Dr J Thomas Hewitt

Dr J Thomas Hewitt
BS MDiv MLitt PhD

Research Fellow (Kirby Laing)

Overview
Dr J Thomas Hewitt
Dr J Thomas Hewitt

Contact Details

Telephone
work +44 (0)1224 272379
Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen Office:
KCF26 (King's College Annexe)
 
Postal:
School of Divinity, History and Philosophy
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen
AB24 3UB
United Kingdom
Research

Research Interests


Interests

  • New Testament and Early Christianity

  • Second Temple Judaism

  • early biblical interpretation

  • early Jewish and Christian messianologies

  • participatory language and conceptualizations

  • the ascension and session of the Christ 


Selected Forthcoming Publications

  • 2020 – In Messiah: "In Christ" Language in Paul and Messiah Discourse in Ancient Judaism. WUNT II. Mohr Siebeck.

  • 2020 – "Israel’s Scriptures in the New Testament: The Messiah." In The Old Testament in the New: Israel’s Scriptures in the New Testament and other Early Christian Writings. Edited by Matthias Henze and David Lincicum. Eerdmans.


Selected Publications

  • 2019 – "Ancient Messiah Discourse and Paul’s Expression ἄχρις οὗ ἔλθῃ τὸ σπέρμα in Galatians 3.19." New Testament Studies 65.3: 398–411.

  • 2019 – "Review of John and Philosophy: A New Reading of the Fourth Gospel, by Troels Engberg-Pedersen." Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion. http:/ /readingreligion.org/books/john-and-philosophy.

  • 2016 – "Participationism and Messiah Christology in Paul." With Matthew V. Novenson. Pages 393–415 in God and the Faithfulness of Paul: A Critical Examination of the Pauline Theology of N. T. Wright. Edited by Christoph Heilig, J. Thomas Hewitt, and Michael Bird. WUNT II 413. Mohr Siebeck. Reprint, Fortress, 2017.

  • 2016 – God and the Faithfulness of Paul: A Critical Examination of the Pauline Theology of N. T. Wright. Edited with Christoph Heilig and Michael Bird. WUNT II 413. Mohr Siebeck. Reprint, Fortress, 2017.

 

Current Research

I am currently working on the reappropriations of Jewish scriptures in early Christian writings to conceptualize the activity of the ascended Christian messiah. 

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