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theology educator

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.

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

child:
Colin Kippenberg

child:
Tobias Kippenberg

child:
Juliane Kippenberg