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Bo Kristian Holm

Cand. theol. PhD, Associate professor

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information


Born in Gentofte, Copenhagen april 1970. Married to Lise Bitsch Holm. The Father of Jonathan (Dec. 1994), Kristoffer (Dec. 1999), and Jens Jakob (Jan. 2005).



Graduation (Viborg Katedralskole)


Aarhus University´s Goldmedal for the prize dissertation: "The Understanding of the Sanctification of the human being by Martin Luther and Jürgen Moltmann".


MA Theology, Aarhus University


Pastoral Seminary, Aarhus


PhD in theology


Professor Qualification (Dogmatics)

Employment History


Research Assistent, Dept. of Systematic Theology (DST), Aarhus University,

1997  -  2000

PhD-Student, DST.


Assistant Professor, DST

01-08-2002  -  31-01-2003

Registration officer for the conference "The Future of Lutheran Theology: Charisms and Contexts".

01-05-2004  -  30-04-2005

Assistant Professor (Carlsberg Research Fellow), DST

01-05-2005  -  13-08-2007

Associate Professor (Carlsberg Reseach Fellow), DST.

14-08-2007 - 13-08-2009 Associate Professor (Funded by the Danish Research Council for the Humanities), DST
 14-08-2009 - 31-12-2010 Associate Professor, DST
01-01-2011 - Associate Professor in Dogmatics, Dept. of Culture and Society, AU 
Editorial work
01-06-2006 - Co-editor of Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift
01-06-2014 - Main editor of Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift
Organisational positions
01-01-2011 -Coordinator for the Research Group "Reformation Theology and Confessional Culture"

Positions Abroad

17-09-1993  -  18-02-1994

Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen, prof. Jürgen Moltmann

01-04-1998  -  31-07-1998

Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen, prof. Oswald Bayer

18-05-2004  -  27-05-2004

Tantur Ecumenical Institute, Jerusalem.

International Offices

01-01-2002  -  20-01-2003

Member of the Organizing Committee for the confererence: "The Future of Lutheran Theology: Charisms & Contexts", University of Aarhus, January 16-20, 2003.

03-10-2007  -Vice President for Luther-Akademie Sondershausen Ratzeburg e.V.
2009-2013Senior Member of the German DFG-Network: Die Gabe: Beiträge der Theologie zu einem interdisziplinären Forschungsfeld

Research Projects

01-05-2004  -  30-04-2007

Mellem eksplikation og kommunikation. Forskelle og fællestræk i teologiforståelsen hos Martin Luther og Philipp Melanchthon (Between Explanation and Communication. Differences and common features in the understanding of theology by Martin Luther and Philipp Melanchthon)


01-01-2017 ->

LUMEN: Center for the Study of Lutheran Theology and Confessional Societies (www.lumen.au.dk

Teaching & Advising of Students

2003 -

Teaching and Advising of Students on all academic levels.

Other Activities


Seminar leader, 11th international Congress for Luther Reseach, São Leopoldo, Brazil