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New Testament specialists

People specializing in this area

Academic staff

Dr James Nicholas Carleton Paget
  • Judaism and Hellenism
  • Jesus
  • Second-century Christianity
  • Jewish-Christian relations in antiquity, ancient Jewish Christianity, and the history of ancient biblical interpretation 
Dr Simon Gathercole
  • interpretation of the New Testament
  • the connections between the New Testament and the literature contemporaneous with it
  • Christology
  • the doctrine of the atonement
  • the Gospel of Thomas
  • Pauline studies
  • Christology of the Gospels
  • extra-canonical Gospels
Professor Judith Lieu, FBA
  • Gospel and letters of John
  • Interpretation of the New Testament
  • Gender and New Testament/ early Christian literature and history
  • Parting of the Ways between Judaism and Christianity
  • Early Christianity in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman contexts
  • Christian literature and thought of the second century
  • Heresy and other patterns of identity in early Christianity
Dr Jonathan A. Linebaugh
  •  interpretation of the New Testament
  • the connections between the New Testament and the literature contemporaneous with it
  • Pauline studies
  • the history of New Testament interpretation
  • theological hermeneutics
  • the relationship between exegesis and systematic theology

Affiliated lecturers

Dr William Lamb
  • New Testament Greek
  • The history of ancient biblical interpretation
  • New Testament Catenae
  • The Bible in Byzantium
  • Theological hermeneutics
  • Ideological criticism and political readings of the Bible
Dr Jane McLarty
  • New Testament Greek
Professor Steve Walton
  • The Acts of the Apostles
  • Paul
  • synoptic Gospels
  • New Testament theology
  • narrative approaches to the New Testament
  • Greek language, linguistics and lexicography

Directors of Studies

Dr Simon Gathercole
  • interpretation of the New Testament
  • the connections between the New Testament and the literature contemporaneous with it
  • Christology
  • the doctrine of the atonement
  • the Gospel of Thomas
  • Pauline studies
  • Christology of the Gospels
  • extra-canonical Gospels
Dr Jane McLarty
  • New Testament Greek

Other teaching assistance

Dr Justin Meggitt

Social World of the NT; Jesus; Paul

Retired Faculty

Dr Andrew Chester
  • Messianism and eschatology in early Judaism and Christianity
  • Early Christology and its Development in Jewish Context
  • Ethical Perspectives in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Graduate students

Monique Cuany

Paul and the Philosophers: A Reassessment of Acts 17:16-34

Mateus De Campos

The Portrayal of Sin in the Gospel of Mark

Peter J Gurry

The Text of the New Testament and Its History: An Assessment of the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method (CBGM)

Jeremy Hudson

The Use of the Jewish Scriptures in the Early Christian Greek Apologists

Bobby Jamieson

Jesus' death and heavenly offering in the epistle to the Hebrews

Peter Malik

Chester Beatty Papyrus of Revelation (P47) – the book, its scribe, and its text.

James Prothro

Both Judge and Justifier: The Use and Function of Biblical Legal Language in Paul's Theology of Justification

Sookgoo Shin

Ethics in the Gospel of John: Discipleship as Moral Progress