Theology
  • HPA1061 - The Church in Early Christian Thought
  • HPA1100 - Early Christian History
  • HPA1300 - Platonic Philosophy in Christian Alexandria (2nd-5th Century)
  • HPA2230 - Fundamental Patrology
  • MRT3000 - Synoptic Study-Unit - Moral Theology and Human Studies
  • MRT5410 - Christian Spirituality through the Ages
  • THL1001 - Introduction to Theology
  • THL3141 - Synoptic Study-Unit Paper 1 - Philosophy
  • THL3151 - Synoptic Study-Unit Paper 2 - Sacred Scripture
  • THL3161 - Synoptic Study-Unit Paper 3 - Fundamental and Dogmatic Theology
  • THL3171 - Synoptic Study-Unit Paper 4 - Moral Theology
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