Jürgen Johannesdotter - Jürgen Johannesdotter
Jürgen Johannesdotter (born October 6, 1943 in Bramsche ) is a German Protestant - Lutheran theologian and was regional bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Regional Church of Schaumburg-Lippe , based in Bückeburg , from 2001 to 2009 .
Johannesdotter is married and has five sons with his wife.
After studying sociology and theology in Göttingen and Marburg, Johannesdotter was pastor of a parish in Bingum ( East Frisia ) from 1972 to 1982 . The decades of the IG Metall belonging priest was later director of studies at the monastery Loccum , the oldest Protestant seminary in Germany . From 1992 until his election as bishop in 2001 was Johannesdotter as Landessuperintendent theSprengel Stade . This covers the entire Elbe-Weser area and with over 600,000 believers is the largest of the Hanoverian regional church . Before Johannesdotter became Bishop of Schaumburg-Lippe, in 1999 he applied unsuccessfully for the office of regional bishop of the Hanoverian regional church . In the vote, he was narrowly defeated by Margot Käßmann .  
On June 23, 2009, the synod of the regional church elected the Aurich superintendent Karl-Hinrich Manzke , whose father Karl Manzke had been Johannesdotter's predecessor as regional superintendent of the Stade district, to succeed Jürgen Johannesdotter, who retired as regional bishop in October 2009.
- Biographical data from / about Jürgen Johannesdotter. In: Conversation minutes of the DGB Lower Saxony-Bremen-Saxony-Anhalt. December 2, 2008, accessed July 16, 2019 .
- Bishop and trade unionist. In: www.noz.de/archiv. October 16, 2009, accessed July 16, 2019 .
- Archivlink (Memento des Originals vom 10. August 2011 im Internet Archive) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. EKD & Churches> Committees> Representatives of the Council> Landesbischof i. R. Jürgen Johannesdotter
- Jürgen Johannesdotter in conversation with Dominik Klenk , Salzkorn 2007/1, Young Christians offensive
- Later bishop was a henchman in building the church in Bramsche. In: www.noz.de. October 14, 2011, accessed July 16, 2019 .
- Johannesdotter Jürgen. In: The local, official telephone book for Norderney. July 16, 2019, accessed July 16, 2019 .
- Josef Kalkusch: Honor by the Bundeswehr for retired regional bishop Jürgen Johannesdotter ( page no longer available , search in web archives ) Info: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , EKD press release of November 2, 2009, accessed on May 20, 2010
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||German regional bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Regional Church Schaumburg-Lippe|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 6, 1943|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bramsche|