Emerging Scholarship on the New Testament

This session showcases emerging New Testament scholars sponsored by Fellows of the Institute of Biblical Research. All are welcome to attend the session. Summaries of the papers will be read at the session leaving opportunity for discussion. Full papers will be available here no later than October 1, 2016. For information on this session please contact Ruth Anne Reese (ruthanne.reese@asburyseminary.edu).

*Papers posted here under Research Groups are now restricted to IBR Members only. Members must login first to access the papers.


3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Room: MIT (Third Level) - Boston Marriott Copley Place (MCP)

Ruth Anne Reese, Asbury Theological Seminary, Presiding

Brian J. Wright, Palm Beach Atlantic University
Introducing a New Control Category: Communal Reading During the First Century A.D. (9 min)
Discussion (15 min)

Max Botner, Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt
Has Jesus Read What David Did? Probing "Problem" in Mark 2:25-26 (9 min)
Discussion (15 min)

Jen Gilbertson, University of St. Andrews
On the Importance of Reading Lists: The Significance of Mark 7:21-22 (9 min)
Discussion (15 min)

Cooper Smith, Wheaton College
In Defense of a Type as a Type of Defense: Stephen as a Re-figuration of Moses in Acts 6-7 (9 min)
Discussion (15 min)

Joshua Heavin, Trinity College - Bristol
Deuteronomy, Covenant Participation, and Dying/Rising with Christ in Paul (9 min)
Discussion (15 min)