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14 April, 2021

Public lectures in Biblical Studies

Public lectures in Biblical Studies, Spring 2021.
Katharina Pyschny, Anders Runesson

April 14 at 1-2.30pm and 4.15-5.45pm

OLD TESTAMENT – 1-2.30pm
Dr Katharina Pyschny

“Mentoring, Delegation, and Democratization. Some Perspectives on Leadership in the Torah” (given in English)

Katharina Pyschny is currently a visiting professor at Humboldt University in Berlin, and has a special interest in the Pentateuch. Her publications include exegetical works and works on archeology, theology and the history of religion. She is active in several different research groups, including the European Association for Biblical Studies research group “Concepts of Leadership in the Hebrew Bible”.


NEW TESTAMENT – 4.15-5.45pm
Dr Anders Runesson

“Domen som frälsning i Matteus evangelium” (given in Swedish)

Anders Runesson is a professor of the New Testament at the University of Oslo. He has a special interest in the Jesus movement, the texts they used and produced, and their relationships with other contemporary Jewish groups. Here he has used a variety of methods to answer socio-historical and theological questions, and he has examined archaeological remains, inscriptions, papyrus and literary texts in addition to New Testament texts, ranging from the Persian up to the patristic periods.

These are public lectures and open to anyone who wishes to take part. If you would like to watch the lecture online, please fill in the form below and send it back to us with your email address. We will send a Zoom link to you 30 minutes before the lecture begins.

Here is the link to the form.