The research area "Discourses of Christian identity - a modern perspective" is dedicated to the complex relationships between Christianity and Modernity. The focus lies on the current conflicts of modernisation in Catholic Theology.

Research in this key area examines important stages of the redefinition of the relationship between Catholic Theology and Modernity in the recent past.

In addition, the Faculty searches for sustainable solutions for conflicts of modernisation in Theology, which take into account the Christian identity in central issues of systematic-theological and ethical confrontation. These solutions should offer self-reflective and constructive ways to accept the challenges of Modernity for Christianity.