Professor Dr. Lutz Doering
Professor Dr. Lutz Doering

Professur für Neues Testament und antikes Judentum (Prof. Doering)

Wilmergasse 1-4
48143 Münster


Phone: + 49 251 83-22562
Fax: +49 251 83-22565

lutz.doering@uni-muenster.de

Consultation hours: During teaching term: Tue, 4–5pm and upon individual appointment; please send an email in advance. 
During the vacation: 16th March 2016, 2pm, and upon individual appointment.


External Profiles:
  • academia.edu
  • LinkedIn
  • Research Areas

    • The Dead Sea Scrolls and the so-called OT Pseudepigrapha (especially 1 Enoch, Jubilees, 4 Ezra, 2 Baruch)
    • Jewish religion in the Hellenistic-Roman period
    • Tannaitic Literature
    • Torah, halakhah and festivals in ancient Judaism and their reception in early Christianity
    • Epistolography and communication in ancient Judaism and early Christianity
    • The First Letter of Peter
    • The 
Synoptic Gospels
  • CV

    Education

    Habilitation for New Testament and Ancient Judaism at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
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    Doctoral studies in the Theological Faculty of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (summa cum laude)
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    Studies of Theology and Jewish Studies at Erlangen, Jerusalem and Heidelberg

    Positions

    since
    Dean of Finances / Deputy Head of Department, FB01
    since
    Professor of New Testament and Ancient Judaism in the Protestant Theological Faculty of WWU Münster and Academic Head of the Institutum Judaicum
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    Fellow at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem
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    Reader in New Testament and Ancient Judaism at Durham University
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    Lecturer in New Testament Studies at King’s College London
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    Teaching and Research Fellow (“Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter”, later “Assistent”) at the chair of New Testament of Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
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    Curate in Soest
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    Teaching Fellow for New Testament in the Theological Faculty of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
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    Inspector of Studies, German Year Abroad Programme, Dormition Abbey, Jerusalem

    External functions

    since
    Advisory Board, Doctoral Programme in Biblical Studies, Stockholm School of Theology
    since
    Editorial Board, New Testament Studies
    since
    Program Co-Chair, Hellenistic Judaism Section, SBL Annual Meeting
    since
    University commission for Internationalisation – deputy member
    since
    Verband der Judaisten in Deutschland e.V.
    since
    Editorial Board, Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (Leiden: Brill)
    since
    Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS)
    since
    Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie
    since
    Advisory Board, Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology (Leuven: Peeters)
    since
    Editorial Board, Journal for the Study of the New Testament
    since
    Enoch Seminar (since 2012 member of the Advisory Board)
    since
    British Association for Jewish Studies (BAJS) (2012–2014 member of the Committee)
    since
    Society of Biblical Literature
  • Current Projects

  • Publications

    Edited Books
    In Press
    • Ceccarelli Paola, Doering Lutz, Fögen Thorsten, Gildenhard Ingo (Eds.): . Letters and Communities: Studies in the Socio-Political Dimensions of Ancient Epistolography. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Accepted
    • Doering Lutz, Gambetti Sandra (Eds.): . Jews and Drama. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
    Articles
    Articles in Journals
    • Doering Lutz, Gambetti Sandra. . ‘Jews and Drama: Introducing the Special Issue.’ Journal of Ancient Judaism 9: 0-0.
    Articles in Edited Books
    In Press
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘The Bar Kokhba Letters.’ In The T&T Clark Companion to the Dead Sea Scrolls, edited by Brooke George, Hempel Charlotte, 0-0. London: Bloomsbury.
    Accepted
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Letter Writing.’ In T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism, edited by Gurtner Daniel, Stuckenbruck Loren, 0-0. London: Bloomsbury.
    • Doering, Lutz. . ‘Judaism at the Turn of the Era.’ In The Biblical World, edited by Dell, Katharine, 0-0. 2nd Ed. London & New York: Routledge.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Configuring Addressee Communities in Ancient Jewish Letters: The Case of the Epistle of Baruch (2 Baruch 78–86).’ In Letters and Communities: Studies in the Socio-Political Dimensions of Ancient Epistolography, edited by Ceccarelli Paola, Doering Lutz, Foegen Thorsten, Gildenhard Ingo, 0-0. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    Articles in Encyclopedia
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Letters: Judaism.’ In Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, edited by Helmer Christine et al., 0-0.
    • Doering Lutz. . „Sabbat.“ In Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum, herausgegeben von Schöllgen G et al., 0-0. Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘ἀδελφός κτλ.’ In Historical and Theological Lexicon of the Septuagint, Vol. 1, edited by Bons Eberhard, Joosten Jan, 0-0. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    Edited Books
    • Ben-Dov Jonathan, Doering Lutz (Eds.): . The Construction of Time in Antiquity: Ritual, Art, and Identity. New York: Cambridge University Press.
    Articles
    Articles in Journals
    • Doering Lutz. . „Die Rezeption jüdischer Schriften im Neuen Testament.“ Jahrbuch für biblische Theologie 31.
    Articles in Edited Books
    Published
    • Doering Lutz. . „Jesus im Judentum seiner Zeit (Die jüdische Prägung Jesu).“ In Jesus Handbuch, herausgegeben von Schröter Jens, Jacobi Christine, 227–229. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
    • Doering Lutz. . „Philon im Kontext des palästinischen Judentums.“ In Abrahams Aufbruch. Philon, De migratione Abrahami, herausgegeben von Niehoff Maren, Feldmeier Reinhard, 147–166.
    • Doering Lutz. . „Religiöser Kontext.“ In Jesus Handbuch, herausgegeben von Schröter Jens, Jacobi Christine, 197–213. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘The Beginning of Sabbath and Festivals in Ancient Jewish Sources.’ In The Construction of Time in Antiquity: Ritual, Art, and Identity, edited by Ben-Dov Jonathan, Doering Lutz, 205-226. New York: Cambridge University Press.
    • Doering Lutz, Ben-Dov Jonathan. . ‘Introduction.’ In The Construction of Time in Antiquity: Ritual, Art, and Identity, edited by Ben-Dov Jonathan; Doering Lutz, 1-8. New York: Cambridge University Press.
    • Doering Lutz. . „Fort- und Neuschreibung autoritativer Texte und Identitätsbildung im Jubiläenbuch sowie in Texten aus Qumran.“ In Identität und Schrift. Fortschreibungsprozesse als Mittel religiöser Identitätsbildung, herausgegeben von Grohmann Marianne, 69-103. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. doi: 10.13109/9783788731977.69.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘The Commissioning of Paul: Light from the Prophet Jeremiah on the Self-Understanding of the Apostle?’ In Jeremiah's Scriptures: Production, Reception, Interaction, and Transformation, edited by Najman Hindy, Schmid Konrad, 544-565. Leiden: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004320253_044.
    In Press
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Law and Lawlessness in Texts from Qumran.’ In Law and Lawlessness in Early Judaism and Christianity, edited by Lincicum David, Sheridan Ruth, Stang Charles, 0-0. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    Articles in Edited Books
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘“You are a Chosen Stock . . .”: The Use of Israel Epithets for the Addressees in First Peter.’ In Jewish and Christian Communal Identities in the Roman World, edited by Furstenberg Yair, 243–276. Leiden: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004321694_013.
    Articles in Encyclopedia
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Havdalah.’ In Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, edited by Orlin Eric, 391.
    • Doering Lutz. . „שָׁבַת šābat שַׁבָּת, שבת ,שַׁבָּתוֹן.“ In Theologisches Wörterbuch zu den Qumrantexten, herausgegeben von Fabry Heinz-Josef, Dahmen Ulrich, 840–850. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Sabbath.’ In Routledge Encyclopedia of Ancient Mediterranean Religions, edited by Orlin Eric, 825.

    Articles in Journals
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Wilhelm Bousset’s Die Religion des Judentums im neutestamentlichen Zeitalter.’ Early Christianity 6, No. 1: 51-66. doi: 10.1628/186870315X14249562917993.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Doering Lutz. . „Jesus und der Sabbat im Licht der Qumrantexte.“ In Jesus, Paulus und die Texte von Qumran, herausgegeben von Frey Jörg, Popkes Enno Edzard, 33-61. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    • Doering Lutz. . ‘4QMMT and the Letters of Paul: Selected Aspects of Mutual Illumination.’ In The Dead Sea Scrolls and Pauline Literature, edited by Rey Jean-Sébastien, 69–87. Leiden: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004230071_006.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘The Reception of the Book of Exodus in the Book of Jubilees.’ In The Book of Exodus: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation, edited by Dozeman Thomas B., Evans Craig A., Lohr Joel N., 485–510. Berlin: De Gruyter. doi: 10.1163/9789004282667_021.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘God as Father in Texts from Qumran.’ In The Divine Father: Religious and Philosophical Concepts of Divine Parenthood in Antiquity, edited by Albrecht Felix, Feldmeier Reinhard, 107–135. Leiden: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004264779_008.

    Articles in Edited Books
    • Doering Lutz. . „Gottes Volk: Die Addressaten als "Israel" im Ersten Petrusbrief.“ In Bedrängnis und Identität: Studien zu Situation, Kommunikation und Theologie des 1. Petrusbriefs, herausgegeben von Du Toit David S., 81–114. Berlin: De Gruyter. doi: 10.1515/9783110302318.81.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘The Epistle of Baruch and Its Role in 2 Baruch.’ In Fourth Ezra and Second Baruch: Reconstruction After the Fall, edited by Henze Matthias, Boccaccini Gabriele, 151–173. Leiden: Brill. doi: 10.1163/9789004258815_009.
    Articles in Encyclopedia
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Sabbath.’ In Enyclopedia of Ancient History, 5988–5990. Wiley-Blackwell.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Divorce: New Testament.’ In Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception, 993–995. Berlin: De Gruyter.

    Books (Monographs)
    • Doering Lutz. . Ancient Jewish Letters and the Beginnings of Christian Epistolography. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
    Articles
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Reinheit und Tempel: Ein Beitrag zum Verhältnis von Law und Narrative im Jubiläenbuch.’ In Law and Narrative in the Bible and in Neighbouring Ancient Cultures, edited by Adam Klaus-Peter, Avemarie Friedrich, Wazana Nili, Felsch Dorit, 243–262. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Jewish Law in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Some Issues for Consideration.’ In The Hebrew Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls, edited by Dávid Nóra, Lange Armin, De Troyer Kristin, Tzoref Shani, 449–462. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. doi: 10.13109/9783666535550.449.
    Articles in Encyclopedia
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Sabbath: II. Judaism: 1. Early.’ In Religion Past and Present, Vol. 11, edited by Betz Hans Dieter, Browning Don S., Janowski Bernd, Jüngel Eberhard, 346-347. Leiden: Brill.

    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Urzeit-Endzeit Correlation in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Pseudepigrapha.’ In Eschatologie – Eschatology: The Sixth Durham-Tübingen Research Symposium. Eschatology in Old Testament, Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (Tübingen, September, 2009), edited by Landmesser Christof, Eckstein Hans-Joachim, Lichtenberger Hermann, 19–58. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Sabbath Laws in the New Testament Gospels.’ In The New Testament and Rabbinic Literature, edited by Bieringer R., García Martínez F., Pollefeyt D., Tomson P. J., 207–253. Leiden: Brill. doi: 10.1163/ej.9789004175884.i-544.48.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Sabbath and Festivals.’ In The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Daily Life in Roman Palestine, edited by Hezser Catherine, 566–586. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Facing the Tragedy of the Destruction of the Jewish Temple, 70 CE.’ In Facing Tragedies, edited by Hamilton Christopher, Neumeier Otto, Schweiger Gottfried, 67-76. Münster: LIT.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘First Peter as Early Christian Diaspora Letter.’ In Catholic Epistles and Apostolic Tradition: A New Perspective on James and the Catholic Letter Collection, edited by Niebuhr Karl-Wilhelm, Wall Robert, 215–236. 441–457. Waco, Tex.: Baylor University Press.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Marriage and Creation in Mark 10 and CD 4–5.’ In Echoes from the Caves: Qumran and the New Testament, edited by García Martínez Florentino, 133–164. Leiden: Brill. doi: 10.1163/ej.9789004176966.i-350.33.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Apostle, Co-Elder, and Witness of Suffering: Author Construction and Peter Image in First Peter.’ In Pseudepigraphie und Verfasserfiktion in frühchristlichen Briefen / Pseudepigraphy and Author Fiction in Early Christian Letters, edited by Frey Jörg et al., 645–681. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Purity and Impurity in the Book of Jubilees.’ In Enoch and the Mosaic Torah: The Evidence of Jubilees, edited by Boccaccini Gabriele, Ibba Giovanni, 261–275. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans.

    Edited Books
    • Doering Lutz, Waubke Hans-Günther, Wilk Florian (Hrsg.): . Judaistik und neutestamentliche Wissenschaft: Standorte – Grenzen – Beziehungen. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Much Ado about Nothing? Jesus’ Sabbath Healings and their Halakhic Implications Revisited.’ In Judaistik und Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft: Standorte – Grenzen – Beziehungen, edited by Doering Lutz, Waubke Hans-Günther, Wilk Florian, 213–241. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

    • Doering Lutz. . „Christlich-jüdischer Dialog zwischen Studienjahr und deutscher Wirklichkeit: Einige Anmerkungen zu Konzepten und Kontexten.“ In Lernort Jerusalem: Kulturelle und theologische Paradigmen einer Begegnung mit den Religionen, herausgegeben von Ballhorn Egbert, Brok Tom O., Hellwig Kristina, Stoltmann Dagmar, 29-39. Münster: Aschendorff.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Parallels without “Parallelomania”: Methodological Reflections on Comparative Analysis of Halakhah in the Dead Sea Scrolls.’ In Rabbinic Perspectives: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium of the Orion Center for the Study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and Associated Literature, January 2003, edited by Fraade Steven, Shemesh Aharon, Clements Ruth, 13–42. Leiden: Brill.

    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Excerpted Texts in Second Temple Judaism: A Survey of the Evidence.’ In Selecta colligere II: Beiträge zur Technik des Sammelns und Kompilierens griechischer Texte von der Antike bis zum Humanismus, edited by Piccione Rosa Maria, Perkams Matthias, 1–38. Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Jeremiah and the "Diaspora Letters" in Ancient Judaism: Epistolary Communication with the Golah as Medium for Dealing with the Present.’ In Reading the Present in the Qumran Library: The Perception of the Contemporary by Means of Scriptural Interpretation, edited by De Troyer Kristin, Lange Armin, 43–72. Atlanta: SBL.

    • Doering Lutz. . „Sabbat: II. Judentum: 1. Antike.“ In Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart, 713–714. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    Edited Books
    • Niebuhr Karl-Wilhelm, Kraus Wolfgang, Doering Lutz (Hrsg.): . Frühjudentum und Neues Testament im Horizont Biblischer Theologie. Mit einem Anhang zum Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.
    Articles
    Articles in Journals
    • Doering Lutz. . „Laurentius Klein zum Gedenken.“ Begegnungen – Zeitschrift für Kirche und Judentum 2003, No. 2: 24-25.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Doering Lutz. . „Überlegungen zum Ansatz der Halacha in den Qumrantexten.“ In Qumran kontrovers: Beiträge zu den Textfunden vom Toten Meer, herausgegeben von Frey Jörg, Stegmann Hartmut, 89-113. Paderborn: Bonifatius.
    • Doering Lutz. . „Jeremia in Babylonien und Ägypten: Mündliche und schriftliche Toraparänese für Exil und Diaspora nach 4QApocryphon of Jeremiah C.“ In Frühjudentum und Neues Testament im Horizont Biblischer Theologie. Mit einem Anhang zum Corpus Judaeo-Hellenisticum Novi Testamenti, herausgegeben von Niebuhr Karl-Wilhelm, Kraus Wolfgang, Doering Lutz, 50–79. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    • Doering Lutz. . „Schwerpunkte und Tendenzen der neueren Petrus-Forschung.“ Berliner Theologische Zeitschrift 2002, No. 19/2: 203–223.
    • Doering Lutz. . „Jub 50,6–13 als Schlussabschnitt des Jubiläenbuchs – Nachtrag aus Qumran oder ursprünglicher Bestandteil des Werks?Revue de Qumran 2002, No. 20/79: 359–387.

    • Doering Lutz. . ‘Purity Regulations Concerning the Sabbath in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature.’ In The Dead Sea Scrolls: Fifty Years after their Discovery 1947–1997. Proceedings of the Jerusalem Congress, July 20–25, 1997, edited by Schiffman L, Tov E, VanderKam J, 600–609. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and The Shrine of the Book, Israel Museum.

    • Doering Lutz. . Schabbat: Sabbathalacha und -praxis im antiken Judentum und Urchristentum. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    • Doering Lutz. . ‘New Aspects of Qumran Sabbath Law from Cave 4 Fragments.’ In Legal Texts and Legal Issues: Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the IOQS, Cambridge 1995. Published in Honour of J.M. Baumgarten, edited by Bernstein M, García Martínez F, Kampen J, 251–274. Leiden: Brill.
    • Doering Lutz. . ‘The Concept of the Sabbath in the Book of Jubilees.’ In Studies in the Book of Jubilees, edited by Albani Matthias, Frey Jörg, Lange Armin, 179–205. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

    • Doering Lutz. . „Jub 2,24 nach 4QJuba VII,17 und der Aufbau von Jub 2,17-33.“ Biblische Notizen 84: 23–28.
  • Dissertations

    In Progress
    Bramkamp, LauraConcepts of Purity in Diaspora Judaism
    Schumann, DanielMark 7:10–13 in halakhic context: Vows in ancient Judaism and in the New Testament
    Completed
    Kaneen, Edward N.Discipleship as Slavery: An Investigation into the Use of Slavery as a Model for Discipleship in the Gospels of Mark and Matthew
    Girsch, Katherine A. Begotten Anew of Imperishable Seed: Divine Regeneration and Christian Identity in 1 Peter
    Mihoc, Justin A.The Inceptive Ecclesiology of Acts 1-5 and Its Reception in the Patristic Period