|Present||Assistant Dean, School of Biblical and Theological Studies, Cedarville University|
|Present||Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek, Cedarville University ‐ School of Biblical and Theological Studies|
Honors and Awards
- Carl F. Henry Scholar, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School - August 2007-May 2010
- McClain Prize in Classics, Wabash College - March 2007
- Phi Beta Kappa, Wabash College - May 2006
|B.A., Wabash College|
|Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago|
|M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School|
School of Biblical and Theological Studies
The Representation of God in First Corinthians 8-10: Understanding Paul in the Context of Wisdom, Philo, and Josephus Faculty Dissertations (2015)
The interpretation of 1 Cor 8-10 is complicated by several factors. Scholars have noted the apparent contradictions in the text (primarily an issue within ch. 8) and also the remarkable changes in Paul's tone (primarily ...
A Christian Guide to Body Stewardship, Diet and Exercise Cedrus Press Publications (2021)
This free textbook provides readers with a wealth of practical information regarding body stewardship, nutrition, and exercise, all written from a Christian worldview. While other textbooks provide readers with the "why" proper nutrition and regular ...
God and the Idols: Representations of God in 1 Corinthians 8-10 Faculty Books (2016)
The interpretation of 1 Cor 8-10 as a coherent argument is complicated by several factors, most significantly the apparent contradictions in the text (primarily an issue within chapter 8) and the remarkable changes in Paul's ...
Professional Presentation (9)
A Syntactical Analysis of οὖν in Papyrus 66 Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (2012)
Greek particles are often overlooked in the interpretation and translation of ancient texts, but a better understanding of their syntactical functions aids in understanding the relationships among clauses and results in a better understanding of ...
Matthew’s Mountain Setting: Defining the Community’s Identity in Worship Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (2011)
Many have attempted an explanation of the mountain setting of the Great Commission, but existing proposals fail to account both for the situation of the Matthean community and the trajectory of mountain scenes in the ...
Philo’s Universalization of the Sinai Event in De Decalogo Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (2011)
In De Decalogo, Philo of Alexandria explains the Exodus account of the giving of the law and the law itself. But in his description of the narrative events surrounding the laws, Philo shapes Sinai into ...
Journal Articles (5)
The Functions of ὥστε in the New Testament Annali di Storia dell'Esegesi (2013)
Greek grammars adequately treat ὥστε as a subordinating conjunction introducing a final or consecutive clause. This study gives a fuller explanation of the use of ὥστε as a subordinating conjunction introducing a descriptive clause; moreover, ...
The Great Commission as the Climax of Matthew’s Mountain Scenes Bulletin for Biblical Research (2012)
Many have attempted an explanation of the mountain setting of the Great Commission, but existing proposals fail to account for both the situation of the Matthean community and the use of mountain scenes in the ...