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Hans Waldenfels, German theologian. Joined Society of Jesus, 1951; ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1963. With Jesus Christ and the Religions, 2009; Member International Association Mission Studies, International Institute Studies of Missions (chairman 1978-1998), German Society Theological Missiology, European Academy for Arts and Sciences, Association History Religion, Rotary.

Background

Waldenfels, Hans was born on October 20, 1931 in Essen, Germany. Son of Bernhard and Therese (Schröder) Waldenfels.

Education

License Phil, Berchmanskolleg, Munich, Germany, 1956. License Theol, Sophia University, Tokyo, 1964. Doctor of Theology, Gregorian University, Rome, 1968.

Doctor of Theology Habilitation, Universität Würzburg, Germany, 1976. Doctor of Theology (honorary), University Warsaw, Poland, 1993.

Career

Professor fundamental theology, theological non-Christian religions, philosophy of religion University Bonn., Germany, 1977—1997, dean Germany, 1979—1980, 1988—1990.

Achievements

  • Joined Society of Jesus, 1951. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1963.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Offenbarung, 1969, Absolute Nothingness, 3d edition, 1980, Japanese, Korean and English edition, Faszination des Buddhismus, 1982, Kontextuelle Fundamentaltheologie, 4th edition, 2005, also Italian, French, Polish, Spanish, Croatish and Tschech. Edition, An der Grenze des Denkbaren, Meditation-Ost und West, 1988, Begegnung der Religionen, Theologische Versuche I, 1990, Phänomen Christentum, 1994, second edition, 2002, Polish, Italian educated GOTT, second edition, 1997, Polish, Spanish, Italian educated Gottes Wort in des Fremide. Theologische Versuche II, 1997.

      Editor: FS Glazik. Willeke, 1978, FS Dolch, 1982, FS Dumoulin, 1985, Lexikon der Religionen, second edition, 1988, pocket-book 4th edition, 1999, Italian Tschech, Polish, Bras. /Port edit, Christus und die Religioneu, 2002, Auf den Spuren von Gottes Wort, Theologische Versuche III, 2004, Löscht den Geist nicht aus, 2008.

Membership

With Jesus Christ and the Religions, 2009. Member International Association Mission Studies, International Institute Studies of Missions (chairman 1978-1998), German Society Theological Missiology, European Academy for Arts and Sciences, Association History Religion, Rotary.

Connections

father:
Bernhard Waldenfels

mother:
Therese (Schröder) Waldenfels