Dr J Thomas Hewitt

Dr J Thomas Hewitt
Dr J Thomas Hewitt

Dr J Thomas Hewitt

BS MDiv MLitt PhD

Lecturer

About

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KCF26 (King's College Annexe)

 

Postal:

School of Divinity, History, Philosophy & Art History
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen
AB24 3UB
United Kingdom

Divinity, History, Philosophy & Art History

Latest Publications

  • Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire: A History of the Book of Zerubbabel. Martha Himmelfarb, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. 220. Cloth. $39.95. ISBN 9780674057623.

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Review of Biblical Literature, vol. 11
    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles
  • Πνεῦμα, Genealogical Descent, and Things That Do Not Exist according to Paul

    Hewitt, J. T.
    New Testament Studies
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Mock, Mockery | Judaism | Second Temple and Hellenistic Judaism

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Entries for Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
  • Moses’ Rod | Judaism | Second Temple and Hellenistic Judaism

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Entries for Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
  • Israel’s Scriptures in the New Testament: The Messiah

    Hewitt, J. T.
    The Old Testament in the New. Henze, M., Lincicum, D. (eds.). Eerdmans Press
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)

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Research

Research Overview


Interests

  • Second Temple Jewish literature
  • New Testament and Christian origins
  • early scriptural interpretation
  • early Jewish and Christian messianologies
  • apocalyptic and mystical texts


Selected Forthcoming Publications

2022 – "Πνεῦμα, Genealogical Descent, and Things That Do Not Exist according to Paul." New Testament Studies.

2022 – "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

2021 – "Review of Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire: A History of the Book of Zerubbabel, by Martha Himmelfarb." Review of Biblical Literature. https://www.sblcentral.org/home/bookDetails/11627.

2020 – Messiah and Scripture: Paul’s “In Christ” Idiom in Its Ancient Jewish Context. WUNT II 522. Mohr Siebeck.

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 reappropriations of Jewish scriptures in ancient apocalyptic and mystical texts.

Supervision

I am happy to be contacted to discuss the possibility of supervising doctoral research pertaining to Second Temple Judaism and/or early Christianity.

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Courses:

  • Exploring the New Testament (Level 1/2)
  • The Bible in Art, Literature, and Music (Level 1/2)
  • God and Salvation in the Letters of Paul (Level 3/4)
  • Isaiah and the New Testament (Level 5)
  • Recent Developments in New Testament Studies (Level 5)

Reading Groups and Seminars:

  • Biblical Studies Research Seminar (PG)
  • New Testament Research Seminar (PG)
  • New Testament Greek Reading Group (UG and PG)
Publications

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  • Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire: A History of the Book of Zerubbabel. Martha Himmelfarb, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. Pp. 220. Cloth. $39.95. ISBN 9780674057623.

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Review of Biblical Literature, vol. 11
    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles
  • Πνεῦμα, Genealogical Descent, and Things That Do Not Exist according to Paul

    Hewitt, J. T.
    New Testament Studies
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Mock, Mockery | Judaism | Second Temple and Hellenistic Judaism

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Entries for Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
  • Moses’ Rod | Judaism | Second Temple and Hellenistic Judaism

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Entries for Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
  • Israel’s Scriptures in the New Testament: The Messiah

    Hewitt, J. T.
    The Old Testament in the New. Henze, M., Lincicum, D. (eds.). Eerdmans Press
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Chapters (Peer-Reviewed)
  • Review of Reading Paul Within Judaism by Mark D. Nanos

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Review of Biblical Literature
    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles
  • Messiah and Scripture: Paul's "In Christ" Idiom in Its Ancient Jewish Context

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen. 292 pages
    Books and Reports: Books
  • Mouth | Judaism | Second Temple and Hellenistic Judaism

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Entries for Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
  • Ancient Messiah Discourse and Paul's Expression ἄχρις οὗ ἔλθῃ τὸ σπέρμα in Galatians 3.19

    Hewitt, J. T.
    New Testament Studies, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 398–411
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Review of John and Philosophy: A New Reading of the Fourth Gospel, by Troels Engberg- Pedersen

    Hewitt, J. T.
    Reading Religion: A Publication of the American Academy of Religion
    Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles
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