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theologian , Education educator

Matthias Wilden, German theologian, education educator. Certified State Examination, School teacher University Kassel, 1981. Scholar, Volkswagen Foundation, 1968-1969, German Research Foundation (German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft)), 1979-1980.


Wilden, Matthias was born on August 5, 1940 in Grefrath, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Son of Michael Wilden and Margarete Nieten.


Doctor of Divinity, University Muenster, Germany, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paderborn, Germany, 1979. Doctor of Divinity Habilitation, University Wuerzburg, 1986.


Junior lecturer University Paderborn, Institute of Theology, Paderborn, Germany, 1971—1981. Lecturer University Goettingen, Institute of Religious Education, Goettingen, Germany, 1981—1990. Teacher Max-Planck-Gymnasium, Germany, 1981—1990.

Visiting professor Erfurt Teachers College, Erfurt, Germany, 1990—1992. Dean Faculty of Social Studies, Erfurt Teachers College, Erfurt, Germany, 1991—1993. Member of senate Erfurt Teachers College, Erfurt, Germany, 1990—1993.


  • Certified State Examination, School teacher University Kassel, 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Hegel's Idea of Religion (Doctoral Thesis, 1973), Theories and Theory of Catholic Religious Education (Doctoral Thesis, 1979), (manuscript) The Word of God and Its Reasonable Foundation (Habilitation Thesis, 1986), several lectures in Religious Studies on Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Far-Eastern Religions.


  • Other Interests

    Literature, classical music.


Married Sigrid Maria Zohner, April 17, 1940. Married Hildegunde Maria Susewind, April 12, 1944 (divorced May 16, 1979). 1 child Patrick.

Michael Wilden

Margarete Nieten

Sigrid Maria Zohner

Hildegunde Maria Susewind

Patrick Wilden