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Joel B. Green (born 7 May 1956) is an American New Testament scholar, theologian, author, Associate Dean of the Center for Advanced Theological Study, and Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Green is a prolific author who has written on a diverse range of topics related to both New Testament scholarship and theology. He is an ordained elder of the United Methodist Church.[1]

Joel B. Green
Born (1956-05-07) May 7, 1956 (age 63)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationProfessor of New Testament Interpretation at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.
Known forNew Testament scholar, theologian, author
Board member ofEditorial boards of the journals Science and Theology and Science & Christian Belief
Academic background
EducationTexas Tech University, Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University
Alma materUniversity of Aberdeen
Academic work
DisciplineBiblical studies
Sub-disciplineNew Testament studies
InstitutionsAmerican Baptist Seminary of the West
Graduate Theological Union
Fuller Theological Seminary
Notable worksDictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
The Gospel of Luke (NICNT)
Websitewww.fuller.edu/faculty/joel-b-green/

CareerEdit

Green holds the academic degrees of Bachelor of Science, conferred by Texas Tech University in 1978, Master of Theology, received in 1982 from the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University; and Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, obtained in 1985.[2]

From 1992 to 1997 Green was Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation at the American Baptist Seminary of the West and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. From 1997 to 2007 he was a professor at Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, dean of the School of Theology, and provost, before taking up the post of Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.[2][3] In 2011, Green was named as the general editor of the New International Commentary on the New Testament (NICNT). [4] He has served as chair of the Council of the Society of Biblical Literature and a member of the board of directors of the Institute for Biblical Research.[2]

PublicationsEdit

He has written and edited some thirty books.[3] They include Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels,The Gospel of Luke (a volume of the New International Commentary on the New Testament), Jesus of Nazareth: Lord and Christ: Essays on the Historical Jesus and New Testament Christology, What about the Soul?, Neuroscience and Christianity Anthropology'.[5]

He has also written many articles and chapters, both for academic study and for general readership. He is the General Editor of the Wesley Study Bible. He is also the editor of the Journal of Theological Interpretation, and serves on the editorial board of such journals as Science and Theology and Science & Christian Belief.[2]`.[3] He is the New Testament editor for the Common English Bible.[6]

Selected worksEdit

BooksEdit

  • Green, Joel B. (1995). The Theology of the Gospel of Luke. New Testament theology. Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521465298. OCLC 30736535.
  • ——— (1997). The Gospel of Luke. New International Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.
  • ———; Baker, Mark D. (2000). Recovering the scandal of the cross : atonement in New Testament & contemporary contexts. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. ISBN 9780830815715. OCLC 44066966.
  • ———; Achtemeier, Paul J.; Thompson, Marianne Meye (2001). Introducing the New Testament: its literature and theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 9780802837172. OCLC 46359313.
  • ——— (2010). Reading Scripture as Wesleyans. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press. ISBN 9781426719912. OCLC 893092626.

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