Prof. David LincicumRev. John A. O'Brien Associate Professor of Theology

    Research Profile

    David Lincicum’s research focuses on the history of biblical interpretation, early Christian appropriations of Jewish Scripture as the Old Testament, the so-called Epistle of Barnabas, and Pauline theology and exegesis.

    Teaching Profile

    Recent courses include the Gospel of Mark; Foundations of Theology; Introduction to the New Testament; Hellenistic Judaism; Apostolic Fathers; Reception History in Theory and Practice.

    Selected Publications

    Edited with Ruth Sheridan and Charles Stang. Law and Lawlessness in Early Judaism and Early Christianity. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 420. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019.

    “Two Overlooked Greek Manuscripts of 1 Clement.” Vigiliae christianae 73.3 (2019): 241–53.

    “Fighting Germans with Germans: Victorian Theological Translations between Anxiety and Influence.” Journal for the History of Modern Theology / Zeitschrift für die neuere Theologiegeschichte 24.2 (2017): 153–201.

    “Mirror-Reading a Pseudepigraphal Letter.” Novum Testamentum 59 (2017): 171–93.

    Paul and the Early Jewish Encounter with Deuteronomy. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament II/284. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010. Reprinted: Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013.

    Edited with Christof Landmesser and Martin Bauspieß. Ferdinand Christian Baur und die Geschichte des frühen Christentums. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 333. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014.

    Edited with Markus Bockmuehl. Graham Stanton, Studies in Matthew and Early Christianity. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 309. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013

    “The Paratextual Invention of the Term ‘Apostolic Fathers’.” Journal of Theological Studies 66 (2015): 139–48.

    “Philo’s Library.” Studia Philonica Annual 26 (2014): 99–114.

    “Ferdinand Christian Baur and Biblical Theology.” Annali di Storia dell’Esegesi 30/1 (2013): 85-98. Reprinted in an updated form in a volume on biblical theology edited by M. Elliott and C. Walsh, with Wipf & Stock (in press).

    “Philo and the Physiognomic Tradition.” Journal for the Study of Judaism 44.1 (2013): 57-86.

    “F. C. Baur’s Place in the Study of Jewish Christianity.” Pages 137-66 in Rediscovery of Jewish Christianity: From Toland to Baur. Edited by F. Stanley Jones. History of Biblical Studies. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012.




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