Chair of Systematic Theology / Ecumenism and Dogmatic Theology
Director of the Ecumenical Institute

Faculty of Protestant Theology
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum


Tel.: 0234-32-28425.

Curriculum Vitae and publications

Curriculum Vitae   (52.9 kB)

Publications   (79.3 kB)

Prof. Dr. Rebekka A. Klein

(Rub, Kramer)

Rebekka A. Klein is Professor for Systematic Theology / Ecumenism and Dogmatics at the Faculty of Protestant Theology and Director of the Ecumenical Institute at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Her main areas of research include: political theology and radical democracy theory, theories of God’s weak force, love of neighbor and altruism as well as vulnerability and physical subjectivity as paradigms of a new interdisciplinary anthropology.



Main areas of research


Ecumenical theology
Religion and culture
Political theology and radical democracy theory
Anthropology, neuroscience and neuro-ethics
Doctrine of God, especially God’s omnipotence and impotence
Social ethics, especially altruism and charity
Moral emotions, especially empathy, sympathy, compassion
Economic and business ethics
Ecclesiology and theories of community
Phenomenology, psychoanalysis, contemporary French philosophy
Hermeneutics and interpretationism