in Theology & Religious Studies, Theologische Universiteit (TU), Kampen, the Netherlands / Evangelische Theologische Faculteit (ETF), Leuven, Belgium
Master of Theology & Religious Studies (High Honours), Evangelical Theological Faculty, Leuven, Belgium.
Bachelor of Arts (Theology & Religious Studies - Honours), Evangelical Theological Faculty, Leuven, Belgium.


  • Senior Researcher in New Testament Studies, ETF, Leuven, Belgium
  • Research Associate, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Teaching assistant in New Testament, Evangelische Theologische Faculteit, Leuven, Belgium
  • Senior Tutor in New Testament studies, King’s Evangelical Divinity School, University of Chester, UK. 
  • Member of the Society of Biblical Literature 

Selected Publications

“On the Origin of the Pastorals’ Authenticity Criticism: A ‘New’ Perspective,” in New Testament Studies 62.2 (2016): 315-320.

“Under Construction: The Building of God’s Temple according to Ephesians 2,19-22.” In C. Breytenbach (ed.), Paul’s Graeco-Roman Context, 631-644. BETL 277. Leuven: Peeters, 2015.

“The Problem of the Pastoral Epistles: An Important Hypothesis Reconsidered,” in Paul and Pseudepigraphy, eds. S.E. Porter and G.P. Fewster. Pauline Studies 8, ed. S.E. Porter (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 153-169.  

Review of Unzertrennliche Drillinge? Motivsemantische Untersuchungen zum literarischen Verhältnis der Pastoralbriefe, by M. Engelmann. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2012. In The Journal of Theological Studies (forthcoming).

Review of Paulus und die kaiserzeitliche Epistolographie: Kontextualisierung und Analyse der Briefe an Philemon und an die Galater, by T.J. Bauer. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. In Jahrbuch für evangelikale Theologie 27 (forthcoming).

“Faith(fulness) of the Son of God? Galatians 2:20b Reconsidered,” in Novum Testamentum 55.2 (2013): 127-139.

Review of Orality and Literacy in Early Christianity, by P. J. J. Botha. BPC 5. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012. In Journal of Theological Studies 67.1 (2016): 263-265.
Review of Die ältesten griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testaments, by K. Jaroš. Köln/Weimar/Wien: Böhlau, 2014. In Jahrbuch für evangelikale Theologie 29 (2015): 255-257.

Review of Nieuwtestamentisch Grieks: een beknopte grammatica, by P.M. Hensels. Bussum: Coutinho, 2008. In Neotestamentica 46.1 (2012): 214-215.

Review of Paul: Jew, Greek, and Roman, edited by S.E. Porter. Leiden: Brill, 2008. In The Journal of Theological Studies 62.2 (2011): 717-719.

Teaching Areas and Current Research Interests

  • New Testament Greek
  • New Testament Textual Criticism
  • Pauline Literature
  • Greco-Roman Christianity


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