DepartmentDivision of Biblical and Theological Studies
Biola AffiliationsFaculty

Degrees

  • Ph.D., New Testament, University of Aberdeen
  • Th.M., New Testament, Talbot School of Theology
  • M.A., New Testament, Talbot School of Theology
  • B.A., Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Affiliations

  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Institute for Biblical Research

Awards

  • Zondervan Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award- Talbot School of Theology– 2009
  • Audrey Talbot Award for Bible Exposition- Talbot School of Theology– 2002

Publications (Selected)

  • "The Role of Touch in Comprehending Love: Jesus’s Foot Washing in John 13,” Journal for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (forthcoming, 2022).

Presentations

  • Annual Meeting, Society of Biblical Literature. "Tasting the Bread of Life: A Sensory Analysis of John 6." To be presented November 2021.
  • Annual Meeting, Institute for Biblical Research. "The Sounds and Smells of Death and Life: A Sensory Analysis of John 11:1-12:8." To be presented November 2021.
  • New Testament Research Seminar, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David. “Participating with Jesus through the Physical Senses: A Sensory Analysis of the I Am Sayings in the Fourth Gospel,” June 2021.
  • Annual Meeting, Society of Biblical Literature. “The Role of Touch in Comprehending Love: Jesus’s Foot Washing in John 13,” December 2020.
  • Annual Meeting, Evangelical Theological Society. “The Role of Touch in Jesus’s Foot Washing: John 13,” November 2020.
  • Aberdeen Postgraduate Student Conference. “My Sheep Hear My Voice: Sensory Analysis of John 10–11,” June 2019.
  • Aberdeen Postgraduate Student Conference. “Eating the Bread of Life,” September 2017.
  • Aberdeen Postgraduate Conference. “Engaging with Jesus through the Predicated I Am Sayings in John: How the Physical Senses Operate to Make this Union More Tangible,” May 2017.

Courses

  • Beginning Greek Grammar
  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Biblical Communication
  • Reading, Understanding and Interpreting Scripture
  • Biblical Interpretation & Spiritual Formation

Areas of Expertise for Media Interviews

  • Bible
  • New Testament
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Ministry
  • Church
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