Richard Hays

Recent Courses
  • The Old Testament in the New
  • Greek Exegesis of Matthew
  • Greek Exegesis of Romans
  • Greek Exegesis of 1 Corinthians
  • New Testament Theology
  • New Testament Ethics
  • Church and Ministry in the New Testament
Selected Publications
  • Seeking the Identity of Jesus: A Pilgrimage. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008. (Co-edited with Beverly Roberts Gaventa).
  • The Conversion of the Imagination: Paul as Interpreter of Israel’s Scripture. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.
  • Die Bibel im Dialog der Schriften: Konzepte intertextueller Bibellektüre. Tübingen/Basel: Francke, 2005. (Co-edited with Stefan Alkier).
    [English translation: Reading the Bible Intertextually. (Co-edited with Stefan Alkier and Leroy Huizenga), Baylor University Press, 2009.]
  • The Art of Reading Scripture (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003). (Co-edited with Ellen F. Davis).
  • The Faith of Jesus Christ: The Narrative Substructure of Galatians 3:1-4:11. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2002.
  • The Letter to the Galatians. New Interpreter’s Bible, Vol. XI. Nashville: Abingdon, 2000.
  • First Corinthians. Interpretation Commentaries. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1997.
  • The Moral Vision of the New Testament: Community, Cross, New Creation. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996.
  • Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1989.
  • “Reading the Bible with Eyes of Faith: The Practice of Theological Exegesis,” Journal of Theological Interpretation 1 (2007): 5-21.
  • Scores of essays and articles in scholarly journals.

Stanley Hauerwas

Recent Courses
  • Seminar on John Howard Yoder
  • Seminar on Theological Ethics: Aristotle and Aquinas
Selected Publications
  • The Work of Theology (Eerdmans, 2015)
  • Hannah’s Child: A Theological Memoir, 2nd Ed. (Eerdmans, 2012)
  • War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity ( Baker Academic Press, 2011) 
  • Matthew: Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible,(Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2006)
  • The State of the University: Academic Knowledges and the Knowledge of God, (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, forthcoming)
  • The Peaceable Kingdom: A Primer in Christian Ethics
  • Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony (with Will Willimon)
  • Dispatches From the Front: Theological Engagements With the Secular
  • Sanctify Them in the Truth: Holiness Exemplified
  • With the Grain of the Universe: The Church’s Witness and Natural Theology

Amy Laura Hall

Recent Courses
  • Introduction to Theological Ethics
  • American Protestantism in Literature and Film
  • Masculinity and Ministry
  • War and American Christianity
  • Sin and Redemption in North American Literature
  • Sex, Gender, and Discipleship
  • Womanist and Feminist Ethics
  • Medical Ethics
  • Bioethics and Reproduction
  • Feminist Theology and Ethics
  • Justice and the Family
  • Love in the Christian Tradition
  • Kierkegaard and Continental Philosophy 

W. Stephen Gunter

Selected Publications
  • The Limits of Love Divine (1989)
  • Wesley and The Quadrilateral (Co-author, 1997)
  • Resurrection Knowledge (1999)
  • The Quotable Mr. Wesley (1999 & 2002)
  • John Wesley and The Netherlands (Co-author, 2002)
  • Considering the Great Commission (Co-editor and contributor, 2004)
  • Arminius and His 'Declaration of Sentiments' (2012)

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

Recent Courses
  • Christ and Culture Theory
  • Feminist Theology
  • Authority in Theology
  • Contemporary Theology: Selected Figures
Selected Publications
  • “‘We Don’t See Color Here’: A Case Study in Ecclesial-Cultural Invention” in Converging on Culture: Theologians in Dialogue with Cultural Analysis and Criticism, ed. By Delwin Brown, Sheila G. Davaney, Kathryn Tanner (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001):140-157
  • “‘They Will Know We are Christians by our Regulated Improvisation:’ Ecclesial Hybridity and the Unity of the Church” in The Blackwell Companion to Postmodern Theology, ed. By Graham Ward (Oxford: Blackwell Pub., 2001): 265-279
  • “Practice” in A Handbook for Postmodern Biblical Interpretation, ed. by A.K.M. Adam (St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2000):189-98
  • “Contesting the Gendered Subject: A Feminist Account of the Imago Dei” in Horizons in Feminist Theology: Identity, Tradition, and Norms, ed. by Rebecca S. Chopp & Sheila Greeve Davaney (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1997):99-115
  • Changing the Subject: Women’s Discourses and Feminist Theology (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1994)

Curtis Freeman

Selected Publications

James Efird

Recent Courses
  • Hellenistic Greek
  • New Testament Introduction
  • Apocalyptic Literature (especially Revelation)
  • Studies in Paul
  • The Prophetic Movement.
Selected Publications
  • The New Testament Writings: History, Literature, and Interpretation
  • The Old Testament Writings: History, Literature, and Interpretation
  • These Things Are Written: An Introduction to the Religious Ideas of the Bible
  • Revelation for Today: An Apocalyptic Approach
  • A Grammar for New Testament Greek
  • End Times: Rapture, Antichrist and Millennium
  • "Revelation: Hope in Times of Trial," video series for Minding the Spirit Inc.

Susan Eastman

Recent Courses
  • The Art of Biblical Interpretation
  • Imitation and Transformation in the Letters of Paul
  • Bible Study Programs for the Local Church
  • Pauline Anthropology
  • Paul’s Mother Tongue: Familial Metaphors in Paul’s Letters
  • Greek Exegesis of Galatians
  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Teaching at the End of the World
  • Friendship and Character Formation in Philippians
Selected Publications


  • Recovering Paul’s Mother Tongue: Language and Theology in Galatians, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.


  • "The Foolish Father" (Expository Times 117.10 July 2006, 402-405,
  • "‘Cast out the slave woman and her son’: the Dynamics of Exclusion and Inclusion in Galatians 4.30," JSNT 28.3 March 2006, 309-336.
  • “The Evil Eye and the Curse of the Law: Galatians 3:1 Revisited.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 83, September 2001.
  • “Whose Apocalypse? The Identity of the Sons of God in Romans 8:19.” Journal of Biblical Literature 121.2, Summer, 2002.


  • Review of Moyer V. Hubbard, New Creation in Paul’s Letters and Thought. Review of Biblical Literature. n.p. [cited 22 March, 2003].
  • “The Spirit and Suffering” (review of Martin W. Mittelstadt, The Spirit and Suffering in Luke-Acts). Expository Times 117.3 (December 2005) 125- 126.
  • Review of Edwin D. Freed, The Morality of Paul’s Converts. Catholic Biblical Quarterly 68 (2006) 330-331.
  • Review of Francis Watson, Paul and the Hermeneutics of Faith. Journal of Biblical Literature 125.3 (Fall 2006) 610-614.
  • Review of Carl R. Holladay, A Critical Introduction to the New Testament: Interpreting the Message and Meaning of Jesus Christ. Teaching Theology and Religion, forthcoming.

Conference Papers

  • “The Evil Eye and the Curse of the Law: Galatians 3:1 Revisited.” Southeast Council for the Study of Religion. Atlanta, March 1999.
  • “Who are the Sons of God? Romans 8:19.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Nashville, November 2000.
  • “‘Become like me!’ Mimetic transformations in Galatians 4:12-20.” Southeast Council for the Study of Religion. Atlanta, March 2002.
  • “‘Cast Out the Slave Woman and Her Son’: The Dynamics of Exclusion and Inclusion in Galatians 4:30.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. San Antonio, November 2004.
  • “‘Rejoice, Break Forth and Shout’: Resignifying Sarah’s Story in Gal 4:21-5:1.” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. San Antonio, November 2004.
  • “The Text, the Whole Text, and Nothing but the Text: A Response to Frances Watson’s Paul and the Hermeneutics of Faith,” Pauline Epistles Section, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, November 2005.
  • Respondent for Pauline Soteriology Session on “Gospel and Church in Paul’s Letters,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, November 2005.
  • Panelist, “Discussion of the Two Horizons Biblical Commentary,” Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., November 2006.
  • "Philippians 2: Divine and Human Agency in Christ's Story," Annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, November 17-20, 2007

Other Publications

  • Lectionary commentaries for "Homily Service, October 2007"
  • Lectionary Homiletics, October 2007
  • Working Preacher, Advent Year A.