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Curriculum vitae

Identification
  • Dr. David Zbíral, born 23 July 1980
Affiliation and contact
  • Masaryk University
    Faculty of Arts
    Department for the Study of Religions
    Arna Nováka 1
    602 00 Brno
    Czech Republic
    david.zbiral@mail.muni.cz
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2014: docent (corresponds approximately to Dozent, Associate Professor, directeur de recherches) in the Study of Religions (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic), thesis Forms and Boundaries of Religiosity in a Selection of Inquisitional Records, 1270-1330 [in Czech].
  • 2008: Ph.D. in the Study of Religions (Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts), thesis Qui duo ponunt principia: The role of dualism in the history of thought on the Cathars.
  • 2006: PhDr. (Minor Doctor’s degree) in the Study of Religions.
  • 2005: M.A. in the Study of Religions and French Language and Literature (Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts), thesis The Charter of Niquinta and the Cathar Meeting at Saint-Félix (1167).
Current and previous positions
  • 2014-present: Associate Professor, Department for the Study of Religions, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University.
  • 2008-2014: Assistant Professor, Department for the Study of Religions, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University.
  • 2011-2012: Supervisor, Laboratory for the Experimental Research of Religion, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University.
  • 2008-2010: IT Specialist, Department of Special Informatics, Support Centre for Students with Special Needs, Masaryk University.
Teaching
  • Teaching:
    - Christianity I
    - Digital Humanities in Medieval Studies
    - Orthodoxy and Heresy in Medieval Western Christianity
    - Religion in Historical and Comparative Perspectives
    - Doctoral Seminar I and III
    - Christianity on Wikipedia
    - Sexuality in the History of Christianity
    - Development of Christian Cult
    - Religious Rationalities: Readings
    - Reading of Religious Texts in Latin I
    - B.A. Thesis Seminar I-II
    - M.A. Thesis Seminar I-II
  • Supervision of theses: see the list of supervised theses
Research
  • Major research grants
    - 2019-2023: EXPRO Excellence Grant from the Czech Science Foundation. Project “Dissident Religious Cultures in Medieval Europe from the Perspective of Social Network Analysis and Geographic Information Systems (DISSINET)”. Granted sum: 17.3 million CZK (ca 667,000 €).
    - 2013: “Research in Paris” grant from the Mairie de Paris. Research project: “Scholastic Rationality and Its ‘Other’: Searching for the Place of Cathar Dualism in Theological Discourses on Good and Evil, Society, and the World, 1160-1300”. Granted sum: 15,000 €.
    - 2012-2015: research grant from the Czech Science Foundation. Project No. P401/12/0657 “Sources for the Study of Dissident Religious Movements in Medieval Western Christianity with Special Focus on Catharism”. Granted sum: 1,291,000 CZK (ca 52,629 €).
    - 2009-2011: postdoctoral research grant from the Czech Science Foundation. Project No. 401/09/P191 “Inquisitional Concepts, Classifications and Identities and Their Legacy in the Scholarly Tradition”. Granted sum: 894,000 CZK (ca 34,380 €).
  • Other research grants and scholarships
    - 2017: internal development project of the Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University (code ROZV/25/FF/ERCZ/2017) for the preparation of an ERC Consolidator Grant application. Granted sum: 108 000 CZK (ca. 4000 €).
    - 2009: scholarship from the French government. Research project: “Rethinking the Cathar Consolament”. Granted sum: 855 € and accommodation (4,340 €).
    - 2008: scholarship from the project “Podpora internacionalizace doktorského studia a zahraničních zkušeností mladých pracovníků bezprostředně po získání Ph.D.” (investigator: doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Vybíral, Ph.D.). Granted sum: 20,000 CZK (ca 830 €).
    - 2008: scholarship from the French government. Research project: “Norm and Deviation in Inquisitional Registers from Southwestern France”. Granted sum: 1,800 € and accommodation (7,250 €).
    - 2007-2008: research grant from the Rector’s Scheme of Research Support. Project: “The Inquisitional Concept of Heresy and Its Resonance in the Contemporary Historiography”) Granted sum: 47,000 CZK (ca 1,670 €).
    - 2007: research grant from the Dean of the Faculty of Arts’ Scheme of Research Support. Project: “The Inquisitional Models of Abnormality: ‘Alternative’ Sexual Morals and Their Regulation in the Inquisitional Register of Jacques Fournier (1318-1325). Granted sum: 40,000 CZK (ca 1,420 €).
    - 2006-2007: research grant from the Rector’s Scheme of Research Support. Project: “The Construction of ‘Cathar Heresy’ in Polemical Sources”. Granted sum: 74,000 CZK (ca 2,500 €).
    - 2006: scholarship from the French government. Research project: “Critical Approach to Sources of the History of Catharism”. Granted sum: 1,540 € and accommodation (6,600 €).
    - 2003: student research grant from the University Development Fund No. 663/2003. Project: “Holy Grail: The Symbol and Its Resonance”. Granted sum: 58,000 CZK (ca 1,930 €).
    - 2002-2004: participation in the research project No. 333/2001 “Translation of the New Testament apocrypha II” funded by the Grant Foundation of the Charles University (Prague).
  • Teaching grants
    - 2013: teaching grant from the University Development Fund “Innovation of the Course ‘Orthodoxy and Heresy in the Medieval Western Christianity’”. Granted sum: 112,000 CZK.
    - 2012: teaching grant from the University Development Fund “Innovation of the Course ‘Analysis of Textual Subjectivities in the Study of Religions’”. Granted sum: 116,000 CZK.
    - 2011: teaching grant from the University Development Fund “Innovation of the Course ‘Christianity I’ and ‘Proseminar for Christianity I’”. Granted sum: 126,000 CZK.
    - 2010: teaching grant from the University Development Fund “Evolution of the Christian Cult”. Granted sum: 88,000 CZK.
    - 2009: teaching grant from the University Development Fund “New Course ‘Sanctity and Authority in the History of Christianity’”. Granted sum: 77,000 CZK.
    - 2007: teaching grant from the Jan Hus Educational Foundation (project No. 0604/NIF “Orthodoxy and Heresy in the Medieval West”). Granted sum: 68,000 CZK (ca 2,400 €).
  • Other scholarships
    - 2007: scholarship from the Jan Hus Educational Foundation. Granted sum: 60,000 CZK (ca 2,180 €).
    - 2007: scholarship from the project “Podpora konkurenceschopnosti doktorských studentů a post-doktorských pracovníků jako členů výzkumných týmů” (investigator: doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Vybíral, Ph.D.). Granted sum: 10,000 CZK (ca 360 €).
    - 2006: scholarship from the Jan Hus Educational Foundation. Granted sum: 60,000 CZK (ca 2,180 €).
  • Papers presented at congresses, conferences, and workshops
    For newer papers, see below Publications and conference presentations.
    - 2014, 7.-10. 7.: International Medieval Congress 2014: Empire, Leeds (UK), Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds. Paper “Games with Names: Advances in, and Shortcomings of the Debate on the Invention of Heresy”. Organization of the panel “Heresy and Repression, I-III” and of the panel discussion “Righteous Persecution, or Doing Justice to the Inquisitors”. Participation in the panel discussion “Are Theoretical Models Useful for the Study of Medieval Religion, Heresy, and Dissent?”.
    - 2014, 10-14 May: Religion and Pluralities of Knowledge, Grøningen (Netherlands), European Association for the Study of Religions. Paper “Theorizing the Repression of Religious Dissent in Medieval Europe: The State of Research and Its Prospects”. Organization of the panel “Violence and Repression in Christianity: Discourses and Practices I-II”.
    - 2013, 25-27 Nov: Religions: Fields of Research, Methods and Perspectives, Cracow (Poland), Instytut Religioznawstwa, Uniwersytet Jagielloński. Paper “Narratives about the Beginnings of Cathar Groups: Historical Accounts or Polemical Fantasies?”.
    - 2013, 3-6 Sept: Religion, Migration and Mutation, Liverpool (UK), European Association for the Study of Religions. Paper “Being Fair Towards the Dead? Historians and Power Relations in Research into Inquisitional Records”.
    - 2013, 1-4 Jul: International Medieval Congress 2013: Pleasure, Leeds (UK), Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds. Paper “Forming Identity and Legitimizing Leadership: Why the 12th-13th Century Narratives about the History of Cathar Groups are Not Pure Polemical Fantasy”. Organization of the panel “Goodbye to Heretics? Discussing Polemical and Inquisitional Discourses on Heresy, I-III”, and of the round-table discussion “Perspectives in the Study of Medieval Heresies and Inquisitions”.
    - 2012, 29 Nov – 1 Dec: Towards a Symmetrical Approach: The Study of Religions After Postmodern and Postcolonial Criticism, Brno (Czech Republic), Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University, and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions. Paper “Should Historians Care about Symmetry? The Example of Research into Medieval Inquisitional Records”.
    - 2012, 16 Nov: Inkvizice, hereze a reformace v pozdním středověku, Prague (Czech Republic), Centre for Medieval Studies. Paper “Inkviziční záznamy jako pramen historického bádání: Možnosti, omezení, strategie”.
    - 2012, 23-26 Aug: Ends and Beginnings, Stockholm (Sweden), European Association for the Study of Religions. Paper “Identity-Construction, Leadership and the Uses of History in the Narratives about the Beginnings of the Cathars (12th-13th Century)”.
    - 2012, 9-12 Jul: International Medieval Congress 2012: Rules to Follow (or Not), Leeds (UK), Institute for Medieval Studies. Paper “Cathars as Cultural Waste: A Global Theory of Cathar Heresy as ‘the Other’ of a New Social Order”.
    - 2012, 1-3 Mar: Past, Present, and Future in the Scientific Study of Religion, Brno, Laboratory for the Experimental Research of Religion (LEVYNA). Paper “‘Poor of Christ’ Not So Poor: A Paradox of the Cathar Heresy”.
    - 2011, 18-22 Sept: New Movements in Religion: Theories and Trends, Budapest (Hungary), European Association for the Study of Religions. Paper “Theories and Methods for a Case Study Research in Individual Religiosity and Religious Bricolage in Medieval Inquisitional Registers”.
    - 2011, 11-14 Jul: International Medieval Congress 2011: Poor… Rich, Leeds (UK), Institute for Medieval Studies. Paper “‘Poor of Christ’ Not So Poor: A Paradox of the Cathar Heresy”.
    - 2010, 16-18 Dec: Twenty Years After: Secularization and Desecularization in Central and Eastern Europe, Brno (Czech Republic), ISORECEA (International Study of Religion in Central and Eastern Europe Association). Paper “Introduction to the Panel ‘Inspiring the Present: What Historical Cases Can Teach Us about Method and Theory in the Study of Religions’”.
    - 2010, 15-22 Aug: Religion: A Human Phenomenon, Toronto (Canada), International Association for the History of Religions. Paper “The Norm-Deviation Model Reconsidered: ‘Alternative’ Sexual Morals Judged by the Inquisition”.
    - 2009, 14-18 Sept: Religion in the History of European Culture, Messina (Italy), European Association for the Study of Religions. Paper “Mapping Religious Diversity: The Inquisitorial Classifications of Heresy”.
    - 2009, 15-17 May: 1209-2009. Catharisme: Une histoire à pacifier?, Mazamet (France), Association de Valorisation du Patrimoine Mazamétain. Paper “La Charte de Niquinta et le rassemblement à Saint-Félix: État de la question”.
    - 2008, 27 Nov: Inkwizycja papieska w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej w perspektywie porównawczej, Lublin (Poland), Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II. Paper “Beginnings of the Inquisition in Southwestern France”.
    - 2008, 7-11 Sept: Time of Decline, Time of Hope: Scientific, Cultural and Political Engagement of the Study of Religions, Brno (Czech Republic), European Association for the Study of Religions. Paper “The Inquisitorial Concept of Religious Group and Its Resonance in European Historiography”.
    - 2008, 24 May: Le catharisme européen: un mouvement structuré?, Mazamet (France), Association de Valorisation du Patrimoine Mazamétain. Paper “Revenir sur les sources: Le lien présumé entre le bogomilisme et le catharisme”.
    - 2007, 9-11 Oct: Various Interpretations of Religions: Methods & History, Pardubice (Czech Republic), CERES – Central European Religious Studies. Paper “Fingerprinting the Concept of Religion: The Legacy of Medieval Inquisitors”.
    - 2005, 11-12 Oct: Náboženství a tělo [Religion and Body], Brno (Czech Republic), CERES – Central European Religious Studies. Paper “Relikvie, nebo hnijící maso? Spor o výklad mrtvol Pietra Parenza a Armanna Pungilupa”.
Internship and stays for the purpose of study or work
  • 2006: internship at École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris (2 months). Research project “Critical approach to sources of the history of Catharism” supported by the French government and supervised by Jacques Chiffoleau.
  • 2008: internship at École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris (2 months). Research project “Norm and deviation in inquisitional registers from southwestern France” supported by the French government and supervised by Jean-Claude Schmitt.
  • 2009: internship at École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris (1 month). Research project “Repenser le consolament cathare” supported by the French government and supervised by Jean-Claude Schmitt.
  • 2013/03/04 – 2013/03/09: University of Bern, Bern, CHE
    • výukový pobyt ERASMUS
  • 2013/11/17 – 2013/11/21: University of Leipzig, Leipzig, DEU
    • výukový pobyt ERASMUS
  • 2014/02/01 – 2014/07/31: Ecole Des Hautes Etudes En Sciences Sociales (Ehess), Paris, FRA
    • Postdoctoral research project “Scholastic Rationality and Its ‚Other‘: Searching for the Place of Cathar Dualism in Theological Discourses on Good and Evil, Society, and the World, 1160-1300” supported by a “Research in Paris” grant from the Mairie de Paris.
  • 2015/05/18 – 2015/05/22: University of Vienna, Wien, AUT
    • výuková mobilita CEEPUS
University activities
  • 2012-2014, 2015-2017, 2018-present: member of the Academic Senate of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk university.
Membership and offices in academic associations
  • 2012-present: co-opted member of the Collectif International de Recherche sur le Catharisme et les Dissidences (CIRCAED).
  • 2008-present: General Secretary of the Czech Association for the Study of Religions.
  • 2005-2009: member of the Centre d’Études Cathares (Carcassonne, France).
  • 2002-present: member of the Czech Association for the Study of Religions, member institution of IAHR (the International Association for the History of Religions) and of EASR (the European Association for the Study of Religions).
Editorial boards, guest lectures, scholarships, prizes
  • Advisory boards:
    - 2014-2018: member of the Advisory Board of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts’ Scheme of Research Support.
    Editorial boards:
    - 2017-present: member of the Editorial Board of the journal Religio: Revue pro religionistiku.
    - 2015-present: member of the Editorial Board of the journal Pantheon: Religionistický časopis / Journal for the Study of Religions.
    - 2009-2016: Executive Editor of Religio: Revue pro religionistiku (journal of the Czech Association for the Study of Religions).
    - 2006-2009: member of the editorial board of Heresis: Revue semestrielle d’histoire des dissidences médiévales.
  • Guest lectures abroad:
    - 2017, 17 to 19 May: “The Reliability of Inquisitional Records: Source Criticism”, “The Reliability of Inquisitional Records: Discourse Analysis”, and “Cathar Ritual Suicide? Reconsidering the Endura”, Nijmegen, Radboud University Nijmegen.
    - 2013, 19 Nov: “Problems in the Study of Religious Dissent in Medieval Europe”, Leipzig, University of Leipzig.
    - 2013, 8 Mar: “The Holy Spirit Incarnate: Guglielma of Milan and Her Followers”, Bern, University of Bern (course “Orthodoxy and Heresy in Medieval Christianity”).
    - 2013, 7 Mar: “Narratives about Medieval Heresy: Searching for Origins and Explanations II”, Bern, University of Bern (course “Orthodoxy and Heresy in Medieval Christianity”).
    - 2013, 6 Mar: “Narratives about Medieval Heresy: Searching for Origins and Explanations I”, Bern, University of Bern (course “Orthodoxy and Heresy in Medieval Christianity”).
    - 2013, 5 Mar: “Introduction: Medieval Christianity and the Problem of Heresy”, Bern, University of Bern (course “Orthodoxy and Heresy in Medieval Christianity”).
    - 2011, 9 Sept: “Bogomils and Cathars: Real or Imagined Genealogical Link?”, Nijmegen, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen.
    - 2011, 15 Apr: “The Problem of Manichean-Bogomil-Cathar Relationship”, Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam.
    - 2011, 12 Apr: “Current Research in ‘Alternative’ Sexual Morals in Medieval Inquisitorial Records”, Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam.
    - 2011, 12 Apr: “Medieval Christian Dualisms: An Introduction”, Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam.
    - 2006: “Comment devient-on un saint hérétique? Deux procès posthumes d’Armanno Pungilupo”, École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, 2006/11/09.
  • Guest lectures in the Czech Republic:
    - 2013, 13 Mar: “‘Alternativní’ sexuální morálky ve středověkém křesťanství”, Pardubice, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions.
    - 2011, 6 Dec: “‘Alternativní’ sexuální morálky ve středověkém křesťanství”, Prague, Charles University and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions.
    - 2010: “Podoby a dějinné proměny křesťanských iniciačních obřadů” [Forms and Historical Changes of Christian Initiation Rituals], Prague, Charles University and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions.
    - 2009: “Živoucí světci a modely autority v křesťanství” [Living Saints and the Models of Authority in Christianity], Prague, Charles University and the Czech Association for the Study of Religions.
    - 2009: “Náboženství předislámské Arábie” [Religion of the Pre-Islamic Arabia], Brno, Baraka and Moravské zemské museum.
    - 2007: “Secundum ritum hereticorum: Rituální život katarských skupin v Itálii a jihozápadní Francii ve 13. století” [Secundum ritum hereticorum: The ritual life of Cathar groups in Italy and South-Western France in the 13th century], Prague, Charles University, Protestant Theological Faculty.
  • Scholarships:
    - 2009: study-stay scholarship from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France. Granted sum: 855 € and accommodation (4 340 €). - 2008: study-stay scholarship from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France. Granted sum: 1,800 EUR and accommodation 7,250 €.
    - 2008: scholarship of the research project “Podpora internacionalizace doktorského studia a zahraničních zkušeností mladých pracovníků bezprostředně po získání Ph.D.” (investigator: doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Vybíral, Ph.D.). Granted sum: 20,000 CZK (ca 830 €).
    - 2007: scholarship of Jan Hus Educational Foundation. Granted sum: 60,000 CZK (ca 2,180 €).
    - 2007: scholarship of the research project “Podpora konkurenceschopnosti doktorských studentů a post-doktorských pracovníků jako členů výzkumných týmů” (investigator: doc. PhDr. Zbyněk Vybíral, Ph.D.). Granted sum: 10,000 CZK (ca 360 €).
    - 2006: scholarship of Jan Hus Educational Foundation. Granted sum: 60,000 CZK (ca 2,180 €).
    - 2006: study-stay scholarship from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France. Granted sum: 1,540 € and accommodation 6,600 €.
  • Prizes:
    - 2005: Rector’s Prize for the best student at Masaryk University in the M.A. programme.
    - 2004: 1st prize in the national and 2nd prize in the Czech-Slovak competition to find the best academic work by students of the Study of Religions.
    - 2001: 3rd prize in the competition to find the best academic work by students of the Study of Religions.
Publications and conference presentations
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Historian vs. Machine: Testing the Validity of Automated Network Extraction from Inquisitorial Records. In International Medieval Congress 2019: Materiality. 2019. info
  • MERTEL, Adam and David ZBÍRAL. Mining multiple sources of historical data: The example of a standardized dataset of medieval monasteries and convents in France. In Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association. Tokyo: International Cartographic Association, 2019. p. 1-7, 8 pp. ISSN 2570-2092. doi:10.5194/ica-proc-2-85-2019. full text info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Pokřtění ohněm: Katarské křesťanství ve světle pramenů (12.-14. století) (Baptized by Fire: Cathar Christianity in the Light of Sources (12th-14th Century)). 1. vyd. Praha: Argo, 2019. 504 pp. ISBN 978-80-257-2807-9. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David and Tomáš HAMPEJS. Women, Men, and Medieval Heresy : Tackling an Old Question through Network Analysis. In Historical Network Research 11.-13.9. 2018 Brno. 2018. URL info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Mýtus, biblická exegeze a teologie v katarském křesťanství (Myth, Biblical Exegesis and Theology in Cathar Christianity). Religio: revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2018, vol. 26, No 1, p. 3-30. ISSN 1210-3640. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Heretical Hands at Work: Reconsidering the Genesis of a Cathar Manuscript (Ms. Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Conv. soppr. J.II.44). Revue d'histoire des textes, Paris: Brepols, 2017, vol. 12, No 1, p. 261-288. ISSN 0373-6075. doi:10.1484/J.RHT.5.112814. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. The Role of Women and Men in the Structures of Dissident Christianity in Medieval Languedoc from the Perspective of Social Network Analysis. In XXXVII Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis, Beijing, 30th May - 4th June. 2017. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Editor's Introduction to the Discussion. In Luther H. Martin – Donald Wiebe. Conversations and Controversies in the Scientific Study of Religion. Leiden - Boston: Brill, 2016. p. 233-235, 3 pp. info
  • BRENON, Anne and David ZBÍRAL. Le codex cathare occitan de Lyon : Un livre de Peire Autier? (The Occitan Cathar Codex of Lyon : A Book of Peire Autier?). Archives ariégeoises, 2016, vol. 8, No 1, p. 9-37. ISSN 2265-8335. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David and Anne BRENON. Nové poznatky o původu okcitánského katarského kodexu z Lyonu a tzv. "Lyonského řádu" (New Findings about the Origin of the Occitan Cathar Codex of Lyon and the So-called "Ritual of Lyon"). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2016, vol. 24, No 2, p. 189-217. ISSN 1210-3640. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. A Compilation from Old Testament Sapiential Books in the Cathar Manuscript of the Liber de duobus principiis: Critical Edition with Commentary. Graeco-Latina Brunensia, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2015, vol. 20, No 1, p. 149-173. ISSN 1803-7402. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Geneze rukopisu "Knihy o dvou principech" a katarský výklad Bible v jeho doplňcích a margináliích (Genesis of the Manuscript of the "Book of the Two Principles" and Cathar Biblical Exegesis in Its Additions and Marginalia). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2015, vol. 23, No 1, p. 25-56. ISSN 1210-3640. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • STARÁ, Lenka and David ZBÍRAL. Utváření nekonformní náboženské skupiny v záznamech z inkvizičního procesu s oddanými svaté Vilemíny (Formation of a Nonconformist Religious Group in the Records of the Inquisitional Process with the Devotees of Saint Guglielma). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2014, vol. 22, No 1, p. 55-88. ISSN 1210-3640. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Křesťanská apokalyptika ve starověku a středověku. In Konec světa. 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. p. 22-29, 8 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6951-0. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Formování křesťanství a jeho vývoj do konce středověku. In Náboženství světa I: Západní tradice. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. p. 79-86, 8 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7199-5. PDF online info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Vývoj křesťanských rituálů. In Náboženství světa I: Západní tradice. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. p. 87-95, 9 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7199-5. PDF online info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. "Suma o katarech a leonistech" od Raniera Sacconiho (1250) a katarské skupiny ve druhé čtvrtině 13. století ("Summa de catharis et leonistis" by Raniero Sacconi (1250) and Cathar Groups in the Second Quarter of the Thirteenth Century). Pantheon : religionistický časopis, Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2014, vol. 9, No 2, p. 54-86. ISSN 1803-2443. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Sexuální morálka, koexistence norem a kontrola myšlení ve středověké Evropě : případ Petra Vidala (Sexual Morals, the Coexistence of Norms, and the Control of Thought in Medieval Europe : The Case of Peter Vidal). Religio: revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2013, roč. 21, č. 1, p. 57-71. ISSN 1210-3640. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Pojednání „O katarské herezi v Lombardii“ (1190/1215) (The Treatise “On Cathar Heresy in Lombardy” (1190/1215)). Religio: revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2013, roč. 21, č. 2, p. 215-247. ISSN 1210-3640. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Hédonistické křesťanství, sexuální morálka a vyjednávání o identitě : Případ Grazidy Lizierové (1320) (Hedonistic Christianity, Sexual Morals and the Negotiation of Identity : The Case of Grazida Lizier (1320)). Pantheon : religionistický časopis, Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2013, roč. 8, č. 2, p. 5-18. ISSN 1803-2443. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Současné bádání o středověké inkvizici : stav, směřování, perspektivy (Contemporary research on the Medieval inquisition : state, directions, perspectives). Český časopis historický, Praha: Historický ústav AV ČR, 2012, roč. 110, č. 1, p. 1-19. ISSN 0862-6111. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Skeptický a materialistický proud ve středověkém křesťanství : případ z Itálie 13. století (Skeptical and materialistic current in Medieval christianity : a case from 13th-century Italy). Religio : revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2012, roč. 20, č. 1, p. 93-106. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Introduction to the Discussion “Religious Studies as a Scientific Discipline: A Delusion?”. Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2012, vol. 20, No 1, p. 5-8. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Případ nekonfesní religiozity ve středověké Evropě : Bompietro z Boloně (A case of non-confessional religiosity in Medieval Europe : Bompietro of Bologna). Religio : revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2012, roč. 20, č. 2, p. 219-232. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Legislativní rámec, raný vývoj a průběh inkvizičních procesů ve 13.-14. století (Legislative framework, early development and shape of the inquisitional trials in the 13th-14th centuries). Pantheon : religionistický časopis, Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2012, roč. 7, č. 2, p. 3-16. ISSN 1803-2443. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Inkviziční záznamy jako pramen historického bádání: Možnosti, omezení, strategie čtení (Inquisitional records as a historical source: Their potential, limitations, and strategies of reading). Dějiny - teorie - kritika, Praha: Fakulta humanitních studií UK, 2012, vol. 9, No 2, p. 193-229. ISSN 1214-7249. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Křesťanství a evropské identity (Christianity and European Identities). Milan Fujda – Eva Klocová – Radek Kundt (eds.). In Identity v konfrontaci: Multikulturní výchova pro učitele/učitelky SŠ a ZŠ. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011. p. 85-100, 16 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5558-2. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Osobní religiozita, náboženství a členství: Případ Armanna „Pungilupa“ z Ferrary (Individual Religiosity, Religion, and Membership: The Case of Armanno “Pungilupo” from Ferrara). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2011, roč. 19, č. 2, p. 147-178. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. The Norm-Deviation Model Reconsidered. Journal of Religion in Europe, Brill, 2010, vol. 3, No 2, p. 215-240. ISSN 1874-8910. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Définir les "cathares": Le dualisme dans les registres d'inquisition (Defining the Cathars: Dualism in the Inquisitional Registers). Revue de l'histoire des religions, Paris: Armand Colin, 2010, vol. 227, No 2, p. 195-210. ISSN 0035-1423. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Pilar Jiménez Sanchez, Les catharismes: Modeles dissidents du christianisme médiéval (XIIe-XIIIe siecles). Le Moyen Age, 2010, vol. 115, 3-4, p. 720-722. ISSN 0027-2841. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. La Charte de Niquinta et le rassemblement de Saint-Félix: État de la question (Charter of Niquinta and the Meeting at Saint-Félix: State of research). Anne Brenon. In 1209-2009: Cathares: Une histoire à pacifier? Portet-sur-Garonne: Loubatieres, 2010. p. 31-44, 14 pp. ISBN 978-2-86266-629-7. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Édition critique de la Charte de Niquinta selon les trois versions connues (A Critical Edition of the Charter of Niquinta according to the Three Known Versions). In 1209-2009: Cathares: Une histoire à pacifier? Portet-sur-Garonne: Loubatieres, 2010. p. 45-52, 8 pp. ISBN 978-2-86266-629-7. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Označení, typologie a genealogie středověkých herezí: Inspirace a výzvy pro teorii religionistiky (Nomenclature, Typologies, and Genealogies of Medieval Heresies: Inspirations and Challenges to Theory in the Study of Religions). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2010, vol. 18, No 2, p. 163-190. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Cathares et bogomiles: Deux courants, une tradition. Histoire et images médiévales, Aix-en-Provence: Astrolabe, 2010, vol. 2010, No 22, p. 50-57. ISSN 1294-6397. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David and Iva DOLEŽALOVÁ. Křesťanství: Proměny na cestě staletími (Christianity and Its Changes on the Path through the Centuries). In Náboženství světa. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009. p. 35-40, 6 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4961-1. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Náboženství předislámské Arábie (Religion of Pre-Islamic Arabia). Nový Orient, Praha: Orientální ústav AV ČR, 2008, vol. 63, No 3, p. 17-20. ISSN 0029-5302. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Bogomiles d'Orient et Cathares d'Occident: Un nécessaire retour aux sources (Eastern Bogomils and Western Cathars: A Necessary Return to the Sources). Histoire du catharisme, Carcassonne: Centre d’Études Cathares, 2008, vol. 8, No 1, p. 14-18. ISSN 1954-1619. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Protikacířské pojednání „Odhalení albigenské a lyonské hereze“ (Antiheretical Treatise “Manifestatio heresis Albigensium et Lugdunensium’). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2008, vol. 16, No 2, p. 241-250. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Bylo a bude, svět tak běží, že s ženou jiného, kdo může, leží: "Alternativní" sexuální morálky a jejich regulace v inkvizičním registru Jakuba Fourniera (Always was and always will be, that a man will sleep with another man's wife: "Alternative" sexual morals and their control in the inquisitional register of Jacques Fournier). Dějiny - teorie - kritika, Praha: Masarykův ústav - Archiv Akademie věd ČR, 2008, vol. 5, No 2, p. 191-217. ISSN 1214-7249. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Otázky Janovy (Interrogation of John). In DUS, Jan Amos. Novozákonní apokryfy III: Proroctví a apokalypsy. 1. vyd. Praha: Vyšehrad, 2007. p. 198-207, 217-229, 23 pp. Knihovna rané křesťanské literatury 3. ISBN 978-80-7021-814-3. internetové dodatky info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Ve dva bohy věřiti nebudeš: Konstruování ‚katarského dualismu‘ v inkvizičních registrech (Thou Shall Not Believe in Two Gods: On Construction of ‚Cathar Dualism‘ in the Inquisitional Registers). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2007, vol. 15, No 1, p. 29-46. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Sibyla den Balle a role žen v jihozápadofrancouzském katarství na počátku 14. století (Sibyla den Balle and the role of women in South-Western catharism at the beginning of the 14th century). In NODL, Martin. Zbožnost středověku. 1. vyd. Praha: Filosofia, 2007. p. 211-229, 27 pp. ISBN 978-80-7007-260-8. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Největší hereze: Dualismus, učenecká vyprávění o katarství a budování křesťanské Evropy (The Greatest Heresy: Dualism, Scholarly Narratives about Catharism and the Making of Christian Europe). 1. vyd. Praha - Brno: Argo – Ústav religionistiky Filozofické fakulty Masarykovy univerzity, 2007. 170 pp. Každodenní život 37. ISBN 978-80-7203-914-2. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Zrod „katarské sekty“: Ekbert z Schönau v boji proti herezi v Porýní (The birth of the “Cathar sect”: Eckbert of Schönau fighting the Rhineland heresy). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2007, vol. 15, No 2, p. 211-231. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Relikvie, nebo hnijící maso? Spor o výklad mrtvol Petra Parenza a Armanna Pungilupa (Relic or putrefying flesh? ‘Cathar heresy’ and the corpses of Pietro Parenzo and Armanno Pungilupo). Iva Doležalová - Eleonóra Hamar - Luboš Bělka (eds.). In Náboženství a tělo. Brno - Praha: Masarykova univerzita - Malvern, 2006. p. 89-94, 6 pp. ISBN 80-210-4115-3. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Niquintova listina a vyprávění o počátcích katarských církví v Itálii a jihozápadní Francii (The Charter of Niquinta and the Narratives about the Beginnings of Cathar Churches in Italy and South-Western France). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2006, vol. 14, No 1, p. 19-40. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. La Charte de Niquinta et les récits sur les commencements des églises cathares en Italie et dans le Midi (The Charter of Niquinta and the Narratives about the Beginnings of Cathar Churches in Italy and South-Western France). Heresis: Revue semestrielle d’histoire des dissidences médiévales, Carcassonne: Centre d’Études Cathares, 2006, 44-45, No 1, p. 135-162. ISSN 0758-3737. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Za saracénským věštcem: Svědectví o lidovém islámu v inkvizičním registru Jakuba Fourniera (To a Saracene Fortune-Teller: Evidence of Popular Islam in the Inquisitional Register of Jacques Fournier). Nový Orient, Praha: Orientální ústav AV ČR, 2005, vol. 60, No 4, p. 17-19. ISSN 0029-5302. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. La Charte de Niquinta: un faux moderne? (The Charter of Niquinta: A Modern Forgery?). Heresis: Revue semestrielle d’histoire des dissidences médiévales, Carcassonne: Centre d’Études Cathares, 2005, 42-43, No 1, p. 139-159. ISSN 0758-3737. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Les ‚esprits incrédules‘ dans l’apocryphe bogomile Interrogatio Iohannis (The “distrustful spirits” in the Bogomil apocryphon Interrogatio Iohannis). Heresis: Revue semestrielle d’histoire des dissidences médiévales, Carcassonne: Centre d’Études Cathares, 2005, 42-43, No 1, p. 33-40. ISSN 0758-3737. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Niquintova listina a historiografie katarství v 17. století (The Charter of Niquinta and the Historiography of Catharism in the 17th Century). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2005, vol. 13, No 2, p. 307-328. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Katarský komentář k Otčenáši ve Florentském obřadním spise (A Cathar Gloss on the Pater noster in the Florence Cathar Ritual). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro religionistiku, 2004, vol. 12, No 2, p. 255-264. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Vztah bogomilství a katarství (Relationship between bogomilism and catharism). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2004, vol. 12, No 1, p. 77-94. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Náboženství a internet (Religion and the Internet). Sacra aneb Rukověť religionisty, Brno: Občanské sdružení Sacra, 2004, vol. 2, No 2, p. 47-57. ISSN 1214-5351. URL info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Grálová queste jako pouť. Od středověku po Ottu Rahna (The Grail quest as a pilgrimage: From the Middle Ages to Otto Rahn). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2003, vol. 11, No 2, p. 163-184. ISSN 1210-3640. info
  • ZBÍRAL, David. Bogomilsko-katarský apokryf Otázky Jana Evangelisty (Bogomil/Cathar apocryphon Questions of John the Evangelist). Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, Brno: Česká společnost pro studium náboženství, 2003, vol. 11, No 1, p. 109-130. ISSN 1210-3640. URL info

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