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Professor emeritus of New Testament Studies

Honorary Vice-Rector of the Université Catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve)

Honorary Dean of the Faculty of Theology (UCL)

Director of the "Revue théologique de Louvain"

Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium (Letters, Moral and Political sciences)

Academic degrees

Theological and Religious Sciences Doctor (UCL, 1975)
Biblical Studies Master (UCL, 1973)

Fields of research

The Gospel according to Mark : Redaction criticism and narrative criticism
The Letters to the Philippians and to Philemon : rhetorical and theological analysis

Membership in scientific societies

Association Catholique Française pour l'Étude de la Bible (ACFEB) (1986-)
Association Européenne de Théologie Catholique (AETC) (1991-)
Colloqium Biblicum Lovaniense (CBL) (1992-)
Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS) (1993-)
Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) (2011-)

Editorial boards

Revue théologique de Louvain (1995-)
Commentaire biblique: le Nouveau Testament (Paris: Cerf) (1997-)
New Testament Studies (2001-2003)
Théologiques (Montréal) (2007-)
Le Nouveau Testament commenté (Paris: Bayard) (2009-2012)

Selective Bibliography

• The Gospel according to Mark: A Commentary, Eugene OR: Pickwick Publications, 2012, 756 p.
• (ed. with D. Marguerat), Le Nouveau Testament commenté, Paris: Bayard, Genova: Labor et Fides, 2012, 1245 p.
• Marc, un évangile étonnant: Recueil d'essais (BETL, 194), Leuven: Peeters, 2006, 416 p.
• (ed.), The Synoptic Gospels: Source Criticism and the New Literary Criticism (BETL, 110), Leuven: Peeters, 1993, 709 p.