Graduate Theological Union

Rev. Prof. Dr. Annette Weissenrieder

Professor of New Testament
Core Doctoral Faculty Member

At GTU since 2008

PhD, Ruprcht-Karls-University of Heidelberg, Germany

Phone: 415/512-2828


Current Research and Teaching Interests

  • Anthropology of the Greek Bible
  • Ancient medicine and philosophy
  • Embodiment and cognitive science as a paradigm for biblical anthropology
  • New edition of the Vetus Latina (Old Latin Bible) Luke in cooperation with Dr. Thomas Bauer from the University of Erfurt, Germany
  • Temple and sacred space in the New Testament, esp. in the Gospel of Luke, in the Pauline Letters and the letter to the Ephesians
  • Theory of Space

Selected Publications

  • Körper und Verkörperung. Biblische Anthropologie im Kontext antiker Medizin und Philosophie. Ein Quellenbuch für die Septuaginta und das Neue Testament with Katrin Dolle (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2017, forthcoming)
  • Religion and Illness, together with Gregor Etzelmüller (Wipf and Stock, 2017)
  • Borders: Terms, Performances, and Ideologies (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016)
  • Verkörperung als Paradigma einer theologischen Anthropologie in cooperation with Gregor Etzelmüller (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016)
  • Contested Spaces: Houses and Temples in the Roman Antiquity and the New Testament in cooperation with David Balch
  • Images of Illness in the Gospel of Luke. Insights of Ancient Medical Texts (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2003)