Prof. DD DLITT Gert J. Steyn

PROFESSOR FÜR NEUES TESTAMENT

  • Editorial board of the International Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas Scientific Journal published by Cambridge University Press: New Testament Studies (2009 – 2011)
  • International Editorial board: New Scholarly Book Series (Early Christianity in the Roman World) at Amsterdam University Press, Netherlands (Invited: 2012)
  • Sub-editor/Book Review editor: Neotestamentica [Vols 38-47: 2004 – 2014]. 18 editions of average 25 pages each
  • Sub-editor/Book Review editor: Verbum et Ecclesia [2004-2005]; Editorial Board [2004 – currently]
  • Translator and Greek language editor on the Bible Society of South Africa for the new Afrikaans Bible translation [since 2005]: Translations from Greek into Afrikaans (Hebrews; Baruch; Epistle of Jeremiah). Editorial board: Deutero-canonical books.
  • Editorial board of LitNet Akademies (Afrikaans Online Scholarly Journal) [Appointed: 2013]
  • Editorial board – Scholarly Journal: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif [2003-2015]
  • Eitorial Board of “Lewende Woorde” (‘Living Words’) – a journal that promotes the sermon as art form [1995-2000]
  • Founder and editor: The T.E.E. Journal [1997-2000]

Seit 1999 Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS)[2] – by invitation only
Seit 1998 Society for Biblical Literature (SBL)
Seit 2013 European Association for Biblical Studies (EABS)
Seit 2010 International Organisation for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS)
Seit 2004 Septuaginta Deutsch – Wuppertaler Tagungen (LXX.D)
Seit 2012 NAVNUT: Dutch-Afrikaans Research Group
Seit 2015 AGNES: African-German Network of Excellence in Science
Seit 2002 Alexander von Humboldt Alumni
Seit 1990 DAAD Alumni
Seit 1987 New Testament Society of South Africa (NTSSA)
Seit 2007 Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa (LXXSA)
Seit 2007 Bible Society of Southern Africa

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang

  • 1980 Abitur Bibelkunde; Biologie; Afrikaans Gymnasium:Schoonspruit
  • 1981-1983 Baccalaureus Artium Griechisch und Hebräisch Universität von Pretoria
  • 1984-1985 Baccalaureus Artium (Honores) Griechisch Universität von Pretoria
  • 1984-1986 Baccalaureus Divinitatis Theologie:
    (Hauptfach: Neues Testament)
  • 1986-1987 Magister Artium Griechisch Universität von Pretoria
  • 1988-1994 Doctor Divinitatis Neues Testament Universität von Pretoria
  • 2006-2008 Doctor Litterarum Biblische Sprache Stellenbosch Universität

Bisherige berufliche Laufbahn

  • 1987 – 1990 Junior Lecturer (Neues Testament) Unisa (Universität von Südafrika)
  • 1992 – 1993 Lecturer (Neues Testament und Griechisch) Fedsem (Federal Theological Seminary of Southern Africa, Pietermaritzburg)
  • 1993 – 2000 Senior Lecturer (Griechisch und Klassische Kulturen) Universität Johannesburg
  • 1993 – 2000 Geschäfstleiter und Rektor T.E.E. College (Theological Education by Extension College, Southern Africa)
  • 2001 – 2003 Associate Professor
    (Griechisch und Klassische Kulturen)
  • 2003 – 2006 Associate Professor (Neues Testament) Universität Pretoria
  • 2006 – 2017 Full Professor (Neues Testament)
  • seit 2011 Forschungsmitglied Kirchliche Hochschule Wuppertal
  • seit 2017 Professor für neutestamentliche Exegese und Theologie Theologische Hochschule Ewersbach

 

  • 1993 – 2000 Principal and Managing Director: Theological Education by Extension College
  • 1992 – 2000 Executive member: Joint Board for the Diploma in Theology
  • 1993 – 2000 Elected member: Association of Southern African Theological Institutions (ASATI)
  • 1993 – 2000 Elected member: South African Council of Theological Institutions (SACTE)
  • 1994 – 1995 Chair: Lead strategic planning process (Kgolagano College, Gabarone, Botswana)
    1994 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Ministerial Training (College of the Transfiguration, Grahamstown)
  • 1995 – 2000 Board of Honorary members: Oxen Ministries, Exeter, England
  • 1995 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Theological Education by Extension (TEE East Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania [Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania])
  • 1995 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Theological Education: Dutch Reformed Church (Southern Transvaal)
  • 1996 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Distance Education (Technicon SA (Roodepoort)
  • 1996 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Theological Education: Uniting Reformed Church (Dundee, Kwazulu-Natal)
  • 1996 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Theological Education (School of Theology, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg)
  • 1997 – 2000 Executive member: International TEENet (Vancouver, Canada)
  • 1997 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on electronic media in Extension Education: Native Ministries Programme (Vancouver School of Theology, Vancouver, Canada)
  • 1997 Chair & External Reviewer: Bishop Gaul College (Harare, Zimbabwe)
  • 1997 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Theological Education in a transforming world: Church Community Leadership Trust (Port Elizabeth)
  • 1997 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Distance Theological Education (University of South Africa, Pretoria)
  • 1998 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Ministerial Training: Global Ministries (Lesotho)
  • 1998 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Ministerial Formation: “Rudder meeting” (Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa, Johannesburg)
  • 1999 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Extension Education: TEE Anglican Church East Africa (Nairobi, Kenya)
  • 2000 Panel Member: Strategic planning committee on Extension Education and Ministerial Formation: World Council of Churches Education Desk (Accra, Ghana)
  • 2004 Quality assurance reviewer: International College of Bible and Missions
  • 2004 – 2011 Quality assurance reviewer (New Testament Modules): Faculty of Theology, Northwest University, Potchefstroom
  • 2005 – 2008 Secretary: New Testament Society of South Africa (NTSSA)
  • seit 2005 Panel Member: Editorial Committee of the Deutero-Canonical Books: Bible Society of South Africa
  • 2006 – 2007 Organise and chair several meetings on design of new curriculum: Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria
  • 2006 Quality assurance reviewer: Mukhanyo Theological College, Pretoria
  • seit 2007 Founding and Executive Member: LXXSA (SA LXX Society)
  • 2007 Study Tour Leader: West Turkey (Archaelogical sites linked to Paul and John)
  • 2009 Study Tour Leader: West Turkey (Archaelogical sites linked to Paul and John)
  • 2009 – 2016 Head of Department of New Testament Studies, University of Pretoria
  • 2009 – 2016 Member: Senate of the University of Pretoria
    2010 Study Tour Leader: Greece: Ancient Macedonia and Achaia
  • 2010 External review and assessment of NT Department: Department of New Testament, Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein
  • 2010 – 2012 President and Chair: New Testament Society of South Africa
  • seit 2011 Research Associate: Kirchliche Hochschule, Wuppertal, Germany
  • 2011 Study Tour Leader: West Turkey (Archaelogical sites linked to Paul and John)
  • 2012 Specialist Reviewer: Research Project for Netherlands Research Foundation
  • 2013 + 2015 Specialist Reviewer: Research Projects for Belgian Research Foundation
  • 2013-2015 Mentor: Postdoctoral Fellows (Dr Zorodzai Dube; Dr Peter Nagel)
  • Jul 2014 Study Tour Leader: West Turkey (Archaelogical sites linked to Paul and John)
  • Dec 2014 Study Tour Leader: West Turkey (Archaelogical sites linked to Paul and John)
  • 2015 Study Tour Leader: Greece: Ancient Macedonia and Achaia
  • 2016 Host (Gastgeber): Frau Dr. Joanna Erzberger – Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
  • 2016 Co-chair (with Prof J Joosten, Oxford Univ, UK): IOSOT Seminar Track (LXX-NT)

Auszeichnungen

  • 1990 – 1991 D.A.A.D. Stipendium (14 Monate)
  • 1993 Einschreibung in “Who’s Who in Biblical Studies and Archaeology”
  • 2002 – 2003 Alexander von Humboldt Stipendium (6 Monate + 3 Monate Verlängerung)
  • 2007 – 2008 Alexander von Humboldt Stipendium: Wiederaufnahme (3 Monate)
  • 2010 Alexander von Humboldt Stipendium: Wiederaufnahme (3 Monate)
  • 2010 – 2011 Einschreibung in “2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century (IBC).” Melrose Press: Cambridge, U.K.
  • 2010 – 2011 Einschreibung in “Marquis Who’s Who in the World.” New Providence, N.J., USA, (27th/ 28thed)
  • 2012 – 2014 Preis: Exceptional Academic Achiever’s Award (University of Pretoria): Nur 11 an der Universität von Pretoria und die einzige in Theologie
  • 2012 – 2016 National Research Foundation (B-graded researcher)[1]:
  • 2013 Einladung bei und Einschreibung in FacultyRow,com
  • 2014 Einschreibung in “Bristol Who’s Who”, New York – Lebenslange Mitgliedschaft
  • 2015 – 2016 Alexander von Humboldt Stipendium: Wiederaufnahme (1 Monat)
  • 2017 Gastgeber für das 72. Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (Universität Pretoria)
  • 2017 Einladung: Invited speaker on theme ‘Faith, Theology, and Exegesis of Scripture’. Conference on the 2017 Reformation Anniversary by the Evangelisch-Theologischer Fakultätentag, Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie, und Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (EKD)
    Akademische Mitgliedschaften
  • Seit 1999 Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS)[2] – by invitation only
  • Seit 1998 Society for Biblical Literature (SBL)
  • Seit 2013 European Association for Biblical Studies (EABS)
  • Seit 2010 International Organisation for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS)
  • Seit 2004 Septuaginta Deutsch – Wuppertaler Tagungen (LXX.D)
  • Seit 2012 NAVNUT: Dutch-Afrikaans Research Group
  • Seit 2015 AGNES: African-German Network of Excellence in Science
  • Seit 2002 Alexander von Humboldt Alumni
  • Seit 1990 DAAD Alumni
  • Seit 1987 New Testament Society of South Africa (NTSSA)
  • Seit 2007 Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa (LXXSA)
  • Seit 2007 Bible Society of Southern Africa

 

Monographien

  • [2011] A Quest for the Assumed Septuagint Vorlage of the Explicit Quotations in Hebrews. (FRLANT 235) Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. 470pp.
  • [1995] Septuagint Quotations in the Context of the Petrine and Pauline Speeches of the Acta Apostolorum. Kampen: Kok Pharos / Leuven: Peeters Press. 290pp.

Herausgeberschaften

  • [2016] Septuagint, Sages and Scripture: Studies in Honour of Johann Cook (Vetus Testamentum Supplements 172). Leiden: Brill. (with X. Gauthier and G.R. Kotze). 394pp.
  • [2010] Psalms and Hebrews (with D.J. Human), London: T&T Clark. 300pp.
  • [2009] “From Jesus to Justin: FS University of Pretoria”. Neotestamentica (Sole Editor), 270pp
  • [2005] Friendship and Love where there were none. Biblical Perspectives on Reconciliation. (with J. Van der Watt & D. Human), Pretoria: ISWEN. 147pp.

Mit-Herausgeberschaften

  • Editorial board of the International Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas Scientific Journal published by Cambridge University Press: New Testament Studies (2009 – 2011
  • International Editorial board: New Scholarly Book Series (Early Christianity in the Roman World) at Amsterdam University Press, Netherlands (Invited: 2012)
  • Sub-editor/Book Review editor: Neotestamentica [Vols 38-47: 2004 – 2014]. 18 editions of average 25 pages each
  • Sub-editor/Book Review editor: Verbum et Ecclesia [2004-2005]; Editorial Board [2004 – currently]
  • Translator and Greek language editor on the Bible Society of South Africa for the new Afrikaans Bible translation [since 2005]: Translations from Greek into Afrikaans (Hebrews; Baruch; Epistle of Jeremiah). Editorial board: Deutero-canonical books.
  • Editorial board of LitNet Akademies (Afrikaans Online Scholarly Journal) [Appointed: 2013]
  • Editorial board – Scholarly Journal: Nederduitse Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif [2003-2015]
  • Eitorial Board of “Lewende Woorde” (‘Living Words’) – a journal that promotes the sermon as art form [1995-2000]
    Founder and editor: The T.E.E. Journal [1997-2000]
    Research Fellowships