As of October, 2017: Doctoral Candidate in New Testament, University of Göttingen
2014-2017: Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary (Princeton, New Jersey, USA). Master’s Thesis: “Nemo contra deum nisi deus ipse: A Theological Reading of Prolog im Himmel in Goethe’s Faust
2007-2011: Bachelor of Arts in Theology (Minor: Biblical Languages), Whitworth University (Spokane, Washington, USA)


As of March, 2018: Research Associate, Chair for New Testament (Prof. Dr. Feldmeier), University of Göttingen
June-August, 2016 & 2017: Experiential Educator in the alpine program “Beyond Malibu” (British Columbia, Canada)
2015-2017: Youth Ministry, Nassau Presbyterian Church (P.C.-U.S.A., Princeton, New Jersey)
2012-2013: Youth Ministry, Lutheran Church of Saxony, Gornau Community, in partnership with Alongside Ministries International
2010-2011: Research Assistant, Chair for New Testament (Prof. Dr. James R. Edwards), Whitworth University. Research for the commentary The Gospel According to Luke, in the Pillar New Testament Commentary series.

Dissertation Project: "The Image of the Invisible God" – Jesus Christ in the Letter to the Colossians

Teaching Activity:

Summer Semester 2020:
1. Tutorial: Christologie(n) im Corpus Paulinum ('Christology' or 'Christologies' in the Corpus Paulinum?)

Winter Semester 2019/20:
1. Seminar: The Holy Spirit, with Prof. Reinhard Feldmeier and Michael Wandusim

Summer Semester 2019:
1. Introductory Seminar: Einführung in die Exegese des Neuen Testaments (Introduction to New Testament Exegesis)

Winter Semester 2018/19:
1. Seminar: The Bible in Intercultural Perspective, with Prof. Dr. Andreas Kunz-Lübcke
2. Tutorial: ‘The Image of the Invisible God’ - Jesus Christ in the Letter to the Colossians

Winter Semester 2017/18:
1. Seminar: The Bible in Intercultural Perspective, with Prof. Dr. Andreas Kunz-Lübcke

Research Interests:

  • Biblical Doctrine of God
  • Religious History of the Hellenistic World
  • History of Theology

Professional Memberships:

  • Centrum Orbis Orientalis et Occidentalis (CORO)
  • Graduate School of Humanities Göttingen
  • Member of the Karl Barth Translators' Seminar (Princeton Theological Seminary: Princeton, New Jersey)


  • Reinhard Feldmeier, "Acts", in The New Oxford Bible Commentary (forthcoming)
  • Reinhard Feldmeier: The Divine Spirit: Biblical Pneumatology in its Religious-Historical Context (forthcoming)


  • "Does the Stoic Body Have a Head? On Stoicism as an Interpretive Background for Colossians 1:18a", Novum Testamentum (accepted for publication)