Dr Friedmann Eissler

Islam and Other non-Christian Religions, New Religious Movements, Eastern Spirituality, Interreligious Dialogue

Short CV

Dr Friedmann Eissler (Eißler), born 1964, married with 3 children

1986 MA studies: Islamic Studies, Comparative Linguistics, and Protestant Theology

One-Year-Programme in Jerusalem, Israel (Hebrew University, Protestant Church in Germany, EKD)

1999-2001 Trainee minister (“Vikar”) of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Württemberg

2001 Doctoral dissertation on Messianic exegesis of the Psalms (Yefet ben Eli, Saadia Gaon, Karaism)

2001 Award: Dr Leopold Lucas Junior Research Prize, University of Tuebingen

2001 Ordination in the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Württemberg

2001-2002 Parish minister in Reutlingen

2001-2002 Member of the post-doctoral research group “Die Bibel – ihre Entstehung und ihre Wirkung” (“The Bible, its formation and impact) at Tuebingen University

2002-2007 Junior Lecturer (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent) at the Institutum Judaicum at Tuebingen University

2008 to present: Academic Advisor (research fellow) of  EZW, Berlin