Dr Thomas Graumann


Dr Thomas Graumann
Dr Thomas Graumann
Subject areas

Christianity in Late Antiquity (to ca. 600) Councils in Context

Research Interests

Ancient Christianity: History and Theology

Late antique and medieval Church Councils and Synods

Authority and legitimacy in patristic theological discourses

The history of biblical exegesis


Dr. theol. habil

Links to online publications, articles or other work

Christus interpres. Die Einheit von Auslegung und Verkündigung in der Lukaserklärung des Ambrosius von Mailand. (Patristische Texte und Studien, 41) Berlin/New York (de Gruyter) 1994

Die Kirche der Väter. Vätertheologie und Väterbeweis in den Kirchen des Ostens bis zum Konzil von Ephesus (431). (Beiträge zur Historischen Theologie, 118) Tübingen (Mohr Siebeck) 2002

Research articles, eg., on the First Council of Ephesus, fourth-century synods; Origen, Athanasius, Ambrose of Milan, Cyril of Alexandria, Theodoret of Cyrus, John Cassian, Pope Celestine and others. Cf. recently:

The Synod of Constantinople, AD 383. History and Historiography, in: Millenium Jahrbuch 7 (2010), 133-168.

"Reading" the First Council of Ephesus (431), in: The Council of Chalcedon in Context, ed. R. Price & M. Whitby, (TTH Contexts, 1), Liverpool (University Press), 2009, 27-44