DepartmentTalbot School of Theology
Biola AffiliationsFaculty, Employee

Documents

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Talbot School of Theology
  • B.Ed., University of Hawaii

Biography

Dr. Manning is passionate about helping leaders in the church interpret and teach the Scriptures more faithfully and more powerfully. Gary studied at Talbot and Fuller, and focuses his studies on the Gospel of John, the Synoptic Gospels, and the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament. He is the author of Echoes of a Prophet: The Use of Ezekiel in the Gospel of John and in Literature of the Second Temple Period. (T&T Clark, 2004). Gary has been involved in various kinds of Christian ministry for over twenty years, including youth ministry, church planting, and teaching ministry, and still maintains active ministry in the church. At home, Gary spends his time doing anything that his wife Barbara and their nine children like to do.

Affiliations

  • Evangelical Theological Society

Publications

Books

  • Echoes of a Prophet: The Use of Ezekiel in the Gospel of John and in Literature of the Second Temple Period. (JSNTS 270; London: T&T Clark, 2004).

Book Chapter

  • Donald A. McGavran: A Biography of the Twentieth Century’s Premier Missiologist, (Church Leader Insights, Boca Raton, 2015).
  • "Hearers of John, Followers of Jesus: The Disciples of John the Baptist in the Fourth Gospel." Character Studies in the Fourth Gospel: Narrative Approaches to Seventy Figures in John. Ed. Stephen Hunt, Francois Tolmie, Ruben Zimmermann. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.
  • "The Temple Police: Double Agents." Character Studies in the Fourth Gospel: Narrative Approaches to Seventy Figures in John. Ed. Stephen Hunt, Francois Tolmie, Ruben Zimmermann. Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.
  • “Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament,” in J. Scott Duvall and J. Daniel Hays (eds.), Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook. (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2011).
  • “Vine, Shepherd and Bones: The Use of Ezekiel in the Gospel of John,” in P. Joyce and A. Mein (eds.), After Ezekiel: Essays on the Reception of a Difficult Prophet (LHBOTS; London: T&T Clark, 2010).

Articles

  • Vine, Shepherd and Bones: The Use of Ezekiel in the Gospel of John. P. Joyce and A. Mein (eds.), After Ezekiel: Essays on the Reception of a Difficult Prophet (LHBOTS; London: T&T Clark, 2010).

Presentations

  • “I am not Elijah: The Use and Non-use of Elijah/Elisha Material in the Gospel of John.” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society, November 2009.
  • “The Spirit and Power of Elijah: The Use of Elijah/Elisha Material in Luke-Acts.” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society, November 2011.
  • “John’s Nobleman and Matthew’s Centurion.” Paper presented at the Evangelical Theological Society, November 2011.

Books

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