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Presentation of Dr. Frank Zeeb

Dr. Frank Zeeb studied Protestant theology and ancient Oriental Studies. He received his doctorate from the Faculty of Philosophy in Münster in 2001 with a thesis on ancient Babylonian economic texts from northern Syria. After a period in parish ministry in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Württemberg, he was head of department for theology, worship, …

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Studying Luther in Wittenberg 2020 „Zoominar“

2020 would have marked the twelfth seminar co-taught by the Institute’s Profs. Theodor Dieter (Strasbourg) and Sarah Hinlicky Wilson (Tokyo) in Wittenberg, a full-immersion experience for participants from around the world. Just as with so many other live events, this one had to be postponed due to the covid-19 pandemic.

The Harding Meyer Prize in Ecumenism 2020 Awarded to Three Winners

Harding Meyer, a leading figure in the ecumenical movement of the past fifty years, passed away in December 2018. He had a decisive influence on the international Lutheran-Catholic dialogue, and many methodological approaches of contemporary ecumenism can be traced back to him, such as reconciled diversity, differentiating consensus, and so on.

The Summer Seminar 2020 will not take place

The international Summer Seminar on “Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue: Similarities and Differences” unfortunately will not take place this year due to the current coronavirus pandemic. We would like to thank all those interested for their lively response, as well as our speakers for their commitment and willingness to help shape the seminar and make it …

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“MORE Conference” in Augsburg, 3–6 January 2020

After 2018, the “MORE conference” took place again in Augsburg under the title “Colors of Hope.” The conference, which was held on the premises of the Augsburg Fair, was organized by the Augsburg Prayer House, for which Dr. Johannes Hartl is largely responsible.

“The Holy Spirit in the Life of the Church”:

Lutheran-Orthodox Dialogue in Albania he first preparatory meeting for the 18th plenary session of the International Lutheran-Orthodox Joint Commission took place from 24 September to 1 October 2019 in Tirana, Albania. In addition to the long-standing co-chairman on the Orthodox side, His Eminence Metropolitan Gennadios of Sassima of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the dialogue welcomed for …

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