After serving for two years as Chaplain and Adjunct Professor on our Fairfield Campus, Fr. Ehret returned to Luxembourg. Ordained in 1992, he is a priest of the Archdiocese of Luxembourg.
His research focuses on contemporary spiritualities with an emphasis on the relationship between art and spirituality. Furthermore Professor Ehret’s work is concerned with questions of Catholic identity and the development of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition in postmodern contexts.
He studied Theology in Louvain-la-Neuve, Trier and Metz. He is a Dipl. Theol. from the Faculty of theology of Trier and holds a Ph.D. in Theology from the University Paul Verlaine in Metz. He also studied French and Comparative Literature in Luxembourg, Paris, Metz and at Harvard University. He holds an M.A. from Sorbonne University and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University Paul Verlaine in Metz. He is a member of the Center for Research “Écritures” (EA 3943) at the University Paul Verlaine and has been recently elected a member of the advisory board of the German “Görres-Gesellschaft”. He has published in international journals and edited several books.
• “The Catholic Intellectual Tradition and its Dynamics”, in: J. Ehret and E. Möde (editors), The Challenge of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition. Making a Difference in Contemporary Academic Settings, Münster, Lit, “Glaube und Ethos” vol. 10, 2011, 152 p., p. 109-134.
• De Glawen an d’Gespréich bréngen. Aktualitéit an Traditioun, Norderstedt, BoD, 2011, 196 p.
Dr. phil. Dr. theol. Jean Ehret
Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies
Sacred Heart University Luxembourg