Ingolf U. Dalferth: Philosophy of Religion and Theology
Danforth Professor of Philosophy of Religion
Ph.D., University of Tübingen
Ph.D. Habil, University of Tübingen
Dr. h.c., University of Uppsala
Dr. h.c., University of Copenhagen
Ingolf U. Dalferth has studied theology, philosophy, and linguistics in Tübingen, Edinburgh, Vienna and Cambridge. His major areas of research and teaching are philosophical and theological hermeneutics in the 20th century; systematic theology in the 19th and 20th century; ecumenical theology (Lutheranism and Anglicanism); analytic and phenomenological philosophy of religion in the 20th century; subjectivity theory; religion and emotion; altruism; trust; and evil. From 1998 to 2012 he directed the Institute of Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Religion, located in Zurich where he is also Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology, Symbolism and Philosophy of Religion.