Dr. Jens Zimmermann is a professor of humanities and Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Culture at Trinity Western University in Canada.
is also the Salzburg Institute Scholar-in-Residence
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 DÃ¼sseldorf, 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
Dr. Dr. Zimmermann is a professor of English and Canada Research Chair in Religion, Interpretation, and Culture at Trinity Western University
is the author ofÂ Recovering Theological Hermeneutics: An Incarnational-Trinitarian Theory of Interpretation (2004) andÂ Theologische HermeneutikÂ (2008); co-author ofÂ The Passionate Intellect: Incarnational Humanism and the Future of University EducationÂ (2006); and co-editor ofÂ Bonhoeffer and Continental Thought: Cruciform PhilosophyÂ (2009).
articles have appeared in journals such asÂ Christianity and Literature, the Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology
, theÂ Journal of Beliefs and Values: Studies in Religion and Education, theÂ Journal for Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought, andÂ Philosophy Today.