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Religious studies educator

Eberhard Jüngel, German Theology educator. Chairman Theologischer Ausschuss of the Evangelische Kirche der Union, since 1981; substitute judge Constnl. Court Baden-Württemberg, since 1985. Fellow Academy Sciences Heidelberg, Academy Sciences Oslo.

Background

Jüngel, Eberhard was born on December 5, 1934 in Magdeburg, Germany. Son of Kurt and Margarete (Rothemann) Jüngel.

Education

Doctor of Theology, Kirchliche Hochschule, Berlin, 1961. Doctor of Divinity, University Aberdeen, Scotland, 1985. Doctor (honorary), University Greifswald, 2001.

Doctor (honorary), University Basel, 2002.

Career

Lecturer for New Testament, Sprachenkonvikt, Berlin, 1961-1963; lecturer in systematic theology, Sprachenkonvikt, Berlin, 1963-1966; minister, Evangelische Kirche of Berlin-Brandenburg, East Germany, 1963; professor in systematic theology and history of dogma, U. Zürich, Switzerland, 1966-1969; professor in systematic theology and philosophy of religion, U. Tübingen, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1969; dean Evangelisch-Theologische Fakultät, U. Tübingen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1970-1972; director, Institute for Hermeneutics, Tübingen, since 1969; ephorus, Evangelisches Stift, Tübingen, since 1987. Guest professor systematic theology U. Halle-Wittenberg, since 1990.

Membership

Substitute judge Constnl. Court Baden-Württemberg, since 1985. Chairman Theologischer Ausschuss Evangelische Kirche der Union, 1981—2003, Kammer fuer Theologie d.

Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland, 1989—2003. Member Kammer fuer oeffentliche Verantwortung d. Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland, 1992—2003.

Fellow: Institute Advanced Study Berlin, Academy of Sciences Goettingen (fellow 1999—2000), Academy of Sciences Salzburg, Academy of Sciences Oslo, Academy of Sciences Heidelberg.

Connections

father:
Kurt Jüngel

mother:
Margarete (Rothemann) Jüngel