Chair of New Testament Exegesis and Theology

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News from the Chair


Conferences 2020

The Latin Bible and its innovative potential in history and the present
Wittenberg, 13.-15.02.2020; together with Annette Weissenrieder (Halle)

"Seeking God" - Conference of the Sectio Theologica of the Bavarian Benedictine Academy
planned for 15.-17.06.2020, Neudietendorf (near Erfurt); cancellation due to the current corona crisis

Planning for 2021

Conference of the Latin Bible Research Group with Festive Academy of the Vetus Latina Foundation and Institute
Archabbey of Beuron, 4-6 March 2021

Conference of the Sectio Theologica of the Bavarian Benedictine Academy
Communication on subject, place and time expected in November 2020

More about events and conferences of the chair can be found here

New publications

Thomas Johann Bauer: „Letter Writing in Antiquity and Early Christianity“,
in: Alexander Riehle (Ed.), A Companion to Byzantine Epistolography, Brill's Companions to the Byzantine World 7, Leiden 2020, 33-67,
(E-Book, ISBN: 978-90-04-42461-6 | Hardcover, ISBN: 978-90-04-41369-6).

Thomas Johann Bauer: „Von der Vetus Latina zur Nova Vulgata. Streiflichter zur Geschichte der lateinischen Bibel"
in: Bibelübersetzungen in der Geschichte des Christentums (Veröffentlichungen der Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft für Theologie / VWGTh 62), ed. by Andreas Müller and Katharina Heyden, Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2020 (164 Pages | ISBN 978-3-374-06208-9).

Further publications by Thomas Johann Bauer can be found here


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Information for students

Examination matters


In New Testament examinations, the following aids are generally permitted and are provided by the examination chairmen/supervisors:

  • Standard translation (2016)
  • Novum Testamtentum Graece (28th edition)
  • Greek-German dictionary

In the modules of the O-Phase, which are carried out together with the Old Testament, a separate own edition of the Bible can be used.

Final Examination / Basic Module Magister Theologiae (H/M Phase):

Students of the Magister Theologiae 2015 will find information in Moodle for the examination in the basic module New Testament (H/M phase; 4th/5th year of study). Please register at under Module Exam!


Tools and recommendations

Here you will find recommendations for working aids and basic literature.


Here you will find a collection of important links:

Greek New Testamentbased on the text of the Novum Testamentum Graece (ed. Nestle-Aland), 28th edition

Further editions of the Bible(Septuaginta, Vulgata, Biblia Hebarica)

Bible with the text of the German standard translation

Das wissenschaftliche Bibellexikon im Internet(WiBiLex)

Katholisches Bibelwerk e.V.

Index Theologicus- International Bibliography for Theology and Religious Studies


Holder of the Professorship for New Testament Exegesis and Theology
(Faculty of Catholic Theology)
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(Faculty of Catholic Theology)
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Postal address

University of Erfurt
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Dean's office
Domstraße 10
99084 Erfurt

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Faculty of Catholic Theology
Service Building Villa Martin
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99089 Erfurt