Udo Schnelle's research while affiliated with Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and other places

Publications (5)

Article
The new Paul within Judaism Perspective claims that Paul remained a Jew and loyal to the Torah throughout his entire life. His letters were addressed exclusively to Gentile Christians. However, all the Pauline letters do not give the impression that their contents only applied to certain groups within the different congregations. Without a doubt, P...
Article
Early Christianity is often regarded as an entirely lower-class phenomenon, and thus characterised by a low educational and cultural level. This view is false for several reasons. (1) When dealing with the ancient world, inferences cannot be made from the social class to which one belongs to one's educational and cultural level. (2) We may confiden...
Article
Full-text available
Die semeia in die Evangelie van Johannes word eerstens geanaliseer in verhouding tot soortgelyke wonderverhale, veral in die sinoptiese evangelies en ten tweede in verhouding tot die breër Johannese narratief. Duidelike ooreenkomste met sommige van die sinoptiese wonderverhale word bespreek. Dit lei tot die bevraagtekening van die sogenaamde ‘semei...
Article
Usually, the three Johannine Letters are dated after the Gospel of John without extended discussion. The following essay will argue that all three Johannine letters were written before the Gospel of John marking the starting point of the Johannine line of tradition. Beside linguistic analyses two major arguments will be given: (1) 1 John is much mo...
Article
Zu den gravierendsten Unterschieden zwischen den Synoptikern und dem Johannesevangelium zählt die Stellung der Tempelrei-nigung. Während sich bei Markus die Tempelreinigung einen Tag nach dem Einzug in Jerusalem (vgl. Mk 11.15–19), bei Matthaus und Lukas unmittelbar mit dem Einzug ereignet (vgl. Mt 21.12–13; Lk 19.45–6), stellt Johannes sie an den...

Citations

... There is no surviving evidence for Peregrinus as aC hristian author.A dmittedly, Pilhofer has suggested we read the title --]γρίνου ἀπολογίαι in athird-century list of booksa s[ Περε]γρίνου ἀπολογίαι,which he interprets as Apologies of Peregrinus.⁵³ However,itisquite unclear what might have stood before the letters  Kloppenborg(2014); see also Schnelle (2015). Forinteresting reflections on Christian literacy, see also Stroumsa (2003Stroumsa ( ), (2005, (2012)a nd (2014). ...