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Prof. Dr. Michael Bergunder

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Department

Religious Studies and Intercultural Theology

Contact

Postal address:

Religious Studies and Intercultural History

Theologisches Seminar, University of Heidelberg

Kisselgasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg/Germany

Office: Hauptstr. 216 (Entrance on Karlsplatz) (Map)

Phone: +49-6221-54-3308 or 3289

Fax: +49-6221-54-3290

E-Mail: Michael.Bergunder@wts.uni-heidelberg.de

Web: http://theologie.uni-hd.de/rm

 

Current
courses

Information about current courses (in German)

Academic
career

  • Born 1966, in Halle, East Germany

  • Studies in Halle, Leipzig, Erfurt, and Hamburg

  • Doctorate 1993 (Halle), 1998
    Habilitation (Halle)

  • 1998-2002 Privatdozent (adjunct lecturer) at Halle

  • 2001-2002 Heisenberg fellowship

  • Field work in South India

  • Since 2002 in Heidelberg

  • Since 2004 (coopted) member of the Faculty of Philosophy for the Religious Studies program

  • Since 2004 associate member of the South Asia Institute  at the University of Heidelberg

 

Publications


Fields of interest

  • Theory and methods

  • Modern South Indian history of religions

  • New religious movements and esotericism in a global context

  • Pentecostal/charismatic christianity, with a special focus on Asia, Africa and Latin America

  • Theology and history of South Asian christianity

     

See also

Web page of the Department of Religious Studies and Intercultural History