With Pauline Scholar Christian Eberhart at École Biblique de Jérusalem

Posted: June 7, 2013 in General

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAChristian Eberhart is professor of New Testament studies at Lutheran Theological Seminary Saskatoon, Canada. He has his MTS from Harvard Divinity School (USA) and Doctor of Theology from University of Heidelberg (Germany). He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Tübingen (Germany) and obtained his Habilitation (second doctoral degree) from the University of Mainz (Germany). In 2007, Dr. Eberhart launched, and since chairs, the Annual Conference Program Unit “Sacrifice, Cult, and Atonement” for the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). Nice seeing him as a researcher at École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem and having a scholarly interaction about Pauline Theology with him in the cafeteria. I found him as a great scholar in the field of Pauline studies. Some of his major publications are:

Ritual and Metaphor: Sacrifice in the Bible (Resources for Biblical Study 68), edited by Christian A. Eberhart, Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011 (175 + 16 pages).

The Sacrifice of Jesus: Understanding Atonement Biblically (Facets), Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2011 (170 pages).

“Abrahams Opfer und menschlicher Konflikt.” Opfere deinen Sohn! Das ‘Isaak-Opfer’ in Judentum, Christentum und Islam. Ed. Bernhard Greiner, Bernd Janowski, Hermann Lichtenberge. Tubingen: Francke Verlag, 2007. 294-97.

“Wenn der Widder Isaak opfert.” Opfere deinen Sohn! Das ‘Isaak-Opfer’ in Judentum, Christentum und Islam. Ed. Bernhard Greiner, Bernd Janowski, Hermann Lichtenberge. Tubingen: Francke Verlag, 2007. 309-11.

“The Term “Sacrifice” and the Problem of Theological Abstraction: A Study of the Reception History of Genesis 22:1-19”, in: Christine Helmer (ed.), The Multivalence of Biblical Texts and Theological Meanings (Symposium Series 37), Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006, pp. 47-66.

“Characteristics of Sacrificial Metaphors in Hebrews”, in: Gabriella Gelardini (Ed.), Hebrews: Contemporary Methods – New Insights (Biblical Interpretation Series), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2005, pp. 37-64.

“Biblical Perspectives on Other Faiths”, in: The Audenshaw Papers 210 (2005), pp. 1-4.

“The ‘Passion’ of Gibson: Evaluating a Recent Interpretation of Christ’s Suffering and Death in Light of the New Testament,” in: Consensus 30/1 (2005), pp. 37-74.

“Talking with the Other(s): Towards Interfaith Understanding” (with Fletcher R. DuBois), in: Consensus 30/2 (2005), pp. 79-92.

Contributed articles to the German Internet Bible Lexicon WiBiLex (Wissenschaftliches Bibel-Lexikon im Internet: http://www.wibilex.de <http://www.wibilex.de/>) and to the new, 30-volume Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (Walter DeGruyter Publisher, Berlin/New York).

Studien zur Bedeutung der Opfer im Alten Testament: Die Sig­nifikanz von Blut- und Verbrennungsriten im kultischen Rahmen (Wissenschaftliche Monographien zum Alten und Neuen Testament Nr. 94), Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neu­kirchener Verlag, 2002 (462 + 18 pages).

For more info about Dr. Christian Eberhart, go here.

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