Institute for Philosophy of Religion

IRP Institut für Religionsphilosphie (Institute for Philosophy of Religion)

The Institute for Philosophy of Religion (IRP) is dedicated to philosophical reflection on the contents and forms of religious faith and religious experiences, particularly relating to the Christian tradition. It promotes dialog between religion and science and the interdisciplinary cooperation of philosophy and theology.

The main tasks and aims of the IRP include:

  • Coordinating and arranging courses in the subject of religious philosophy
  • Promoting philosophical research of religion by means of academic events (particularly presentations and conferences)
  • Providing inspiration and promoting publications in the field of the philosophy of religion
  • Interdisciplinary dialog of philosophy with theology, religious studies and religious psychology, among other fields