About Joel F. Williams, Ph.D.
Honors and Awards
- South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Excellence in Teaching Award
Other Followers of Jesus: The Characterization of the Individuals From the Crowd in Mark's Gospel Faculty Dissertations (1992)
Jesus is clearly the central figure in Mark's Gospel. At least in part, Mark wrote his narrative in order to movethe reader toward a fitting response to Jesus. In other words, Mark's narrative has a ...
Mission in the New Testament: An Evangelical Approach Biblical and Theological Studies Faculty Publications (1998)
Mission in the New Testament articulates Scriptural teachings on mission from a contemporary American Evangelical standpoint, contributing a fresh statement of the biblical foundations of mission and serving as a catalyst for completion of the ...
Other Followers of Jesus: Minor Characters as Major Figures in Mark's Gospel Faculty Books (1994)
The Gospel of Mark includes a series of similar episodes in which he presents minor characters and their response to Jesus. These individuals are neither disciples nor opponents of Jesus but rather people who are ...
Contributions to Books (11)
Refereed Articles (5)
Foreshadowing, Echoes and Blasphemy at the Cross (Mark 15:29) Journal of Biblical Literature (2013)
Darrell Bock has proposed that Mark's Gospel includes an alternating pattern of accusations concerning blasphemy, with the final step in this pattern taking place when Markcharacterizes the mocking at the cross as blasphemy (15:29-32). This ...
Listening to the Voice of the Storyteller in Mark's Gospel Review and Expositor (2010)
Mark was a gifted storyteller, and recent scholarly studies on the narrative aspects of Mark's Gospel have the potential to help us listen more carefully to the voice of Mark the storyteller. This article draws ...
Book Reviews (16)
Book Review: A Comparative Handbook to the Gospel of Mark Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (2011)
Review of A Comparative Handbook to the Gospel of Mark: Comparisons with Pseudepigrapha, the Qumran Scrolls, and Rabbinic Literature, edited by Bruce Chilton, Darrell Bock, Daniel M Gurtner, Jacob Neusner, Lawrence H. Schiffman, and Daniel ...