Krzysztof Mielcarek Ph.D. Hab., prof. of KUL


Theologian, biblical scholar, born September 25th 1963 in Elbląg.

Married with Lucyna Mielcarek - graduate of  Psychology Faculty of John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (psychotehrapist of Psychiatric Clinic of Medical University in Lublin. Son Michał (born 2000).

College in Toruń 1978-1982. Theological studies in Lublin: BA - 1987; postgraduate biblical studies 1987-1993 in Biblical Institute of KUL. 1989/1990 a year of research in Sweden (Holsbybrunn, Orebro, Uppsala).  Ph.D.  in 1994: thesis entitled: "Jesus - Evangelizer of the poor", superivisor: rev. Prof. Józef Kudasiewicz at The Department of the New Testament Theology. 1997-1999 postgraduate studies in the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome (Italy) licentiate of biblical studies. Postdoctoral degree obtained October 14th 2008.

Since 1999 has been employed in KUL at the Faculty of Theology, as assistant professor (2000-2008), associate professor (2009-). Currently is as a head of the Department of Exegesis of the Gospels and Apostolic Writings.

Since 2000 he cooperates closely with the College of Philosophy and Theology of the Polish Dominican Province (Krakow) teaching Biblical courses there.

Since 2014 an official commissioner from Roman Catholic Church (appointed by Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity) in the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches. 


Main research interest:

Lucan work (Luke-Acts) and LXX.



Over hundred articles and two monographies: Jezus - Ewangelizator ubogich [Jesus - Evangelizer of the poor], Lublin: AND, 1994 and Ιερουσαλημ, Ιεροσολυμα. Starotestamentowe i hellenistyczne korzenie Łukaszowego obrazu świętego miasta w świetle onomastyki greckiej [Old Testament and Hel­­le­ni­stic roots of the Lucan image of the Holy City in the light of Greek ono­ma­stics], Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL, 2008. Editor of many biblical festschrifts and collective works.