Ingolf U. Dalferth is the Danforth Professor of Philosophy of Religion at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. He studied theology, philosophy, and linguistics in Tubingen, Edinburgh, Vienna, and Cambridge. His major areas of research and teaching century, ecumenical theology, and analytic and phenomenological philosophy of religion. From 1995 are philosophical and theological hermeneutics in the twentieth century, systematic theology in the nineteenth and twentieth to 2013 he was full professor of systematic theology, symbolics, and philosophy of religion and also director of the Institute of Hermeneutics and Philosophy of Religion at the University of Zurich. He is professor emeritus of systematic theology at the University of Zurich and research fellow at the Collegium Helveticum in Zurich.