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Prof Josef Lössl 

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Position:Professor of Historical Theology and Intellectual History

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 75499
Fax:+44(0)29 20 754500
Location:John Percival Building, Room 5.28

Research Interests

  • Early Christianity
  • Greek and Latin Patristics
  • History of Biblical and Philosophical Exegesis (commentaries)
  • Intellectual History (the 'Platonic Tradition')
  • Religion and Violence
  • Augustine of Hippo
  • Jerome of Stridon

Selected Publications

Research Projects

  • Tatian's Ad Graecos: A Second-Century Greek Apology in its Cultural Context
  • Patristic Exegesis of Romans 1-3
  • Narrative, System and Ritual in Classical and Modern Cosmologies

Research Groups


  • RT1343 Monotheism from Moses to Freud
  • RT4208 The Early Church: History and Memory
  • RT3201 Hellenistic Greek I
  • RT3202 Hellenistic Greek II
  • RT3107 Introduction to New Testament Greek
  • RT3108 Further New Testament Greek