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Hans Gerhard Kippenberg

Hans Gerhard Kippenberg, German theology educator. Member German Association Historians of Religions (president).

Background

  • Kippenberg, Hans Gerhard was born on February 5, 1939 in Bremen, Germany. Son of Ernst-August and Anna Elise (Brodmann) Kippenberg.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in History of Religions, University Göttingen, Germany, 1969. Habilitation in history of religions, University Berlin, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant in history of religions University Göttingen, 1963-1969. Assistant professor Free University, Berlin, 1969-1977. Professor comparative religion and history of religions University Groningen, The Netherlands, 1977-1989.

      Professor theory and history of religions University Bremen, since 1989. Fellow Max-Weber-Kolleg Erfurt, since 1998.

    Works

    • Author: Die Vorderasiatischen Erlösungsreligionen, 1991. Editor NUMEN International Review for the History of Religions, 1988-2000.

    Membership

    Member German Association Historians of Religions (president).

    Connections

    • Married Karola Schwarz, May 2, 1975. Children: Juliane, Tobias, Colin.
    • father: Ernst-August Kippenberg
    • mother: Anna Elise (Brodmann) Kippenberg
    • spouse: Karola Schwarz
    • children: Juliane Kippenberg
    • Tobias Kippenberg
    • Colin Kippenberg
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    Born February 5, 1939
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    • 1969
      University Göttingen
    • 1975
      University Berlin
    • 1963 - 1969
      Assistant, in history of religions University G+
    • 1969 - 1977
      assistant, professor Free University
      Berlin, Germany, Germany
    • 1977 - 1989
      professor, comparative religion and history of religions University Groningen
    • 1989
      professor, theory and history of religions University Bremen
    • 1998
      fellow, Max-Weber-Kolleg Erfurt