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Hans Schwarz

Hans Schwarz, German theology educator, minister. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church Bavaria, 1966. Recipient Frederik A. Schiotz award, American Lutheran Church, 1974, Great Cross, Patriarch Romanian Orthodox Church. Member of Deutsche-Skandinavische Gesellschaft Religionsphilosophie Karl Heim Gesellschaft (vice president 1982-1995, since 1995), Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Theologie, American Academy Religion.

Background

  • Schwarz, Hans was born on January 5, 1939 in Schwabach, Germany. Came to the United States, 1967. Son of Johann and Babette (Götz) Schwarz.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Theology, Erlangen University, 1963. Doctor honorary, University Oradea, 2001.

    Career

    • Assistant pastor St. Peter's Church, Erlangen-Bruck, 1965-1966. Instructor to Edward C. Fendt Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, 1967-1981. Professor Protestant theology Regensburg University, Bavaria, Federal Republic Germany, since 1981.

      Adjunct professor systematic theology Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia, South Carolina, since 1985. Ecumenical relations officer Griechisch-deutsche Initiative, Wurzburg, since 1981. President Redeemer Lutheran Church, Columbus, 1980-1981.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church Bavaria, 1966.

    Works

    • Author 20 theological books in English and German. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Deutsche-Skandinavische Gesellschaft Religionsphilosophie Karl Heim Gesellschaft (vice president 1982-1995, since 1995), Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Theologie, American Academy Religion.

    Connections

    • Married Hildegard Höfling. Children: Claudia, Hans, Krista.
    • father: Johann Schwarz
    • mother: Babette (Götz) Schwarz
    • spouse: Hildegard Höfling
    • children: Claudia Schwarz
    • Hans Schwarz
    • Krista Schwarz
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    Born January 5, 1939
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    • 1963
      Erlangen University
    • 2001
      University Oradea
    • 1965 - 1966
      Assistant, pastor St. Peter's Church
    • 1967 - 1981
      instructor, to Edward C. Fendt Trinity Lutheran Seminary
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1981
      professor, Protestant theology Regensburg University
      Bavaria, Cundinamarca, Colombia