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Prof. Dr. Christian Albrecht

Prof. Dr. Christian Albrecht

Institute of Practical Theology


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 Munich

Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 5418
Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 3823

Website: German Website

Specialist Fields

Specialist fields in the following sub-divisions of Practical Theology: Principles of Theology, Homiletics, Poimenics, Liturgics, Diaconics, Cybernetics, Religious and Pastoral Education, Pastoral Theology, Theory of Art and Media.

Further focal areas:

  • History of practical theology
  • Encyclopedia of practical theology
  • Theory of practical theological education
  • Theory of causality
  • Practical theological interpretations of structural change in the church
  • History of theology in the 19th and 20th centuries
  • History of the works of Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834)
  • History of the works of Ernst Troeltsch (1865-1923)
  • Theology and religious science
  • Practical theology and ethics

Membership of and Participation in Scientific Associations

  • Co-editor of the critical edition of Ernst Troeltsch's collected works (published by Walter de Gruyter, Berlin)
  • Co-editor of the series "Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte" (published by Walter de Gruyter, Berlin)
  • Co-editor of the series "Praktische Theologie in Geschichte und Gegenwart" (published by Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen)
  • Elected member of the Commission for Theological Research of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • Member of the Schleiermacher-Gesellschaft
  • Member of the Ernst-Troeltsch-Gesellschaft 
  • Member of the Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie (Practical Theology Commission)
  • Member of the German Thomas Mann Society
  • Member of the Arbeitskreis Christentumstheorie


  • Research Dean of the Faculty of Protestant Theology
  • Chairman of the Trägerverein des Instituts Technik-Theologie-Naturwissenschaften an der LMU