The IWM reflects in its theological research work the missionary dimension of the church in the world today.
In its search for a contemporary understanding of mission, it takes up the impulses of Vatican II and develops them further. Mission is understood as a two-way communication process, shaped by the respective contexts of life and guided by the existential needs of human beings. The research fields of the IWM result from this basic understanding:
Scientists at the IWM Annual Conference 2013
Our publications Z
Leandro L. Bedin Fontana, Markus Luber
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Series „Weltkirche und Mission“ (Global Church and Mission)
The series “Weltkirche und Mission” deals with questions of the Global Church and its tasks with the focus on the missionary responsibility of the Church, among others in the context of questions of the history of mission, contextual theology and the presence of Catholics of a different origin and mother tongue in Germany.
Presently, the publications are available only in German.
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