Oda Wischmeyer, English Publications

2019. “Author – Text – Intention: A Case Study on the Letter of James,” in: Biblical Exegesis without Authorial Intention? Interdisciplinary Approach to Authorship and Meaning. Ed. by C. Breu (BiblIntSer 172), Leiden/Boston 2019, 24–55.

2019. “The Prayer of Faith – the Prayer of the Righteous (Jas 5:13–18): Where the „Ways“ Intersect,” in: On Wings of Prayer: Sources of Jewish Worship. Essays in Honor of Professor Stefan C. Reif on the Occasion of his Seventy-Fifth Birthday. Ed. by N. Calduch-Benages, M.W. Duggan, D. Marx (DCLS 44), Berlin/Boston 2019, 151–168.

2018. “Paul. A Homo Novus? Adolf Deissmann’s Interpretation of Paul Revisited (trans. W. Coppins),” in: Paul as Homo Novus. Authorial Strategies of Self-Fashioning in Light of a Ciceronian Term, ed. by E.-M. Becker/J. Mortensen (Studia Aarhusiana Neotestamentica 6), Göttingen 2018, 55–72. (PDF)

2017. Principles of Paul‘s Hermeneutics, in: Pauline Hermeneutics: “Exploring the Power of the Gospel”. Edited by Eve-Marie Becker and Kenneth Mtata (LWF Studies 2016/3), Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 37–45.

2016. “N. T. Wright’s Biblical Hermeneutics: Considered from a German Exegetical Perspective (trans. W. Coppins and C. Heilig).” Pages 73-100 in God and the Faithfulness of Paul: A Critical Examination of the Pauline Theology of N.T. Wright. Edited by Christoph Heilig, J. Thomas Hewitt and Michael F. Bird. Tübingen: Mohr. (PDF)

2015. “Prayer and Emotion in Mark 14:32-42 and Related Texts.” Pages 335-349 in Ancient Jewish Prayers and Emotions: Emotions associated with Jewish prayer in and around the Second Temple period. Edited by Stefan C. Reif and Renate Egger-Wenzel. Deuterocanoncial and Cognate Literature Studies 26. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2015.

2015. “Matthew and the Hermeneutics of Love.” Pages 89-98 in: To All the Nations. Lutheran Hermeneutics and the Gospel of Matthew. Edited by K. Mtata and C. Koester (LWF Studies 2015/2), Leipzig. (Academia.edu)

2015. “How Greek was Paul’s Eschatology?” NTS 61: 245-249 (Quaestiones disputatae. How Greek was Paul’s Eschatology, G. van Kooten, O. Wischmeyer, N.T. Wright, 239-253).

2014. “External Examiner’s report on the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies as a whole.” Pages 103-118 in HTRQ14. An Evaluation of Research at the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology Lund University. Edited by M. Thormählen. Lund: Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology.

2014. “Romans 1:1-7 and Mark 1:1-3 in Comparison. Two Opening Texts at the Beginning of Early Christian Literature.” Pages 121-146 in Mark and Paul: Comparative Essyas Part II: For and Against Pauline Influence on Mark. Edited by Eve-Marie Becker, Troels Engberg-Pedersen, and Mogens Müller. BZNW 199. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

2014. Paul and Mark. Comparative Essays Part I. Two Authors at the Beginnings of Christianity. Edited by O. Wischmeyer, D. C. Sim, and I. J. Elmer. BZNW 198. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. (N.B. Wischmeyer’s essays for this volume are in German).

2012. “‘Invented Traditions’ and ‘New Traditions’ in Earliest Christianity.” Pages 177-189 in Invention, Rewriting, Usurpation. Discursive Fights over Religious Traditions in Antiquity. Edited by J. Ulrich, A.-Ch. Jacobsen, and D. Brakke. Early Christianity in the Context of Antiquity 11. Frankfurt am Main: Lang. (see also here)

2012. “1 Corinthians.” Pages 149-172 in Paul: Life, Setting, Work, Letters. Edited by Oda Wischmeyer. London: T&T Clark International.

2012. “The Letter to the Romans.” Pages 245-276 in Paul: Life, Setting, Work, Letters. Edited by Oda Wischmeyer. London: T&T Clark International.

2012. “Themes of Pauline Theology.” Pages 277-304 in Paul: Life, Setting, Work, Letters. Edited by Oda Wischmeyer. London: T&T Clark International.

2009. “Criticism of Judaism in Greek and Roman Sources. Charges and Apologetics (Second Century BC to Second Century AD).” Pages 59-84 in Critique and Apologetics: Jews, Christians and Pagans in Antiquity. Edited by Anders-Christian Jacobsen, Jörg Ulrich, and David Brakke. Early Christianity in the Context of Antiquity 4. Frankfurt am Main: Lang.

2008. “Reconstructing the Social and Religious Milieu of Matthew: Methods, Sources and Possible Results.” Pages 13-41 in Matthew, James and Didache. Three Related Documents in Their Jewish and Christian Setting. Edited by Huub van de Sandt and Jürgen K. Zangenberg. SBL Symposium Series 45. Atlanta, GA:

2007. “Twentieth Century Interpretation”. By James Alfred Loader and Oda Wischmeyer. Page 371-383 in Dictionary of Biblical Criticism and Interpretation. Edited by Stanley E. Porter. New York: Routledge.

2006. “Stephen’s Speech Before the Sanhedrin Against the Background of the Summaries of the History of Israel”. Pages 341-355 in Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature – Yearbook 2006. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

2004. “The Self-Understanding of New Testament Studies in Germany”. Pages 455-459 in Von Ben Sira zu Paulus. Gesammelte Aufsätze zu Texten, Theologie und Hermeneutik des Frühjudentums und des Neuen Testaments. Edited by E.-M. Becker. WUNT 173. Tübingen: Mohr.

2002. “Paul’s Religion: A Review of the Problem.” Pages 74-93 in Paul, Luke and the Graeco-Roman World: Essays in Honor of A. J. M. Wedderburn. Edited by A. Christophersen, C. Claussen, J. Frey and B. Longenecker. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.