Professorin Dr. Eve-Marie Becker

Professorship for the New Testament

Universitätsstraße 13-17, Room 211
48143 Münster
T: 49 251 83-22535

Consultation hours

Summer term 2020:
Tuesdays, 12-13 and per appointment
Semesterbreak (summer and winter): s. announcements

External Profile:

  • Research Areas

    • Gospel of Mark and Synoptics
    • Philippians and Paul
    • Literary history: Historiography and epistolography
    • Hermeneutics
    • Person/Personality and (Auto-)Biography
  • CV


    Ordination as minister by honorary appointment
    PostDoc Researcher, funded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange) at McMaster University, Hamilton/Ont., Canada
    Dr. theol. at the Faculty of Theology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
    PhD student at the University of Erlangen: granted by the Hessische Lutherstiftung (Darmstadt) and the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (Bonn)
    Studies of Protestant Theology in Marburg and Erlangen


    PI of the research project, funded by the Dabish research council (DFF): "Epistolary Visions of Transformational Leadership: Cicero - Paul - Seneca" (EVTL) at the School of Culture and Society, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University/Denmark
    Professor of the New Testament at the University of Münster
    Research fellowship at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS), Jerusalem/Israel
    Professor of New Testament Exegesis at Aarhus University/Denmark
    "Distinguished Visiting Professor of New Testament" at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta/USA
    "Gastdozentur Studienjahr" at the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem/Israel
    Research programme director of: "Christianity and Theology in Culture and Society" at the Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University
    Research fellowship at the Max-Weber-Center in Erfurt/Germany
    "Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin/Assistentin/Oberassistentin" at the Institute of New Testament studies at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
    "Kurzzeitlehrerdozentur" at the Faculty of Protestant Theology in Sibiu/Romania (funded by the Robert-Bosch-Stiftung)

    External functions

    Member of the editorial board of the Journal for the Study of Paul and His letters (JSPL)
    Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Biblical Literature (JBL)
    Member of the advisory board of Dansk Teologisk Tidsskrift (DTT)
    Editorial Board New Testament Studies
    Main editor of SANt
    Co-Editor of NET-series
    Member of the “Learned Society” at Aarhus University and its president from 2013-2015
    Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS)
    International Society for the Study of Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (ISDCL)
    Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)
    Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie (WGTh)
  • Projects

    • MfP - Meyer für die Predigt (MfP) (since )
      Own funding
    • Co-editor "Handbuch Brief: Antike" (Walter de Gruyter) ( - )
      Third-party funding : Walter de Gruyter GmbH | Project Number: LLC/EK
    • Epistolary visions of transformational leadership: Cicero - Paul - Seneca ( - )
      Third-party funding : Independent Research Fund Denmark | Project Number: 8018-00086B
    • EVTL - Epistolary Visions of Transformational Leadership (EVTL): Cicero - Paul - Seneca ( - )
      Own funding
    • Conference "Who was ›James‹? Challenging Concepts of Epistolary Authorship" 06. - 08. August 2019, Münster ( - )
      Third-party funding : Fritz Thyssen Foundation - Support of Conferences | Project Number:
    • Homines novi: Literary self-configurations from Cicero and Paul to Augustine ( - )
      Own funding
  • Promotion

    Jónsson, Sigurvin LárusJames Among the Classicists
    Mortensen, JacobPaul, Paulitics and "prosôpopoiia"
    Falkenberg, RenéEugnostos the Blessed