Prof. Dr. Gerhard Lohfink

New Testament

Gerhard Lohfink (*1934) was ordained as a priest for the Diocese of Limburg in 1960. After three years of working in pastoral care, he completed studies in Würzburg, and was awarded a professorship of New Testament exegesis at the Catholic-Theological faculty at the University of Tübingen. He is an internationally renowned author of numerous books.

Bibliography (selection)

  • The Conversion of St. Paul, Chicago 1976.
  • Death is not the final word, Chicago 1977.
  • The Bible: Now I Get It! New York 1979.
  • The Last Day of Jesus. An Enriching Portrayal of the Passion, Indiana 1984.
  • Jesus and Community. The Social Dimension of Christian faith, Philadelphia 1984.
  • The Work of God Goes On, Philadelphia 1987.
  • Does God Need the Church? Toward a Theology of the People of God, Collegeville 1999.
  • Jesus of Nazareth. What He Wanted, Who He Was, Collegeville 2012.
  • No Irrelevant Jesus. On Jesus and the Church Today, Collegeville 2014.
  • Is This All There Is? On Resurrection and Eternal Life, Collegeville 2017.
  • The Our Father. A New Reading, Collegeville 2019.