Christian Boerger

Christian Boerger

Research Assistant

Praktische Theologie
Institutsgebäude
Beethovenstraße 25
04107 Leipzig

Abstract

Christian Boerger (Mag. Theol.), born 1991 in Essen, is a doctoral student at the Faculty of Theology at Leipzig University since January 2020. In the context of his dissertation project he is doing research on the current practice of Protestant Communion services and is supported by a scholarship of the Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst. Since July 2020 he is also working as a Research Assistant at the Institute for Practical Theology (Prof. Dr. Alexander Deeg) as part of the research project "Transformations of Lutheranism". Prior to this, Christian Boerger worked as a Head of Studies and Research Fellow at the Laurentius Klein Chair of Biblical and Ecumenical Theology at Jerusalem School of Theology (2018-2019). He is editor of the series "JThF" at Aschendorff Publishing and, for instance, member of the Research Group Gender and Religion (AKGR) as part of the German Association for Religious Studies (DVRW).

Professional career

  • since 07/2020
    Leipzig University: Research Assistant, Institute for Practical Theology (Prof. Dr. Alexander Deeg)
  • 07/2018 - 06/2019
    Jerusalem School of Theology: Head of Studies and Research Fellow at the Laurentius Klein Chair of Biblical and Ecumenical Theology
  • 10/2016 - 09/2017
    Ruhr-University Bochum (inSTUDIESplus): Student coordinator of the project "VISUALIZE!"
  • 10/2014 - 07/2015
    Ruhr-University Bochum (inSTUDIES): Student coordinator of the project "Exegesis in the 21st Century"

Education

  • since 01/2020
    Leipzig University: Doctoral student, Institute for Practical Theology (Prof. Dr. Alexander Deeg), Scholarship holder of the Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst
  • 10/2016 - 03/2018
    Ruhr-University Bochum: Study of Protestant Theology (Degree: Magister Theologiae)
  • 04/2016 - 09/2016
    University of Göttingen: Study of Protestant Theology
  • 08/2015 - 04/2016
    Jerusalem School of Theology: Study focus on Biblical and Ecumenical Theology, Biblical Archaeology. Scholarship holder of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • 10/2013 - 07/2015
    Ruhr-University Bochum: Study of Protestant Theology
  • 10/2011 - 09/2013
    Ruhr-University Bochum: Study of English/American Studies and Protestant Theology
  • Dissertation project: Staged promise. The ritual form of 'promissio' in protestant Communion services
    Boerger, Christian
    Duration: 01/2020 - ongoing
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Praktische Theologie
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  • Transformations of Lutheranism
    Deeg, Alexander
    Duration: 07/2020 - ongoing
    Involved organisational units of Leipzig University: Praktische Theologie
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more projects

  • Boerger, C.; Klenk, J.; Winkler, U. (Eds.)
    Von Peripherien und Zentren, Mächten und Gewalten. Jerusalemer Ansätze für eine postkoloniale Theologie
    Münster: Aschendorff Verlag. 2021
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more publications

  • Symposium
    Transformationen des Lutherischen: Gibt es lutherische liturgische Identität?
    Praktische Theologie
    Event Organiser: Deeg, Alexander; Boerger, Christian
    15/10/2020 - 16/10/2020
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