Dekan Martin Holland

Martin Holland, born in 1934, studied theology in Tübingen and Hamburg. After his ordination, he held pastorates from 1962 to 1990 in Ditzingen, Fellbach, and Korntal, before he was called, in 1990, to become dean in Neuenbürg. He was a long-time member of the Württembergischen Landessynode and its President from 1981 till 1984; from 1973 until 1991 he was a vice-delegate to the EKD-Synod.

Martin Holland is the chairman of the Baden-Württ. Landesverband des Blauen Kreuzes and a member of its federal board. In addition, he has been engaged as a board member of various diaconal institutions for the care and protection of children and adults and for prevention and treatment of addiction. He was a co-founder and chairman of the Verein Albrecht-Bengel-Haus e.V. in Tübingen.

Dekan Holland is the author or editor/co-editor of numerous theological books and other writings, among them: Lutherbibel erklärt (1974), Biblisches Wörterbuch (Brockhaus), various articles in the Das Große Bibellexikon and Ev. Lexikon für Theologie – Gemeinde (both Brockhaus) as well as the Wuppertaler Studienbibel.