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Academic Journal Articles (sample only):[i]

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The A.M.E. Church 
Review
  • “The Aftermath of the Ethiopian Eunuch.” The A.M.E. Church Review 118 (385, January 2002): 112-24.

  • The A.M.E. Zion Quarterly Review 

·      “The Gospels as Historically Reliable Biography.” The A.M.E. Zion Quarterly Review 105 (4, October 1993): 12-23.

·      “Slaves, Obey your Masters: Ephesians 6:5.” The A.M.E. Zion Quarterly Review 107 (4, October 1995): 32-54.

·      “Pentecost, Prophecy, and Proclamation to All Peoples.” The A.M.E. Zion Quarterly Review 108 (1, January 1996): 43-66.

·      “Husband of One Wife.” The A.M.E. Zion Quarterly Review 109 (1, January 1997): 5-24.


  • Andrews University Seminary Studies 

·      “Novels’ ‘Exotic’ Places and Luke’s African Official (Acts 8:27).” Andrews University Seminary Studies 46 (1, 2008): 5-20.


  • Asbury Journal

·      “The Tabernacle and Contextual Worship.” Asbury Journal 67 (1, 2012): 127-38.


  • Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies

·      “Between Asia and Europe: Postcolonial Mission in Acts 16:8-10.” AJPS 11 (1-2, 2008): 3-14.

·      “Matthew’s Missiology: Making Disciples of the Nations (Matt 28:19-20).” Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies 12 (1, Jan. 2009): 3-20.

·       “One New Temple in Christ (Eph 2:11-22; Acts 21:27-29; Mk 11:17; Jn 4:20-24).” Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies 12 (1, Jan. 2009): 75-92.

·      “Power of Pentecost: Luke’s Missiology in Acts 1—2.” Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies 12 (1, Jan. 2009): 47-74.

·      “Sent like Jesus: Johannine Missiology (Jn 20:21-22).” Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies 12 (1, Jan. 2009): 21-46.


  • Bulletin for Biblical Research 

·      “Fever and Dysentery in Acts 28:8 and Ancient Medicine.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 19 (3, 2009): 393-402.

·      “Spirit-Possession as a Cross-Cultural Experience.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 20 (2, 2010): 215-36.

·      “Otho: A Targeted Comparison of Suetonius’ Biography and Tacitus’ History, with implications for the Gospels’ Historical Reliability.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 21 (3, 2011): 331-55.

·      “Paul and Sedition: Pauline Apologetic in Acts.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 22 (2, 2012): 201-24.


  • Buried History 

·      “Reading the Gospels as Biographies of a Sage.” Buried History 47 (2011): 59-66.


  • Criswell Theological Review

·      “Interethnic Marriages in the New Testament (Matt 1:3-6; Acts 7:29; 16:1-3; 1 Cor 7:14).” Criswell Theological Review n.s. 6 (2, Spring 2009): 25-43.


  • Evangelical Quarterly 

·      “Some New Testament Invitations to Ethnic Reconciliation.” Evangelical Quarterly 75 (3, July 2003): 195-213.


  • Expository Times 

·      “Matthew 5:22 and the Heavenly Court.” Expository Times 99 (1987): 46.


  • Faith & Mission 

·      “Transformation through Divine Vision in 1 John 3:2-6.” Faith & Mission 23 (1, Fall, 2005): 13-22.


  • HTS Theological Studies

·      “Cultural Comparisons for Healing and Exorcism Narratives in Matthew’s Gospel.” HTS Theological Studies 66 (1, 2010). Art. #808. Available at http://www.hts.co.za.

·      “Suggestions for Future Study of Rhetoric and Matthew’s Gospel.” HTS Theological Studies 66 (1, 2010). Art. 812. Available at http://www.hts.org.za.


  • Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus

·      “Assumptions in Historical Jesus Research: Using Ancient Biographies and Disciples’ Traditioning as a Control.” JSHJ 9 (2011): 26-58.

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  • Journal for the Study of the New Testament

·      “‘Brood of Vipers’ (Mt. 3.7; 12.34; 23.33).” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 28 (1, Sept. 2005): 3-11.


  • Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism

·      “‘Let the Wife Have Authority over her Husband’ (1 Corinthians 11.10).” Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 2 (2001-2005): 146-152.

·      “Paul’s ‘Friends’ the Asiarchs (Acts 19.31).” Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 3 (2006): 134-41.

·      “Three Notes on Figurative Language: Inverted Guilt in Acts 7:55-60, Paul’s Figurative Vote in Acts 26:10, Figurative Eyes in Galatians 4:15.” Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 5 (2008): 42-50.

·      “Human Stones in a Greek Setting—Luke 3.8//Matthew 3.9; Luke 19.40.” Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 6 (2009): 28-36.

·      “Heavenly Mindedness and Earthly Good: Contemplating Matters Above in Colossians 3.1-2.” Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 6 (2009): 175-90.

·      “The Pillars and the Right Hand of Fellowship in Galatians 2:9.” Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 7 (2010): 51-58.

·      “The Nativity Cave and Gentile Myths.” Journal of Greco Roman Christianity and Judaism 7 (2010): 59-67.

·      “Note on Athens: Do 1 Corinthians 16:15 and Acts 17:34 Conflict?” Journal of Greco Roman Christianity and Judaism 8 (2011): 137-39.

·      “The Plausibility of Luke’s Growth Figures in Acts 2.41; 4.4; 21.20.” Journal of Greco Roman Christianity and Judaism 7 (2010): 140-63.

·      “Acts 10: Were Troops Stationed in Caesarea During Agrippa’s Rule?” JGRCJ 7 (2010): 164-76.


  • Journal of Pentecostal Theology

·      “Why does Luke use Tongues as a Sign of the Spirit’s Empowerment?” Journal of Pentecostal Theology 15 (2, 2007): 177-84.


  • Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society

·      “Women’s Education and Public Speech in Antiquity.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 50 (4, Dec. 2007): 747-59.


  • Perspectives in Religious Studies

·      “A Reassessment of Hume’s Case Against Miracles in Light of Testimony from the Majority World Today.” Perspectives in Religious Studies 38 (3, Fall 2011): 289-310.


  • Trinity Journal

·      “Is Subordination Within the Trinity Really Heresy? A Study of John 5:18 in Context.” Trinity Journal 20 n.s. (1, Spring 1999): 39-51.

[i]Because I have so much research yet to publish I have focused my initial academic writing more on books and reference articles, through which I can disseminate larger quantities of my data more quickly.  I have included most (not all) of my academic journal articles here.