New Testament

Depictions of Jesus in the New Testament

5 July -7 July, 2017


The gospels and letters in the New Testament offer a range of depictions of the person of Jesus. In this year's study group, we are aiming to explore these different depictions, and where the points of contrast and coherence lie.

  • 2017 PAPERS

Roelof Alkema ‘Synoptic, Johannine and Apocryphal Depictions of Jesus in the Catholic Epistles’

Kent BrowerIdentity and Mission: Depictions of Christ in Mark’

Trevor Burke ‘Paul and His Colleagues: A Sociolinguistic Approach’

Daniel K. Eng The Crucible of Divine Approval in James’

Bruce Henning ‘The Matthean Jesus’ Broad Eschatological Use Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-3 as a Test Case’

Mark J. Keown ‘Paul’s Jesus in Philippians’

Stuart Rochester “ Paul's Appropriation of Jesus' ' Self-Denial ' Sayings ”

Christopher Shell ‘The Depictions of Jesus in the Four Gospels’

Mikko Sivonen ‘The Doxa Motif in Paul: Jesus as the Intrinsic and Derived Glory of God’

Christoph Stenschke ‘The Portrayal of the Jewish Jesus in Acts and Its Implications’

Jermo van Ness ‘The Linguistic Problem of the Pastoral Epistles: A Reassessment’

David WenhamAn Unencumbered Reading of the Matthean Beatitudes’

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Registration Opens 1 March 2017

Early Bird Discount for bookings placed before 30 April 2017

Online Booking Form


Dates 5 July - 7 July, 2017

Venue Tyndale House, Cambridge

Cost £75 Study Group only


Wolfson College, Cambridge

(5 minute walk from Tyndale House)

Plenary Speaker

Prof. Dr. Armin D. Baum

New Testament, ETF Leuven

Title "Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived" (1 Tim 2:14) A New Testament Stereotype on Gender Differences in Exegetical, Historical and Social-Psychological Perspective."