Supervisors and Expertise

Prof Chris L. de Wet

Professor (Department of New Testament and Related Literature)

Qualifications: BA; BA (Hons - RAU); MA (Ancient Languages and Cultures - UP); DLitt (Ancient Greek - UP); PhD (Theology – Radboud University Nijmegen)

Fields of Expertise

  • History of the reception of the New Testament in early Christianity;
  • Pauline literature;
  • Early Christian studies, with a focus on the Greek, Syriac, and Latin authors of the second to seventh century CE;
  • Late antiquity studies;
  • John Chrysostom;
  • Ancient slavery, freedom, and resistance;
  • Ancient Medicine, healthcare and disability;
  • Early Christian monasticism and asceticism;
  • Early Christian sexuality and gender;
  • History of the reception of the Old Testament in early Christianity;
  • Deutero-canonical literature of the Septuagint (LXX);
  • Michel Foucault studies, especially Foucault and early Christianity.

Master's: 7

PhDs: 10

Email: [email protected]

Dr Annette Potgieter

Senior Lecturer (Department of New Testament and Related Texts)

QualificationBTh; BA (Hons Ancient Languages); MA (Ancient Languages); MDiv; MTh (New Testament); Dr theol (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)

Field of ExpertisePauline literature, metaphor theory, early Christianity, Septuagint 

PhDs: 2

Email: [email protected]


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