„… Participation in the Eucharist serves not only as a symbol for the unity of the Church, but through the eucharistic body of Christ, Christians are moulded into »one flesh« within the Church” – Imre Kocsis writes in his study. Imre Kocsis – a professor at the Department of New Testament Studies at the Faculty of Theology of Pázmány Péter Catholic University – studied in Budapest and Rome and was ordained a priest in 1983. In 1986 he obtained a doctorate in theology. After several years of service as a priest, from 1989 he started teaching theology in Eger, Vác and Budapest. Currently he is the Head of the Department of New Testament Studies at the Faculty of Theology of Pázmány Péter Catholic University. His fields of research are the historical period of the New Testament; the theology of Saint Paul; the gospel of Luke and the theology of Luke. Throughout his career as a teacher – which spanned over three decades – he published a number of studies and books. His most widely known pieces of work are his commentary to the gospel of Luke and his introductory textbook on the historical period and literature of the New Testament. In addition, he also worked as a Bible translator. He is a member of the following organisations: Associazione Degli Ex-Alunni which was created by the Pontifical Biblical Institute; Saint Jerome Biblical Association; and the Saint Stephen Academy of Sciences. As a member of the Theological Commission of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress, he participated in preparing the Charta of the congress.