Influential works of New Testament scholarship discussed by two Duke PhD candidates.
37. Adolf Deissmann, Light from the Ancient East
Can letters, shopping lists, and receipts from antiquity help us to read the New Testament? A discussion of Adolf Deissmann's Light from the Ancient East.
36. Candida Moss, "The Man with the Flow of Power"
How can studying ancient notions of health inform our reading of the gospels? A discussion of Candida Moss' "The Man with the Flow of Power."
Candida Moss, "The Man with the Flow of Power: Porous Bodies in Mark 5:25–34" Journal of Biblical Literature 129.3 (2010): 507-519.
35. David Brakke, "Canon Formation and Social Conflict in Fourth-Century Egypt"
What is a scriptural canon for? A discussion of David Brakke's "Canon Formation and Social Conflict in Fourth-Century Egypt: Athanasius of Alexandria's Thirty-Ninth Festal Letter" published in HTR in 1994.
34. Hindy Najman, Seconding Sinai
What is Second Temple Judaism? How did Jews who were roughly contemporary with the earliest Christians interpret the Hebrew Bible to apply it to their changing situations? A discussion of Hindy Najman's Seconding Sinai.
33. Percy Gardner-Smith, Saint John and the Synoptic Gospels (NT Pod Crossover)
Did John know the Synoptic Gospels? A discussion of Percy Gardner-Smith's Saint John and the Synoptic Gospels with Mark Goodacre of the NT Pod.
32. Beverly R. Gaventa, "The Cosmic Power of Sin in Paul's Letter to the Romans"
What is "sin" in Romans? Is it an abstraction for bad things people do or a cosmic force? Why does it matter? A discussion of Beverly Gaventa's "The Cosmic Power of Sin in Paul's Letter to the Romans: Toward a Widescreen Edition."
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