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historian , university professor , Catholic priest , church historian

Hubert Wolf, German historian. Recipient German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) Leibniz award, Kommission fur Zeitgeschicht, 2003, Communicator award, science award of the Stifterverband, 2004.

Background

Wolf, Hubert was born on November 26, 1959 in Woert, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Education

Diploma in Theology, Eberhard-Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany, 1983. Doctor in Theology, Eberhard-Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany, 1990. Doctor habilitatus, Eberhard-Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany, 1991.

Career

He was awarded a Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 2003. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1985. In 1992 he became professor at the Goethe University Frankfurt, and in 1999 he moved to the University of Münster.

His books include Pope and Devil: The Vatican's Archives and the Third Reich, a study of the relationship between the Vatican and Adolf Hitler's administration in Germany. Die Nonnen von Sant'Ambrogio (The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio, translated into French as Le Vice et la Grâce) describes a 19th-century religious scandal at Sant'Ambrogio della Massima.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Ketzer oder Kirchenlehrer? Der Tübinger Theologe Johannes von Kuhn (1806-1877) in den kirchenpolitischen Auseinandersetzungen seiner Zeit, 1992, Die Reichskirchenpolitik des Hauses Lothringen 1680-1715. Eine Habsburger Sekundogenitur im Reich?, 1994. Editor: Antimodernismus und Modernismus in der Katholischen Kirche, 1998, Inquisition – Index – Zensur.

      Wissenskulturen der Neuzeit im Widerstreit, 2001. Co-editor: Rottenburger Jahrbuch fuer Kirchengeschichte, 1995, Saeculum, 1998.