He is Professor of Philosophy of Religion at the University of Distance Education, where he teaches History of Religions. He studied philosophy and theology at the Universities of Innsbruck, Münster and Tübingen, being a doctor in both disciplines. He has devoted a special interest in the study of Protestant theology of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He is currently Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at the National University of Distance Education. He is the author, among others, the following books: Jesus and the marginalized. Christian hope and Utopia (1985); The sense of history. Introduction to the thought of W. Pannenberg (1986); Apropos religion (22002); Fragments of Hope (22000); Christianity. An approach (22000) and God, evil and Other Essays (22006), the last two published in this Editorial.