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educator , theologian

Klaus-Peter Jörns, German theologian, educator. Ordained minister Protestant Church of the Rhineland, 1967. Vice chairman German Association for Suicide Prevention, Stuttgart, 1971-1973; chair Societas Homiletica, Berlin, 1993-1995. Member Academy for Ethics of Medicine, European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Background

Jörns, Klaus-Peter was born on April 13, 1939 in Stettin, Pommern, Germany. Son of Gerhard and Gertrud (Beiker) Jörns.

Education

Total harmonic distortion Göttingen, Germany, 1967.

Career

Minister Protestant Church in the Rhineland, Gödenroth, Germany, 1968-1978. Professor, minister Protestant Church in Hessen-Hassau, Germany, 1978-1981. Professor Kirchliche Hochschule West Berlin, Germany, 1981-1983.

Director Institute Sociology Religion, West Berlin, 1982—1993. Professor theology Humboldt University Berlin, 1993—1999, director Institute Sociology of Religion, 1993—1999.

Achievements

  • Ordained minister Protestant Church of the Rhineland, 1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Be Unable to Live or to Die, 1978, second edition, 1986, The Worship's Reference to Life, 1988, God's New Faces: What People Really Believe Today, 1997, The Faith of the Christians, 1999. Contributor articles to professional journals. Co-editor several science periodicals.

      Patentee in field.

Membership

Vice chairman German Association for Suicide Prevention, Stuttgart, 1971-1973. Chair Societas Homiletica, Berlin, 1993-1995. Member Academy for Ethics of Medicine, European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Model railroads.

Connections

Married Ingeburg Gassmann, October 4, 1962 (divorced 1979). Children: Claus-Christian, Carsten. Married Wiltrud Kernstock, November 16, 1979.

1 child, Ayescha.

father:
Gerhard Jörns

mother:
Gertrud (Beiker) Jörns

spouse:
Wiltrud Kernstock

spouse:
Ingeburg Gassmann

child:
Ayescha Jörns

child:
Carsten Jörns

child:
Claus-Christian Jörns