Roman Soloviy

Dr. theol. Habil. Roman Soloviy specializes in contemporary Protestant theology, continental philosophy of religion and postmodern Christianity.

In 1996 Roman Soloviy graduated from the Ivan Franko Lviv National University, majoring in History of Ukraine. In 2000 he defended Ph.D. thesis on "Confessional and cultural-educational activity of the Ukrainian Evangelical-Reformed Church in the Western Ukraine (1925-1939)" and received a Ph.D. degree in religious studies. April 28, 2017, he defended dissertation for the Dr. Hab. degree in Theology.

From 2015 to the present he serves as the editor-in-chief of Euro-Asian Journal of Theology: Theological Reflections. Since 2018 he is a Chief Editor of Book Series Contemporary Protestant Theology(with Spirit and Letter)

Under Dr. Soloviy supervision were defended two Dr. Hab. dissertations in theology: Sergiy Sannikov, The phenomenon of water baptism in the context of modern Baptist sacramentology(2018), Mykhaylo Mokienko, Pentecostalism: Features of Theological and Social Identification(2018), as well as one PhD dissertation for the: Anatoliy Denysenko, Liberation Theology: Critical Analysis(2019).

Since 2017 Roman Soloviy is Deputy Chairman of the Specialized Academic Council at Dragomanova National Pedagogical University. Since 2019 - Member of the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians.

Main publications
The Phenomenon of the Emerging Church in the Context of Theological and Ecclesiological Transformations in Contemporary Western Protestantism(Kyiv: Spirit and Letter, 2016).


  • “Reception of Paul Ricœur's Ideas of ‘Hermeneutics of Suspicion’ in the Merold Westphal’s Philosophy of the Religion.” Sententiae9 (2013): 91-100.
  • “John Caputo's Post-Metaphysical Theology of Event.” Skhid136 (2015): 66-75.
  • “The concept of ontotheology in Kant and Heidegger and the possibility of religion: contemporary protestant interpretation.” KazNU Bulletin. Philosophy series. Cultural science series. Political science series55(2016):273-280.
  • “Virtue, character and community: the peculiarities of theological ethics of Stanley Hauerwas.”Актуальні проблеми філософії та соціології 10 (2016): 141-144.
  • “Western Protestantism in the Postmodern Context: Theological and Sociological Interpretations of the Emerging Church Movement.” Ukrainian Religious Studies. Current religious problems 77 (2016): 82-88.
  • “The Challenge of Postmodernism to Christian theology:Methodological and Radical Strategies of Engagement.” TheologicalReflections.Special issue“Reformation: East-European Dimensions”(2016):222-233.
  • “John Caputo’s Teopeticsand Theoplitics.”Scientific Yearbook of the Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences V.17, N. 3(2017): 7–21.
  • “The Challenges of Radical Hospitality for Evangelical Public Theology: The Ukrainian Case” (forthcoming)
  • “‘Messianicnity without Messianism’: to the Place of Religion in the Philosophy of Jacques Derrida” (forthcoming)