Prof. Larry Hurtado, FRSEProfessor of New Testament Language, Literature and Theology

    Research Profile

    Gospels (esp. Gospel of Mark), Apostle Paul, Early Christology, Jewish Background of the New Testament, New Testament Textual Criticism, Early Christian Manuscripts.

    Teaching Profile

    Biblical Studies, New Testament and Christian Origins, Christian Religion of the First Two Centuries, Religious Environment of Early Christianity, Jewish Religion of the Second Temple Period.

    Selected Publications

    The Earliest Christian Artifacts: Manuscripts and Christian Origins. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006.

    How on Earth did Jesus Become a God? Historical Questions about Earliest Devotion to Jesus. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2005.

    “P45 and the Textual History of the Gospel of Mark,” in C. Horton, ed., The Earliest Gospels, The Origins and Transmission of the Earliest Christian Gospels: The Contribution of the Chester Beatty Gospel Codex P45. JSNT Supplements 30, London: T&T Clark International/Continuum, 2004: 132-48.

    “Does Philo Help Explain Early Christianity?” in R. Deines/K.-W. Niebuhr, eds., Philo und das Neue Testament. Tuebingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2004: 73-92.

    “Jesus’ Death as Paradigmatic in the New Testament,” Scottish Journal of Theology 57 (2004), 413-33.

    Lord Jesus Christ: Devotion to Jesus in Earliest Christianity. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003.

    “Homage to the Historical Jesus and Early Christian Devotion,” Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 1 (2003), 131-46.

    At the Origins of Christian Worship: The Context and Character of Earliest Christian Devotion (the 1999 Didsbury Lectures). Carlisle: Paternoster Press, 1999/Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.



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