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Wladyslaw Kowalak

Wladyslaw Kowalak was religious studies educator. Ordained to ministry, 1957. Member European Society Catholic Theology.


  • Kowalak, Wladyslaw was born on January 15, 1933 in Nieczajna, Poland. Son of Wojciech and Jadwiga (Dzialowska) Kowalak.

  • Education

    • Student Philosophical Studies, Theological Studies, Missionary Seminary, Pieniezno, Poland, 1958. Master of Divinity, Missionary Seminary, Pieniezno, 1958. Master of Arts, Organist Diplomate, Catholic University, Lublin, Poland, 1965.

      Doctor of Theology, Academy Catholic Theology, Warsaw, Poland, 1974.


    • Lecturer Missionary Seminary, Pieniezno, since 1965. Assistant lecturer Academy Catholic Theology, Warsaw, 1969-1976, assistant professor, 1976-1981, professor, 1981—2003. Chief of missiology Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained to ministry, 1957.


    • Author: History of Liturgy, 1966, Rites of Syncretic Religions in Africa, 1973, Cargo Cults in Papua New Guinea, 1982, Umbanda New Religion in Brazil, 1988, Syncretic Religions, 1998. Editor: Missiological Fascicles journal, since 1974.


    Party affiliation: Societas Verbi Divini


    Member European Society Catholic Theology.



    Classical music, soccer, present-day painting, microtechnology.


    • father: Wojciech Kowalak
    • mother: Jadwiga (Dzialowska) Kowalak
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    Born January 15, 1933
    • 1958
      Theological Studies
    • 1958
      Missionary Seminary
    • 1965
      Organist Diplomate
    • 1974
      Academy Catholic Theology
    • 1965
      Lecturer, Missionary Seminary
      Pieniezno, Poland
    • 1969 - 1976
      assistant, lecturer Academy Catholic Theology
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States