Udo Schnelle

Udo Schnelle (born 8 September 1952) is professor of New Testament at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, and is the author of a number of theological works.

Schnelle studied from 1974-79 in Göttingen, where he graduated in 1981. From 1986-1992 he was Professor of New Testament studies at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and has taught at Halle since 1992. Since 2014 he is president of the research association Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas.


  • Apostle Paul: His Life and Theology, trans. M. Eugene Boring, Grand Rapids 2005, ISBN 978-0-8010-2796-3
  • History and Theology of the New Testament Writings, trans. Boring, Minneapolis 1998, ISBN 978-0-8006-2952-6
  • Theology of the New Testament, trans. Boring, Grand Rapids 2009, ISBN 978-0-8010-3604-0