Doing Theology in the German Context

Eine englischsprachige Ringvorlesung im Wintersemester 2024/25

There are many contexts to the doing of theology in Germany today: historical, juridical, textual, traditional, cultural, societal etc. The lectures of this series will explore these contexts in an exemplary manner and will show how theology is being done at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz today. Following the negotiation processes in the hermeneutical circle we will take in the particular sessions different entry points from the perspective of the context or text and tradition but will constantly analyse their interplay.


The lectures: