Research Units 2019

Research Groups

  1. Anthropology and the Bible
  2. The Bible and Ecology
  3. The Bible in Arabic in Judaism, Christianity, Islam
  4. The Bible in the Iberian World: Fundaments of a Religious Melting Pot
  5. The Bible in the Twenty-First Century: Politization of Bibles and Biblization of Politics
  6. The Biblical World and Cultural Evolution
  7. The Biblical World and its Reception
  8. Bodies of Communication
  9. Canonical Approaches to the Bible
  10. Comparative Methodology
  11. The Core of the Book of Deuteronomy and its World
  12. Cultural Hegemony and the Power of Sacred Texts
  13. The Dead Sea Scrolls
  14. Deconstructive Poetics
  15. Developing Exegetical Methods
  16. Diachronic Poetology of the Hebrew Bible and Related Ancient Near Eastern and Ancient Jewish Literature
  17. Digital Humanities in Biblical Studies, Early Jewish and Christian Studies
  18. Early Christianity
  19. Editorial Techniques in the Hebrew Bible in the Light of Empirical Evidence
  20. Emotions and the Biblical World
  21. Enoch Within and Outside the Books of Enoch: Parabiblical Writings, Iconography and Oral Tradition
  22. Evil, Exorcism, and Magic
  23. Exegesis and Higher Education Didactics ‘Verstehen von Anfang an’
  24. Fan Fiction and Ancient Scribal Cultures
  25. Graeco-Roman Society and the New Testament
  26. The Greek of Jews and Christians Through the Pax Romana
  27. Historical Approaches to the Bible and the Biblical World
  28. Iconography and Biblical Studies
  29. Impact of Hellenistic Empires
  30. Intersections: A Forum for Research on Ancient Israel, Hebrew Bible, and Cognate Topics
  31. Israel in the Ancient Near East
  32. Judaeans in the Persian Empire
  33. The Language of Colour in the Bible: From Word to Image
  34. Law and Narrative
  35. “Literary Features” – Fact or Fiction
  36. Medicine in Bible and Talmud
  37. Memory, Method, and Text
  38. Metaphor in the Bible
  39. Northwest Semitic Epigraphy Related to the Biblical World
  40. Open Forum for New Testament and Early Christian Studies
  41. Orality and Literacy in Early Christianity
  42. Parabiblical Texts: Literature Inhabiting the Narrative World of Scriptural Texts
  43. Parables in Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity: Towards a New Comparative Approach
  44. Prophets and Prophecy
  45. Reading Biblical Texts – Understanding Contemporary Contexts

  46. The “Remembered Paul” and the “Historical Paul”

  47. The Septuagint and the Cultural World of the Translators

  48. Septuagint of Historical Books

  49. Slavonic Apocrypha
  50. Slavonic Parabiblical Traditions
  51. Textual Criticism of the New Testament, the Old Testament and the Qur’an
  52. Virtue in Biblical and Cognate Literature
  53. Vision and Envisionment in the Bible and its World
  54. Wisdom in Israel and in ANE Wisdom Literature

The Annual Conference is
in Wuppertal 3-6 August 2020.
More information
can be found here.