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New Testament specialists

People specializing in this area

University Teaching Officers

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
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
Dr Justin Meggitt
  • Christian origins
  • Historical Jesus
  • Apocalypticism in history and culture
  • Magic in antiquity
  • Early modern reception of Islam
  • Early modern religious dissent
  • Religion and terrorism
  • Anarchism and religion

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
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
Dr Jane McLarty
  • New Testament Greek
Dr Justin Meggitt
  • Christian origins
  • Historical Jesus
  • Apocalypticism in history and culture
  • Magic in antiquity
  • Early modern reception of Islam
  • Early modern religious dissent
  • Religion and terrorism
  • Anarchism and religion
Dr Sarah Underwood Dixon

"The Testimony of Jesus" in the Book of Revelation

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 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
Dr Jane McLarty
  • New Testament Greek

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
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

Graduate students

Carl Thomas Ayers

The Concept of Faith in the Gospel of John and the Epistle to the Romans

Christopher Bird

MPhil student in New Testament

Monique Cuany

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

Michael Dormandy

Text-critical analysis of the book of Revelation in the Codex Alexandrinus.

Daniel K. Eng, D.Min.

Divine Approval in the Epistle of James

Jesse Grenz

A Study of the Scribal Habits in Codex Vaticanus

Luke A. Hase

'Co-Crucified with Christ': Rethinking Myth as a Hermeneutical Tool in Pauline Studies

Kevin Highfield

MPhil student in New Testament and Early Christianity

Jeremy Hudson

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

Ah Reum Kim

The Countercultural Victory of 1 John 5 in Greco-Roman Context

Oliver Marjot

Critique and re-interpretation of sacrifice in Matthew's Gospel and the Letter to the Hebrews in the context of late Second Temple theologies of atonement

Daniel Mikkelsen

MPhil student in New Testament and Early Christianity

Iona Morphet

MPhil student in New Testament and Early Christianity

Matthew Pawlak

Sarcasm in the Letters Attributed to Paul

John Percival

The Plan of Salvation in the Epistles to Timothy and Titus

James Prothro

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

Chakrita M Saulina

The Narrative Function of Evil Spirits in the Gospel of Luke

Daniel Joseph Stevens

The author of Hebrews' development and usage of the terms promise and covenant with particular reference to the Abrahamic, Mosaic, and New covenants.

Emilia Stinton

MPhil student in New Testament and Early Christianity

Filip Sylwestrowicz

MPhil student in New Testament and Early Christianity

Christopher Townsend

MPhil student in New Testament and Early Christianity

Jason Vartanian

Revelation's Adam Christology