Ralph P. Martin

Ralph Philip Martin (4 August 1925 – 25 February 2013[1]) was a British New Testament scholar.

Ralph P. Martin
Born(1925-08-04)4 August 1925
Anfield, Liverpool
Died25 February 2013(2013-02-25) (aged 87)
OccupationNew Testament scholar
Academic background
EducationLiverpool Collegiate School, University of Manchester, King's College London
Academic work
DisciplineBiblical studies
Sub-disciplineNT studies
Notable worksThe Epistle of Paul to the Philippians (TNTC)

Martin was born in Anfield, Liverpool, England and was educated at the Liverpool Collegiate School, the University of Manchester and King's College London.[2] He taught at the London Bible College, the University of Manchester, the University of Sheffield, Azusa Pacific University, and Fuller Theological Seminary.

Martin wrote commentaries on Mark, Romans, Philippians, and James. In 1992, a Festschrift was published in his honour, Worship, Theology and Ministry in the Early Church: Essays in Honor of Ralph P. Martin, which included contributions from James Dunn, E. Earle Ellis, Donald Guthrie, I. Howard Marshall, and Leon Morris.




  1. ^ Tiansay, Eric. "New Testament Scholar Ralph P. Martin Dies". Charisma News. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  2. ^ Michael J. Wilkins, "Ralph Philip Martin," in Walter A. Elwell and J. D. Weaver (eds.), Bible Interpreters of the 20th Century (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1999) p. 356.