A commentary on the Johannine Epistles, emphasising their performative, liturgical function and the particular ethical form of worship that they preach.
An exploration of context and translation for a key passage in the narrative of Jacob utilising relevance theory and insights from Ethiopian culture.
An analysis of 2 Peter using the pioneering socio-rhetorical technique, elucidating Peter's argument and showing the value of this new exegetical methodology.
An erudite commentary on the Acts of Paul, one of the most important of the Apocryphal Acts, including an improved translation of the text.
A discussion of how the links between the stories of Adam and of the people of Israel explain otherwise perplexing features of the Eden narrative.
An astute study of the exegetical methodologies of Theophilus of Antioch, showing how modern studies have often misunderstood the 2nd century apologists.
A rethinking of St Paul's role in shaping the emerging Christian religion, emphasising his human, political and material interactions with his contemporaries.
A study of the concept of 'new creation' in the Epistles of St Paul, setting it in the framework of Paul's understanding of the 'new exodus' theme in Isaiah.
The first in a four-volume series exploring belief in the Evil Eye and the practices associated with it amongst the cultures of the Biblical world.
The second in a four-volume series exploring belief in the Evil Eye and the practices associated with it amongst the cultures of the Biblical world.