Peter H. Davids

Peter Hugh Davids (born 22 November 1947) is a Canadian New Testament scholar[1] and Catholic priest. He is Professor of Christianity at Houston Baptist University.[2] He has also taught biblical studies at both Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canadian Theological Seminary in Regina, Saskatchewan.[3][4]

Peter H. Davids
Born (1947-11-22) November 22, 1947 (age 72)
Syracuse, New York
NationalityCanadian
OccupationProfessor of Christianity at Houston Baptist University
Spouse(s)Judith Lee (nee Bouchillon)
Academic background
EducationWheaton College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Alma materVictoria University of Manchester (PhD)
ThesisThemes in the Epistle of James that are Judaistic in Character (1974)
Doctoral advisorThe Rev. Canon Dr. Stephen S. Smalley
Academic work
DisciplineBiblical studies
Sub-disciplineNew Testament studies
InstitutionsRegent College
Canadian Theological Seminary
Houston Baptist University

He has a bachelor of arts from Wheaton College (1968), a Masters in Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1971), and a Ph.D from Victoria University of Manchester (1974). Davids is author of major commentaries on the Biblical books of James and 1 Peter. He was ordained a priest in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter (i.e. Anglican use) in 2014.[5]

BibliographyEdit

  • Davids, Peter H. (1982). The Epistle of James: a commentary on the Greek text. NIGTC. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-82388-5. OCLC 8194492.
  • ——— (1986). Suffering According to New Testament Teaching: a study in semantic differentation. Evangelical Theological Society Papers. ETS-0037. Evangelical Theological Society. OCLC 17252972.
  • ——— (1990). The First Epistle of Peter. NICNT. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-82347-2. OCLC 21153974.
  • ———; Davids, Peter H., eds. (1997). Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. ISBN 978-0-8308-1779-5.
  • ——— (1996). Hard Sayings of the Bible. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press. ISBN 978-0-8308-1540-1.
  • ——— (2006). The Letters of 2 Peter and Jude. PNTC. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-83726-4. OCLC 67383854.
  • ——— (2011). 2 Peter and Jude: A Handbook on the Greek Text. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press. ISBN 978-1-602-58313-9. OCLC 693684156.
  • ——— (2014). A Theology of James, Peter and Jude. Biblical Theology of the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN 978-0-310-29147-3. OCLC 874734096.

ArticlesEdit

  • ——— (2012). "What Glasses Are Your Wearing? Reading Hebrew Narratives Through Second Temple Lenses". Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. 55 (4): 763–771.
  • ——— (2011). "God and the Human Situation in the Letter of James". Criswell Theological Review. 8 (2): 19–29.
  • ——— (2009). "The Catholic Epistles as a Canonical Janus". BBR. 19 (3): 403–416.
  • ——— (2004). "The Kingdom of God Come with Power". Criswell Theological Review n.s. 2 (1): 15–33.
  • ——— (1978). "The Meaning of Apeirastos in James 1.13". NTS. 24: 386–392.
  • ——— (1976). "The Poor Man's Gospel". Themelios. 1: 37–41.
  • ——— (1980). "Theological Perspectives on the Epistle of James". Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. 23: 97–104.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Trites, Alison A.; Larkin, William J. "Luke, Acts". Tyndale House. p. 652. ISBN 1414398913. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  2. ^ "Peter H. Davids - profile". InterVarsity Press. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Peter H. Davids". worldcat.org. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  4. ^ "Theological Perspectives of Apostle James" (PDF). etsjets.org. Retrieved November 15, 2017.
  5. ^ "Peter H. Davids - own profile". Peter H. Davids' website. Retrieved 11 August 2015.

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