An introduction to Dr. Dr. Eberhard Güting

The author and editor Dr. theol., Dr. phil. Eberhard W. Güting is not unknown in the field of New Testament textual criticism. He presented lectures at the University of Aberdeen, at the College of St. Andrews, at the University of Leeds, at Queens College, Birmingham, at Kings College, London, at Lunel, France, at the Université Catholique de Lille III, at the University of Innsbruck, at the Humboldt University, Berlin, at the University of Bern, at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson.

His publications include a commentary on the Mishnah Terumot, a study of the use of asyndeton in the style of St. Paul (together with David L. Mealand), he edited a volume on the textual criticism of Mark by the late textual critic Heinrich Greeven and one volume in the series: Das Neue Testament auf Papyrus, and, recently, a text-critical publication: Textual criticism and the New Testament text: Theory, practice, and editorial technique (Atlanta, SBL Press, 2020). He co-edited a five volume concordance covering the writings of a famous Jewish historian and contributed to the dictionary of this author (the letter B). He published essays and reviews in Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte, Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft, Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, Editio/ Internationales Jahrbuch für Editionswissenschaft/ International Yearbook of Scholarly Editing/ Revue Internationale des Sciences de l’ Edition Critique, Scottish Journal of Theology, Novum Testamentum, and Theologische Literaturzeitung. His work is partly present in the Biblioteca Vaticana, Rome, in the University Library of Jerusalem, in the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, in the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Leipzig, in the British Library, London.
Part of his work was published in English, part of it was published in German, part of it in Japanese and this is his most important book.

Of course he is also mentioned in books written by other authors, for example in this book on p. 190. He and Helgo once were scientific collaborators of most famous Prof. Dr. Otto Michel.


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Nicholas S. Law (ed.), The Cambridge Blue Book 2005/06 (Cambridge: Melrose Press Ltd., 2006), p. 131.

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a well-known chessplayer in three different German cities as well as in Austria. Like his prominent father, Jens wants to become an author, but he does not want to write on theology but on chess and


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