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Michael Bird (theologian)

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Michael F. Bird (born 1974[1]) is an Australian theologian and New Testament scholar.

Michael F. Bird
Nationality Australian
Occupation Lecturer in Theology and New Testament, Ridley College (Melbourne)
Website www.patheos.com/blogs/euangelion
Academic background
Alma mater Ph.D., University of Queensland
Academic work
Discipline New Testament and Theology
Sub-discipline Pauline studies, Christology, Patristics
Notable works "Evangelical Theology"; "The Gospel of the Lord"; "Romans" in the Story of God Commentary Series

Bird is a lecturer at Ridley College, having previously taught at Crossway College and Highland Theological College.[2] He studied at Malyon College and the University of Queensland.[2] He is also Distinguished Research Professor of Theology at Houston Baptist University.[3]

Bird has written a number of books, including Evangelical Theology: A Biblical and Systematic Introduction (2013) and The Gospel of the Lord: How the Early Church Wrote the Story of Jesus (2014). The Gospel of the Lord won the Biblical Studies section of the 2015 Christianity Today Book Awards.[4]

Bird is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, Society of Biblical Literature, and Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Halcomb, T. Michael W. (2012). Entering the Fray: A Primer on New Testament Issues for the Church and Academy. Wipf and Stock. p. 280. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Mike Bird". Ridley Melbourne. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Houston Baptist University hires four new professors in School of Christian Thought". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2017-08-13. 
  4. ^ "Christianity Today's 2015 Book Awards". Christianity Today. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 

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