Readership: Students and scholars of Continental Philosophy; of Religious Studies; of Cultural Studies; of Christian Theology
Jens Zimmermann, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Culture at Trinity Western University, Canada.
Jens Zimmermann was born and raised in Germany. He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. He currently occupies the position of Canada Research Chair in Interpretation, Religion and Culture, and is Professor of English at Trinity Western University (TWU) in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. Zimmermann has published eight previous books in the areas of theology, philosophy, and literary theory. He is board member of the International
Bonhoeffer Society (English Language Section), and co-editor of the IBI (International Bonhoeffer Interpretation) series. With two other colleagues, he also runs the Religion, Culture and Conflict group at TWU, shich organizes inter-faith conferences. The group recently published Politics and the Religious Imagination (Routledge 2010).
1: Western Culture after Christendom
2: The Theological Origins of Humanism
3: Humanism from Vico to Dilthey
4: Martin Heidegger's Post-Metaphysical Hyper-Humanism
5: Levinas's Humanism of the Other
6: Hans-Georg Gadamer's Hermeneutic Humanism
7: Christian Responses: Maurice Blondel and Dietrich Bonhoeffer
8: Toward a Religious Humanism?