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Prof. Dr. Manfred Hauke

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Manfred Hauke was born in 1956 at Hannover (Germany). He spent his youth at Paderborn (Westfalia, Western Germany). His studies in philosophy and theology (1975-1981) finished with the doctorate in theology (directed by Leo Scheffczyk whom Pope John Paul II in 2001 nominated Cardinal for his scientific merits). The ordination to the priesthood (1983) was followed by four years of pastoral practise as a chaplain in the industrial area (Dortmund, Hagen). 1987 Hauke became assistant of Anton Ziegenaus, at the University of Augsburg (Bavaria), where he prepared his habilitation in dogmatic theology (1991). In 1993 he was called to the Theological Faculty of Lugano as professor for dogmatic theology. From 2001 until 2014 he assumed also the lessons of patrology, whereas in dogmatics there is some accent on mariology. His scientific publications regard the whole area of dogmatic theology. He published monographies e. g. about the Priesthood of Women (doctorate), the doctrine of original sin in the Greek Fathers (habilitation), the Confirmation, the Feminist Theology, the theology of Cardinal Leo Scheffczyk, the correct translation of the words of Eucharistic consecration (pro multis), the mariological initiatives of Cardinal Mercier and Mariology (as a whole, a manual) (see below). He also does some pastoral work in the German speaking comunity at Lugano. Since 1992 he is member of the "Pontificia Academia Mariana Internationalis" (PAMI) and since 2005 president of the German Society for Mariology ("Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Mariologie", DAM). He is the editor of the scientific book series "Collana di Mariologia" (Lugano, since 2002) and "Mariologische Studien" (Regensburg, since 2009). His responsibility as coeditor regards the series "Quaestiones thomisticae" (since 2007), but also the reviews "Sedes Sapientiae. Mariologisches Jahrbuch" (since 2004) and "Forum Katholische Theologie" (since 2007); editor of the review "Theologisches" (since 2010). Member of the advisory board of the reviews "Ephemerides Liturgicae" (Rome, since 2007) and "Verba Theologica" (Kosice, since 2010). Since 1996, he is member of the editorial committee of the "Rivista teologica di Lugano"; since 2014 director.