Prof. Trygve E. WyllerProfessor of Systematic Theology and Diaconal Studies

    Research Profile

    Dissertation on questions in fundamental theology related to studies of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, K.E. Løgstrup and Oswald Bayer. A specific interest in the relation between universality and the specific in Christian thought. The last fifteen years publications and research in the field of Diaconal Studies with focus on studies of otherness, spacing and citizenship.

    Teaching Profile

    Prof. Wyller has given courses on all levels from BA to PhD, in topics within systematic theology, professional ethics, diaconal studies and theory of phenomenology and hermeneutics.

    Selected Publications

    ed. with H.-G. Heimbrock: Perceiving the Other. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010.

    ed.: Heterotopic Citizen: New Research on Religious Work for the Disadvantaged. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009.

    “The heterotopic citizen? Some Aspects for a ‘Science in the Making’,” in: Heterotopic Citizen: (see above).

    “Compassion as an Interruption of the Power of Inscription: A Contribution to Diaconal Studies,” in: H. Streib/A. Dinter/K. Söderblom (ed.s): Lived Religion – Conceptual, Empirical and Practical-Theological Approaches. Leiden: Brill, 2008.

    “Otherness in an Embodied Church: The Impact of Phenomenology in the Study of Christian Social Service,” in: H.-G. Heimbrock/C. P. Scholtz (ed.s): Religion: Immediate Experience and the Mediacy of Research, Interdisciplinary Studies in the Objectives, Concepts and Methodology of Empirical research in Religion. Research in Contemporary Religion 1. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007.



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