New Testament Exegesis and Theology

Welcome to the internet presence at the department of New Testament Exegesis and Theology. Please, find out more about New Testament studies in Erfurt, about the research and teaching activieties of the department, and about who we are. New Testament studies in Erfurt focus on cultural history and try to establish a proper understanding of New Testament and early Christian writings in the context of ancient literature, religions, and culture.

If you like to find out more about New Testament studies and if you are interested in further studies in New Testament theology and exegesis, please feel free to contact us. We are looking forward to your questions, and we are ready to discuss your plans and to develop projects with you.

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[Translate to English:] Bücher Bibliothek
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Flavius Josephus

Von der Vetus Latina zur Nova Vulgata.

Letter Writing in Antiquity and Early Christianity

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Information and Activities of the Department

Past and Present Activities of the Department

Lectures

Respondent to Anna Persig (Belgium), ‘Arduum ut quae in alia lingua bene dicta sunt, eundem decorem in translatione conseruent: The language of the Latin translations of the Catholic Epistles’ (75th General Meeting of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, 28 July 2021)

Biblische Impulse zum Umgang mit der Corona-Krise  bei: Gott suchen in Zeiten von Corona. Die aktuelle Krise als Herausforderung und Chance christlichen und monastischen Lebens (Online-Jahrestagung der Sectio Theologica der Bayerischen Benediktinerakademie, 28.05.2021)

Corona – und die Bibel schweigt? bei: Mit Zuversicht aus der Krise. Wie Corona unser Leben, unsere Gesellschaft, die Theologie verändert (Online-Veranstaltungsreihe der Erwachsenenbildung im Erzbistum Bamberg, 17.03.2021)

Conferences 2021

Online Annual Conference of the Sectio Theologica of the Bavarian Benedictine Academy "Seeking God in Times of Corona. The current crisis as a challenge and opportunity of Christian and monastic life", May 28, 2021.

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

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

 

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Recent Publications

[Translate to English:] Bibelübersetzungen

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, Bd. 62), hrsg. von Andreas Müller und Katharina Heyden, Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2020 (164 Seiten | ISBN 978-3-374-06208-9).
Link: https://www.eva-leipzig.de/product_info.php?info=p4788_Bibeluebersetzungen-in-der-Geschichte-des-Christentums.html

[Translate to English:] Brill

Thomas Johann Bauer: „Letter Writing in Antiquity and Early Christianity“,

in: Alexander Riehle (Hg.), A Companion to Byzantine Epistolography, Brill's Companions to the Byzantine World, Bd. 7, Leiden 2020, 33-67,
(E-Book, ISBN: 978-90-04-42461-6 | Festeinband, ISBN: 978-90-04-41369-6).
Link: https://brill.com/view/title/22982

 

More publications by Thomas Johann Bauer can be found here.

 

Information for Students

Exams

Materials:

In the New Testament Exams, the following materials are generally allowed and will be provided by the exam chairperson/supervisor:

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

In the modules of the O-Phase, which are conducted together with the Old Testament, a separate edition of the Bible may be used.

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

Students of Magister Theologiae 2015 or 2021 can find information in Moodle for the examination in the basic module New Testament (H/M-Phase; 4th/5th year of study). Please register at https://elearning.uni-erfurt.de under Modul-Exams!

Basic Bibliography for New Testament Studies can be found here 
Further links
 for your New Testament studies can be found here

Contact

Professor of New Testament Exegesis and Theology
(Faculty of Catholic Theology)
Mitarbeitergebäude 3 (Villa Martin) / room 9
Office hours
by appointment
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(Faculty of Catholic Theology)
Mitarbeitergebäude 3 (Villa Martin) / Raum 8
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Tuesday to Thursday 10am-12.30pm and 2pm-3pm.
Closed Monday and Friday.
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Postal address

University of Erfurt
Faculty of Catholic Theology
New Testament Exegesis and Theology
Nordhäuser Straße 63
99089 Erfurt

Visiting address

University of Erfurt
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Service Building Villa Martin | Room 9 (2nd floor)
Nordhäuser Straße 63
99089 Erfurt