Professor ANDREW CLARKE

Professor ANDREW CLARKE

Honorary Professor

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Professor ANDREW CLARKE
Professor ANDREW CLARKE

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Biography

  • Senior Lecturer in New Testament at the University of Aberdeen (1995-2015)
  • Research Librarian at Tyndale House, Cambridge (1990-1995)
Research

Research Interests

My research focuses on the social and historical questions impinging on the life, leadership and legacy of the earliest Christian communities. I am especially interested on the impact of this research on the worship and witness of Christian communities in today’s contexts.

Monographs:

Andrew D. Clarke, A Pauline Theology of Church Leadership (Library of New Testament Studies, 362; London: T&T Clark, 2008) [212pp – also ebook ebrary, and pbk].

Andrew D. Clarke, Serve the Community of the Church: Christians as Leaders and Ministers (First-Century Christians in the Graeco-Roman World; Andrew D. Clarke [editor]; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000) [305pp].

Andrew D. Clarke, Secular and Christian Leadership in Corinth: A Socio-Historical and Exegetical Study of 1 Corinthians 1-6 (Arbeiten zur Geschichte des Antiken Judentums und Urchristentums; Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1993; 2nd edition; Paternoster Biblical Monographs; Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2006) [190pp].

Journal Articles:

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘The Source and Scope of Paul’s Apostolic Authority’, Criswell Theological Review 12 (2015) pp. 3-22.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Lexicography and New Testament Categories of Church Discipline’, Tyndale Bulletin 64 (2013) pp. 129-51.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘“Do not Judge who is Worthy and Unworthy”: Clement’s Warning not to Speculate about the Rich Young Man’s Response (Mark 10.17-31)’, Journal for the Study of the New Testament 31 (2009) pp. 447-68.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘An Interview with Paul: What Might the Apostle say about the Church Today?’, The Pneuma Review 13 (2010) pp. 46-50.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘The Healthy Church: Embodying Leadership’, Catalyst 30 (2003) pp. 1-3.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘“Be Imitators of Me”: Paul’s Model of Leadership’, Tyndale Bulletin 49 (1998) pp. 329-60.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘“Refresh the Hearts of the Saints”: A Unique Pauline Context?’, Tyndale Bulletin 47 (1996) pp. 277-300.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Another Corinthian Erastus Inscription’, Tyndale Bulletin 42 (1991) pp. 146-51.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘The Good and the Just in Romans 5:7’, Tyndale Bulletin 41 (1990) pp. 128-42.

Chapters in Multi-Author Volumes:

Andrew D. Clarke and J. Brian Tucker, ‘Social History and Social Theory in the Study of Social Identity’, in J. Brian Tucker & Coleman A. Baker (eds), T&T Clark Handbook to Social Identity in the New Testament (London: T&T Clark, 2014) pp. 41-58.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Church Membership and the ἰδιώτης in the Early Corinthian Community’, in J. Laansma et al. (eds.), Jesus Christ, Lord and Savior: Essays on New Testament Theology in the Light of the Church’s Mission in Honor of I. Howard Marshall (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011) pp. 197-211.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘A Strange Silence …?: Leadership in the New Testament’, in A. Rollinson (ed.), Transforming Leadership: Essays Exploring Leadership in a Baptist Context (Glasgow: Baptist Union of Scotland, 2008) pp. 8-14.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Equality or Mutuality? – Paul’s Use of “Brother” Language’, in Peter J. Williams, Andrew D. Clarke, Peter M. Head, David Instone-Brewer (eds.), The New Testament in its First Century Setting: Essays on Context and Background in honour of B.W. Winter on his 65th Birthday (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004) pp. 151-64.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Jew and Greek, Slave and Free, Male and Female: Paul’s Theology of Ethnic, Social and Gender Inclusiveness in Romans 16’, in P. Oakes (ed.), Rome in the Bible and the Early Church (Carlisle: Paternoster, 2002) pp. 103-25.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Rome and Italy’, in David W.J. Gill and Conrad Gempf (editors), The Book of Acts in its Graeco-Roman Setting (The Book of Acts in its First Century Setting volume 2; Grand Rapids/Carlisle: Eerdmans/ Paternoster, 1994) pp. 455-81.

Edited Volumes:

Peter J. Williams, Andrew D. Clarke, Peter M. Head, David Instone-Brewer (eds.), The New Testament in its First Century Setting: Essays on Context and Background in honour of B.W. Winter on his 65th Birthday (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2004).

Bruce W. Winter, Seek the Welfare of the City: Christians as Benefactors and Citizens (First-Century Christians in the Graeco-Roman World; Andrew D. Clarke [editor]; Grand Rapids/Carlisle: Eerdmans/Paternoster, 1994).

Bruce W. Winter and Andrew D. Clarke (editors), The Book of Acts in its Ancient Literary Setting (The Book of Acts in its First Century Setting volume 1; Grand Rapids/Carlisle: Eerdmans/Paternoster, 1993).

Andrew D. Clarke and Bruce W. Winter (editors), One God, One Lord: Christianity in a World of Religious Pluralism (2nd edition; Grand Rapids/Carlisle: Baker Book House/Paternoster, 1992).

Andrew D. Clarke and Bruce W. Winter (editors), One God, One Lord in a World of Religious Pluralism (Cambridge: Tyndale House, 1991).

Dictionary Articles:

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Apostleship’, in S.E. Balentine (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology, Vol 1 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015) 51-54.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Slave, Servant’, in J.B. Green (ed.), Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (2nd edn; Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2013) pp. 869-74.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Alexandria’, ‘Alexandrian Library’, and ‘Alexandrian Scholarship’, in C.A. Evans and S.E. Porter (eds.), Dictionary of New Testament Background (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2000) pp. 23-29.

Andrew D. Clarke, ‘Leadership’, in T.D. Alexander & B.S. Rosner (eds.), New Dictionary of Biblical Theology (Leicester: Inter Varsity Press, 2000) pp. 636-40.

Further Info

External Responsibilities

Boards, Councils & Committees

  • Secretary of SNTS – Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (2016- ; Assistant Secretary: 2010-15)
  • Member of the Tyndale House Trust Board (1999-; Chair: 2005-12; Tyndale House Trustee: 2015-; Chair of the Tyndale House Academic Board: 2010-)
  • Associate of the Aberdeen University Centre for Ministry Studies (2014-)
  • Member of the Baptist Union of Scotland Board of Ministry (2015-)

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