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apl. Professor Dr. Athanasios Despotis

Professor of New Testament from an orthodox perspective


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Phone: +49 228 73-9421
Office:  2.026 (An der Schlosskirche 2-4 53113 Bonn)
Office Hours: by appointment

Research Interests

Ancient Greek Philosophy and the New Testament, Johannine literature, patristic exegesis, cultural hybridity

Selected Publications:

  • Religious and Philosophical Conversion in the Ancient Mediterranean Traditions (forthcoming)

  • Bekehrungserfahrung und Bekehrungserinnerung bei Paulus und Johannes, Paderborn: Brill Deutschland 2020 (forthcoming)

  • Participation, Justification and Conversion: Eastern Orthodox Interpretation of Paul and the Debate between Old and New Perspectives on Paul (in collaboration), [WUNT II 442], Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2017

  • Die „New Perspective on Paul“ und die griechisch-orthodoxe Paulusinterpretation (‘Habilitationsschrift‘ in German), [VIOTh 11], St. Ottilien: EOS 2014

  • The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus. A Comparative Study on Patristic and the Modern Interpretation (in Greek), [Bibliotheca Biblica 43], Thessaloniki: P. Pournaras Press 2009

  • Human Person and Ethics in the New Testament, (In Greek–collaboration with S. Despotis) Athens: Athos Press 2009

  • „The Religious-Philosophical Hybridity in John 6 and its Reception in the Commentaries of Origen and John Chrysostom”, in J. Kok et al (eds.) Drawing and Transcending Boundaries in the New Testament and Early Christianity, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam (forthcoming).
  • „Continuity and Discontinuity in Paul’s Reflections on His Conversion: Rereading Phil 3:2–11 from the Perspective of Hellenistic Philosophy and the Patristic Exegesis”, in Constantin Preda, Daniel Mihoc, and Marian Vild (eds.), The Light of the Divine Scriptures: FS. Vasile Mihoc, Arta Museum, Sibiu (Romania), 2018 (forthcoming).




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