Docent och högskolelektor i Nya testamentet / PhD, Docent in New Testament Studies
E-mail: tommy.wasserman@altutbildning.se
Telefon: 019-30 77 51

 

Anställningar / Positions

Utbildningsledare/Academic dean (2007-)
Lecturer in New Testament exegesis (2007-)
Professor of Biblical Studies, Ansgar Teologiske Høgskole (2013-)

 

Medlemskap och förtroendeuppdrag / Research and project management, memberships in scholarly societies

Chair of SNTS New Testament Textual Criticism seminar, 2014-
Chair of SBL Annual Meeting program unit: Editio Critica Maior, 2014-
Chair of the SBL International Meeting program unit “Working with Biblical Manuscripts (Textual Criticism),” 2007-2013
Committee member of International Greek New Testament Project (IGNTP), 2009- (secretary of the committee since 2011)
Associate editor of TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticim (SBL publication), 2008-
Editorial board of New Testament Studies (Cambridge University Press), 2014-2016
Board member of Centre for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM), 2010-
Board member of the Swedish Bible Society, 2012-2018
Member of Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS), 2010-

Publikationer / List of publications

  1. “The Patmos Family of New Testament MSS and Its Allies in the Pericope of the Adulteress and Beyond”, in TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism [http://purl.org/TC] 7 (2002): pars. 1-59.
  2. Finns det en evangelikal exegetik?—rapport från en samtalsdag på Örebro Teologiska Högskola. Edited by Tommy Wasserman (Örebro: Örebro Theological Seminary, 2004).
  3. “Papyrus 72 and the Bodmer Miscellaneous Codex.” New Testament Studies 51 (2005): 137-54.
  4. Review of The Text of the Apostolos in Epiphanius of Salamis, Caroll D. Osburn, Atlanta/Leiden: Society of Biblical Literature/Brill, 2004. Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2005).
  5. Review of James and Jude, William F. Brosend, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2005).
  6. “Theologische Linien im Codex Bodmer Miscellani?” (co-authored with Tobias Nicklas). Pages 161-188 in New Testament Manuscripts and Their World. Edited by Thomas. J. Kraus and Tobias Nicklas. Leiden: Brill, 2006.
  7. “𝔓78 (P. Oxy. XXXIV 2684)—The Epistle of Jude on an Amulet?” Pages 137-160 in New Testament Manuscripts and Their World. Edited by Thomas J. Kraus and Tobias Nicklas. Leiden: Brill, 2006.
  8. The Epistle of Jude: Its Text and Transmission (ConBNT 43; Almqvist & Wiksell International, 2006).
  9. “Fönster mot handskriftsvärlden.” Svensk Teologisk Kvartalstidskrift 83/2 (2007): 75-84.
  10. “Some Bibliographic Notes on Greek New Testament Manuscripts.” Novum Testamentum 49 (2007): 291-295.
  11. “Theological Creativity and Scribal Solutions in Jude.” Pages 75-84 in Textual Variation: Theological and Social Tendencies. Edited by H.A.G. Houghton and D.C. Parker. Texts and Studies (series three). Gorgias Press, Piscataway NJ, 2008.
  12. Review of The Freer Biblical Manuscripts: Fresh Studies of an American Treasure Trove. Edited by Larry Hurtado. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006. TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism [http://purl.org/TC] 13 (2008).
  13. Review article of A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament, 2nd ed. Bruce M. Metzger. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1994. (Accordance digital edition). Canadian Evangelical Review 95 (2009): 95-107.
  14. Review of 2 Peter and Jude (Two Horizons New Testament Commentary). Ruth Anne Reese. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 71 (2009): 418-19.
  15. “Proposal for a New Rating System in Greek New Testament Editions.” The Bible Translator (Technical Papers) 60/3 (2009): 140-57.
  16. “Textkritik – en ny dimension av texttolkning.” Pages 167–180 in Att tolka Bibeln och Koranen. Konflikt och förhandling. Edited by Hanna Stenström. Stockholm: Studentlitteratur, 2009.
  17. Med blicken fäst på Jesus. Nya Testamentets Budskap. Örebro: Libris 2010.
  18. “Earth Accuses Earth: Tracing What Jesus Wrote on the Ground.” Co-written with Jennifer Wright Knust. Harvard Theological Review, 103 (2010): 407-46.
  19. “Greek New Testament Manuscripts in Sweden with an Excursus on the Jerusalem Colophon.” Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok 75 (2010): 77-108.
  20. “A Comparative Textual Analysis of 𝔓4 and 𝔓64+𝔓67.” TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism 15 (2010): 1-27.
  21. Review of Scribal Habits in Early Greek New Testament Papyri. James R. Royse.  New Testament Tools, Studies and Documents, Vol. 36. Leiden och Boston: Brill, 2008. Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok 75 (2010): 229-30.
  22. “The ‘Son of God’ Was in the Beginning (Mk 1:1).” Journal of Theological Studies 62.1 (2011): 20-50.
  23. “The Implications of Textual Criticism for Understanding the ’Original Text’.” Pages 77-96 in Mark and Matthew I: Comparative Readings: Understanding the Earliest Gospels in their First-Century Settings. Edited by E.-M. Becker and A. Runesson. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck (WUNT 271), 2011.
  24. “The Early Text of Matthew.” Pages 83-107 in The Early Text of the New Testament. Edited by Charles E. Hill and Michael J. Kruger. Oxford-New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  25. “Misquoting Manuscripts? – The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture Revisited.” Pages 325-50 in The Making of Christianity: Conflicts, Contacts, and Constructions. Edited by Magnus Zetterholm och Samuel Byrskog. ConBNTS 47. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2012.
  26. 26.“Criteria for Evaluating Readings in New Testament Textual Criticism.” Pages 595-607 in The Text of the New Testament in Contemporary Research. Essays on the Status Questionis. Edited by Bart D. Ehrman and Michael W. Holmes. 2d ed. NTTSD 42. Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2013.
  27. “Lectio Vehementior Potior: Scribal Violence on Violent Texts?” Pages 260-278 in Encountering Violence in the Bible. Edited by Markus Zehnder and Hallvard Hagelia. Bible in the Modern World 55. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2013.
  28. Review of The Story of the Bodmer Papyri, James M. Robinson, Cambridge: James Clarke & Co., 2011. Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2014).
  29. “The Biblical Odes and the Text of the Christian Bible: A Reconsideration of the Impact of Liturgical Singing on the Transmission of the Gospel of Luke.” Co-written with Jennifer Wright Knust. Journal of Biblical Literature 133.2 (2014): 341–65.
  30. 30.“𝔓45 and Codex W in Mark.” Pages 130-58 in Mark, Manuscripts, and Monotheism. Edited by Chris Keith and Dieter Roth. Library of New Testament Studies 528. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2014.
  31. “The Coherence Based Genealogical Method as a Tool for Explaining Textual Changes in the Greek New Testament.” Novum Testamentum 57.2 (2015): 206-218.
  32. “Textkritisk kommentar till Svenska Bibelsällskapets provöversättning av Lukas evangelium.” Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok 80 (2015): 143-168.
  33. Review of Old Testament Quotations in Hebrews: Studies in their Textual and Contextual Background, Georg A. Walser, WUNT II 356. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013. Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok 80 (2015): 262-264.
  34. “A Short Textual Commentary on Galatians.” Pages 347-373 in Studies on the Text of the New Testament and Early Christianity. Essays in Honour of Michael W. Holmes. Edited by Daniel M. Gurtner, Juan Hernández Jr. and Paul Foster. New Testament Tools, Studies and Documents, Vol. 50. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015.
  35. “Historical and Philological Correlations and the CBGM as Applied to Mark 1:1.” TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism 20 (2015): 1-11.
  36. Review of Texts and Traditions. Essays in Honour of J. Keith Elliott. Edited by Peter Doble and Jeffrey Kloha. New Testament Tools, Studies and Documents, Vol. 47. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2014. Novum Testamentum 58.2 (2016): 219-226.
  37. The Strange Case of the Missing Adulteress.” Pages 33-64 in The Pericope of the Adulteress in Contemporary Research. Edited by D. A. Black och Jacob C. Cerone. Library of New Testament Studies 551. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016.
  38. “Variants of Evil: The Disassociation of Jesus from Evil in the Textual Tradition of the New Testament.” Pages 69-86 in Evil in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity: Cultural, Historical and Textual Approaches. Edited by Chris Keith and Loren Stuckenbruck. WUNT. Mohr-Siebeck, 2016.
  39. Review of Bengt Alexandersson, Problems in the New Testament: Old Manuscripts and Papyri, the New Genealogical Method (CBGM) and the Editio Critica Maior (ECM) (Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum et Litterarum Gothoburgensis. Humaniora 48). Kungl. Vetenskaps- och Vitterhets-Samhället i Göteborg 2014. Svensk Teologisk Kvartalstidskrift. in STK 92 (2016).
  40. Studies in Isaiah: History, Theology and Reception. Edited by Tommy Wasserman, Greger Andersson & David Willgren. Library of Hebrew Bible. Old Testament Studies 654. T&T Clark/Bloomsbury, 2017.
  41. “A Short Textual Commentary on the Lucan Travel Narrative (Luke 9:51-19:46).” Pages 90-115 in Getting into the Text: New Testament Essays in Honor of David Alan Black. Edited by Daniel L. Akin and Thomas W. Hudgins. Eugene: Pickwick Publications, 2017.
  42. “Spåren av vad Jesus skrev på jorden: Människosyn i ljuset av berättelsen om Jesus och äktenskapsbryterskan (Joh 7:53-8:11).” Pages 33-49 in Hva er et menneske? Edited by Anne Haugland Balsnes. Oslo: Cappelen Damm Akademisk.
  43. “Textual Criticism.” Pages 407-416 in Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media. Edited by Tom Thatcher, Chris Keith, Elsie R. Stern, Raymond F. Person, Jr. (New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017).
  44. A New Approach to Text Criticism: An Introduction to the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method (co-authored monograph with Peter Gurry). Resources for Biblical Study 80 (Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft and SBL Press, 2017).
  45. “Was There an Alexandrian Recension of the Living Text of the Gospels?” Pages 1-24 in Liturgy and the Living Text of the New Testament. Edited by H. A. G. Houhton. Texts and Studies (series three). Gorgias Press, Piscataway NJ, 2018.
  46. “Bringing Sisters Back Together (Luke 10:41-42),” Journal of Biblical Literature 137, no. 2 (2018): 439–60.
  47. “Simonides’ New Testament Papyri: Their Production and Purported Provenance,” in Marginalia Review of Books (Los Angeles Review of Books channel). ISSN 2325-8357.

Forthcoming (submitted)

  1. To Cast the First Stone: The Transmission of a Gospel Story (co-authored monograph with Jennifer W. Knust). Princeton University Press, 2019.
  2. “Scribal Alterations and the Reception of Jesus in Early Manuscripts of the Gospels,” in The Reception of Jesus in the First Three Centuries. Edited by Chris Keith, Helen Bond and Jens Schröter. Edinburgh: T&T Clark/Bloomsbury.
  3. Textual Criticism and the Editio Critica Maior (ECM) of James. In Reading the Epistle of James. Edited by Eric F. Mason and Darian Lockett. RBS. Atlanta: SBL Press. Forthcoming 2019.
  4. “Textual Criticism” in Jesus and the Early Christians. Edited by Dieter Mitternacht and Anders Runesson. Eerdmans.

In Production

  1. “Subscriptions to 1 Timothy” in Paratextual Features of New Testament Papyrology and Early Christian Manuscripts. Edited by Stanley E. Porter et al. Text and Editions for New Testament Study Leiden-Boston: Brill.
  2. “The Cable Guy: Simonides’ Forged New Testament Papyri”
  3. “Methods of Evaluating Textual Relationships: From Hoskier to the CBGM and beyond”
  4. “Gospel of Josephus: A Modern Forgery” to be published by Brill.