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Hans Küng

educator , theologian

Hans Küng, Swiss theologian, educator. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1954. Member of Concilium Executive Editorial Committee, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Center West Germany, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center.

Background

Küng, Hans was born on March 19, 1928 in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Education

Licentiate in Philosophy, Gregorian University, Rome, 1951. Licentiate in Theology, 1955. Doctor in Theology, Institute Catholic and Sorbonne, Paris, 1957.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), St. Louis University, 1963. Doctor of Laws (honorary), U.Toronto, 1984. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Pacific School Religion, Berkeley, California, 1966.

Doctor of Divinity (honorary), University Dublin, Ireland, 1995. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), University Wales, Swansea, 1999. Doctor of Divinity, Florida International University, 2002.

HHD (honorary), Loyola University, Chicago, 1970. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Ramapo College, New Jersey, 1999. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 2000.

Career

Ordained priest 1954. Assistant, for Dogmatic Catholic Theol., University of Miinster/Westfalen 1959-1960. Professor Fundamental Theol., University of Tubingen 63.

Professor, of Dogmatics and Ecumenical Theology and Director, Institute Ecumenical Research 1963-1980, Professor, of Ecumenical Theology, Director Institute of Ecumenical Research (under direct responsibility of President, and Senate University of Tubingen) since 1980. Honorary Doctor of Laws (St. Louis, Toronto), Honorary D.D. (Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, University Glasgow, Cambridge), Honorary L.H.D. (Chicago, Michigan, Ann Arbor).

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1954.

Works

Membership

Member of Concilium Executive Editorial Committee, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Center West Germany, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Watersport, skiing, classical music.