Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

The Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Person

CV

* M. Div., University of Lund, 1986

* Th.D., University of Lund, 1994

* Docent, University of Lund, 1994

* Assistant Professor of New Testament, Baptist Theological Seminary, Rüschlikon, Switzerland, 1994-1995

* Humboldt Research Fellow, University of Tübingen, Germany, 1996

* Research Fellow, University of Göteborg, Sweden, 1996-2000

* Associate Professor of New Testament and Hermeneutics, University of Göteborg, Sweden, 1996-2000

* Professor of New Testament and Hermeneutics, University of Göteborg, Sweden, 2000-2007

* Adjunct Professor of New Testament, Stockholm School of Theology, Sweden, 2003-2008

* Professor of New Testament Studies, University of Lund, Sweden, 2007-.

Research

About the research

Research Interests

* Tradition and Transmission in Early Christianity

* Orality and Scribality in ancient Greece and Rome and early Christianity

* Social and Collective Memory

* The Philosophical and Hermeneutical Dimension of Memory

* The Historical Jesus

* Epistolography and Rhetoric

* Early Christian Identity Formation

* The New Testament in Modern Theology.

Publications

Books (4)
Editorships (6)
Articles (28)
Book chapters (33)
Conference contributions (1)
Reviews (6)
Supervision at Lund University (3)

Research portal (Lund University)

Administrative

Tasks

  • Deputy Dean at Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology
  • Member, Faculty Board, Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology
  • Member, Fakultetsstyrelsens arbetsutskott, Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology
  • Member, Forskningsnämnden, Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology
  • Reserve member, Academic Appointments Board, Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology

Other tasks and qualifications

* Member of Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, 1995
* Member of The Swedish Exegetical Society, 2000
* Member of The Swedish Academy of Biblical Studies, 2003
* Member of Colloquium Oecumenicum Paulinum, 2004
* Member of The Royal Society of Letters in Lund, 2008
* Member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities, 2011.

* Co-chair with professor Vernon K. Robbins (Emory University, USA) of the seminar "Socio-Rhetorical Interpretation" at Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, 1999-2003
* Co-chair with professor Jens Schröter (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany) and Dr Stephen Hultgren (Australian Lutheran College, Australia) of the seminar "Memory, Narrative, and Christology in the Synoptic Gospels" at Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, 2013-
* President of The Swedish Academy of Biblical Studies, 2003-2008
* Vice President of The Swedish Exegetical Society, 2007-2011
* President of The Swedish Exegetical Society, 2011-2014
* Member of the Committee for Eastern Europe in Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, 2007-
* Member of the Stearing Committee of Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, 2010-2013.

* Member of the editorial board of the Swedish Exegetical Yearbook, 2002-
* Member of the editorial board of Svensk Teologisk Kvartalskrift, 2007-
* Member of the editorial board of New Testament Studies, 2007-2010
* Member of the editorial board of Journal for the Study of the New Testament, 2009-.

* Editor of Monograph Series Coniectanea Biblica: New Testament Series.

* Supervisor of completed Doctoral Dissertations:
Tobias Hägerland (Th.D. 2009): Jesus and the Forgiveness of Sins: An Aspect of His Prophetic Message (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Gunnar Samuelsson (Th.D. 2010): Crucifixion in Antiquity: An Inquiry into the Background and Significance of the New Testament Terminology of Crucifixion (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011, 2nd ed. 2013)
Hans Leander (Th.D. 2011): Discourses of Empire: The Gospel of Mark from a Postcolonial Perspective (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013)
Dan Nässelqvist (Th.D. 2014): Public Reading in Early Christianity: Lectors, Manuscripts, and Sound in the Oral Delivery of John 1-4 (Leiden: Brill, 163).
Magnus Evertsson (Th.D. 2014): Liknelser och läsningar. Reception av liknelseberättelser ur Lukasevangeliet, kapitel 10-15, i predikoutkast för Svenska kyrkan 1985-2013 (Skellefteå: Artos, 2013).

* Expert at national evaluations by the Swedish Higher Education Authority, 2014-
* Expert at evaluation for research grants at the Swedish Research Council.

* Vice Head of Center for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University, 2009-2011
* Head of Th.D. program at Center for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University, 2009-2011
* Dean of Faculty of Theology, Lund University, 2015-
* Dean of Ph.D. and Th.D. studies at the Faculties of Humanties and Theology, Lund University, 2015-.

Samuel Byrskog

Deputy Dean
Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology

Professor
Biblical Studies
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies

Contact information

E-mail samuel.byrskogctr.luse

Phone +46 46 222 90 56

Mobile +46 73 922 50 57

Room LUX:B222

Visiting address Helgonavägen 3, Lund

Postal address Box 192, 221 00, Lund

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