Books and Essays


“The Children of God and the Son of God in the Johannine Gospel and Epistles”
in Anatomies of the Gospels and Beyond: Essays in Honor of R. Alan Culpepper, Mikeal C. Parsons, Elizabeth Struthers Malbon, and Paul N. Anderson, eds. Brill, 2018, 369-385.

A History of the Two-Hundred-Year Scholarly Debate About the Purpose of the Prologue to the Gospel of John: How Does Our Understanding of the Prologue Affect Our Interpretation of the Subsequent Text?
Mellen Press, 2015.

"The Fourth Gospel's Characterization of God: A Rhetorical Perspective" in
Characters and Characterization in the Gospel of John, Chris Skinner, ed. Library of New Testament Studies, Continuum Press, 2013.

"Challenges to Teaching Biblical Literature as a General Education Requirement" with Phil Wiseley, in
Teaching the Bible in the Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context, Glenn Holland and Jane S. Webster, eds. Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2012.

“To What End, Methodology?: A Reflection on ‘Pursuing of the Elusive’” in
What We Have Heard from the Beginning, Tom Thatcher, ed. Baylor University Press, 2007, 123-26.

Moses as a Character in the Fourth Gospel: A Study in Ancient Reading Techniques, JSNT Supplemental Series, 229, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, October 2002.

Journal Articles and Selected Book Reviews


“Un-Doubting Thomas’: Recognition Scenes in the Ancient World,” Perspectives in Religious Studies 33 (Winter 2006), 435-447.

“An Exegesis of the Character Jesus in Luke 8.”
Review and Expositor 97, Fall 2000, 499-510.

Review of Johannine Studies 1975-2017, by Francis J. Moloney. In Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org], 2018.

Review of
The Prologue of the Gospel of John: Its Literary, Theological, and Philosophical Context. Papers Read at the Colloquium Ioanneum 2013, edited by Jan G.van der Watt, R. AlanCulpepper, and UdoSchnelle. In Religious Studies Review, March 2018, 108.

Review of Apprehension of Jesus in the Gospel of John, by Josaphat C. Tam. In Religious Studies Review, December 2017, 399.

Review of
Revelation: A New Translation With Introduction and Commentary, by Craig R. Koester. In Religious Studies Review, December 2017, 399.

Review of The Gospel of John: More Light From Philo, Paul and Archaeology: The Scriptures, Tradition, Exposition, Settings, Meaning, by Peder Borgen in Religious Studies Review, March 2016, 44.

Review of Christology and Discipleship in John 17, by Marianus Pale Hera in Religious Studies Review, September 2014, 157.

Review of
The Fourth Gospel in First-Century Media Culture, edited by Anthony LeDonne and Tom Thatcher in Religious Studies Review, March 2014, 43.

Prepublication Review for Oxford University Press of Bart D. Ehrman
The New Testament 6th edition, October 2013.

Review of
Die Feste im Johannesevangelium: Jüdische Tradition und christologische Deutung, by Dorit Felsch in Religious Studies Review, September 2013, 177.

Review of
The Gospel of John: A Commentary, by Frederick Bruner in Religious Studies Review, December, 2012, 238.

Review of
A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on John 1-4, by John F. McHugh in Religious Studies Review, December, 2012, 238.

Review of
The Testimony of the Beloved Disciple: Narrative, History, and Theology in the Gospel of John, by Richard Bauckham in Religious Studies Review, March, 2012, 18.

Review of
Echoes of Friendship in the Gospel of John, by Martin M. Culy in Religious Studies Review, March, 2012, 18.

Review of
Kinship Relations in the Gospel of John, by Joan Cecelia Campbell in Religious Studies Review, September, 2008, 199.

Review of Imagery in the Gospel of John: Terms, Forms, Themes, and Theology of Johannine Figurative Language, edited by Jöeg Frey, Jan G. van der Watt, and Ruben Zimmermann in collaboration with Gabi Kern in Religious Studies Review, September, 2008, 199.

Review of
John, by Gail R. O’Day and Susan E. Hylen in Religious Studies Review, March 2008, 44.

Review of
Does the New Testament Imitate Homer? Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles, by Dennis R. MacDonald, Journal of Biblical Literature 124 Summer 2005, 383-85.

Review of
Does the New Testament Imitate Homer? Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles, by Dennis R. MacDonald, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org], 2004.

Review of
Reading Mark by Sharyn Dowd, The Rhetoric of the Gospel by C. Clifton Black, and Luke by Henry Wansbrough. Perspectives in Religious Studies, 28 Summer 2001, 187-190.

Review of
Ciphers in the Sand: Interpretations of the Woman Taken in Adultery ed. Larry J. Kreitzer and Deborah W. Rooke. Review of Biblical Literature, [http://www.bookreviews.org], 2002.

Review of
Galatians, New International Biblical Commentary by L. Ann Jervis. Review of Biblical Literature, [http://www.bookreviews.org], 2001.

Review of
Jerusalemer Tempel und Tempelmarkt im 1. Jahrhundert n. Chr. by Jostein Ådna. Review of Biblical Literature, [http://www.bookreviews.org], 2001.

Review of
Rethinking Gnosticism by Michael Allen Williams, Christian Controversy in Alexandria by Everett Procter, Heretics by Gerd Lüdemann, and Gnostic Truth and Christian Heresy by Alastair H. B. Logan. Perspectives in Religious Studies, 27 Summer 2000, 214-18.

Review for Mayfield Publishing Company of Stephen L. Harris,
The New Testament: A Student’s Introduction, 3rd ed. Spring 2000.

Review of
Dreams and Suicides: The Greek Novel from Antiquity to the Byzantine Empire by Suzanne MacAlister. Religious Studies Review, 23 October 1997, 401.

Review of
A Marginal Jew, vol 1 by John P. Meier, The Continuing Voice of Jesus by M. Eugene Boring, From Jewish Prophet to Gentile God by Maurice Casey, and Jesus: A Gospel Portrait by Donald Senior. Perspectives in Religious Studies 21, Summer 1994, 157-60.