Recent Activities: USA / INTERNATIONAL Courses or Lecture series 

  • 2014/04/01-03 Rome, Italy. Opening of Verbum Domini Exhibition.
  • 2014/02/14 London, UK.
  • 2014/02/18 Basel, Switzerland.
  • 2014/02/10-13 Muenster. Germany. INTF conference.
  • 2014/02/05-06 Colorado Springs, CO
  • 2014/01/22 Birmingham, UK.
  • 2014/01/23 Cambridge, UK.
  • 2014/01/26 London, UK. Preaching. St. John's Hyde Park. Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.
  • 2014/02/03 Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2014/01/08-10 Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • 2014/01/07 Oklahoma City, OK.
  • 2014/01/03 Springfield, MO.
  • David Trobisch, Die 28. Auflage des Nestle-Aland
    Eine Einführung  (Mai 2013; 2. Druck Oktober 2013)
    English Edition: 
    A User’s Guide to the Nestle-Aland 28 Greek New Testament  (ISBN 9781589839342)

2013

  • 2014/01/17 Heilbronn, Germany. PAULUS – EIN NARR UM CHRISTI WILLEN? Vortrag. Evang. Gemeindehaus Biberach, Erhard-Schnepf-Gasse 6, 74078 Heilbronn. 19 Uhr.
  • 2013/12/15 Kandern, Germany. Ev. Pfarramt, Feuerbacher Str. 14, 79400 Kandern. "Humor bei Paulus".
  • 2013/12/17 Geneva, Switzerland. Libary of Geneva.
  • 2013/11/21-26. Baltimore. Society of Biblical Literature. Three presentations. Friday: "Workshop: Bringing the Word to Life". Sunday: "A User’s Guide to the Nestle-Aland 28 Greek New Testament". Tuesday: "Is there a text of the New Testament?"
  • 2013/11/19. 2:00 PM. Springfield, MO. Missouri State University. 2:00 PM. "Introduction to Textcriticism".
  • 2013/11/06-08. New York. Bible Society. Board meeting.
  • 2013/11/3+10+17. Springfield, MO. Three Sunday morning lectures. Community Christian Church of Springfield. The two letters of Peter. Gospel of Peter. Acts of Peter and Paul. Preaching of Peter.
  • 2013/10/22-26. Rome. Visit to the Vatican Library.
  • 2013/10/18-21. Heidelberg.
  • 2013/09/30-10/04. St. Louis. Intersemiotic Seminar. "Paul's Letter to Philemon: Performance Critical Approach".
  • 2013/09/28. Jewell, Iowa. Day of exegetical reflection for clergy and other strange people who have an academic interest in the history of the Church. Lecture and workshop: The New Testament as a publication of the second century.
  • 2013/09/24-25. Cincinnati. Retreat for Greek Orthodox Clergy.
  • 2013/09/15. Springfield, MO. Community Christian Church. Sunday Morning Lecture. "Current Thinking about the Bible and the Church". 9:15-10:15.
  • 2013/09/04. London. Victoria Pub, 7 PM. "Manuscripts of the Bible, the British Library, and the impact on translations". 
  • 2013/08/03. Springfield, MO. Community Christian Church. Conference with Bishop Shelby Spong. Program. My lecture 1:00 PM: "The Bible as the Church's creation".Live video broadcast.
  • 2013/07/07-11. International meeting of SBL. St. Andrews, Scotland. 
  • 2013/07/05. London. "An evening with St. Paul: Listening to Paul as he tells his story in his own words." Sponsored by Katrine and David Stewart.
  • 2013/06/26-28. New York. American Bible Society.
  • 2013/06/22. Bangor, ME. Bangor Theological Seminary. Last Commencement. 
  • 2013/06/07. New York. American Bible Society. Translation Committee.
  • 2013/06/09 and 06/16, Springfield, MO. Sunday morning lecture: Do we have an "original text" of the Christian Bible? Community Christian Church, 4806 E. Cherry. 9:15 Lecture. 10:30 Service (preaching).
  • 2013/05/16-18 Universität Landau, Germany. Modul 3.2 Einführung in das Neue Testament. Link
  • 2013/05/19-06/1. Misano, Italy. Nida School of Translation Study. Visiting facultyLINK

 Bringing the Word to Life: 
Engaging the New Testament through Performing It
David Trobisch and Richard Ward. Eerdmans. April 2013

  • 2013/04/22-05/04 Trip to Africa: Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia
  • 2013/04/18. New York. Bible Society. Programs Committee.
  • 2013/04/21. Springfield, MO. Community Christian Church, 4806 E. Cherry. 9:15 Lecture: How Early Christians read the Scriptures. 10:30 Service in the tradition of Biblical Story Telling with David Trobisch and Richard Ward. 11:45 Book signing: Bringing the Word to Life.
  • 2013/04/07 Sunday Morning Lecture: Justin Martyr, an early theologian of the emerging Catholic Christian movement.
  • 2013/04/11 Tripoli, Iowa. Faith UCC Church. 6 PM communal meal. 7 PM PowerPoint presentation: "The manuscripts of the New Testament and the Formation of the Christian Bible." Everyone is invited.
  • 2013/04/13-14. DeWitt, Iowa. DeWitt Academy for Theological Education. Weekend seminar: Paul & other writings. 
  • 2013/03/11. 18. 25. 04/01 Four Ancient Christian Writings from Nag Hammadi (e-Seminar) 
  • 2013/03/24 Sunday Morning Lecture: Jesus in Mishnah and Talmud -- Trial and Execution.
  • 2013/03/12-15. New York. American Bible Society.
  • 2013/03/15. Buxton, Maine. United Methodist Church, 276 Chicopee Rd., Buxton, ME 04093. 6 PM shared meal. 7-9 PM, PowerPoint presentation: "The manuscripts of the New Testament and the Formation of the Christian Bible." Everyone is invited.
  • 2013/03/17. Springfield, MO. Community Christian Church. Sunday Morning Lecture: Jesus in Mishnah and Talmud.
  • 2013/03/17. Springfield, MO. Community Christian Church. Preaching.
  • 2013/03/07. San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Theological Seminary. Border & Culture Workshop. Paper: "Jews and Gentiles: Social Borders in the Letters of Paul".
  • 2013/03/03. Springfield, MO. Community Christian Church. Sunday Morning Lecture: The Gospel of Truth.
  • 2013/02/23-24. DeWitt, Iowa. DeWitt Academy for Theological Education. Weekend seminar: Gospels & Historical Jesus.
  • 2013/02/18 Saline, Michigan (Detroit). 7-9 PM. Presentation: The World of Saint Paul. St. Paul United Church of Christ, 122 W Michigan Avenue, Saline, MI 48176.
  • 2013/02/05-06. Münster, Germany. Redaktionssitzung Novum Testamentum Graece 29.
  • 2013/02/10 (Springfield, MO via live video from Germany) Sunday morning lecture: What can we learn from the Gospel According to John about the historical Jesus?
  • 2013/02/03 (Springfield, MO via live video from Germany) Sunday morning lecture: The monologues of Jesus in the Gospel According to John.
  • 2013/01/27.28.29.30. Jeweils 19 Uhr. Gemeindehaus der evang.-luth. KirchengemeindeKrautostheimVortragsreihe: "Der Apostel Paulus: Wegbereiter des christlichen Glaubens."
  • 2013/01/17-19. Landau, Germany. Universität: Einführung in die Paulusbriefe. Webseite
  • 2013/01/11. Karlsruhe, Germany. „Bibel unterrichten: exegetische – didaktische – methodische Zugänge“ mit Michael Landgraf. Lehrveranstaltung. 

2012

  • 2012/11/25; 12/9; 12/16; 12/23; 12/30; 1/6 Sunday Lectures: The Gospel of John as Commentary.
  • 2012/12/12-15. Landau, Germany. Universität: Einführung in das Neue Testament. HIER KLICKEN
  • 2012/11/27; 12/4; 12/11; 12/18 Every Tuesday. Four Extra-Canonical Gospels (e-Seminar).
  • 2012/12/05. Dresden, Germany. Technische Universität. Gastvortrag „Literarische Fälschungen in der Antike: Phänomen, historische Lokalisierung und Konsequenzen für die Bibelwissenschaft“ 19:00 Uhr, Hörsaalzentrum, Raum HSZ/401.
  • 2012/09/30-2012/11/18 Sunday Lectures: The Gospel (according to Marcion)
  • 2012/10/12-13. St. Louis, MO. Thirty-Ninth Annual Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies. Paper: The Role of the Scribe in the Letters of Paul.
  • 2012/09/22. Jewell, Iowa. A Corinthian Love Story: Reading the Corinthian Correspondence as literature. All day. Bring your Bibles and be ready for an inter-active workshop.
  • 2012/09/25-26. Detroit. Invited by His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas to speak to Greek Orthodox clergy. Three presentations. 
  • 2012/08/19. Springfield, MO. Preaching at Springfield Community Christian Church. 10:30 AM.
  • 2012/07/29-08/26. Springfield, MO. Sunday lectures: Divine Law in Biblical Literature. Community Christian Church. 9:15-10:15. 
  • 2012/08/14, Springfield, MO. Summer course: Josephus. 4 sessions 2.5 hours. For details click here.

 "The New Testament in the Light of Book Publishing in Antiquity", In: Editing the Bible: Assessing the Task Past and Present. Edited by John S. Kloppenborg and Judith H. Newman. Resources for Biblical Study, vol. 69 (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature; Leiden: Brill, 2012) 161-170.

  • 2012/07/07-14. Geneva Point, NH. Winni Week. Lutheran camp on Geneva Point. Meeting the Apostle Paul again for the very first time. Contact. 
  • 2012/07/16. Valley Forge, PA. Samaria conference center. Workshop: How to talk about the Bible? Staff training for the American Bible Society.
  • 2012/06/24. Springfield, MO. Preaching at Springfield Community Christian Church. 10:30 AM.
  • 2012/06/27-29. New York, NY. American Bible Society. Board meeting.
  • 2012/05/20-end of June. Springfield, MO. Sunday lecture: Post-Exilic Judaism. Community Christian Church. 9:15-10:15. Through end of June.
  • 2012/06/16. New York. Catholic Bible Summit. Workshop: How Early Christians read the Scriptures.
  • 2012/05/31. Valley Forge, PA. Samaria conference center. Workshop: How to talk about the Bible? Staff training for the American Bible Society.
  • 2012/06/01. New York. American Bible Society.
  • 2012/05/18-19. Toronto, Canada. Wycliffe Centre for Scripture and Theology. Colloquium: Engaging and evaluating Benedict XVI’s Jesus of Nazareth.
  • 2012/05/20. Springfield, MO. Sunday lecture: Nehemiah. Community Christian Church. 9:15. Through end of June.
  • 2012/05/04-05. Universität Landau, Germany. Einführung in das Neue Testament (1). Blockseminar.
  • 2012/05/11-12. Universität Landau, Germany. Einführung in das Neue Testament (2). Blockseminar.
War Paulus verheiratet?  Und andere offene Fragen der Paulusexegese
Gütersloher Verlagshaus. Juli 2011
  • 2012/05/03 Die AKADEMISCH THEOLOGISCHE VERBINDUNG WARTBURG an der Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg lädt ein zu einer Autorenlesung. David Trobisch liest aus seinem Paulusroman, Ein Clown für Christus. Ort: Untere Neckarstr. 21, Heidelberg. Zeit: Donnerstag, 3.5.2012 um 19:30. (PDF Ankündigung)
  • 2012/04/22-27. Misano, Italy. NIDA SCHOOL OF TRANSLATION STUDIES Intersemiotic Translation Seminar.
  • 2012/04/12-14. Universität Landau, Germany. Theologisch-exegetisches Thema des NT: Paulus. Blockseminar.
  • 2012/03/04 until Easter Sunday (04/08). Sunday Lectures. A Corinthian Love Story: Reading between the lines of 1 and 2 Corinthians. Community Christian Church of Springfield. 9:15-10:15 AM.
  • 2012/03/08-10. Greensboro, NC. Events with Rabbi Harry Sky.
  • 2012/03/13-15. New York, American Bible Society.
  • 2012/03/19-20. St. Louis, MO. Regional SBL.
  • 2012/02/27. New York, American Bible Society. Staff training: "How to speak about the Bible to the public".
  • 2012/02/24-26. Atlanta, Georgia. "Can these bones live?" Brainstorming the future of the Church with likeminded companions. 
  • 2012/02/28. Springfield, MO. Rotary Club.
  • 2012/02/05-08: Rödental, Bayern. 5.-8. Februar. Bibelabende: Der Apostel Paulus - Wegbereiter des christlichen Glaubens. Gemeindehaus der Christuskirche. Klosterhof 2, 96472 Rödental. Sonntag um 17 Uhr und dann jeweils um 19 Uhr Montag Dienstag und Mittwoch.
  • 2012/02/10-12: Baden-Baden, Germany. European Convocation of Churches Ministry Fair.
  • 2012/01/18: LÖRRACH, Deutschland. 19:30. Kontaktperson Schuldekan Ralph Hochschild
  • 2012/01/19: FREIBURG, Deutschland. Evangelische Studentengemeinde: Ein Clown für Christus.
  • 2012/01/27: LINZ, Österreich. Vortrag und Lesung.
  • 2012/01/11-13: Dallas, TX. Amercian Bible Society.
  • 2012/01/08: Springfield, MO (live via SKYPE) 9:15. Sunday Lecture: What is there in a picture? A mysterious copy of the Gospels in the Smithsonian. 
2011

The First Edition of the New Testament
Paperback edition. Oxford University Press
December 2011
  • 2011/12/8-10: New York. American Bible Society.
  • 2011/12/01. HANNOVER, Deutschland. 19:30. Südstadt-Kirchengemeinde, Sallstr. 57. Vortrag: Ein Clown für Christus: Offene Fragen der Paulusauslegung.
    2011/11/19-22: SAN FRANCISCO, CA. SBL annual conference. Panelist.
  • 2011/11/13: Tulsa, OK. Ordination of Rev. Barbara Prose. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. Midrash. 
  • 2011/11/07: Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa. Tollefson lectures. 3:00 PM: What is the Number of the Beast? // 7.00 PM How did the first Christians read the Bible?
  • Reading the Gospel According to Mark: Sunday Lectures. 9:15-10:15. 10/30, 11/6, 11/13 2011. Community Christian Church of Springfield. Everyone is welcome.
  • Exploring the New Testament through Ancient Fiction. Springfield, MO. Seminar. (10/20; 10/27; 11/3; 11/10)
  • 2011/10/24: NEW YORK, American Bible Society.
  • 2011/10/23: Preaching. Community Christian Church of Springfield.
  • 2011/10/13-14: NEW YORK, Union Theological Seminary. Workshop: The KJV and the Development of Text Criticism. King James at 400. Union Days 2011.
  • 2011/10/07-12: VIENNA, Austria.
  • 2011/09/25: Portland, Maine. Harry Z. Sky Tribute dinner.
  • 2011/09/26: Portland, Maine. Great Lost Bear. 540 Forest Ave. Portland, ME 04101. 7:00 PM-10:00 PM. Visiting with old and new friends from Maine.
  • 2011/09/27: Falmouth, Maine. OceanView at Falmouth, Maine Lodge, Community Room. 20 Blueberry Lane. Falmouth, ME 04105. 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM. Rabbi Harry Sky reads from his new book A Jewish Dialectic.
  • 2011/09/22: Missouri State University, Humanities Class: Paul's Revelation.
  • 2011/09/21: Socrates Cafe: The Gospel of Judas.
  • 2011/09/19: ST. LOUIS, MO. Concordia Seminary, Day of Exegetical Reflection. Presentation: Translation and Oral Performance.
  • 2011/09/15-16: NASHVILLE, TN, American Bible Society.
  • 2011/09/13: Socrates Cafe: Establishing the Word of God: The Human Enterprise.
  • 2011/08/31: Phillips Seminary, Tulsa, OK: Performance Criticism as an Exegetical Method.
  • 2011/August-September. SPRINGFIELD, MO. Sunday lectures. Genesis 1-11.
  • 2011/08/09: Socrates Cafe. Public discussion: A short history of heaven and hell.
  • 2011/07/10: Preaching at Community Christian Church of Springfield. Sunday lecture at 9:15 - Who edited the New Testament for publication? 10:30 Sermon: Jesus the teacher.
  • 2011/07/20-23: PHILADELPHIA, PA, American Bible Society.
  • 2011/05/29-07/10: SPRINGFIELD, Missouri. Sunday lectures. Eight Presentations: How did the Bible come together? Sunday 9:15-10:15 AM. Community Christian Church of Springfield.
  • 2011/07-08: Summercourse: Introduction to the Dead Sea Scrolls (3 classes, 3 hours each).
  • 2011/07: Biblical Storytelling. Taught via Skype. Three one hour sessions.
  • 2011/06/29: Springfield, MO. Public discussion: The Gender of God. 7PM-8:30PM, The Front Porch, 310 South Ave. 
  • 2011/06/22: Springfield, MO. Public discussion: The Kinderhook Plates. When is Scripture inspired? 7PM-8:30PM, The Front Porch, 310 South Ave. 
  • 2011/06/15: Springfield, MO. Public discussion: Dr. Roger Ray will present a synopsis of the "Just War" based on the principles derived from Augustine's City of God. Col. Ron Hertenstein will moderate the discussion. 7PM-8:30PM, The Front Porch, 310 South Ave. 
  • 2011/06/08: Springfield, MO. Presenting. Public discussion: The birth of Jesus according to the Quran. 7PM-8:30PM, The Front Porch, 310 South Ave. // MORE
  • 2011/06/03: New York. American Bible Society.
  • 2011/06/01: Springfield, MO. Moderating of a public discussion on same sex relationships. 7PM-8:30PM, The Front Porch, 310 South Ave.
  • 2011/05/19: GERMANY Kirchengemeinde Rödental Christuskirche. Gemeindeabend: Der Apostel Paulus.
  • 2011/03/27-05/01: SPRINGFIELD, Missouri. Sunday 9:15-10:15 AM. Six Early Christian Gospels  and what they say about Jesus. Community Christian Church of Springfield. 
    • 3/27: A close friend: Mark.
    • 4/3: The older brother: James.
    • 4/10: Working for the IRS: Matthew.
    • 4/17: A scholar at work: Luke.
    • 4/24: A second century feminist: Mary.
    • 5/1: A visionary dreamer: John.
    • 5/8: Quiz and finals: Interpreting the resurrection stories. It's your turn!
  • 2011/05/12-13: NEW YORK, American Bible Society.
  • 2011/04/17-23: ELLSWORTH, Kansas. Holy Week speaker for the United Methodist and Presbyterian congregation. Monday - Friday.
  • 2011/04/11: NEW YORK, American Bible Society.
  • 2011/03/19: JEWELL, Iowa. 10 AM - 3 PM. Paul about Women. And: The Formation of the Christian Bible. Jewell United Church of Christ, 537 Main St.
  • 2011/03/20: TRIPOLI, Iowa. 10:00 AM Sermon. 4 PM Workshop: Paul's Revelation of Jesus Christ.  Faith UCC, 408 Main Street in Tripoli.
  • 2011/03/21: CLINTON, Iowa. Biblestudy: Paul's Revelation of Jesus Christ.
  • 2011/03/22: MUSCATINE, Iowa. Was Paul Married? -- A New Approach to the Letters of Paul. Faith UCC.
  • 2011/03/11: NEW YORK, American Bible Society.
  • 2011/03/7-10: MISANO, Italy.  Seminar on inter-semiotic translation (IST)
  • 2011/03/02: BERLIN, Mittwoch, 2. März 2011 um19:00. 26 Wildpfad, 14193 Berlin/Grunewald.Autorenlesung: Ein Clown für Christus.
  • 2011/02/20: SPRINGFIELD, MO. 9:15 AM. Community Christian Church of Springfield. The sayings of Jesus.
  • 2011/01/7-14: NEW YORK, American Bible Society.
  • 2011/02/01-04: WASHINGTON DC. Presidential Prayer Breakfast. ABS committee.
  • 2010/12/17: Lichtenberg, Österreich. Berghof Danter, Lichtenberg 3, 4880 St.Georgen im Attergau. Lesung. Mit anschließendem Abendschmaus.
  • 2010/12/16: SALZBURG, Österreich. 14.15 Uhr Kath.-Theol. Fakultät, Universitätsplatz 1, Hörsaal 107 Fachbereich Bibewissenschaft und Kirchengeschichte. Vortrag: "War Paulus verheiratet und andere offene Fragen der Paulusexegese". 
  • 2010/12/13: NEW YORK. American Bible Society
  • 2010/11/29-23: ATLANTA, Georgia. SBL annual meeting. "The KJV and the Development of Text Criticism."
  • 2010/11/14: SPRINGFIELD, MO. 9:15 AM. Community Christian Church of Springfield: How to read the Gospel According to Matthew. Introducing the lectionary cycle.
  • 2010/11/11-12: NEW YORK. American Bible Society
  • 2010/10/15-16: ST. LOUIS. Thirty-Seventh Annual Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies. Presentation: "The Early Manuscript Tradition of the New Testament in the Light of Book Publishing in Antiquity: Archetype, Redaction, Prices, Copyright, and Competition".
  • 2010/10/08: NEW YORK. American Bible Society
  • 2010/09/12+19+27 Community Christian Church of Springfield: Paul the Apostle -- An Exercise in Listening.
  • 2010/7/25-29: TARTU, Estonia. SBL international meeting. "From Dresden to Timbuktu: Working with electronic editions of manuscripts." (Codex Boernerianus)
  • 2010/07/10-17: GENEVA POINT CENTER, New Hampshire. Winni Week. Speaker.
  • 2010/06/11: NEW YORK. American Bible Society Translation Committee.
  • 2010/06/08: Lesung: Clown für Christus. Dienstag, 20:00, Bistro Sitte, ‎Neudorfstraße 27, 68229 Mannheim-Friedrichsfeld. Mannheimer Morgen
  • 2010/05/19 Lesung: Clown für Christus, Mittwoch, 19. Mai 2010, 19.00 Uhr, Evangelisches Johannes-Gemeindehaus, 78559 Gosheim, Gehrenstr. 10.
  • 2010/05/15-06/10 GERMANY
  • 2010/05/13-14: NEW YORK. American Bible Society. Board.
  • 2010/03/03-07: ST. LOUIS. Concordia Seminary. Performance of Biblical texts workshop.
  • 2010/04/08: NEW ORLEANS. Center for New Testament Textual Studies. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
  • 2010/03/28-30: ST. LOUIS. Concordia Seminary
  • 2010/02/17-19: ORLANDO, Florida. American Bible Society. Board retreat.
  • 2010/01/22-23: DES MOINES, Iowa. Center Learn. Methods of Biblical Interpretation.
  • 2010/01/08: NEW YORK. American Bible Society Translation Committee.
  • 2009/12/22: Lörrach, Freie Evangelische Schule Lörrach.
  • 2009/11/12-15: NEW YORK. American Bible Society.
  • 2009/11/20-24: NEW ORLEANS. Society of Biblical Literature, Annual Convention.
  • 2009/11/06-07: DES MOINES, Iowa. Center Learn. Methods of Biblical Interpretation. Video conference.
  • 2009/09/28: NEW YORK Presentation: The Multimedia Translation Project of the American Bible Society. Chatlos Bible Conference of 2009 at New York Theological Seminary. // Brochure (PDF)
  • 2009/09/16-18: NEW YORK American Bible Society.
  • 2009/07/22 GERMANY until 08-22.
  • 2009/07/06: LONDON. Codex Sinaiticus Conference. British Library Conference Centre.

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