Research Fellow (Kirby Laing)
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 – "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.
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.
I am currently working on the reappropriations of Jewish scriptures in early Christian writings to conceptualize the activity of the ascended Christian messiah.