Professor of Hermeneutics
Director of Advanced Studies
|London School of Theology (UK)
Freie Theologische Hochschule (Giessen, Germany)
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
“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.
Forthcoming Publications and Projects
“The Gospel of Mark.” Two Horizons Commentaries Series, edited by J. Green and Progress M. Turner. Eerdmans, anticipated 2014.
“God’s Wisdom Challenge to the World? – Contours of a Constructive Ecclesiology.” Projected publication date: 2014.
“Interpret, Don’t Defend! – A Primer in Intermediate Hermeneutics.” Projected publication date: 2014.
“German for Research – An Integrated Approach.” Projected publication date: 2015.
“Staring down Hitler? – Barth versus Kittel.” Chief translator, English translation, TVZ-based German edition. Fortress Press, 2015.
Thorsten at 651.255.6126.