Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom
Thomas Schirrmacher, PhD, DD, is director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom (Bonn, Cape Town, Colombo), professor of the sociology of religion at the State University of the West in Timisoara (Romania) and distinguished professor of global ethics and international development at William Carey University in Shillong (Meghalaya, India). He is also a speaker for human rights of the World Evangelical Alliance, speaking for approximately 600 million Christians. He is member of the board of the International Society for Human Rights. His newest publications include books on fundamentalism, racism and Christians and democracy.