Prof. Luke Timothy JohnsonProfessor of New Testament and Christian Origins (Candler School of Theology)

    Research Profile

    Prof. Johnson’s research interests include Greco-Roman contexts of early Christianity (particularly moral discourse), Luke-Acts, the Pastoral Letters, and the Letter of James.

    Teaching Profile

    The Theology of Paul; Sexuality in the Bible.

    Selected Publications

    “Sharing Possessions: What Faith Demands, 2nd ed.” (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2010)

    “Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity” (Yale University Press, 2009)

    Hebrews: A Commentary (Westminster John Knox Press 2006)

    Brother of Jesus: Friend of God (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company 2004)

    The First and Second Letters to Timothy (Yale Universtiy Press 2001)

    Living Jesus: Learning the Heart of the Gospels (Harper One, 1999)

    Reading Romans: A Literary and Theological Commentary (Crossroads Press, 1997)

    A Commentary on the Gospel of Luke (Liturgical Press, 1991)

    The Writings of the New Testament: An Interpretation (Augsburg Fortress, 1988)



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