Hermann Spieckermann

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Hermann Spieckermann

Hermann Spieckermann (born October 28, 1950 in Dortmund ) is a German Protestant theologian .


Spieckermann studied Protestant theology and ancient oriental studies from 1969 to 1975 at the universities of Münster and Göttingen . Already during his studies he specialized in the Old Testament , so that after the exam (1975) he worked as an assistant to the Göttingen Old Testament writer Lothar Perlitt . In 1982 he received his doctorate in theology, in 1987 he completed his habilitation in the subject of the Old Testament. He then worked as a private lecturer in Göttingen, before accepting a professorship for the Old Testament and ancient oriental religious history at the University of Zurich in 1989 . In 1992 he switched to a professorship in this subject at the University of Hamburg . From the winter semester 1999/2000 until his retirement in 2019, Spieckermann was Professor of the Old Testament at the University of Göttingen.

Spieckermann holds an honorary theological doctorate from Lund University and is a member of numerous research committees. He has been married to Ingrid Spieckermann since 1975 .


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Individual evidence

  1. Prof. Dr. Dr. hc Hermann Spieckermann (retired). Georg-August-Universität Göttingen - Faculty of Theology, accessed on February 19, 2020 .