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historian , theologian , university professor

Hans-Josef Klauck is the Naomi Shenstone Donnelley Professor of New Testament and Early Christian Literature in the University of Chicago Divinity School.

Background

Klauck, Hans-Josef was born on June 4, 1946 in Hermeskeil, Germany. Son of Franz-Rudolf and Anna-Maria (Maier) Klauck.

Education

Klauck studied in Münster and Bonn (Germany) and received his Doctorate of Theology degree from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany in 1977. He completed his Habilitation (Dr habil) at the University of Munich, Germany in 1980.

Career

Assistant professor University Munich, 1975-1981. Professor University Bonn, 1981-1982, University Wurzburg, Germany, 1982-1997, University Munich, since 1997, University Chicago, since 2001. Academy dean Theological Faculty, Wurzburg, 1995-1997.

Works

Religion

Klauck is an ordained Catholic priest and a member of the Franciscan order.

Membership

Member Society New Testament Studies (president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, literature.

Connections

father:
Franz-Rudolf Klauck

mother:
Anna-Maria (Maier) Klauck