Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Klaus Von Stosch

Comparative Theology Professor, Department of Comparative Theology, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany.

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Since 1 October 2021, Klaus Von Stosch has been a professor at the Catholic Theological Faculty of the University of Bonn, where he holds the “Schlegel” Chair of Excellence for “systematic theology with a special focus on societal challenges”. Stosch studied Catholic theology from 1991 to 1997 at the University of Bonn and the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. In 2001, he completed his doctorate in dogmatics with Karl-Heinz Menke. In 2005, he completed his habilitation with Jürgen Wernick at the University of Münster for fundamental theology. Since the winter semester, 2008/2009 Stosch has been a professor for systematic theology and didactics at the University of Paderborn. Stosch played a central role in founding the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies at the University of Paderborn, which he has been directing from 2009 to 2021. Research stays have taken von Stosch to the Center for the Study of World Religions at the US Harvard Divinity School and the University of Religions and Denominations in Qom, Iran. In 2009, he was awarded the Research Prize of the University of Paderborn for his project “Islam in Germany – Intercultural and Interreligious Discourse in Literature” (with Prof. Dr. Michael Hofman).