In Memory of Rudolf Bohren (1920-2010)

In: Society news 02 Feb 2010

bohrenThe Board of Societas Homiletica announces the death of Rudolf Bohren. He passed into eternity in the age of 90 years on 1st February, 2010. We condole with his wife, Mrs. Bohren, on the death of Rudolf Bohren.

Rudolf Bohren was the founder and friend of Societas Homiletica. He was born in Grindelwald / Switzerland on 22th March, 1920. He studied theology in Bern and Basel as a disciple of Karl Barth and Eduard Thurneysen. After a time of being a pastor in Switzerland he teached as professor at the Universities of Wuppertal, Berlin and Heidelberg. He was one of the most important European Homileticians of the 20th century.

Societas Homiletica will honor the memory of his founder Rudolf Bohren.

Basel / Switzerland, 3th February 2010
Albrecht Groezinger