United Theological Seminary


Thorsten Moritz


Professor of Hermeneutics
Director of Global Journey
Appointed 2014

M.A. London School of Theology (UK)
M.Div. (equiv) Freie Theologische Hochschule (Giessen, Germany)
Ph.D. King’s College, University of London (UK)

Teaching and Research
Jewish and early Christian scriptures
First century Judaism
Pauline Christianity
Early Christian ecclesiology
Biblical theology
German for beginners, intermediate and research scholars

Christ and Consumerism: A Critical Analysis of the Spirit of the Age

Co-edited with Craig Bartholomew

Carlisle: Paternoster, 2000

A Profound Mystery: The Use of the Old Testament in Ephesians

Supplements to Novum Testamentum Vol. 85

Leiden: Brill, 1996

(since 2000)

“Exegetische Theologie als “Bildende Kunst.”” In Liebe zum Wort. Festschrift for Heinrich von Siebental. Edited by Walter Hilbrands. Gießen: Brunnen, 2011.

“Scripture and Theological Interpretation.” In The Sacred Text, edited by M. Bird and M. Pah. Piscataway: Gorgias Press, 2010.

“Mark.” In Theological Interpretation of the New Testament, edited by K. Vanhoozer. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2008.

“Transfiguration.” In New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, edited by J. Green. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2007.

“Critical Realism.” In Theological Dictionary of the New Testament, edited by C. Bartholomew, N. T. Wright and K. Vanhoozer. Eerdmans 2004.

“The Psalms in Ephesians and Colossians.” In The Psalms in the New Testament, edited by S. Moyise. T&T Clark. 2004.

“Critical but Real: Reflecting on N. T. Wright’s Tools for the Task.” In Renewing Biblical Interpretation – Scripture and Hermeneutics Seminar Series Vol. 1, edited by C. Bartholomew, Colin Greene and Karl Möller. Paternoster: Carlyle, 2000.

“New Testament Voices for an Addicted Society.” In Christ and Consumerism – A Critical Analysis of the Spirit of the Age, edited by C. Bartholomew and and T. Moritz. Carlisle: Paternoster, 2000.

“Ephesians.” In Biblical Theology Dictionary. Leicester: IVP, 2000.

“Staring down Hitler? – Barth versus Kittel.” Chief translator, English translation, TVZ-based German edition. Fortress Press, 2015.

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