Werner Kahl, English Publications

2015. “‘Jesus became poor so that we might become rich.’ A critical review of the use of biblical reference texts among prosperity preachers in Ghana.” Pages 101-115 in Pastures of Plenty: Tracing religio-scapes of prosperity gospel in Africa and beyond. Edited by A. Heuser. Studien zur interkulturellen Geschichte des Christentums 161. Frankfurt.

2015. “Ecumenical Formation in Theology (EcuFiT).” Pages 302-307 in Reflecting and Equipping for Christian Mission. Edited by S. Bevans, T. Chai u.a. Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Edition Series 27. Oxford: Oxford Centre for Christian Mission.

2015. “Growing Together: The Benefits of Intercultural Bible Studies at the Local Level.” Pages 131-141 in Bible and Transformation: The Promise of Intercultural Bible Reading. Edited by H. de Wit and J. Dyk. Semeia Studies. Atlanta, GA: SBL.

2015. “’Jesus Power, Super Power.’ Productive Frictions in Intercultural Hermeneutics – a German Perspective.” Journal of Mothertongue Biblical Hermeneutics 1/1: 78-109.

2015. “Transgressing Boundaries: The Need for Intercultural Biblical Hermeneutics.” Pages 181-201 in New Perspectives on Intercultural Reading of the Bible (FS Hans de Wit). Edited by D.S. Schipani, M. Brinkman and H. Snoek. Elkhart, Indiana: Institute of Mennonite Studies.


2014. “The inclusive Grace of God in the One Diverse World. Pages 131-146 in The Charming God: Attractions and Stumbling Blocks in our Common Mission. Edited by Norddeutsche Mission. Studien zu Interkultureller Theologie an der Missionsakademie 3. Hamburg: Missionshilfe Verlag.

2014. “Migrants as Instruments of Evangelization – in Early Christianity and in Contemporary Christianity.” Pages 71-87 in Global Diasporas and Mission. Edited by C. H. Im and A. Yong. Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series. Oxford: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies.

2013. “The Gospel, the Bible, the Churches and Homosexuality: Hermeneutical Reflections.” Pages 6-13 Ecumenical Case Studies on Homosexuality and the Church / Ökumenische Fallstudien zu Homosexualität und Kirche. Edited by W. Kahl. Theologische Impulse der Missionsakademie 3. Hamburg 2013, 6-13.

2013. “New Testament Healing Narratives and the Category of Numinous Power.” Pages 337-349 in Miracle Stories Revisited. New Testament Miracle Stories and their Concepts of Reality. Edited by S. Alkier and A. Weissenrieder. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

2011. “Reverse Mission and Social Integration: The Challenge of Non-Denominational Migrant Churches from sub-Saharan Africa.” Pages 107-121 in: Encounter beyond routine. Cultural Roots, Cultural Transition, Understanding of Faith and Cooperation in Development. Edited by EMW. EMW Dokumentation 5. Hamburg.

2011. “Spiritual Violence ‘In the Name of Jesus’. The Case of Neo-Pentecostal Ministries from West-Africa to Germany: A New Testament Perspective.” Pages 149-164 in After Violence. Religion, Trauma and Reconciliation. Edited by A. Bieler, C. Bingel and H.-M. Gutmann. Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt.

2011. “African Theological Training in Germany (ATTiG).” Pages 221-225 in Zusammen wachsen. Weltweite Ökumene in Deutschland gestalten. Edited by Werner Kahl. Weltmission heute 73. Hamburg: Evangelisches Missionswerk.

2011. “New Testament Traditions Connected to Religion and Violence.” Pages 28-33 in Religion and Conflict: Essays on the Origin of Religious Conflicts and Resolution Approaches. Edited by E. Eynikel and A. Ziaka.  London: Harptree.

2011. “African Theological Training in Germany (ATTiG). A Study Program of the Academy of Mission for, and with African Migrant-Church Leaders in Northern Germany.” Pages 427-431 in African Christian Presence in the West: New Immigrant Congregations and Transnational Networks in Northern America and Europe. Edited by F. Ludwig and J. K. Asamoah-Gyadu. Trenton NJ: Africa World Press.

2010. Werner Kahl and H. S. Wilson. “Global Migration and Challenges to Theological Education.” Pages 76-84 in Theological Education in World Christianity: Theological Perspectives – Regional Surveys – Ecumenical Trends. Edited by D. Werner u.a. Oxford: Regnum Books.

2009. “Encounters with Migrant Churches: Models for Growing Together.” The Ecumenical Review 61/4: 400-412.

2009. “Human Dignity in an Intercultural Perspective.” Trinity Journal of Church and Theology XVII 1: 5-25.

2007. “Prosperity Preaching in Exegetical Perspective: A Critical Assessment of a Contemporary Ideology Among Charismatic Christians in, and from, West-Africa.” Ghana Bulletin of Religion 2007/2, 135-162.

2007. “Growing Together: Challenges and Chances in the Encounter of Critical and Intuitive Interpreters of the Bible.” Pages 147-158 in Reading Otherwise: Socially Engaged Biblical Scholars Reading with their Local Communities. Edited by G. West. Atlanta, GA: SBL.

2002. “A Theological Perspective – The Common Missionary Vocation of Mainline and Migrant Churches.” International Review of Mission XCI/362: 328-341.

2000. “The Love of God and Neighbour. Mk 12,29-31 in Context: Scripture and Akan Proverbs.” Trinity Journal of Church and Theology 10/1-2: 74-88.

2000. “Intercultural Hermeneutics – Contextual Exegesis: A Model for 21th-Century Exegesis.” International Review of Mission LXXXIX/354: 421-433.

1999. “Toward an intercultural understanding of NT miracles.” Theology Digest 46/3: 225-229.

1995. “The Structure of Salvation in 2Thess and 4Q434.” The Qumran Chronicle 5/2: 103-21.

1994. New Testament Miracle Stories in their Religious-Historical Setting: A Religions­geschichtliche Comparison from a Structural Perspective. FRLANT 163. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.