Dr Emil Marginean

Research interests

Emil is interested in Orthodox spirituality in relation to contemporary asceticism and digital media. He holds PhD 2018 in Theology from Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. 

Emil’s talk on Theosis at the ORIC Third International Conference Holiness, Perfection, Theosis


Mărginean, Emil M., “Purification as Restoration of the Divine Image: Common Ascetical Patterns in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Fr Sophrony Sakharov”, in Nikolaos Asproulis & Olga Sevastyanova (eds.), Ex Patribus Lux: Essays on Orthodox Theological Anthropology and Georges Florovsky’s Theology (2021), pp. 19-24.

Mărginean, Emil M., “The institutional reaction of the Orthodox Churches faced with the initial Covid-19 crisis”, in International Journal of Orthodox Theology 11:4 (2020), pp. 166-183.

Vidican-Manci, Liviu, Mărginean, Emil M., “Is there a need for the church to officially assume mobile applications?”, in Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Theologia Orthodoxa, 65 (2020) 2, pp. 19-24.

Vidican-Manci, Liviu, Mărginean, Emil M., “Orthodox Monasticism and Online Preaching”, in Revista Teologică, II (2020), pp. 114-124.