13. The Continuing Relevance of Rudolf Otto for Theology and Religious Studies

The Holy in a Pluralistic World - Rudolf Otto's Legacy in the 21st Century - Ulrich Rosenhagen

Jörg Lauster [+-]
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Jörg Lauster is Professor of Systematic Theology and Philosophy of Religion at Ludwig Maximilians-University in Munich. He studied Protestant Theology, Philosophy and Romance Studies in Munich, Tübingen, and Heidelberg. He wrote his Dissertation on Marsilio Ficino (1996) and his Habilitation on modern transformations of the Protestant scriptural principle (2002). He was Assistant Professor in Mainz from 1999 to 2005 and Professor in Marburg from 2006 to 2015. He wrote Gott und das Glück (Gütersloher, 2005) and Die Verzauberung der Welt: Eine Kulturgeschichte des Christentums (C. H. Beck, 2014). He is also co-editor of the conference volume Rudolf Otto: Theologie – Religionsphilosophie – Religionsgeschichte (De Gruyter, 2014).

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Jörg Lauster argues for the continuing relevance of Rudolf Otto’s ideas in contemporary religious studies and theology. Against the backdrop of the contributions to this volume, he shows how Otto's thought may inspire future research. Lauster also outlines some conceptual limits of Otto’s program.

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Lauster, Jörg. 13. The Continuing Relevance of Rudolf Otto for Theology and Religious Studies. The Holy in a Pluralistic World - Rudolf Otto's Legacy in the 21st Century. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. Jun 2022. ISBN 9781781794906. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=30396. Date accessed: 07 Dec 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.30396. Jun 2022

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