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researcher , Theology educator

Rainer Wilhelm Volp, German theology educator, researcher. Recipient Grand prize, Association German Architects, 1975. President Evangelischer Kirchbautag, Berlin, 1971—1998; Member of Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, Deutscher Werkbund.

Background

Volp, Rainer Wilhelm was born on October 11, 1931 in Worms, Germany. Son of Carl and Anna (Storck) Volp.

Education

Student, University Heidelberg. Exam Review graduate, University Marburg, Germany, 1955. Total harmonic distortion Marburg, Germany, 1964.

Career

Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1960. Lecturer U. Paris, 1956-1957. Pastor churches, Dillenburg and Mainz, Federal Republic Germany, 1960-1968.

German Research Foundation scholar, Marburg, 1968-1970. University professor theology U. Marburg, 1970-1975. Ordinary professor College of Church, Berlin, 1975-1979.

Ordinary professor theology U. Mainz, since 1979. Director Institut fur Kirchenbau und kirchliche Kunst der Gegenwart der Evangelical Kirche in Deutschland, Marburg, 1972-1975, dean department theology, 1983-1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Kunstwerk als Symbol, 1966, Liturgik, 2 vols., 1992. Author: (public) (book) Zeichen- Semiotik in Theologie und Gottesdienst, 1983.

      Editor: (journal) Kunst und Kirche.

Membership

President Evangelischer Kirchbautag, Berlin, 1971—1998. Member of Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, Deutscher Werkbund.

Connections

Married Hildegard Starke, April 2, 1964. Children: Annette, Hans-Henrich, Clemens-Ulrich.

father:
Carl Volp

mother:
Anna (Storck) Volp

spouse:
Hildegard Starke

children:
Annette Volp

Hans-Henrich Volp

Clemens-Ulrich Volp