Păstorul Martir: Liviu Galaction Munteanu (1898-1961). Preocupările biblice și relevanța lor în cadrul teologiei pastorale românești

  • Lucian Greabu Școala Doctorală de Teologie ,,Isidor Todoran”, Facultatea de Teologie Ortodoxă, Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai, Cluj-Napoca

Abstract

After the establishment of the communist regime in Romania, between State and Church held a deaf war and personality of priest professor Dr. Liviu Galaction Munteanu was essential in terms of counteraction the Marxist-Leninist ideology. As an officiating priest and refined theologian, „time and timeless” (2 Tim. 4, 2), father professor was an testimony by word and deed, always remaining believers that they shepherded and students, by the great role that is keeping the Orthodox faith: „Theology must be aware of the great role they should play in people`s life”. He emphasised the importance of theological training of priest as witnesses, in an age in which the Church should be more present among people, to the “roller” totalitarian communist, aiming at creating “new man” through propaganda scientific-materialistic, atheistic. In this context, the only solution was establishment of a program of catechesis, working through priests in every parish. Catechesis has not been done, Father intention being considered “hostile” by the state bodies. His entire life was dedicated word, that ministered to Christ, the divine Logos incarnate. By his exhortations clergy aware of the importance of the mission given to each priest an solidarity with the faithful. His actions also presents itself as a real priest who was aware of his mission responsibility.

Published
2020-09-19
How to Cite
GREABU, Lucian. Păstorul Martir: Liviu Galaction Munteanu (1898-1961). Preocupările biblice și relevanța lor în cadrul teologiei pastorale românești. Studia Theologica Orthodoxa Doctoralia Napocensia, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 237-246, sep. 2020. ISSN 2668-683X. Available at: <http://journals.orth.ro/index.php/stodn/article/view/343>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2020.