Research areas

Musée de Cluny: Anna lehrt Maria lesen, ca. 1325

Research areas

The members of the research focus Medieval Theology specialize in different disciplines, such as Church History, Theology of Spirituality or Philosophy. Despite the various disciplinary approaches, there are some areas, in which the research interests intersect in order to form coherent research areas. These areas materialize in a number of research projects and inspire interdisciplinary and cross-field discourses.

Four areas stand out in particular:

  • Medieval biblical exegesis
  • Ecclesiology and history of councils
  • Religious dialogue
  • Spiritual theology


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