Ulrich Busse, An Experienced Johannine Scholar from Germany

Posted: July 22, 2014 in General

Ulrich BusseProf. Dr. Ulrich Busse serves as Professor Emeritus at Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany. His research focus includes Johannine and Lukan writings, biblical and Hellenistic imagery Design, and historical and bibliographic databases. His current projects are Introduction to the imagery of John’s Gospel, Contributions to the Lukan theology, and Computer Assisted Biblical Studies. His membership of Academic Associations consists Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, Cambridge (GB), Catholic Biblical Association, Stuttgart, German Society for the Exploration of Palestine, Wiesbaden. He also serves as Associate Professor of the Department of New Testament Studies, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria (SA).

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Busse graciously served as one of the manuscript committee members that externally evaluated my PhD dissertation entitled “The Nature and Function of Dialogue in the Book of Signs (John 1:19-12:50)” in 2014. My personal interactions with him in Nijmegen as well as reading of his works, especially his Das Johannesevangelium, Bildlichkeit, Diskurs und Ritual: Mit einer Bibliographie über den Zeitraum 1986-1998 (Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium CLXII. Leuven: University Press/Uitgeverij Peeters, 2002), enabled me to understand the potential of this experienced New Testament scholar. For more details concerning him (CV) go here.

By Johnson Thomaskutty, Union Biblical Seminary, Pune, India

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