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Edward W. Klink III

Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, Scotland
  • Th.M., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL
  • M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL
  • B.A., Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL

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Dr. Klink's interests lie in the Gospel of John, hermeneutics, theological interpretation of Scripture, and biblical theology. He is the author of The Sheep of the Fold: The Audience and Origin of the Gospel of John (Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series; Cambridge University Press, 2007) and is currently editing The Audience of the Gospels (Library of New Testament Studies; T. & T. Clark, 2008). His research articles have appeared in Currents in Biblical Research and Neotestamentica, and he has several book reviews in Scottish Journal of Theology, Ashland Theological Journal, Review of Biblical Literature, and Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. Dr. Klink is passionate about his calling to an academic ministry where his teaching, research, and ministerial relationships become a witness to Christ and a service to the Church.

Affiliations

  • Society of Biblical Literature (Member)
  • Evangelical Theological Society (Member)
  • Institute for Biblical Research (Member)

Publications

Books

  • The Sheep of the Fold: The Audience and Origin of the Gospel of John”, Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).
  • Editor, “The Audience of the Gospels: The Origin and Function of the Gospels in Early Christianity”, Library of New Testament Studies, T. &. T. Clark International (2008).

Contributions to Books and Reference Works

  • Gospel Audience and Origin” in The Audience of the Gospels: The Origin and Function of the Gospels in Early Christianity, ed. Edward W. Klink III, Library of New Testament Studies (London: T. & T. Clark International, 2009)
  • Conclusion: A Future for Gospel Audiences” in The Audience of the Gospels: The Origin and Function of the Gospels in Early Christianity, ed. Edward W. Klink III, Library of New Testament Studies (London: T. & T. Clark International, 2009)
  • The Over-Realized Expulsion in the Gospel of John”, in “John, Jesus, and History”: Vol. 2; Aspects of Historicity in John, ed. Paul N. Anderson, Felix Just, and Tom Thatcher (SBL Symposium Series; Atlanta: SBL Press, 2008)
  • Light of the World: Cosmology and the Johannine Literature” in Cosmology and New Testament Theology,ed. Jonathan T. Pennington and Sean M. McDonough, Library of New Testament Studies (London: T. & T. Clark International, 2008)
  • Contributed 35 articles in Mounce's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words, ed. William D. Mounce (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2006)

Journal Articles

  • Expulsion from the Synagogue? Rethinking a Johannine AnachronismTyndale Bulletin 59.1 (2008): 99-118
  • What Concern is that to you and to me? John 2:1-11 and the Elisha NarrativesNeotestamentica 39.2 (2005), 273-287
  • The Gospel Community Debate: State of the QuestionCurrents in Biblical Research 3.1 (2004): 60-85

Presentations

  • Johannine Dramatics: A Study of Past Methods and a Proposal for the Future”, Johannine Literature Program Unit, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2008
  • A 'Dramatic' Reading of the Fourth Gospel”, Christian Theology and the Bible Program Unit, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2008
  • Over-Realized Expulsion? Historical Minimizations of a Johannine Anachronism,” John, Jesus, and History Group, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., November 2006
  • The Contextual Significance of the 'Expulsion from the Synagogue' Passages in the Fourth Gospel,” Far West Region of the Evangelical Theological Society, La Mirada, CA, April 2006
  • Gospel Communities and Patristic Exegesis: A Counter to the 'Patristic Counter-evidence to the Claim that 'The Gospels Were Written for All Christians,''” Synoptic Gospels Section, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 2004
  • 'What Concern is that to you and to me?' John 2:1-12 and the Elisha Narratives,” ETS National Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 2004
  • 'What Concern is that to you and to me?' The OT as a Tutor for Reading John 2:1-12,” Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, Groningen, the Netherlands, July 2004
  • The Gospels and Their Communities: An Overview of the Development of the Community-Hypothesis and an Evaluation of the Current State of Research,” ETS National Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2003
  • The Communities behind the Gospels: Interpretation behind the Text,” British New Testament Conference, University of Birmingham, England, September 2003