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Rainer Wilhelm Volp

Rainer Wilhelm Volp, German theology educator, researcher. Recipient Grand prize, Association German Architects, 1975. President Evangelischer Kirchbautag, Berlin, 1971—1998; Member of Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, Deutscher Werkbund.

Background

  • Volp, Rainer Wilhelm was born on October 11, 1931 in Worms, Germany. Son of Carl and Anna (Storck) Volp.

  • Education

    • Student, University Heidelberg. Exam Review graduate, University Marburg, Germany, 1955. Total harmonic distortion Marburg, Germany, 1964.

    Career

    • Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1960. Lecturer University Paris, 1956—1957. Pastor churches, Dillenburg & Mainz Germany, 1960—1968.

      Scholar German Research Foundation, Marburg, 1968—1970. University professor theology University Mainz, 1979—1998. Director Institut fur Kirchenbau und kirchliche Kunst der Gegenwart der Evangelical Kirche in Deutschland, Marburg, 1972—1975, dean department theology, 1983—1985.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Kunstwerk als Symbol, 1966, Liturgik, 2 vols., 1992. Author: (public) (book) Zeichen- Semiotik in Theologie und Gottesdienst, 1983.

      Editor: (journal) Kunst und Kirche.

    Membership

    President Evangelischer Kirchbautag, Berlin, 1971—1998. Member of Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, Deutscher Werkbund.

    Connections

    • Married Hildegard Starke, April 2, 1964. Children: Annette, Hans-Henrich, Clemens-Ulrich.
    • father: Carl Volp
    • mother: Anna (Storck) Volp
    • spouse: Hildegard Starke
    • children: Annette Volp
    • Hans-Henrich Volp
    • Clemens-Ulrich Volp
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    Born October 11, 1931
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    • 1955
      University Marburg
    • 1964
      University Marburg
    • 1956 - 1957
      lecturer, University Paris
    • 1960
      Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church
    • 1960 - 1968
      pastor churches
    • 1968 - 1970
      scholar, German Research Foundation
      Marburg, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1972 - 1975
      director, Institut fur Kirchenbau und kirchliche Kunst der Gegenwart der Evangelical Kirche in Deutschland
      Marburg, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1979 - 1998
      university professor, theology University Mainz
    • 1983 - 1985
      director, Institut fur Kirchenbau und kirchliche Kunst der Gegenwart der Evangelical Kirche in Deutschland
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