|Present||Professor of New Testament and Greek, Ashland University|
|Present||Trustees' Distinguished Professor, Ashland University|
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Second Temple Judism (13)
The Apocrypha and the Earliest Christian Movement Interpretation: a journal of Bible and theology (2018)
Studying the Apocrypha can help Christians understand writings that were available to Jesus and his earliest generations of followers, including those followers who wrote the texts that constitute the New Testament. Jesus, Paul, James, and ...
Socio-cultural Context of the Early Church (5)
An Example of How to Die Nobly for Religion: the Influence of 4 Maccabees on Origen's Exhartatio ad Matyrium Journal of Early Christian Studies (2009)
In the course of his Exhortatio ad Martyrium, Origen retells the famous story of the martyrdoms of Eleazar, seven brothers, and the mother of the seven. While it is clear that he drew upon the ...
General New Testament Studies (8)
An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts, Methods & Ministry Formation (2004)
A 2005 Gold Medallion finalist! Some introductions to the New Testament highlight the historical contexts in which the New Testament literature was written. This introduction gives particular attention to the social, cultural and rhetorical contexts ...