Professor Grant MacAskill

Professor Grant MacAskill

Kirby Laing Chair of New Testament Exegesis

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Professor Grant MacAskill
Professor Grant MacAskill

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University of Aberdeen,
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grant.macaskill@abdn.ac.uk

Biography

Grant Macaskill was appointed to the Kirby Laing Chair of New Testament Exegesis in 2015. Prior to this, he had taught as Senior Lecturer in New Testament at the University of St Andrews, where he had completed both his doctoral and postdoctoral projects. His research engages with the New Testament as a coherent body of theological literature emerging from the diverse contexts of late Second Temple Judaism. His publications have included extensive treatments of theological issues in the New Testament, notably 'Union with Christ', and detailed examination of the transmission of Jewish apocalyptic texts in Christian tradition, particularly 1 Enoch and 2 Enoch. He has recently completed a study of 'The New Testament and Intellectual Humility' (forthcoming, Oxford University Press), funded by Saint Louis University and the John Templeton Foundation, and is beginning an examination of 'The Ascension of Christ', co-authored with David Moffitt (University of St Andrews). He is also contracted to write a 2-volume theological commentary on Romans for the International Theological Commentary Series (T&T Clark). Professor Macaskill is also interested in research into the place of persons with autism in Christian communities, and how the Bible might shape thought and practice with respect to this. 

Publications

Publications 

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  • Autism and Biblical Studies: Establishing and Extending the Field beyond Preliminary Reflection

    Macaskill, G.

    Journal of Disability & Religion

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Dynamic Reciprocity and Ontological Affinity in the Pauline Account of Solidarity

    Macaskill, G.

    International Journal of Systematic Theology, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 18-28

    Contributions to Journals: Special Issues

  • Autism and the Church: Bible, Theology, and Community

    Macaskill, G.

    Baylor University Press, Waco, Texas. 239 pages

    Books and Reports: Books

  • Living in Union with Christ: Paul's Gospel and Christian Moral Identity

    MacAskill, G.

    Baker Academic

    Books and Reports: Books

  • The New Testament and Intellectual Humility

    MacAskill, G.

    Oxford University Press, Oxford. 270 pages

    Books and Reports: Books

  • The Adam Traditions and the Destruction of Ymir in the Eddas

    Macaskill, G.

    The Embroidered Bible. DiTommaso, L., Henze, M., Adler, W. (eds.). Brill Academic Publishers, pp. 653-669, 17 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • The Way the One God Works: Covenant and Ethics in 1 Corinthians

    MacAskill, G.

    One God, One People, One Future. Dunne, J., Lewellyn, E. (eds.). Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (Great Britain), pp. 112–125, 14 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)

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    MacAskill, G.

    Jewish Apocalyptic Tradition and the Shaping of New Testament Thought. Stuckenbruck, L., Reynolds, B. (eds.). Minneapolis Fortress Press

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)

  • Apocalypse and the Gospel of Mark

    Macaskill, G.

    The Jewish Apocalyptic Tradition and the Shaping of New Testament Thought. Reynolds, B. E., Stuckenbruck, L. T. (eds.). Minneapolis Fortress Press, pp. 53-78, 26 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • In the Fullness of Time: Essays on Creation, Christology and Eschatology in Honor of Richard Bauckham

    Gurtner, D. M. (ed.), MacAskill, G. (ed.), Pennington, J. T. (ed.)

    Books and Reports: Anthologies

  • Armenian Apocrypha Relating to Abraham

    Macaskill, G.

    Expository Times, vol. 125, no. 12, pp. 601

    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles

  • Adam Octipartite/Septipartite

    Macaskill, G.

    Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. Bauckham, R., Davila, J. R., Panayotov, A. A. (eds.). Eerdmans Press, pp. 3-21, 19 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • 1 Enoch, Parables, Dating and Matthew

    Macaskill, G.

    Parables of Enoch. Bock, D. L., Charlesworth, J. H. (eds.). Bloomsbury, pp. 218-230, 13 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • The Slavonic Texts of 2 Enoch

    Macaskill, G.

    Brill. 330 pages

    Books and Reports: Books

  • 2 Enoch: manuscripts, recensions and original language

    Macaskill, G.

    New Perspectives on 2 Enoch. Orlov, A., Boccaccini, G., Zurawski, J. M. (eds.). Brill, pp. 83-102, 20 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • 'The Atonement' and concepts of participation in the New Testament

    Macaskill, G.

    Earliest Christianity. Bird, M. (ed.). Mohr Siebeck, pp. 363-380, 18 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Personal salvation and rigorous obedience: the soteriology of 2 Enoch

    Macaskill, G.

    This World and the World to Come. Gurtner, D. (ed.). T & T Clark International, pp. 127-142, 16 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Review article: The Deliverance of God

    Macaskill, G.

    Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 150-161

    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles

  • Genesis and Christian Theology

    MacDonald, N. (ed.), Elliott, M. W. (ed.), Macaskill, G. (ed.)

    Eerdmans Press, Grand Rapids. 360 pages

    Books and Reports: Books

  • Paradise in the New Testament

    Macaskill, G.

    Paradise in Antiquity. Stroumsa, G. (ed.). Cambridge University Press, pp. 64-81, 18 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • The Creation of Man in 2 (Slavonic) Enoch and Christian Tradition

    Macaskill, G.

    XIXth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament (IOSOT), Ljubljana 16-20 July 2007, Congress Volume. Lemaire, A. (ed.). Brill, pp. 399-422, 24 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • The economic critique of Rome in Revelation and its reception in the early church fathers

    Macaskill, G.

    Engaging Economics. Liebengood, K., Longenecker, B. W. (eds.). Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., pp. 243-259, 17 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Dead gods and rebel angels: Religion and power in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials and Hal Duncan's The Book of All Hours

    Macaskill, G.

    Cultural Encounters, vol. 5, pp. 7-32

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • No Monuments in Heaven: Miroslav Volf and the Forgetting of Suffering

    Macaskill, G.

    Bible in TransMission, pp. 10-12

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Creation, Eschatology and Ethics in 4QInstruction

    Macaskill, G.

    Defining Identities : We, You, and the Other in the Dead Sea Scrolls. Popovic, M., García Martínez, F. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, pp. 217-246, 30 pages

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters

  • Priestly Purity, Mosaic Torah and the Emergence of Enochic Judaism

    Macaskill, G.

    Henoch, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 67-89

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Revealed Wisdom and Inaugurated Eschatology in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity

    Macaskill, G.

    Brill Academic Publishers

    Books and Reports: Books

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