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Expected Releases in the SERAPHIM-Series

New Releases in the SERAPHIM-Series are expected for 2023:

SERAPHIM 17: Religiöse Bildungsprozesse in den Taufkatechesen Kyrills von Jerusalem, Olga Lorgeoux, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2023.

SERAPHIM : Die Mose-Exodus-Tradition in den Korintherbriefen. Schriftrezeption und -verarbeitung "zwischen den Welten", Konrad Otto, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2023.


New Releases in the SERAPHIM Series

Volumes 12, 15, and 16 of the SERAPHIM-Series have been published:

SERAPHIM 12: Uses and Misuses of Ancient Mediterranean Sources. Erudition, Authority, Manipulation, ed. by  Chiara Meccariello and Jennifer Singletary, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2022.

SERAPHIM 15: Briefliches Zitieren bei Paulus und Cicero. Eine vergleichende Untersuchung zu den Korintherbriefen, Christina Bünger, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2022.

SERAPHIM 16: Monastische Bildung. Johannes Cassians Collationes Patrum, Dorothee Schenk, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2023.


New Releases in the SERAPHIM Series

Volumes 10, 13 und 14 of the SERAPHIM-Series have been published:

SERAPHIM 10: Lesen, Deuten und Verstehen?! Debatten über heilige Texte in Orient und Okzident, ed. by  Sebastian Günther and Florian Wilk, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2020.

SERAPHIM 13: Religion and Education in the Ancient Greek World, ed. by  Irene Salvo and Tanja S. Scheer, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2021.

SERAPHIM 14: Islamic Ethics as Educational Discourse. Thought and Impact of the Classical Muslim Thinker Miskawayh (d. 1030), ed. by  Sebastian Günther and Yassir El Jamouhi, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2021.


New Publications

Two studies based on the research results of the CRC have been published: 

Peter Gemeinhardt, „Den Heiden eine Torheit“? Bildung im paulinischen Schrifttum und im frühen Christentum, in: Jahrbuch für Biblische Theologie 35 (2020), p. 209–239.

Peter Gemeinhardt, Bildung – Theologie – Bildungsreligion: Christentumsgeschichtliche Perspektiven, in: Bildung, ed. Bernd Schröder (Themen der Theologie 14), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2021, p. 65–103.


New Book in the SERAPHIM-Series

Volume no. 9 in SERAPHIM is out now: Autorität im Spannungsfeld von Bildung und Religion, ed. by  Peter Gemeinhardt and Tanja S. Scheer, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2020.

Constructions of authority played an important role in education in pre-modern cultures, where they supported claims of truth and aided the transfer of religious knowledge. By venturing onto this field of tension and competing interests, the contributions in this volume garner insights into the inner dynamics of cultures in and around the Mediterranean.

New Book in the SERAPHIM-Series

Volume no. 11 in SERAPHIM is out now: Paul and Moses. The Exodus and Sinai Traditions in the Letters of Paul, ed. by  Florian Wilk, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2020.

Traditions about Moses related to the exodus and Sinai are intensively used and interpreted in the Pauline letters. This volume offers multi-perspective analyses of the relevant passages that take into consideration the question of the relationship between education/formation and religion and open up new insights into the meaning of scripture for the apostle's ethics and self-conception.

New Book in the SERAPHIM-Series

Volume no. 8 in SERAPHIM is out now: Rabbinic Study Circles. Aspects of Jewish Learning in its Late Antique Context, ed. by  Marc Hirshman and David Satran, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2020.

Tracing the development of rabbinic education from the first centuries of the Common Era in Palestine through the flowering of centers of learning centuries later in Babylonia, the contributors to this volume examine varied aspects of the educational ethos, the tension between oral tradition and literary practice, and the role of the rabbinic sage as pedagogical innovator and model.

New Book in the SERAPHIM-Series

Volume no. 7 in SERAPHIM will be released in September: Narratologie und Intertextualität. Zugänge zu spätantiken Textwelten, ed. by  Christoph Brunhorn, Peter Gemeinhardt and Maria Munkholt Christensen, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen 2020.

How is it possible to tell a Story sbout holiness? The contributions in this volume explore narrative strategies in late antique saints´lives and investigate the connections between these texts and other Chistian and Greco-Roman literature.