Jo Bertil Rydland Værnesbranden

Doctoral Research Fellow

Systematic Theology

Special fields:

  • Continental philosophy
  • Postmodern philosophy of religion
  • Weak theology

Resource person for the following topics:

Phone: 22590663
Office: 368


In my current research project I investigate the relation between faith and language under the heading of "Language as metaphor for faith." The study takes as its departure Martin Luther's expression "rerum metaphora" and Jacques Derridas expression "archi-écriture."

Education and professional practice

2001 - 2008Cand. theol.
2004 - 2006Master i anvendt lingvistikk og eksegese / Master of Applied Linguistics and Exegesis