Academic Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

What Do the Gentiles Have to Do With ‘All Israel’? A Fresh Look at Romans 11:25–27

Journal of Biblical Literature 130.2

July 2011

Altered Because of Transgressions? The ‘Law of Deeds’ in Gal 3:19a,

Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft

January 2014

Although the textual variants of Gal 3,19a have typically been dismissed as the result of inattentive copyists, one variant appears to be an orthodox corruption aimed at eliminating Marcionite and other demiurgic interpretations as well as an intriguing example of a Latin harmonization influencing P46 and other early Greek witnesses. This variant is thus valuable for its illumination of the doctrinal battles over Paul in this early period and its implications about Latin influence at a very early stage of textual transmission.

Reviews, Essays, and Short Notices:

Review of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader [film]

Journal of Religion and Film

February 2011

Review of “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” the third installment of the “Chronicles of Narnia” film series, with special attention to religious and philosophical implications of the film.

Shadowlands, Myth, and the Creation of Meaning in Inception

Journal of Religion and Film 14.1

December 2010

A review of Christopher Nolan’s “Inception,” with special attention to religious and philosophical implications of the film.

Encyclopedia Articles:

Greek Oratory and Rhetoric

in The Encyclopedia of World History. Vol. 1 (“Ancient World, 8000 B.C.E. to 600 C.E.”). New York: Facts on File

2008

2,000 word encyclopedia entry directed at high school or early college audience

Old Kingdom (Egypt)

in The Encyclopedia of World History, Vol. 1. (“Ancient World, 8000 B.C.E. to 600 C.E.”). New York: Facts on File

2008

1,000 word encyclopedia entry directed at late high school or early college audience