Conferences and conference papers
Conference presentation, June 10th 2020
Conference, May 14th 2020
Sadly our conference was a casualty of covid-19, but we are hoping to publish the papers from it… watch this space!
Inaugural Symposium, June 2019
Papers from the CSBV Inaugural Symposium held on 17th June 2019 will be published by Sheffield Phoenix in September 2020. Audio recordings can be found here
Telling Terror in Judges 19: Rape and Reparation for the Levite’s wife . (Routledge, 2020)
The Strange World of Elijah and Elisha. Grove (2019)
The Gadarene swine and the conquest of Jericho: an intertextual reading. Pacific Journal of Theological Research, 2019 vol. 14(2): 13-17.
Dead and Buried: Attending to the voice of the victim in the Old Testament and today: Towards an ethical reading of the Old Testament texts of violence. Oxford: Regents Park College, Whitley Publications, 2018
‘Revenge for my Two Eyes’: Talion and Mimesis in the Samson narrative. Biblical Interpretation, 2018 vol. 26: 133-157.
‘Make yourself at home’: Tensions and Paradoxes of hospitality in dialogue with the Bible. Bible and Critical Theory, 2018 vol 14(1):42-61.
‘Hope, Despair and the Prophetic Imagination’ in J. Andrews (ed) The Church in Disorientating Times – Leading Prophetically Through Adversity: Proceedings of the Middle East Consultation 2017 Carlisle: Langham (2018).
Immigration and the Church: Reflecting faithfully in our generation. Cambridge: Grove books, 2017
Ahab: Heedless Father, Sullen Son: Humour and Intertextuality in 1 Kings 21. JSOT 2017 vol. 41(4): 451-474.
Reduced Laughter: Seriocomic Features and their Functions in the Book of Kings Leiden: Brill, 2016
2017: ‘Wright, Wrong and Wrath; Apocalypse in Paul and Girard’, in Michael Kirwan and Sheelah T. Hidden, Mimesis and Atonement; René Girard and the Doctrine of Salvation, London: Bloomsbury
2016: ‘Hope: Prophetic Vision and the Lie of the Land’, in Paul Cloke and Mike Pears (editors), Mission in Marginal Places; The Theory, Milton Keynes: Paternoster
2011: ‘A Kinder, Gentler Apocalypse? René Girard, the Book of Revelation and the “Bottomless Abyss of the Unforgettable Victim”’, in Michael Hardin (editor), Compassionate Eschatology, Eugene OR: Wipf and Stock
2009: God, Order and Chaos; René Girard and the Apocalypse, Milton Keynes: Paternoster
2004: ‘Violence and Covetousness’ in Clarke, A. (editor), Expecting Justice, but Seeing Bloodshed; Some Baptist Contributions to Following Jesus in a Violent World, Oxford: Whitley
2000: Violence, the Bible and the End of the World, Oxford: Whitley
1998: ‘The Gospel and the Wrath of God in Romans 1’ in Rowland, C. and Fletcher-Louis, C., (editors), Understanding, Studying and Reading; New Testament Essays in Honour of John Ashton, Sheffield
Contradiction in the Book of Proverbs: The Deep Waters of Counsel SOTS Monograph Series (Aldershot, Ashgate, 2008)
‘Weighed and Found Wanting’: The Old Testament’s Sage Consideration of Empire (due for publication by Wipf and Stock September 2021)
‘Wisdom’s Feast: Proverbs as a Resource for Theological Education’ Theology and Ministry, 4 (2016):
“Old Testament and Empire” in Soma: An International Journal of Discourses and Counter-Discourses
“A Cautionary Tale: The Acts Consequence Construct” in Journal For The Study of the Old Testament, March 2011
“People, Power, and Place: Ecclesiology and the Ethics of Land.”Canadian-AmericanTheological Review 8.2 (2019): 1-18