Born 1945. Lives and works in Aarhus, Denmark
High-school diploma from Haderslev Katedralskole, Denmark
MA in History of Ideas in 1972, supplementary exam in Theology in 1974
Parish priest, 1974-94
Chairman of Den Danske Præsteforening, 1988-94
Bishop of Aarhus Diocese from 1994
Honorary offices in various educational institutions and humanitarian organizations
Ambassador of AGF – Aarhus Gymnastics Club of 1880) 
Societal debater
Author of nine books
Contribution: Participates with an introductory speech to Al-Bayader's play My Homeland on Friday, October 15, 2004, from 7 – 9 pm in Station 1: The Equestrian Hall, Aarhus.