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Trustees’ Distinguished Professor of New Testament and Greek
Ashland Theological Seminary ● 910 Center Street ● Ashland, OH 44805
(419) 289-1373 ●
Ph.D. (Religion/New Testament), Emory University, 1995. Dissertation: “Despising
Shame: The Social Function of the Rhetoric of Honor and Dishonor in the Epistle to the
Hebrews” (advisor: Luke T. Johnson).
M. Div., Princeton Theological Seminary, 1990. Thesis: “Paul’s Defense Of His
Apostolate In 2 Corinthians: Conflicting Understandings of Apostolic Legitimation and
Their Implications for the Gospel” (advisor: J. Christiaan Beker).
A. B. (English), Princeton University, 1987. Thesis: “Old Wine, New Wineskins: The
Reform of Anglican Homiletics during the Seventeenth Century” (advisor: Seth Lerer).

Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, OH
Professor, 2002-present; Associate Professor, 1998-2002; Assistant Professor,
Courses taught: New Testament Introduction; Biblical Greek; Exegetical Greek;
Latin; Specialized Exegesis Courses (Galatians; 2 Corinthians; 1 and 2
Thessalonians; Hebrews; James & Jude; 1 Peter; the Revelation of John); Judaism
in the Second Temple Period; The Apocrypha and the Christian Church;
Apocalyptic Literature; Dead Sea Scrolls; Social-Scientific and Rhetorical
Approaches to Biblical Interpretation; Senior Seminar in Biblical Studies; Biblical
Foundations of Formational Counseling (D. Min. Program)
Colombo Theological Seminary, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Visiting Professor of New Testament, Fall 2010, Summer 2013
Courses Taught: Exegesis of Galatians (August 2010); Exegesis of Revelation
(September 2010); Hebrews (July 2013); 2 Corinthians (July 2013)
Trinity School for Ministry, Pittsburgh, PA
Visiting Professor of New Testament, Summer 2010


Course Taught: Introduction to the Apocrypha, June 2010
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Visiting Professor of New Testament, Summer 2004
Course Taught: New Testament Exegesis: Exegesis of 1 Peter
Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, GA
Assistant Instructor, 1994-1995; Adjunct Faculty, 1992-1994;
Courses Taught: Exegesis of the Revelation of John (NT 339); Introduction to the
Apocrypha (OT 352); New Testament Greek (BL 331 and 333); Social Sciences and
NT Interpretation (NT 320).

Galatians (Baylor Handbooks on the Greek New Testament; Waco: Baylor University
Press, 2014).
The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the
Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).
The Letter to the Hebrews in Social-Scientific Perspective (Cascade Companions; Eugene,
OR: Cascade, 2012).
Jude, in James and Jude, with John Painter (Paideia Commentaries; Grand Rapids, MI:
Baker Academic, 2012).
The Apocrypha (Core Biblical Studies; Nashville: Abingdon, 2012).
Global Readings: A Sri Lankan Commentary on the Letter to the Galatians (Eugene, OR:
Cascade Books, 2011). Sinhalese translation (Kohuwala, Sri Lanka: CTS Publishing,
Seeing Things John’s Way: The Rhetoric of the Book of Revelation (Louisville, KY:
Westminster John Knox Press, 2009).
Despising Shame: Honor Discourse and Community Maintenance in the Epistle to the Hebrews
(Revised Edition) (Studia Biblica 21; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2008).

Louis. Stephen Dawes. RBL (www. MI: Baker Academic. 2004). Lockett. New Testament Themes (St. Michael F. Word and World 24/1 (2004) 100-104. IL: InterVarsity. S. Journal for the Study of Judaism in the Persian. and Significance (Grand Rapids. John Byron. Herbert Bateman (2003). Ritva H. An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts. Reviewed by Russell Pregeant. Martin Rösel. Hiebert. Themelios 29/2 (2003) 53-54. 2003) 17. Stephen Felder. Expository Times 118 (2006) 44. . Introducing the Apocrypha: Message. Trin J NS 24/1 (2003) 131-34. 2005) 12-13. 2002). Kinship. JETS 47/3 (2004) 504-506. Harland. Phillip J. Williams. Hans-Josef Klauck. Homiletic 27/1 (2002) 28-29. Context. 2010. Peter Oakes. 2014). Kenneth Litwak. CBQ 65/4 (2003) 619-21. Gurtner. Reviewed by Charles Talbert. Expository Times 118 (2007) 511. Methods & Ministry Formation (Downers Grove. Gathercole. Korean translation in process. Paul Wolfe. The Monthly Record (September 2005) 14. IL: InterVarsity Press. Charles Talbert. Collins. Leiden: Brill. Theological Studies 64/4 (2003) 876. Interpretation 60/1 (2006) 101. Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 120 (2008) 473. Chinese translation. RBL (www. 2001). 2006). Daniel M. Simon J. Interpretation 59/1 (2005) 89-90. Robert J.bookreviews. Robin G. B. Williams. CBQ 64 (2002) (2005). Edith M. Patronage. J. JSOT Book List Issue 27/5 (2003) 163. VT 55/2 (2005) 280-81. Korean translation (Seoul: Christian Literature Crusade. Kenneth Berding. RBL 6 (2004) 294-96. 2013). Rel Stud Rev 29/4 (2003) 370. Branch. Reviewed by Carolyn Osiek. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 69 (2007) 771-773. Ash Th J 35 (2003) 131-32. Sarah Henrich. 2013). MO: Chalice Press. Reviewed by John J. Honor.J. P. T.. Ronald Allen.bookreviews. Reviewed by Jan Willem van Henten. Arabic translation (Beirut: Dar Manhal al Hayat. 2000). Trinity Journal. Pers Rel Stud 28/3 (2001) 309-10. Long. Biblica 89 (2008) 284-288. Anderson. JSNT 27/5 (2005) 7-8. Richard Allison. Journal of Religion 83/4 (2003) 608-609.deSilva-3 4 Maccabees: Introduction and Commentary on the Greek Text of Codex Sinaiticus (LXX Commentary Series. Eric Noffke. Daniel J. Hans-Josef Klauck. ns 27 (2006) 172-174. Hellenistic and Roman Period 39 (2008) 399-400. RBL 7 (2005) 286-88. Review of Biblical Literature 4 (2002) 322-34. Church of England Newspaper (July 1. Don Polaski. BBR 15/2 (2005) 309-310. Humphrey. JSNT 28 (2006) 117. Jeremy Corley. Harrington. Kevin L. Andrew Gregory. Kristen De Troyer. Donald G. Bird. and Purity: Unlocking New Testament Culture (Downers Grove. Pers Rel Stud 30/4 (2003) 484-85. Interpretation 55/4 (2001) 438. Darian R. Methodist Recorder (April 24. Chinese translation (Taiwan: Campus Evangelical Fellowship Press. OTE 16/3 (2003) 789-90. Mackay. J. 440. Midwestern Journal of Theology (March 2005) 90-92. JETS 45/2 (2002) 354-56.

Clayton Croy. AshTJ 29 (1997) 143-45. Reviewed by Wolfgang Kraus. Pamela Eisenbaum. 1999. Bibliotheca Orientalis 54/3-4 (1997) 484-86.deSilva-4 Perseverance in Gratitude: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews (Grand Rapids. Eugene. Nashville: Abingdon. JSOT Book List Issue 84 (1999) 167. MA: Hendrickson. Neyrey. Ruth Ann Reese. Unholy Allegiances: Heeding Revelation’s Warning (Peabody. Neville Clark. Reviewed by N. Apocrypha (Immersion Bible Studies. . Howell. Clayton Croy. CBQ 62/4 (2000) 749-50. Pers Rel Stud 28/2 (2001) 141-42. Reviewed by J. Malina. Ev Q 74/1 (2002) 77-78. RBL 3 (2001) 463-66. Hollander. Louise Lawrence. 2000). 2014). J. Charles Talbert. Interpretation 54/2 (1999) 199-200. JETS 42/1 (1999) 161-63. Brazil: Paulinas. OR: Wipf & Stock. Attridge. Sheffield: SAP. Church Times (UK) (November 24. Harold W. 1995). JTS 52/1 (2001) 285-87. Reviewed by Wolfgang Kraus. Don N. JJS 50/1 (1999) 152. JBL 116/2 (1997) 378-79. Davids. 2009). Kairos 30/1 (2002) 127-28. 2013). repr. 4 Maccabees (Guides to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha. Sarah Pearce. 2005). Paul Ellingworth. R. The Hope of Glory: Honor Discourse and the New Testament (Collegeville.” Verkündigung und Forschung 48/2 (2003) 65-80. MI: Eerdmans. “Neuere Ansätze in der Exegese des Hebräerbriefes. Theologische Literaturzeitung 122 (1997) 667-69. Atlanta: Scholars Press. 2000). Theological Book Review (UK) 13/1 (2000). Bartlett. Biblica 82/4 (2001) 584-86. Hay. Jerome H. Arnold S. Browne. Verheyden. Published in Portuguese as A Esperança da Glória (Säo Paulo. Peter H. Craig Koester. JTS 51/1 (2000) 217-18. 2. James Thompson. Harm W. Interpretation 55/2 (2001) 191-192. Snaith.. Bruce J.” Verkündigung und Forschung 48/2 (2003) 65-80. J. Gabriel Lopez. WA: Lexham Press. Jr. Lionel Wickham. JSNT 65 (1997) 124. Claus-Peter März. 1998). CBQ 60 (1998) 363-64. Eph Th L 73/1 (1997) 185-87. Theologische Literaturzeitung 126/12 (2001) 1278-79. Despising Shame: Honor Discourse and Community Maintenance in the Epistle to the Hebrews (Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 152. MN: Liturgical Press. Moschos Goutzioudis. Hans-Friedrich Weiss. “Neuere Ansätze in der Exegese des Hebräerbriefes. Ang Theol Rev 84/2 (2002) 417-18. 2013). David M. Res Q 43/3 (2001) 187-89. Exp T 112/1 (2000) 28. BOOKS FOR ECCLESIASTICAL OR POPULAR AUDIENCES Transformation: The Heart of Paul’s Gospel (Bellingham. Ash Th J 32 (2000) 115-17.

Invitation to the New Testament: Digital Video Disk (with Emerson Powery and guests Amy-Jill Levine. Nashville: Abingdon. Richland Hills. 2005). 2015). Disciple Short-Term Studies. TN: Discipleship Resources. 1998). MI: Eerdmans. 1998). Praying with John Wesley (Nashville.. The Bible Today 39/4 (2001) 254. TX: Berkeley Institute for Biblical Archaeology and Literature Press. Afterlife: Finding Hope in the Face of Death (Nashville. 2001).deSilva-5 Sacramental Life: Spiritual Formation through the Book of Common Prayer (Downers Grove. Disciple Short-Term Studies. A Socio-rhetorical Commentary on the Revelation of John (Grand Rapids. Invitation to the New Testament: Participant Guide (co-authored with Emerson Powery. TX: Berkeley Institute for Biblical Archaeology and Literature Press. Grand Rapids. K. 2008). 2005). Victor Matthews. BOOKS IN PRESS Day of Atonement. Paul and the Macedonians (Nashville. The Credentials of An Apostle: Paul's Gospel in 2 Corinthians 1 through 7 (N. 1999). Untold Stories of the Bible (co-authored with Dr. . Yeo. TN: Abingdon. BOOKS IN PREPARATION (ANTICIPATED MS. 2003). 2016). IL: InterVarsity. 2015). Richland Hills. 3A. K. Donald Senior. RBL 4 (2002) 438-440. Nashville: Abingdon. 3B. TN: Abingdon. MI: Eerdmans. Lincolnwood. IL: Publications International Ltd. COMPLETION DATES GIVEN): Galatians (New International Commentary on the New Testament. A Novel of the Maccabean Revolt (Grand Rapids: Kregel. Bearing Christ's Reproach: The Challenge of Hebrews in an Honor Culture (N. and William Willimon. 2001). Reviewed by Mouschos Goutzioudis.

2016). G. and Murder in Cultural Perspective. OR: Wipf & Stock.” New Testament Studies 52 (2006) 251-268. “The Wisdom of Ben Sira: Honor. A Day In the Life of Ephesus (Downers Grove: InterVarsity. 2019). . 1999). Vision and Persuasion: Rhetorical Dimensions of Apocalyptic Discourse (St.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 68 (2006) 47-62. SELECTED ARTICLES IN JOURNALS AND COLLECTIONS OF ESSAYS: Second Temple Judaism “The Noble Contest: Honor.” Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 13 (1995) 31-57. Shame. 2015). IL: InterVarsity. “The Perfection of ‘Love for Offspring’: Greek Representations of Maternal Affection and the Achievement of the Heroine of 4 Maccabees. 2020). 2018).” Vetus Testamentum 56 (2006) 143-70. Louis.” Sewanee Theological Review 39 (1996) 285302. Seduction.” Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 16 (2006) 1540. “The Sinaiticus Text of 4 Maccabees. Exploring the World of the First Christians (London: SPCK. Biblical Theology Bulletin 36 (2006) 55-61. Discovering Revelation (London: SPCK.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 58 (1996) 433-455. eds. Shame. 123-139. 2 Corinthians (New Covenant Commentary Series. Eugene. “Judith the Heroine? Lies. Josephus. “Seven Papyrus Fragments of a Greek Manuscript of Exodus. “‘And Not a Drop to Drink’: The Story of David’s Thirst in the Jewish Scriptures.3 (June 2000) 16-21. 2015). An Introduction to the Pseudepigrapha (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press. “Fourth Ezra: Maintaining Jewish Cultural Values Through Apocalyptic Rhetoric. “Why Did God Choose Abraham?” Bible Review 16. 2017). Judea Under Greek and Roman Rule (New York: Oxford University Press. 42-44.” in L. and the Maintenance of the Values of a Minority Culture. and the Rhetorical Strategy of 4 Maccabees. Bloomquist and Greg Carey. 4. 2016).. Studies in 4 Maccabees: Rhetoric and Reception (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter. “The Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Christianity. and 4 Maccabees.deSilva-6 The New Testament and Christian Formation (Downers Grove. MO: Chalice Press.

. and Historical Contexts (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic.” pp. McDonald. The Pseudepigrapha and Christian Origins: Essays from the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (London: T.” Trinity Journal 21NS (2000) 25-43.”Journal of Biblical Literature 127.deSilva-7 “Never Without a Witness: The Apocrypha and Spiritual Formation. as “Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha” in Christopher Matthews. eds. Blackwell Companion to the Old Testament Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. “The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs as Witnesses to Pre-Christian Judaism: A ReAssessment. & T. Letter to the Hebrews “Despising Shame: A Cultural-Anthropological Investigation of the Epistle to the Hebrews. “The Epistle to the Hebrews in Social-Scientific Perspective. “4 Maccabees. “Jewish Martytology and the Death of Jesus. Ancient Israel’s History: An Introduction to Issues and Sources (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic. eds.. “Exchanging Favor for Wrath: Apostasy in Hebrews and Patron-Client Relations. ed. “Eschatology. the Problem of Evil. “Five More Papyrus Fragments from a Greek Codex of Exodus. 272-290 in Joel B. “Jews in the Diaspora. “A Bibliographic Guide to the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha. and Moral Responsibility in 4 Maccabees. “Hebrews 6:4-8: A Socio-Rhetorical Investigation. 2013).” Bulletin of the International Organization of Septuagint and Cognate Studies 40 (2007) 1-29.” Journal of Early Christian Studies 17 (2009) 337-355. Oxford Bibliographies in Biblical Studies (New York: Oxford University Press. 2010). in slightly modified form. eds. Social. “‘An Example of How to Die Nobly For Religion’: The Influence of 4 Maccabees on Origen’s Exhortatio ad Martyrium. “Ambrose’s Use of 4 Maccabees in De Jacob et Vita Beata: Some Correctives. Rest. 426-459 in Rick Hess and Bill Arnold.” forthcoming in Randall Chesnutt. 2008).” Journal of Biblical Literature 113 (1994) 459-481. “Using the Master’s Tools to Shore Up Our House: A Postcolonial Analysis of 4 Maccabees. 2014). Green and Lee M.” in Gerbern Oegema and James H. ed.” Journal of Biblical Literature 115 (1996) 91-116. The World of the New Testament: Cultural. Also published.” Journal of Early Christian Studies 22 (2014) 287-293. 2014). 225235. Clark...” Restoration Quarterly 36 (1994) 1-21. 51-67. .1 (2007) 99-127. “The Human Ideal.” Ashland Theological Journal 38 (2006) 77-89.” pp.” Theologie für die Praxis 33 (2007) 84-97.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 22 (2013) 21-68. Charlesworth.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 23 (2013) 57-78. “Jesus and James in the School of Ben Sira: The impact of an extracanonical sage on the first founders of Christianity.” Ashland Theological Journal 42 (2010) 61-109. and the Rhetorical Strategy of Hebrews. “The Hellenistic Period.” Tyndale Bulletin 50 (1999) 33-57.

ed.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 9 (1999) 65-117. and D. Bloomquist.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 30 (2008) 343-371. “Toward a Socio-Rhetorical Taxonomy of Divine Intervention: Miracle Discourse in the Revelation to John. 215-241 in D.” Neotestamentica 42 (2008) 1-34. Volume 1 (Leiden: Brill. Fabrics of Discourse: Essays in Honor of Vernon K. “The Persuasive Strategy of the Apocalypse: A Socio-Rhetorical Investigation of Revelation 14:6-13. “Seeing Things John’s Way: Rhetography and Conceptual Blending in Revelation 14:613.” Sociological Analysis (now Sociology of Religion) 53 (1992) 375395.” pp. B.” Westminster Theological Journal 54 (1992) 273-302. “A Socio-Rhetorical Investigation of Revelation 14:6-13: A Call to Act Justly toward the Just and Judging God. 2012).” Forum 9:1-2 (1993) 47-61. 629-650 in Stanley Porter and Andrew Pitts (eds.. 2003).” Currents in Biblical Research 6.” New Testament Studies 54 (2008) 90-114. “How Greek Was the Author of ‘Hebrews’?” pp. “The Revelation to John and the Practice of Christian Counseling. Early Christianity in Its Hellenistic Context. . The Intertexture of Apocalyptic Discourse in the New Testament (Symposium Series. 303-316.” Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Papers 37 (1998) 785-806.” Trinity J.2 (2008) 256-289.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 71 (1998) 79-110.). F. “Final Topics: The Rhetorical Functions of Intertexture in Revelation 14:14— 16:21. 2002). G. Robbins (Harrisburg. 12NS (1991) 185206. F. “What Has Athens To Do With Patmos? Rhetorical Criticism of the Revelation of John (1980-2005). Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 18 (2008) 271-298. Watson (eds. Christian Origins and Greco-Roman Culture.). PA: Trinity Press International.deSilva-8 “The Invention and Argumentative Function of Priestly Discourse in the Epistle to the Hebrews. “The Strategic Arousal of Emotions in the Apocalypse of John: A Rhetorical-critical Investigation of the Oracles to the Seven Churches. The Revelation of John “The Social Setting of the Apocalypse of John: Conflicts Within.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 16 (2006) 295-323. “The Revelation to John: A Case Study in Apocalyptic Propaganda and the Maintenance of Sectarian Identity. Fears Without. Gowler. 60/1 (2006) 67-87. “Honor Discourse and the Rhetorical Strategy of the Apocalypse of John. “X Marks the Spot? A Critique of the Use of Chiasm in Macro-Structural Analyses of Revelation to John. “The Construction and Social Function of a Counter-Cosmos in the Revelation of John. “The Image of the Beast and the Christians in Asia Minor. L. “The Strategic Arousal of Emotions in John’s Visions of Roman Imperialism: A Rhetorical-Critical Investigation of Revelation 4-22.” Asbury Theological Journal.” in D. Watson.

76 (1994) 9-26.” Andrews University Seminary Studies 34 (1996) 5-22. 2009). “‘Let the One Who Claims Honor Establish that Claim in the Lord’: Honor Discourse in the Corinthian Correspondence. 2015).” Asia Journal of Theology 27 (2013) 21-37. Paul and Ancient Rhetoric (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.deSilva-9 “Out of Our Minds? Appeals to Reason (Logos) in the Seven Oracles of Revelation 2-3. Global Voices: Reading the Bible in the Majority World (Peabody. (eds.” Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Papers 36 (1997) 491-525. the Law. 259274 in Michael Bird and Preston Sprinkle (eds.” Anglican Theological Review. Paul “Measuring Penultimate Against Ultimate Reality: An Investigation of the Integrity and Argumentation of 2 Corinthians. “At the Threshold of Heaven: The Preaching of John Donne as Sacrament of the Word.. 64 (1996) 49-79. Miscellaneous “The Feast in the Text: The Sermons of Lancelot Andrewes. “Recasting the Moment of Decision: 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1 In Its Literary Context. and Justification in 4 Ezra and the Pauline Letters: A Dialogue.” Biblical Theology Bulletin 28 (1998) 61-74.” Andrews University Seminary Studies 31 (1993) 3-16.” pp.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 52 (1993) 41-70. “No Confidence in the Flesh: The Meaning and Function of Phil 3:2-21. “On the Sidelines of the Pi/stij Xristou~ debate: The View from Revelation.” Trinity Journal 15NS (1994) 27-54. 43 (1994) 5-34.” Ashland Theological Journal 32 (2000) 33-52. “Neither Tamil Nor Sinhalese: Reading Galatians with Sri Lankan Christians. “Reading Revelation in Sri Lanka. eds. “Worthy of His Kingdom: Honor Discourse and Social Engineering in 1 Thessalonians.” Anglican & Episcopal History.).” pp. .” forthcoming in Stanley Porter and Brian Dyer. “Grace.). “Investigating Honor Discourse: Guidelines from Classical Rhetoricians. “A Rhetorical Analysis of Galatians 5. “Meeting the Exigency of a Complex Rhetorical Situation: Paul's Strategy in 2 Corinthians 1 through 7.1-12.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 31 (2008) 123-155. Daniel Carroll R. The Faith of Jesus Christ” Exegetical. 39-55 in Craig Keener and M.” JSNT 37 (2014) 25-49. 2013). MA: Hendrickson.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament. Biblical. “1 Peter: Strategies for Counseling Individuals on the Way to a New Heritage. and Theological Studies (Carlisle: Paternoster and Peabody: Hendrickson.

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A. Moo. JSNT 26 (2003) 127-128.1-13 in its Rhetorical. RBL 2 (2000) 452-54. JBL 116 (1997) 763-65. Theology Today 54/4 (1998) 576-77. N. Wallis. Johnson. 15 NS (1994) 207-209. . Croy. and the Rhetoric of 1 Peter. Hebrews and General Epistles George H. The Revelation to John. 10. Endurance in Suffering: Hebrews 12. 13NS (1992) 106-108. Trinity Journal. Honor. Stephen Smalley. Paul's Letter to the Philippians. The Structure of Hebrews: A Text-Linguistic Analysis. Vernon Robbins. Carson. Interpretation 62/2 (2008) 198-200. J. The Faith of Jesus Christ in Early Christian Traditions. Sverre Bøe. On the Genre and Message of Revelation: Star Visions and Sky Journeys. The Revelation of John. Bruce Malina. “Keeping God’s Sabbath. Gog and Magog: Ezekiel 38 — 39 as pre-text for Revelation 19. forthcoming. Princeton Seminary Bulletin. New Testament Introduction. Guthrie. Ash Th J 30 (1998) 123-26. C. Jürgen Roloff.deSilva-17 Ben Witherington. TrinJ 18NS (1997) 102-105. Jean-Pierre Prévost. PUBLISHED SERMONS “What On Earth Are Good Protestants To Do With Saints?” Ashland Theological Journal 44 (2012) 35-39. “A Summons to Sobriety. 109 (1992) 497-98. Exploring the Texture of Texts and The Tapestry of Early Christian Discourse. Hebrews. Barth Campbell. Hughes. Hebrews.17-21 and 20. Thomas Long. The Death of Jesus in Early Christianity. Biblical Interpretation and Theology John Carroll and Joel Green. An Introduction to the New Testament. Luke T. D. The Book of Revelation. CBQ 59 (1997) 577-78. and Philosophical Context.7-10. Ian G. CBQ 61 (1999) 163-64. Gordon Fee. and Leon Morris. CBQ 57 (1995) 395-97. How to Read the Apocalypse. RBL 2 (2000) 459-62. Religious. Revelation and Apocalyptic Literature Philip E. Conflict and Community in Corinth: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1 and 2 Corinthians. Victor Pfitzner. D. CBQ 58 (1996) 568569.” Preaching 19/3 (Nov/Dec 2003) 53-54. III. Hebrews. Christian Century. Biblical Theology Bulletin 25 (1995) 94.” Preaching 18/1 (July-August 2002) 39-42. Biblical Theology Bulletin. Andrews University Seminary Studies 35 (1997) 156-158. Shame.

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