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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2008

Theology

Balla, Prof. Dr. Peter

Gaspar Karoli University of the Hungarian Reformed Church, Hungary
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerd Theißen Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Peter Balla: Az újszövetségi iratok története: Bevezetéstani alternatívák ("The history of the writings of the New Testament: Alternatives in introductory matters." - Second, updated edition of the 2005 Introduction to the NT in Hungarian language.). Budapest: Károli Egyetemi Kiadó, 2008, 321 pp. [Introduction to the New Testament, history of the NT canon, history of the text of the New Testament - a textbook in Hungarian language].

  • Peter Balla: Challenges to New Testament Theology (ungarisch). Budapest: Keresztyén Ismeretterjesztő Alapítvány, 2008, 342 pp. Original author: Peter Balla (Hungarian ) [The unity of the NT canon, and of its theology. Methodological problems related to the discipline of New Testament Theology. An attempt to justify the enterprise of NTT.].

  • Peter Balla: Chreia, apophthegm. In: Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus. (Ed. Craig A. Evans) New York and London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2008, p. 98 - 101 [Form criticism of the New Testament. The sayings of Jesus.].

Craffert, Prof. Dr. Pieter F.

University of South Africa, South Africa
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerd Theißen Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • Pieter F. Craffert: The Life of a Galilean Shaman: Jesus of Nazareth in Anthropological-Historical Perspective. Eugene (OR): Cascade Books, 2008, 451 pp. [Historical Jesus research; shamanism; cross-cultural interpretation; social-scientific interpretation of the New Testament; Jesus as Galilean shamanic figure].

Davis, Dr. James Charles

, Germany
Field of research: Religious studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Eberhard Schockenhoff Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Davis, J. Charles: An Ethical Debate on Embryonic Stem Cell Research: Human Dignity or Research Freedom?. Norderstedt: GRIN Verlag, 2008.

  • Davis, J. Charles: Neues genetisches Design: Therapie oder Enchancement?. Norderstedt: GRIN Verlag , 2008.

Davis, Prof. Dr. Stephen J.

Yale University, United States of America
Field of research: Church history, ecclesiastical history, historical theology
Host: Prof. Dr. Stephen Emmel Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • Stephen J. Davis: Coptic Christology in Practice: Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 350 pp. [Christology, Coptic church, Egypt, Incarnation, Theosis, Art, Pilgrimage, Monasticism, Coptic, Arabic, Religion, Christianity, Islam].

  • Stephen J. Davis: Introducing an Arabic Commentary on the Apocalypse: Ibn Katib Qaysar on Revelation. In: Harvard Theological Review. 101.1, 2008, [Apocalypse of John, Revelation, Dreams, History of interpretation, Coptic, Arabic, Religion, Christianity, Islam].

  • Stephen J. Davis: Jerome's 'Life of Saint Paul' and the Promotion of Egyptian Monasticism in the West. In: The Cave Church at the Monastery of St. Paul. (Ed. William Lyster) New Haven: Yale University Press/ American Research Center in Egypt, 2008, [Early church, Saints, Pilgrimage, Virgil, Latin literature, Christianity, Egypt, Monasticism].

DeSilva, Prof. Dr. David Arthur

Ashland University, United States of America
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Hermann Lichtenberger Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  • David Arthur deSilva: What Has Athens To Do With Patmos? Rhetorical Criticism of the Revelation of John (1980-2005) . In: Currents in Biblical Research. 6, 2008, p. 256 - 289 [Rhetorical criticism, Revelation, Ethos, Pathos, Logos, Structure].

  • David Arthur deSilva: X Marks the Spot? A Critique of the Use of Chiasm in Macro-Structural Analyses of Revelation to John . In: Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 30, 2008, p. 343 - 371 [Chiasmus, Structure, Revelation of John].

  • David Arthur deSilva: The Strategic Arousal of Emotions in the Apocalypse of John: A Rhetorical-critical Investigation of the Oracles to the Seven Churches . In: New Testament Studies. 54, 2008, p. 90 - 114 [Pathos, Rhetorical Criticism, Revelation of John, Seven Oracles, Revelation 2-3].

  • David Arthur deSilva: The Strategic Arousal of Emotions in John's Visions of Roman Imperialism: A Rhetorical-Critical Investigation of Revelation 4-22. . In: Neotestamentica. 42, 2008, p. 1 - 34 [Rhetorical criticism, Revelation of John, appeals to emotion].

  • David Arthur deSilva: Honor and Shame. In: Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings. (Ed. Tremper Longman III, Peter Enns) Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2008, p. 287 - 300 [honor, shame, Proverbs, Psalms, Ecclesiastes, Ruth, Esther, Job].

  • David Arthur deSilva: Out of Our Minds? Appeals to Reason (Logos) in the Seven Oracles of Revelation 2-3. In: Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 31, 2008, p. 123 - 155 [Rhetorical criticism, Revelation of John, Revelation 2-3, argumentation, enthymeme].

  • David Arthur deSilva: Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha. In: Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus. (Ed. Craig Evans) New York and London: Routledge, 2008, p. 15 - 22 [Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, Jesus Sayings].

  • David Arthur deSilva: Martyrs and Martyrdom in Jewish Late Antiquity. In: Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus. (Ed. Craig Evans) New York and London: Routledge, 2008, p. 386 - 393 [Martyrdom, Maccabean Martyrs, Lives of the Prophets, Jesus, Christology].

  • David Arthur deSilva: Despising Shame: Honor Discourse and Community Maintenance in the Epistle to the Hebrews (Second, Revised Edition). Atlanta, Ga.: Society of Biblical Literature, 2008, xxxviii+387 pp. [Epistle to the Hebrews, Rhetoric, Honor, Shame, Cultural Anthropology, Rhetorical Criticism, Patronage, Reciprocity, Plato, Seneca, Epictetus, Dio Chrysostom, Josephus, Thucydides, Apocrypha].

  • David Arthur deSilva: Seeing Things John's Way: Rhetography and Conceptual Blending in Revelation 14:6-13. In: Bulletin of Biblical Research. 18, 2008, p. 271 - 298 [Rhetoric, rhetography, conceptual blending, socio-rhetorical interpretation, Revelation, Apocalypse of John].

  • David Arthur deSilva: Jewish Martyrology and the Death of Jesus. In: The Pseudepigrapha and Christian Origins: Essays from the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. (Ed. James Charlesworth, Gerbern Oegema) New York and London: T. & T. Clark, 2008, p. 51 - 67 [Historical Jesus, Martyr, Martyrology, Maccabean Martyrs, Lives of the Prophets, Vita Prophetorum, Death of Jesus].

Dorfmann-Lazarev, Dr. habil. Igor

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Field of research: Church history, ecclesiastical history, historical theology
Host: Prof. Dr. Jost Gippert Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
  • Igor Dorfmann-Lazarev: ‘The Churches of the Near East and Their Missions From the Persian to the Turkish Conquest, 604-1071’. In: Cambridge History of Christianity, vol. 3 (Early Medieval Christianities). (Ed. Julia M.H. Smith and Thomas F.X. Noble) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008, p. 65 - 85 [History of the Near East; Oriental Christianities; Christological debates; Monophysites; Nestorians; Christians under Islamic rule].

  • Igor Dorfmann-Lazarev: ‘Nazionalismo e religione nella dinamica del Genocidio degli armeni (1915-1916)’. In: Il crimine dei crimini. Stermini di massa nel Novecento. (Ed. Francesco Berti, Fulvio Cortese) Milan: Franco Angeli, 2008, p. 64 - 84 [Genocide of the Armenians; Massacres of Syrian Christians in Ottoman Empire; Young Turks; Nationalism; Persecution of minorities; Djihad; Racism].

Harrill, Prof. Dr. James Albert

Ohio State University, United States of America
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Hermut Löhr Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
  • James Albert Harrill: Cannibalistic Language in the Fourth Gospel and Greco-Roman Polemics of Factionalism (John 6:52–66). In: Journal of Biblical Literature. 127, 2008, p. 133 - 158 [Gospel of John].

Horrell, Prof. Dr. David G.

University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Field of research: Theology
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerd Theißen Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  • David G. Horrell: 1 Peter (New Testament Guides). London and New York: T&T Clark, 2008, 136 pp. [New Testament Studies, 1 Peter].

Jonker, Prof. Dr. Louis Cloete

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Angelika Berlejung Universität Leipzig
  • Louis Cloete Jonker (ed) Izak Cornelius (ed): From Ebla to Stellenbosch: Syro-Palistinian Religions and the Hebrew Bible. Wiesbaden: Harrossowitz, 2008, [Religion Hebrew Bible].

Kabasele Mukenge, Prof. Dr. Andre

Facultes Catholiques de Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Findeis Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Andre Kabasele Mukenge: Les Negro Spirituals, chants d'espérance et de libération. In: Mission de l'Eglise. 160, 2008, p. 62 - 70 [Negro Spirituals, religion et libération, chant et espérance].

Kelhoffer, Prof. Dr. James Anthony

Uppsala University, Sweden
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Jörg Frey Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • James A. Kelhoffer: “‘Hippolytus,’ Magic and ‘Heretical’ Miracle Workers: An Examination of Elenchos IV. 28–42 and Related Passages in Light of the Greek Magical Papyri” . In: Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum/Journal of Ancient Christianity. 11, 2008, p. 517 - 548 [Magic, Hippolytus of Rome, biblical interpretation].

Lamm, Prof. Dr. Julia A.

Georgetown University, United States of America
Field of research: Theology
Host: Prof. Dr. Kurt-Victor Selge Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • Julia A. Lamm: Schleiermacher’s Treatise on Grace. In: Harvard Theological Review. 101, 2008, p. 133 - 168 [Schleiermacher, Glaubenslehre, Grace, orthodoxy, Christian theology, free will, conversion].

Mir-Kasimov, Dr. Orkhan

The Institute of Ismaili Studies, United Kingdom
Field of research: Islam
Host: Prof. Dr. Sabine Schmidtke Freie Universität Berlin
  • Orkhan Mir-Kasimov: Some Specific Features of the Ḥurūfī Interpretation of the Qur'anic and Biblical Episodes Related to Moses. In: Journal of Qur’anic Studies . 10/1, 2008, p. 21 - 49.

  • Orkhan Mir-Kasimov: Jāvdān-nāma. In: Encyclopaedia Iranica, vol. 14/6, p. 603-605. (Ed. Ehsan Yarshater) New York: Columbia University, 2008, p. 603 - 605.

Mora, Prof. Dr. Fabio

Universita degli Studi di Messina, Italy
Field of research: Religious studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Berner Universität Bayreuth
  • Fabio Mora: Tanak, Bibbia e Corano: tre scritture e tre religioni a confronto. Messina: Discam, 2008, 439 pp. [History of religion – Monotheism – Christianity – Judaism – Islam].

  • Fabio Mora: Tre Scritture a confronto. In: Polifemo. 8, 2008, p. 79 - 113 [history of religions – monotheisms – sacred books – Bible – Quran].

Muschiol, Prof. Dr. Gisela Christine

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany
Field of research: Church history, ecclesiastical history, historical theology

  • Gisela Muschiol: Time and Space: Liturgy and Rite in Female Monasteries of the Middle Ages. In: Crown and Veil. Female Monasticism from the fifth to the fifteenth Centuries. (Ed. Jeffrey Hamburger/Susan Marti) New York, 2008, p. 191 - 206 Original author: Gisela Muschiol (English) [Female Monasticism, Liturgy, Middle Ages, Frauenkloster, Liturgie, Mittelalter].

  • Gisela Muschiol: Klosteralltag und Klausur. Die Regelauslegung Hildegards von Bingen. In: Erbe und Auftrag. 84, 2008, p. 263 - 272 [Hildegard von Bingen, Klausur, Benediktsregel, enclosure, Regula Benedicti, Kloster, monasticism].

  • Gisela Muschiol/Regina Illemann: Elisabeth - Zugänge zu einer sperrigen Heiligen. Ein Überblick über die Literatur des Jubiläumsjahres 2007. In: Diakonia. 39, 2008, p. 360 - 368 [Elisabeth von Thüringen, Elizabeth of Hungary, Forschungsüberblick, review article,].

  • Gisela Muschiol: Versorgung, Unterdrückung, Selbstbestimmung? Religiöse Frauengemeinschaften als Forschungsfeld. In: Rottenburger Jahrbuch für Kirchengeschichte. 27, 2008, p. 13 - 25 [Frauenklöster, Mittelalter, Female Monasticism, Middle Ages, ].

Rainini, Dr. Marco G.

Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Field of research: Church history, ecclesiastical history, historical theology
Host: Prof. Dr. Alexander Patschovsky Monumenta Germaniae Historica (MGH) - Deutsches Institut für Erforschung des Mittelalters
  • Marco G. Rainini: "In cardine crucis". Tempo, eternità e redenzione nelle opere di Corrado di Hirsau: primi appunti. In: Divus Thomas. 111/3, 2008, p. 43 - 66 [Konrad von Hirsau Speculum Virginum Hirsau Theologie des 12. Jahrhunderts].

Swart, Prof. Dr. Ignatius

University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Field of research: Pastoral theology, practical theology
Host: Prof. Dr. Eberhard Hauschildt Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Ignatius Swart: Market Economic Development,Local Economic Experience and the Christian Movement Towards Alternatives in a South African City Region. In: From Our Side: Emerging Perspectives on Development and Ethics. (Ed. Steve de Gruchy, Nico Koopman, Sytse Strijbos) Amsterdam: Rozenberg Publishers, 2008, p. 259 - 279 [Social exclusion, South African society, market economic development, theological economic debate, social economy, faith-based organisations].

  • Ignatius Swart: Meeting the Challenge of Poverty and Exclusion: The Emerging Field of Development Research in South African Practical Theology. In: International Journal of Practical Theology . 12(1), 2008, p. 104 - 149 [Poverty, social exclusion, development research, practical theology, participatory action research].

  • Ignatius Swart: Meeting the Challenge of Poverty and Exclusion: The Emerging Field of Development Research in South African Practical Theology. In: International Journal of Practical Theology . 12(1), 2008, p. 104 - 149 [Poverty, social exclusion, development research, practical theology, participatory action research].

Sweetman, Prof. Dr. Will

University of Otago, New Zealand
Field of research: Comparative religious studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Markus Friedrich Universität Hamburg
  • Will Sweetman: Hinduism--History of Scholarship. In: Encyclopedia of Hinduism. (Ed. Denise Cush, Catherine Robinson, Michael York) London: Routledge, 2008, p. 329 - 339 [Hinduismus].

Wagner, Prof. Dr. J. Ross

Duke University, United States of America
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Florian Wilk Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • J. Ross Wagner: “The Septuagint and the ‘Search for the Christian Bible.’”. In: Scripture’s Doctrine: Studies in the New Testament’s Normativity for Christian Dogmatics. . (Ed. Markus Bockmuehl, Alan Torrance) Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008, p. 17 - 28 [Septuagint; Bible; Theology].

  • J. Ross Wagner: “Faith and Fear, Stumbling and Salvation: Receptions of LXX Isaiah 8:11–18 in the New Testament.”. In: The Word Leaps the Gap: Essays on Scripture and Theology in Honor of Richard B. Hays. (Ed. J. Ross Wagner, C. Kavin Rowe, A. Katherine Grieb) Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008, p. 76 - 106 [Septuagint; New Testament].

  • J. Ross Wagner, C. Kavin Rowe, A. Katherine Grieb, editors: The Word Leaps the Gap: Essays on Scripture and Theology in Honor of Richard B. Hays. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008, 710 pp. [Old Testament; New Testament; Theology].

Wells, Dr. Bruce

Saint Joseph's University, United States of America
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Eckart Otto Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
  • F. Rachel Magdalene, Bruce Wells, Cornelia Wunsch: Pre-Trial Negotiations. The Case of the Run-Away Slave in Dar. 53. In: Iraq. 70, 2008, p. 205 - 213 [Ancient Near East, Legal History, Neo-Babylonian Law].

Wold, Dr. Benjamin

University of Dublin Trinity College, Ireland
Field of research: Biblical theology, bible sciences, biblical studies
Host: Prof. Dr. Hermann Lichtenberger Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  • Benjamin Wold: Family Ethics in 4QInstruction and the New Testament. In: Novum Testamentum. 50/3, 2008, p. 286 - 300.

  • Benjamin Wold: A. R. Christman, ‘What did Ezekiel See?’ Christian Exegesis of Ezekiel’s Vision of the Chariot from Irenaeus to Gregory the Great (BAC 4; Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2005). In: Journal of Theological Studies. 59/2, 2008, p. 784 - 785.