Papers, Articles, and Essays

“Science and Scripture Have Kissed Each Other: Reading the Bible as Literature.” Thelma Fordham Pruett Conference on the Academy and Religious Faith, University of Dayton, April 22, 2013.

“The Gospel Poetics of Universality and Exclusivity: Literary-Theological Reflections on Colossians 1:15–20.” Annual Convention of the Evangelical Theological Society, November 17, 2011.

“Scripture and Tradition: Seeking a Middle Path.” Pages 63-81 in The Sacred Text: Excavating the Texts, Exploring the Interpretations, and Engaging the Theologies of the Christian Scriptures. Edited by Michael F. Bird and Michael W. Pahl. Gorgias Précis Portfolios 7. Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias, 2010. [Publisher’s website here]

“Expanded Interfluentiality: A Review of Part III: Paul Anderson’s Theory of Gospel Inter-Relationships.” Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 5 (2008): 135-144. [Publisher’s website here]

“The ‘Gospel’ and the ‘Word’: Exploring Some Early Christian Patterns.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 29, no. 2 (2006): 211-227. [Publisher’s website here]

“Is Jesus Lost? Evangelicals and the Search for the Historical Jesus.” Themelios31, no. 2 (2006): 6-19. [Publisher’s website here]

Book Reviews

Review of Mark Goodacre, Thomas and the Gospels: The Case for Thomas‘s Familiarity with the Synoptics. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 56, no. 3 (2013): 628-630. [Publisher’s website here]

Review of David Rhoads, Joanna Dewey, and Donald Michie, Mark as Story: An Introduction to the Narrative of a Gospel, 3d ed. Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2013). [Publisher’s website here]

Review of Thomas R. Yoder Neufeld, Killing Enmity: Violence and the New Testament. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 55, no. 3 (2012): 632-635. [Publisher’s website here]

Review of Jon M. Isaak, New Testament Theology: Extending the TableMennonite Brethren Herald 50, no. 5 (2011): 36. [Publisher’s website here]

Review of Stuart Murray, The Naked AnabaptistMennonite Brethren Herald 49, no. 7 (2010): 33. [Publisher’s website here]

Review of Gerald O’Collins, Jesus: A PortraitThemelios 33, no. 3 (2008): 87-88. [Publisher’s website here]

Review of Matthew C. Williams, Two Gospels from One: A Comprehensive Text-Critical Analysis of the Synoptic GospelsJournal of the Evangelical Theological Society 50, no. 2 (2007): 392-394. [Publisher’s website here]

Review of Stephen E. Fowl, Philippians (Two Horizons New Testament Commentary). Themelios 32, no. 1 (2006): 69-70. [Publisher’s website here]

Review of Delbert Burkett, Rethinking the Gospel Sources: From Proto-Mark to MarkJournal of the Evangelical Theological Society 48, no. 4 (2005): 827-828.[Publisher’s website here]

Review of Graham N. Stanton, Bruce W. Longenecker, and Stephen C. Barton, eds., The Holy Spirit and Christian Origins: Essays in Honor of James D. G. Dunn.Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2005). [Publisher’s website here]

Review of Richard A. Burridge and Graham Gould, Jesus Now and ThenReview of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2005). [Publisher’s website here]