Dr. Andreas Telser, M.Div.

(C) Privat

Academic position:

Employee at the FWF Project „Gott in Anmuth.” A Reading of Hölderlin’s Homburger Folioheft from an Aesthetic Point of View

Contact: andreas.telser@univie.ac.at


  • Since 1.10.2023 Member at the Research Centre “Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society"
  • Since 2022 freelance public theologian
  • 2016-2021 Ass.-Prof. at the Department of Fundamental Theology and Dogmatics at the Catholic Private University Linz
  • Studies in Theology in Boston, Chicago, Linz and Regensburg
  • 2009 Promotion in Theology

Most important publications:

  • Co-published together with Palfrey, Barnabas, Beyond the Analogical Imagination. The Theological and Cultural Vision of David Tracy, 2023
  • Co-publisher together with Kaelin, Lukas & Hoppe, Ilaria, Bubbles & Bodies – Neue Öffentlichkeiten zwischen sozialen Medien und Straßenprotesten. Interdisziplinäre Erkundungen, Bielefeld 2020
  • Theologie als öffentlicher Diskurs. Zur Relevanz der Systematischen Theologie David Tracys, Innsbruck - Wien 2016 (ITS 84) – Ausgezeichnet mit dem Karl-Rahner-Preis
  • Co-publisher with Gruber, Franz & Kreutzer, Ansgar, Verstehen und Verdacht. Hermeneutische und kritische Theologie im Gespräch, Ostfildern 2015

Main areas of research:

  • Theological hermeneutics in the context of interreligiosity and interculturality
  • Theology – Public Space – Politics
  • Sociology of religion & Theories of secularization
  • Theological anthropology (and humour)
  • Theology and contemporary art