Atmatzidis Charalampos

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Dept A: Biblical Studies and Study of Religion(s)
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Charalampos Atmatzidis is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Theology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and he teaches Exegesis and Theology of the New Testament.
He was born in 1953 in Drama.
He is a graduate of the Faculty of Theology and of the Faculty of Law, Economic, and Political Sciences of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
He also studied Theology at the Faculty of Protestant Theology of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich and at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Utrecht.
He served as teacher of religion in secondary schools in Greece and Germany as well as headmaster and as school advisor in Greece.
He is the secretary of the Greek Society of Biblical Studies and member of the Greek Bible Society, the Society of Biblical Literature, the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS) and the Scientific Committee of the "Pavlia" (an annual conference dedicated to Pauline studies organized under the auspices of the Bishop of Veria).
He has presented papers in conferences in Greece and abroad.
1) The Meaning of Glory in the Pauline Theology, Thessaloniki 2000 (monograph, in Greek),
2) The Eschatology of the Second Epistle of Peter, Thessaloniki 2005 (monograph, in Greek).
3) Theology of the New Testament. Introduction, Theology of Paul’ s Letters and Theology of Johannine Literature  (monograph, in Greek).
4) Hermeneutical Commentary on the Second Epistle of Peter, Thessaloniki 2014 (in Greek).
5) Hermeneutical and Theological Approaches to the New Testament, Thessaloniki 2014 (articles, in Greek, English and German).
6) “The Historical Jesus: State of Research and Methodological Questions from an Orthodox Perspective”, in Gospel Images of Jesus Christ in Church Tradition and in Biblical Scholarship, Edited by Chr. Karakolis, Karl-Wilhelm Niebuhr and Sviatoslav Rogalsky, Tübingen 2012, 65-91 (article, in English).
7) "The Eschatological References to the ‘son of perdition” and to the “antichrist” in the Second Epistle to the Thessalonians and the Epistles of John. An Intertextual Approach", ΣΥΝΘΕΣΙΣ/SYNTHESIS, Electronic Journal of the Department of Theology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Volume 1, Number 2 (in Greek).
8) «Gregor Palamas und die Theorie über das Wahre Licht und dessen Begründung von der Heiligen Schrift. Das Beispiel des 2 Kor 4,4.6, Orthodoxes Forum 29 (2015) Heft 1 (in German).
 Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 10.00-14.00 – Faculty of Theology, 3rd floor, room 354.

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