Professor Christos Karakolis of the Department of Theology participated in the Colloquium Ioanneum, which took place this year, from 31 July to 3 August, in Vienna, presenting the topic “Jesus’ Interlocutors in John 7 and 8: A Narrative-Critical and Reader-Centered Approach”.
The Colloquium Ioanneum, which was founded in 2013 and convenes every two years (with the exception of the pandemic period), is a closed group of eighteen (18) distinguished New Testament scholars from various countries, who belong to the most recognized international experts in the study of the Gospel of John. The aim of the Colloquium is the multifaceted study of the Gospel of John as a whole, as well as its historical and social context, through contributions and discussions on specific parts of the text. The volumes of the conference papers are published in the series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament by the publishing house Mohr Siebeck in Tübingen. This year’s conference papers dealt with chapters 7 and 8 of the Gospel of John.
The already published volumes of the previous Colloquium Ioanneum conferences are as follows:
Culpepper, R. Alan and Jörg Frey (eds.). The Opening of John’s Narrative (John 1:19–2:22): Historical, Literary, and Theological Readings from the Colloquium Ioanneum 2015 in Ephesus. WUNT 385. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2017.
Culpepper, R. Alan and Jörg Frey (eds.). Expressions of the Johannine Kerygma in John 2:23–5:18: Historical, Literary, and Theological Readings from the Colloquium Ioanneum 2017 in Jerusalem. WUNT 423. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019.
Frey, Jörg and Craig R. Koester (eds.). Signs and Discourses in John 5 and 6: Historical, Literary, and Theological Readings from the Colloquium Ioanneum 2019 in Eisenach. WUNT 463. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2021.
van der Watt, Jan G., R. Alan Culpepper, and Udo Schnelle (eds.). The Prologue of the Gospel of John. Its Literary, Theological, and Philosophical Contexts: Papers read at the Colloquium Ioanneum 2013. WUNT 359. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016.