Publications and Book Reviews

Here you will be able to find publications, articles, book reviews, and book reviews on my blog. See my CV here.



Co-Authored with Michael A.G. Haykin. The Didache: A Theological and Historical Commentary. Pickwick (Forthcoming)

Series Editor with Brian Renshaw. The Apostolic Fathers Greek Reader. AGROS. GlossaHouse (2015).

  1. Letters to Ignatius

Co-Authored: Michael A.G. Haykin. Patrick of Ireland: His Life and Impact. Christian Focus Publications, 2014.


“‘You shall not kill in the womb’: 1st and 2nd Century Abortive Practices and Christian Ethics” in Christianity and Abortion: Towards a Biblical, Theological, and Historical Understanding, edited by Timothy Paul Jones (Forthcoming)

“Revisiting the Historical Present: John 13 as a Test Case for the Prominence of Discourse Features,” in Trinity Journal (2015).

“The Martyrdom of Polycarp as Imitatio Christi: A Pedagogical Reshaping of Polycarp’s Passion for Ethical Imitation,” in Churchman (2015).

“Martyrdom of Polycarp” and “Didache” In Apostolic Fathers Greek Reader, edited by Shawn J. Wilhite and Brian Renshaw. Glossa House, Forthcoming. (2015)

Introductions to the Didache, Epistle of Barnabas, and Shepherd of Hermas in Apostolic Fathers Greek Reader. Coauthored with Michael A.G. Haykin, edited by Shawn J. Wilhite and Brian Renshaw. Glossa House, Forthcoming. (2015)

“Editorial: Scholars in Dialogue: A Banquet of Interdisciplinary Influence,” co-authored with Coleman Ford, Fides et Humilitas: The Journal for Ancient Christian Studies Issue 2 (Summer 2015): 1–3.

“Apostolic Constitutions and Canons,” Papias,” and “Didache–Critical Issues.” In Lexham Bible Dictionary, edited by John D. Barry. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2015.

“Review Article: Atonement and the Logic of Resurrection in the Epistle to the Hebrews by David Moffitt,” Fides et Humilitas: The Journal for Ancient Christian Studies Issue 1 (Winter 2014): 72–83.

“What is Ancient Christianity,” co-authored with Coleman Ford, Fides et Humilitas: The Journal for Ancient Christian Studies Issue 1, no. 1 (Winter 2014): 1–6.

Book Reviews


Origen and Scripture: The Contours of the Exegetical Life by Peter W. Martens in Fides et Humilitas Issue 2 (Summer 2015): 77–81.

Cyril of Alexandria’s Trinitarian Theology of Scripture by Matthew R. Crawford in Fides et Humilitas Issue 2 (Summer 2015): 61–64.


The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus by Michael F. Bird in The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology 18, no. 4 (Winter 2014): 151–54.

Union with Christ in the New Testament by Grant Macaskill, in Journal of Evangelical Theological Society 57, no. 4 (December 2014): 844–47.

For Whom Did Christ Die? The Extent of the Atonement in Paul’s Theology by Jarvis J. Williams for Books at a Glance (August 4, 2014).

Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament Books by Michael J. Kruger, in Trinity Journal 35, no. 1 (Spring 2014): 159–61.

The Early Text of the New Testament edited by Charles E. Hill and Michael J. Kruger, in Midwestern Journal of Theology 13, no. 1 (Spring 2014): 195–99.

Jesus, Criteria, and the Demise of Authenticity edited by Chris Keith and Anthony Le Donne, in Midwestern Journal of Theology 13, no. 1 (Spring 2014): 186–88.


IBR: Bulletin of Biblical Research 23, no. 3 (2013): 429–31. Shively, Elizabeth E. Apocalyptic Imagination in the Gospel of Mark: The Literary and Theological Role of Mark 3:22–30. Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur Die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft Und Die Kunde Der Alteren Kirche 189. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter, 2012.

SBJT 17, no. 2 (Summer 2013): 94–95. O’Loughlin, Thomas. The Didache: A Window on the Earliest Christians. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2010.

SBTJ 17, no. 2 (Summer 2013): 93–94. Haykin, Michael A.G. Rediscovering the Church Fathers: Who They Were and How They Shaped the Church. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2011.

Gospel Coalition Book Review (Feb 2013). Greear, J.D. Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved. Nashville, TN: B&H Publishing, 2013.

Blog-Book Reviews


Crump, David. Encountering Jesus, Encountering Scripture: Reading the Bible Critically in Faith. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Press, 2013.

Greer, Rowan. Captain of Our Salvation: A Study in the Patristic Exegesis of Hebrews. Beiträge zur Geschichte der Biblischen Exegese 15. Tübingen, Germany: J.C.B. Mohr, 1973.

Origen. Contra Celsum. Translated by Henry Chadwick. London, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1953.

Paul Rainbow. Johannine Theology: The Gospel, the Epistles and the Apocalypse. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2014.


Dowley, Tim, ed. Introduction to the History of Christianity. 2nd Ed. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2013.

Pennington, Jonathan T. Heaven and Earth in the Gospel of Matthew. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2009.

Schweitzer, Albert. The Mystery of the Kingdom of God: The Secret of Jesus’ Messiahship and Passion. Translated by Walter Lowrie. 1914. Reprint, New York: Schocken Books, 1970.

Logos Bible Software Review: Varner, William. James. Evangelical Exegetical Commentary. Edited by W.Hall Harris III and Andrew W. Pitts. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2012.

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