Professorin Dr. Eve-Marie Becker

Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics"
Professorin Dr. Eve-Marie Becker

Johannisstr. 1, Room ETF 211
48143 Münster
T: +49 251 83-22535
F: +49 251 83-22538

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
    Habilitation im Fach Neues Testament und Privatdozentur an der Universität Erlangen
    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 – International Society for the Study of Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature (ISDCL) (Advisory board)
    Editorial Board New Testament Studies (NTS)
    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 (NTS)
    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

    • KoPaC - EXC 2060 A3-27 - Cosmocracy and Pantocracy in Early Christianity (KoPaC): Roots, Functions, and Effects of Early Christian Rulership Images (since )
      Subproject in DFG-joint project hosted at WWU: DFG - Cluster of Excellence | Project Number: EXC 2060/1
    • EfP - Exegese für die Predigt (since )
      Individual project: Evangelical Church in Germany, Evangelische Kirche der Pfalz (Protestantische Landeskirche), Bremische Evangelische Kirche, Evangelische Kirche in Hessen und Nassau
    • Co-editor "Handbuch Brief: Antike" (Walter de Gruyter) ( - )
      Individual project: Walter de Gruyter GmbH | Project Number: LLC/EK
    • Epistolary visions of transformational leadership: Cicero - Paul - Seneca ( - )
      Individual project: Independent Research Fund Denmark | Project Number: 8018-00086B
    • Conference "Who was ›James‹? Challenging Concepts of Epistolary Authorship" 06. - 08. August 2019, Münster ( - )
      Scientific Event: Fritz Thyssen Foundation - Support of Conferences | Project Number:
    • Homines novi: Literary self-configurations from Cicero and Paul to Augustine ( - )
      Own resources project
  • Publication

    • Becker, Eve-Marie. . Der Philipperbrief des Paulus. Vorarbeiten zu einem Kommentar. 1st Ed. Tübingen: Francke Verlag.
  • Promotion

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