Prof dr Miroslav Volf

Prof dr Miroslav Volf
Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology, Yale University, Director: Yale Center for Faith &, United States

Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology, Yale University and also the Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. He obtained the following degrees: BA – Evangelical-Theological Faculty, Osijek, Croatia (1977); MA – Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA (1979); Dr. theol. – University of Tübingen, Germany (1986), Dr. theol. habil. (no grade given) – University of Tübingen (1994). Professor Volf’s recent books include Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (2006), Archbishop of Canterbury Lenten book for 2006; Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation (1996), a winner of the 2002 Grawemeyer Award; and After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity (1998), winner of the Christianity Today book award. He is a member of the Episcopal Church in the U.S.A. and the Evangelical Church in Croatia. Professor Volf was involved in international ecumenical dialogues (for instance, with the Vatican Council for Promotion of Christian Unity) and interfaith dialogues (most recently in Christian-Muslim dialogue). A native of Croatia, he regularly teaches and lectures in Central and Eastern Europe.