About


Education

Ph.D. in Religion (New Testament), 2011

Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
Dissertation: “A Biblical Tour of Hell: The Parable of Dives and Lazarus”
Dissertation Chair: Dennis R. MacDonald
Dissertation Readers: Gregory J. Riley and Ronald F. Hock
Research Languages: Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, Coptic, Latin, French, and German

Graduate Study in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, 1998
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Research Languages: Ugaritic and German

M.A. in Biblical Studies, 1998
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Research Languages: Hebrew, Greek, and German

B.A. in Biblical Studies, 1996
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
Research Language: Greek

Experience

Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies, 2011-present
Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies, 1999-2008, 2010-2011
Lecturer of Biblical Studies, 2009-2010
Instructor of Biblical Studies, 2008-2009
Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA
Currently teaching undergraduate courses on introductory and advanced biblical exegesis and hermeneutics: Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy (UBBL-100);  Luke/Acts (UBBL-230); Luke/Acts (UBBL-230 Honors); Life and Teachings of Jesus (UBBL-330); Romans and Galatians (UBBL-340); Romans and Galatians (UBBL-340 Majors Only); The General Epistles (UBBL-343); Greco-Roman World (UBBL-451); Senior Seminar: Biblical Theology and Ethics (UBBL-496)

Theologian-in-Residence, 2012-present
Mountainside Communion, Monrovia, CA
Currently assisting the executive pastor on biblical interpretation and hermeneutics

Instructor of Biblical Literature, 2004
Glendora Community Church, Glendora, CA
Taught introductory lessons on biblical interpretation and hermeneutics

After School Tutor, 1997
Harambee Ministries, Pasadena, CA
Assisted children and teens in homework completion

Research Assistant, 1996
David M. Scholer, Professor of New Testament
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Compiled and reviewed the index for the publication, Nag Hammadi Bibliography: 1970-1994 (Leiden & New York: Brill, 1997)

Intern for Youth Ministries, 1996
First Church of the Nazarene, Pasadena, CA
Assisted the director of the senior high youth program and mentored senior high males

Co-Director of Youth Ministries, 1994
Community Bible Church, Pasadena, CA
Conceived, coordinated, and implemented a junior high and senior high youth program

Publications

Books & Monographs

Character Studies and the Gospel of Mark (eds. Christopher W. Skinner and Matthew Ryan Hauge; Library of New Testament Studies; London: T&T Clark, forthcoming 2014).

The Biblical Tour of Hell (Library of New Testament Studies; London: T&T Clark, forthcoming 2013).

Articles & Chapters

“The Creation of Person in Ancient Narrative and the Gospel of Mark,” in Character Studies and the Gospel of Mark (eds. Christopher W. Skinner and Matthew Ryan Hauge; Library of New Testament Studies; London: T&T Clark, forthcoming 2014).

“The Crown of Life,” in Empire and the New Testament (ed. Adam Winn; Society of Biblical Literature Resources for Biblical Study; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, forthcoming 2014).

“Atonement,” in Dictionary of Everyday Theology and Culture (eds. Bruce Demarest and Keith J. Matthews; Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2010), 23-25.

“Salvation,” in Dictionary of Everyday Theology and Culture (eds. Bruce Demarest and Keith J. Matthews; Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2010), 357-59.

Book Reviews & Critical Book Notes

Matthew S. Rindge, Jesus’ Parable of the Rich Fool: Luke 12:13-34 among Ancient Conversations on Death and Possessions (SBL Early Christianity and its Literature Series 6; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011) in Review of Biblical Literature forthcoming 2012.

Craig A. Evans, ed., The World of Jesus and the Early Church: Identity and Interpretation in Early Communities of Faith (Peabody, MA.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2011) in Religious Studies Review forthcoming 2012.

Joseph D. Fantin, The Lord of the Entire World (New Testament Monographs 31; Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2011) in Religious Studies Review 38 (2012): 166.

Larry W. Hurtado and Paul L. Owen, eds., ‘Who is this Son of Man’: The Latest Scholarship on a Puzzling Expression of the Historical Jesus (Library of New Testament Studies 390; New York: T&T Clark, 2011) in Religious Studies Review 38 (2012): 165.

Thomas R. Hatina, ed., Biblical Interpretation in Early Christian Gospels. Volume 2: The Gospel of Matthew (Library of New Testament Studies 310; New York: T&T Clark, 2008) in Religious Studies Review 37 (2011): 56.

C. Clifton Black and Duane F. Watson, eds., Words Well Spoken: George Kennedy’s Rhetoric of the New Testament (Studies in Rhetoric and Religion 8; Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2008) in Religious Studies Review 36 (2010): 292.

Craig S. Keener, The Gospel of Matthew: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009) in Religious Studies Review 36 (2010): 292.

Bonnie Howe, Because You Bear This Name: Conceptual Metaphor and the Moral Meaning of 1 Peter (Biblical Interpretation Series 81; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005) in Religious Studies Review 36 (2010): 293.

Jerome H. Neyrey and Eric C. Stewart, eds., The Social World of the New Testament: Insights and Models (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2008) in Religious Studies Review 36 (2010): 147-48.

David T. Runnia and Gregory E. Sterling, eds., The Studia Philonica Annual: Studies in Hellenistic Judaism (Studies in Hellenistic Judaism Volume XIX; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007) in Religious Studies Review 35 (2009): 194.

John T. Fitzgerald, ed., Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies; New York: Routledge, 2008) in Religious Studies Review 35 (2009): 184-85.

K. C. Hanson and Douglas E. Oakman, eds., Palestine in the Time of Jesus: Social Structures and Social Conflicts (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008) in Religious Studies Review 35 (2009): 184.

John McRay, Archaeology and the New Testament (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008) in Religious Studies Review 35 (2009): 183-84.

Celia E. Schultz and Paul J. Harvey, Jr., eds., Religion in Republican Italy (Yale Classical Studies 33; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006) in Religious Studies Review 35 (2009): 52.

Jörg Rüpke, ed., A Companion to Roman Religion (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2007) in Religious Studies Review 34 (2008): 290.

Valerie M. Warrior, Roman Religion (Cambridge Introduction to Roman Civilization; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006) in Religious Studies Review 34 (2008): 290.

George W. E. Nickelsburg, Resurrection, Immortality, and Eternal Life in Intertestamental Judaism and Early Christianity (Harvard Theological Studies 56; Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006) in Religious Studies Review 34 (2008): 192.

William Loader, The New Testament with Imagination: A Fresh Approach to Its Writings and Themes (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007) in Religious Studies Review 34 (2008): 189-90.

Jacob Neusner, Bruce D. Chilton, and William Scott Green, eds., Historical Knowledge in Biblical Antiquity (United Kingdom: Deo Publishing, 2007) in Religious Studies Review 34 (2008): 97-98.

Warren Carter, The Roman Empire and the New Testament: An Essential Guide (Abingdon Essential Guides; Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2006) in Religious Studies Review 34 (2008): 96.

C. M. C. Green, Roman Religion and the Cult of Diana at Aricia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007) in Religious Studies Review 34 (2008): 95.

R. S. Sugirtharajah, ed., Wilderness: Essays in Honour of Frances Young (Library of New Testament Studies 295; London: T&T Clark, 2005) in Religious Studies Review 33 (2007): 243.

Stephen C. Barton, ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Gospels (Cambridge Companion to Religions; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006) in Religious Studies Review 33 (2007): 229.

Gerd Lüdemann, Primitive Christianity: A Survey of Recent Studies and Some New Proposals (London: T&T Clark, 2003) in Religious Studies Review 33 (2007): 143.

Jo-Ann Brandt, Charles W. Hedrick, and Chris Shea, eds., Ancient Fiction: The Matrix of Early Christian and Jewish Narrative (SBL Symposium Series 32; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005) in Religious Studies Review 33 (2007): 71-72.

John J. Collins and Craig A. Evans, eds., Christian Beginnings and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology; Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2006) in Religious Studies Review 33 (2007): 71.

Luise Schottroff, The Parables of Jesus (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2006) in Religious Studies Review 33 (2007): 67.

Professional Presentations

Papers

The Jealousy of the Gods and the Death of King Herod in Acts 12:20-23: Redacting the Evocation of Herodotus and the Athenian Tragedians in the Jewish Antiquities.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Chicago, IL, November 18, 2012.

“The Κατάβασις of Jesus in the Lukan Corpus.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Region of the SBL, Santa Clara, CA, March 26, 2012.

Markan Parable Theory and the Greek Μῦθος.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Francisco, CA, November 21, 2011.

“(Dis)Ability in Antiquity: Κλέος Ἄφθιτον and the Hymn of Christ.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Region of the SBL, Whittier, CA, March 28, 2011.

“The Wandering Bee: Ancient Education and Early Christian Composition.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, GA, November 22, 2010.

“Τὰ Βιβλία: A Hermeneutic of Diversity.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, GA, November 21, 2010.

“The Storytelling Tradition in the Synoptic Gospels.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Region of the SBL, Tempe, CA, March 15, 2010.

“The Λόγια of Jesus and Early Christian Composition.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Region of the SBL, Tempe, CA, March 14, 2010.

“Divine Envy in Acts 12:20-23.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Region of the SBL, Santa Clara, CA, March 22, 2009.

“A Canine Conundrum: Luke 16:19–31 and the Theme of the Mutilation of the Corpse in the Iliad.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Boston, MA, November 24, 2008.

“The Sending of Lazarus and the Tours of Hell Tradition.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Region of the SBL, Pasadena, CA, March 30, 2008.

“The Land of the Dead in the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Region of the SBL, Berkeley, CA, March 25, 2007.

Lectures

“Τὰ Βιβλία.” Lecture delivered at the Common Day of Learning, Azusa, CA, March 7, 2012.

“A Hermeneutic of Diversity: Cultural Hegemony and the Problem of Biblical Interpretation in American Evangelicalism.” Lecture delivered at the annual meeting of the Christians on Diversity in the Academy, Monrovia, CA, March 25, 2010.

Panels

“What Christians Believe About Heaven, Hell, Angels, and Demons.” Participated in a panel discussion for Coram Deo, Azusa, CA, March 13, 2012.

“What Christians Believe About the Bible.” Participated in a panel discussion for Coram Deo, Azusa, CA, November 4, 2011.

Associations and Committees

Member, Society of Biblical Literature
Steering Committee, SBL Markan Literary Sources, 2010-present
Member, European Association of Biblical Studies
Member, American Academy of Religion
Member, Wesleyan Theological Society

Awards and Honors

Emerging Scholars Award, Azusa Pacific University, 2014
Professor of the Year, Azusa Pacific University, 2010
Institutional Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University, 1999-2001
Certificate of Distinction in Biblical Studies, Azusa Pacific University, 1996
Biblical Studies Student of the Year, Azusa Pacific University, 1996
Summa Cum Laude, Azusa Pacific University, 1996
Deans Scholarship, Azusa Pacific University, 1994-1996
Alpha Chi Honor Society, Azusa Pacific University, 1994-1996

Research Interests

Ancient Education and Early Christian Composition
Greco-Roman Literature and Intertextuality
Q and the Synoptic Gospels
Semiotics and the History of Biblical Interpretation
Disability Studies in Antiquity

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