Lehrstuhl für Neutestamentliche Exegese
Sanderring 2, 97070 Würzburg
Research foci (and basic equipment-based research projects):
Preaching the Kingdom of God is the centre of Jesus' message. But it`s
debatable if Jesus thought of the kingdom as a present one
("realized eschatology") or as a kingdom to come ("future eschatology").
To answer this question, one needs a thorough and revisioning look
on New Testament texts. Above all, the comparison with similar texts in the
Jewish environment has to be the starting point for any research.
Especially the new published texts from Cave IV in Qumran deserve special