Anathea Portier-Young

Recent Courses
  • Introduction to Old Testament Interpretation
  • Genesis
  • Daniel and Apocalyptic Literature
  • Jonah and English Literature
  • Hebrew Prose Narrative
  • Hebrew Poetry
  • Introduction to Biblical Hebrew
  • Intertestamental Literature
  • Ethnicity, Election, and Racism
  • Eros and Allegory
  • Ethics and Violence in the Old Testament
  • Song of Songs
  • The Theology of G. K. Chesterton
  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis
  • History of Interpretation of Jonah
Selected Publications


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

  • “Languages of Identity and Obligation: Daniel as Bilingual Book,” Vetus Testamentum 60:1 (2010) 98-115.
  • “Tongues and Cymbals: Contextualizing 1 Corinthians 13:1,” Biblical Theology Bulletin 35:3 (Fall 2005) 99-105.
  • Sweet Mercy Metropolis: Interpreting Aseneth’s Honeycomb,” Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 14:2 (2005) 133-157.

Book Chapters:

  • “I Sing the Body Politic: Stillborn Desire and the Birth of Israel in Judges 5,” in Celebrate Her for the Fruit of Her Hands: Essays in Honor of Carol L. Meyers, ed. Karla Bohmbach and Charles Carter. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, forthcoming (manuscript delivered November 2008).
  • Response to “The Fifth Word: Honoring Parents,” by Byron Sherwin, pp. 100-111 in The Ten Commandments for Jews, Christians, and Others. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007.
  •  “Eyes to the Blind: A Dialogue between Tobit and Job,” pp. 14-27 in Intertextual Studies in Ben Sira and Tobit: Essays in Honor of Alexander A. Di Lella, OFM, ed. Jeremy Corley and Vincent Skemp. CBQMS 38. Washington, DC: Catholic Biblical Association, 2005.

Short Articles and Reviews:

  • “Daniel,” Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, ed. Joel Green. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic Press (forthcoming).
  • “1 Maccabees,” Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, ed. Joel Green. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic Press (forthcoming).
  • “2 Maccabees,” Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, ed. Joel Green. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic Press (forthcoming).
  • “1 Maccabees,” The NRSV People’s Bible with Apocrypha, ed. Curtiss Paul de Young, Wilda C. Gafney, Leticia Guardiola. Augsburg Fortress, 2008.
  • “2 Maccabees,” The NRSV People’s Bible with Apocrypha, ed. Curtiss Paul de Young, Wilda C. Gafney, Leticia Guardiola. Augsburg Fortress, 2008.
  • “Tobit,” The NRSV People’s Bible with Apocrypha, ed. Curtiss Paul de Young, Wilda C. Gafney, Leticia Guardiola. Augsburg Fortress, 2008.
  •  “Entering into Lamentations,” pp. 226-228 in Teaching the Bible: Practical Strategies for Classroom Instruction. SBL Resources for Biblical Studies Series. SBL, 2005.
  • “Dominion requires service, caring,” The New Southern Catholic Radical, Spring 2005.

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Joel Marcus

Recent Courses
  • The Gospel of Mark
  • The Resurrection Narratives in the Gospels
  • Judaism and Christianity: Ancient Roots and Modern Perspectives
Selected Publications
  • The Mystery of the Kingdom of God. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 90, 1986.
  • The Way of the Lord: Christological Exegesis in the Gospel of Mark. (Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992).
  • Jesus and the Holocaust: Reflections on Suffering and Hope. (Doubleday, 1997).
  • "Mark. A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary." (Anchor Bible 27; New York: Doubleday; vol. 1: 2000; vol. 2: 2009).
  • John the Baptist in History and Theology. The Personalities of the New Testament (University of South Carolina Press, forthcoming in 2017).

Randy L. Maddox

Selected Publications

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    L. Gregory Jones

    Recent Courses
    • Christian Theology 764 - The Pastor's Vocation
    • Christian Theology 110 - Forgiveness in Christian Practice and Thought
    • Christian Theology 270 - Remembrance and Reconciliation
    Selected Publications


    • Forgiving as We’ve Been Forgiven with Celestin Musekura
    • Embodying Forgiveness: A Theological Analysis [Recipient, an Outstanding Book of 1995 Award, Christianity Today; an Outstanding Book of 1995 Award, the Academy of Parish Clergy]
    • Reading in Communion: Scripture and Ethics in Christian Life with Stephen Fowl
    • Transformed Judgment: Toward a Trinitarian Account of the Moral Life


    • "Beliefs, Desires, Practices, and the Ends of Theological Education" in Miroslav Volf and Dorothy C. Bass (eds) Practicing Theology: Beliefs and Practices in Christian Life (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2001) 185-205.
    • “Embodying Scripture in the Community of Faith,” in Ellen F. Davis & Richard B. Hays (eds.), The Art of Reading Scripture (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 2003) 143-159.

    Richard Heitzenrater

    Selected Publications
    • Wesley and the People Called Methodists
    • The Elusive Mr. Wesley
    • The Poor and the People Called Methodists
    • Mirror and Memory: Reflections on Early Methodism
    • John Wesley's Sermons: An Anthology (with Albert C. Outler)

    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