Christoph Markschies at the Divinity School

May 16, 2014

Christoph Markschies, one of the world's leading scholars of early Christian studies, will deliver a public lecture and also be our guest at the Early Christian Studies Workshop.



Monday May 19:
Early Christian Studies Workshop
4:30pm, Swift Hall 403

 "New Remarks on the 'Grande Notice' (Irenaeus, Adversus Haereses I.1 ff.)"

Tuesday May 20:
Public Lecture 
4:30pm, Swift Lecture Hall (3rd floor)

"Origen and Paul: The Example of Their Anthropologies."

Markschies holds the Harnack Chair of Church History (Ancient Christianity) at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, where he also served as President from 2006-2010. Prof. Markschies studied Theology, Classics, and Philosophy in Marburg, Jerusalem, and Munich, and received his doctorate (1991) and Habilitation (1994) from the University of Tübingen. The recipient of multiple honorary doctorates, his many publications include seminal studies of such key figures as Valentinus, Origen and Ambrosius. Prof. Markschies is the Vice-President of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and a member of the Academy of Erfurt and Heidelberg, the European Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Akademia Europea.