Dr. Geiko Müller-Fahrenholz

Dr. Geiko Müller-Fahrenholz is the Coordinator of the Drafting Group. He did his theological studies at German universities, and at the Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Conn. USA. After his ordination as a pastor of the German Lutheran Church, he was sent to Oxford, UK to look after the German-speaking Lutheran Congregation there. At the same time, he began his doctoral dissertation on concepts of salvation history in the ecumenical movement. From 1974 to 1979, he was a study secretary in the WCC Faith and Order Commission. From 1979 to 1988, he directed the Protestant Academy of Bad Segeberg and Hamburg in Northern Germany. At the end of 1988, Geiko moved with his family to Costa Rica in Central America, where he taught ecumenical theology and ecological ethics at the UN-Peace University and the National University of Heredia. Since his return to Germany in 1994, he has become an independent researcher and ecumenical consultant with special emphasis on issues such as: Reconciliation theology and reconciliation politics, Fundamentalism studies, with special emphasis on the USA, and Ecological ethics and related educational and psychological concerns. Geiko now lives in Bremen, Northern Germany.