Prof dr dr Gert J Steyn

Prof dr dr Gert J Steyn
Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Gert Jacobus Steyn obtained the following degrees from the University of Pretoria: BA; BA (Hons); BD; MA and DD. He also holds the DLitt degree from the University of Stellenbosch. At present he is Professor as well as acting Head of the Department of New Testament Studies at the University of Pretoria. He is a member of national and international scholarly associations and societies: Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS) and the New Testament Society of South Africa (NTSSA). He currently serves as the chair ofthe NTSSA and is also a member of the Editorial Board of New Testament Studies. He was a former DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and Alexander von Humboldt Scholarship holder. He is the book review editor of Neotestamentica. His fields of specialization includes: Luke-Acts; Hebrews; Early Jewish and Early Christian Hermeneutics; Septuagint Studies; Textual Criticism. He is the author of several scholarly articles and has authored and co-authored several books. His books include the following: Septuagint Quotations in the Context of the Petrine and Pauline Speeches of the Acta Apostolorum (Kampen: Kok Pharos 1995); Friendship and Love where there were none. Biblical Perspectives on Reconciliation (Pretoria: ISWEN 2005. Co-editors: D J Human & J G van der Watt) and Psalms and Hebrews: Studies in Reception (London: T&T Clark to be published 2009; co-editor: D J Human).