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Dr. Jens Zimmermann

Professor of English and Modern Languages and Canada Research Chair In Interpretation, Religion

Trinity Western University

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Trinity Western University

7600 Glover Rd.

Langley, British Columbia V2Y 1Y1

Canada

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Background Information

Employment History

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Affiliations

Advisory Board Member
Salzburg Institute

Board Member
The International Bonhoeffer Society

Member
MAIH

Education

University of British Columbia

English and Comparative Literature

University of British Columbia

B.A.

English

M.A.

Comparative Literature

Ph.D.

Ph.D.

Trinity Western University

Ph.D.

Philosophy

Johannes Gutenberg University

Ph.D.

comparative literature

University of British Columbia

another Ph.D.

philosophy

University of Mainz

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Faculty - Salzburg Institute

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Jens Zimmermann Ph.D, Dr. phil Philosophy, Theology

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Jens Zimmermann
Born and raised in Germany, Jens Zimmermann immigrated to Canada after completing two years of studying clarinet at the Robert Schumann Institute in Düsseldorf, Germany, to major in English and Comparative Literature at the University of British Columbia. He graduated with a B.A. in English, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in 1997. In 2010, Dr. Zimmermann received another Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Mainz in Germany. Dr. Dr. Zimmermann is a professor of humanities and Canada Research Chair in Religion, Interpretation, and Culture at Trinity Western University, and he is Scholar-in-Residence of the Salzburg Institute. He is the author of Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction (2015), Humanism and Religion: A Call for the Renewal of Western Culture (2012); Recovering Theological Hermeneutics: An Incarnational-Trinitarian Theory of Interpretation (2004), and Theologische Hermeneutik (2008); co-author of The Passionate Intellect: Incarnational Humanism and the Future of University Education (2006); co-editor of Reimagining the Sacred (2015) and co-editor of Bonhoeffer and Continental Thought: Cruciform Philosophy (2009). His articles have appeared in journals such as Christianity and Literature, the Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, the Journal of Beliefs and Values: Studies in Religion and Education, the Journal for Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought, Philosophy Today, and Modern Theology. He pursues his research interests in the disciplines of theology, philosophy, and literature from a broadly continental philosophical framework to examine issues at the interface of religion, culture, and ethics.


Advisory Board - Salzburg Institute

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Jens Zimmermann, Professor of English and Modern Languages and Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Culture, Trinity Western University, Canada


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Speakers: Lynn Szabo & Jens Zimmermann

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Lynn Szabo and Jens Zimmermann will discuss two Christians who have thought deeply about religion in turbulent times, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Thomas Merton.
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Professor Jens Zimmermann is Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion, and Culture at Trinity Western University.


Past Speakers - Salzburg Institute

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Dr. Jens Zimmermann is a professor of humanities and Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Culture at Trinity Western University in Canada. He is also the Salzburg Institute Scholar-in-Residence

Dr. Zimmermann gave the following three lectures on "Poison or Antidote? Hermeneutics, Faith and Knowledge:" "Knowledge as Threat: Two Fundamentalisms" "Hermeneutics: Antidote or Poison" "The Hermeneutic Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer"
Born and raised in Germany, Jens Zimmermann immigrated to Canada after completing two years of studying clarinette at the Robert Schumann Institute in Düsseldorf, Germany, to major in English and Comparative Literature at the University of British Columbia. He graduated with a B.A. in English, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in 1997. In 2010, Dr. Zimmermann recieved another Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Mainz in Germany.
Dr. Dr. Zimmermann is a professor of English and Canada Research Chair in Religion, Interpretation, and Culture at Trinity Western University. He is the author of Recovering Theological Hermeneutics: An Incarnational-Trinitarian Theory of Interpretation (2004) and Theologische Hermeneutik (2008); co-author of The Passionate Intellect: Incarnational Humanism and the Future of University Education (2006); and co-editor of Bonhoeffer and Continental Thought: Cruciform Philosophy (2009). His articles have appeared in journals such as Christianity and Literature, the Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, the Journal of Beliefs and Values: Studies in Religion and Education, the Journal for Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought, and Philosophy Today.


Visiting Scholars - Salzburg Institute

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Jens Zimmermann, Ph.D. Dr. Jens Zimmermann is Professor of English and Modern Languages and Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Culture at Trinity Western University in Canada. In 2012 he became the Salzburg Institute Scholar-in-Residence.

Born and raised in Germany, Jens Zimmermann immigrated to Canada after completing two years of studying clarinette at the Robert Schumann Institute in Düsseldorf, Germany, to major in English and Comparative Literature at the University of British Columbia. He graduated with a B.A. in English, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in 1997. In 2010, Dr. Zimmermann received another Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Mainz in Germany.
Dr. Dr. Zimmermann is a professor of English and Canada Research Chair in Religion, Interpretation, and Culture at Trinity Western University. He is the author of Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction (2015), Recovering Theological Hermeneutics: An Incarnational-Trinitarian Theory of Interpretation (2004) and Theologische Hermeneutik (2008); co-author of The Passionate Intellect: Incarnational Humanism and the Future of University Education (2006); co-editor of Reimagining the Sacred (2015); Humanism and Religion: A Call for the Renewal of Western Culture (2012); and co-editor of Bonhoeffer and Continental Thought: Cruciform Philosophy (2009). His articles have appeared in journals such as Christianity and Literature, the Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, the Journal of Beliefs and Values: Studies in Religion and Education, the Journal for Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought, and Philosophy Today.

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