Prof. Dr. Friedrich Beißer (emer.)

Chair of Systematic Theology and Social Ethics

Biography

  • born 08/01/1934 in Ansbach
  • 1953-1959 studies of Protestant Theology in Neuendettelsau, Erlangen and Heidelberg
  • 1962-1970 assistant lecturer to Peter Brunner in Heidelberg
  • 1964 dissertation
  • 1965 ordination
  • 1968 Habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) in Heidelberg
  • 1970-1976 university lecturer, then adjunct professor in Heidelberg
  • 1976 professor of Systematic Theology in Mainz
  • 1999 emeritus

Focus of research

  • Martin Luther
  • The Doctrine of the Holy Scripture
  • Eschatology

Publications (selection)

  • Claritas scripturae bei Martin Luther, Göttingen 1966
  • Schleiermachers Lehre von Gott, Göttingen 1970
  • Das Reich Gottes, Göttingen 1976
  • Hoffnung und Vollendung, Gütersloh 1993
  • Der christliche Glaube. Dogmatik in 5 Bänden, Neuendettelsau 2008