|Department of Biblical Studies
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
Ph.D., New Testament and Christian Origins, University of Edinburgh
M.A., Biblical Studies, Asbury Theological Seminary
B.A., Biblical Studies and Humanities, Point University
Phone: (404) 669-2091
- Monday: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
- Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Tuesday and Thursday: 6:45 - 7:45 a.m.
- Other availability by appointment.
The Gospel of Mark
Ephesians and Philemon
Scripture within Scripture: The Old Testament in the New
Introduction to Humanities
Christ and Culture
The Story of Jesus and His Followers
Studies in the Bible: Women in the Bible
Readings in the Septuagint
"Amen." The Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospel, revised edition. (Forthcoming)
"Judas Iscariot: The Man, the Legend, the Villain." in Jesus Among Friends and Enemies: A Historical and Literary Introduction to Jesus in the Gospels. (eds. C. Keith and L. Hurtado; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011).
"Jesus and the Syrophoenician Woman: A Case Study in Inclusiveness." Leaven 19:1 (2011): 28-32.
“Romans 1: Symptom or Sickness?” Point University Chapel Sermon (2011).
Jesus’ Cry from the Cross: Towards a First-century Understanding of the Intertextual Relationship between Psalm 22 and the Narrative of Mark’s Gospel (LNTS 398; Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2009).
“Traditio-Historical Criticism” in Hearing the New Testament: Strategies for Interpretation, rev. ed. (ed. Joel B. Green; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010).
“Teachings and Tirades: Jesus’ Temple Act and His Teachings in Mark 11:15-19.” SCJ 10:1 (2007): 93-105.
“The Social Context of Ancient Israel,” Review of Ancient Israel: The Old Testament in Its Social Context, edited by Philip F. Esler, ExpTim 118:5 (2007): 251-52.
Review of He Came Down from Heaven: The Preexistence of Christ and the Christian Faith, by Douglas McCready, SCJ 9:2 (2006): 270-71.
“Response to Violence in the Psalms,” Review of Surrendering Retribution in the Psalms: Responses to Violence in the Individual Complaints by David G. Firth, ExpTim 118:1 (2006): 45.
“New Testament Nuances of Christology,” Review of Contours of Christology in the New Testament, edited by Richard N. Longenecker, ExpTim 117:10 (2006): 433-34.
“The Psalms and Interpretation,” Review of Interpreting the Psalms: Issues and Approaches, edited by Philip S. Johnson and David G. Firth, ExpTim 117:10 (2006): 433.
Review of The Coming King and the Rejected Shepherd: Matthew’s Reading of Zechariah’s Messianic Hope, by Clay Alan Ham, SCJ 9:1 (2006): 152-53.
“Socio-Rhetorical Analysis in Action,” Review of Fabrics of Discourse: Essays in Honor of Vernon K. Robbins, edited by David Gowler, L. Gregory Bloomquist, and Duane Watson, ExpTim 117:2 (2005): 80.
“The Old Testament Sources,” Review of The Sources of the Old Testament: A Guide to the Religious Thought of the Hebrew Bible by James Atwell, ExpTim 117:1 (2005): 38.
Society of Biblical Literature
The Old Testament in the New Testament
The Gospel of Mark
Narrative Criticism in Biblical Studies
The Passion Narratives of the Gospels