Pieter Lalleman came from the Netherlands, with his wife Hetty, in 2000 to be tutor of New Testament. In 2002 he was also appointed Academic Dean of the College.
Pieter [pronounced Peter] is a graduate of Utrecht University, the Dutch Baptist Seminary and Groningen University (PhD on the Apocryphal Acts of John) and he was a part-time Baptist pastor. His areas of interest include apocryphal books, Acts, Revelation and biblical archaeology.
He contributed to a commentary on Revelation and wrote one on the Johannine Epistles on his own, both of which are in Dutch. In addition he turns out popular essays on archaeology and numerous book reviews in Dutch as well as English. He contributes regularly to the Baptist Times and wrote, with Martin H. Manser, David Barratt and Julius Steinberg, A Critical Companion to the Bible. A Literary Reference (Facts on File Library of World Literature; New York: Facts on File, 2009). He was the editor of Challenging to change: dialogues with a radical baptist theologian. Essays presented to Dr Nigel G. Wright on his sixtieth birthday (London: Spurgeon’s College, 2009).
Some English language essays from his pen are:
His main hobby is classical music, as you will notice when entering his study. In addition he enjoys modern public transport, history and sudokus.
Pieter has supervised a PhD and would be happy to supervise doctoral studies in the areas of backgrounds to the Bible, Luke-Acts and the Johannine literature.
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