Melanie Wolfers

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Melanie Wolfers (2018)

Melanie Wolfers (born May 23, 1971 in Flensburg ) is a German theologian, religious and author living in Austria


She had to give up her original plan to study the flute because she broke her shoulder when she fell from her horse. She studied theology and philosophy in Freiburg im Breisgau and Munich and did her doctorate in theological ethics . After completing her studies, she worked as a university chaplain in Munich.

In 2004 she entered the Order of the Salvatorians in Austria . She is one of the best-known Christian authors in the German-speaking world, an internationally sought-after speaker and Spiegel best-selling author .

She heads the IMpulsLEBEN project, which is aimed at young adults.


  • Melanie Wolfers. Trust yourself, it's your life. The art of being brave, bene! Verlag 2018, ISBN 978-3-96340-022-3
  • Melanie Wolfers / Andreas Knapp. Religion as an explosive? What you need to know about Islam and Christianity today, bene! Publisher 2018
  • Melanie Wolfers. Heart person. The little book of friendship, adeo 2017
  • Melanie Wolfers. Herzensmensch - The postcard book. Friendship makes life rich, adeo 2017
  • Melanie Wolfers. Friends for life. The art of being friends with yourself, adeo 2016
  • Melanie Wolfers. The power of forgiveness. How we overcome injuries and come to life again, Herder, HC 2013, TB 2016
  • Andreas Knapp / Melanie Wolfers. In the underworld of Naples. An adventure that leads into the depths, Bonifatius 2013
  • Andreas Knapp / Melanie Wolfers. Blessed are they who live in peace. A plea for religion, benno 2010
  • Andreas Knapp / Melanie Wolfers. Faith that tastes like freedom. An invitation to doubters and skeptics, HC Pattloch 2009, Herder TB 2015
  • Willi Lambert / Melanie Wolfers. I want to look for your face. The meaning and form of Christian prayer, Herder 2005
  • Melanie Wolfers, Theological Ethics as an action-guiding science of meaning. The fundamental ethical draft by Klaus Demmer, Herder 2002

Web links

Individual evidence

  2. Short biography Melanie Wolfers.docx. Retrieved December 9, 2018 .
  3. A nun as a bestselling author - Retrieved December 9, 2018 .
  4. DER SPIEGEL 2017/7. Retrieved December 9, 2018 .
  5. ImpulsLeben: Young Adults, Exercises. Social. Prayer - home. Retrieved December 9, 2018 .