Pluriel

University platform for research on Islam

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Roman Siebenrock

Siebenrock studied Catholic theology, philosophy and adult education at the University of Innsbruck and the University of Munich from 1977 to 1984. In 1993 he received his doctorate. Since March 2006 Siebenrock has been professor of dogmatics at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Innsbruck. In 2011 Siebenrock signed the memorandum Kirche 2011: Ein notwendiger Aufbruch. (Church 2011: A necessary departure. )

Coordinator of the Research Centre of the University of Innsbruck at the Faculty of Catholic Theology
Member of the editorial board of the Zeitschrift für Katholische Theologie (since 2007)
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Karl Rahner Prize for Theological Research (since 2008)
President of the International German Newman Society e.V. (seat Freiburg i.Br.), since 2003
President of the Austrian section of the European Theological Society (since 2011)

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Universität Innsbruck - Austria

Religion – Violence – Communication – World Order (Innsbruck)

RGKW (Religion-Gewalt-Kommunikation-Weltordnung) is an interdisciplinary centre of research based at the Faculty of Catholic Theology (Innsbruck). It conducts fundamental research in the field of religion-communication-violence-world order and particularly focusses on the relevance of revelation and (ecclesiastical) practice today in communication with other religions and “Weltanschauungen” in a plural society. Guided by a common topic (since 2014: […]

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