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Daniel Gurtner

Fellow 2021

Daniel M. Gurtner


Kurzbiografie

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PH.D.), University of St Andrews, Scotland (2005). Supervisor: Prof. Richard J. Bauckham. Thesis: “Vellum Scissum: Matthew’s Exposition of the Death of Jesus.”
  • MASTER OF THEOLOGY (TH.M., NEW TESTAMENT), Trinity International University (2002).
  • MASTER OF DIVINITY (M.DIV.), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (1999). Cum laude.
  • BACHELOR OF ARTS (B.A.), Grove City College, Grove City, PA (1996).

EMPLOYMENT:

  • EXTERNAL AFFILIATE OF THE CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY INANTIQUITY. St Mary's University (London, UK). 2020–.
  • ERNEST AND MILDRED HOGAN PROFESSOR OF NEW TESTAMENT INTERPRETATION. Southern Seminary (Louisville, Kentucky). 2016–2020.
  • PROFESSOR OF NEW TESTAMENT. Bethel Seminary (St. Paul, Minnesota). 2014–2016.
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NEW TESTAMENT. Bethel Seminary (St. Paul, Minnesota). 2009–2014.
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF NEW TESTAMENT. Bethel Seminary (St. Paul, Minnesota). 2005–2009.
  • VISITING RESEARCH SCHOLAR. Tyndale House (Cambridge, UK). 2004–2005.

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND HONORS:

  • Guest Researcher, University of Oslo, Faculty of Theology (Norway, 2021–)
  • Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Studies, “Beyond Canon” (University of Regensburg, Germany; 2021).
  • North Allegheny High School Distinguished Alumni Award in Education (Wexford, Pennsylvania; 2021).

ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS; 2011–).
  • International Enoch Seminar (2013–).
  • Member of SBL’s Mark Group (2005–).
  • Institute for Biblical Research (IBR; Associate 2004–2005; Fellow, 2005–).
  • International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies (IOSCS; 2004–).
  • Society of Biblical Literature (SBL; 1997–).
  • Evangelical Theological Society (ETS; 1997–).

SERVICE TO THE ACADEMY:

  • SBL Matthew Section Steering Committee (2007–), co-chair (2009–12, 2013–2017), chair (2012–2013).
  • Religious Studies Review. Sub-editor for the Gospel of Matthew (2013–).
  • Editorial Board, Bulletin for Biblical Research (2006–2008).
  • Peer Reviewer for Foundations of Syriac Lexicography (Vol 4; Peshitta Gospels; ed. J. Loopstra and M. Sokoloff; Pickwick, NJ: Gorgias).
  • Editorial Consultation. Cambridge University Press (Cambridge), Abingdon Press (Nashville),
  • Baker Academic (Grand Rapids), E.J. Brill (Leiden); T&T Clark (Library of New Testament Studies, London); Lexington Books/ Fortress Academic (Rowman & Littlefield), Journal of the Jesus Movement in Its Jewish Setting, Slovak Research and Development Referee (Slovakia), Fulbright Commission Referee (Czech Republic).

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY:

  • Adult Education. Immanuel Baptist Church (Louisville, KY, 2019–).
  • Study Tour of Israel. Trip organizer, leader, and primary teacher (Bethlehem College and Seminary/Bethlehem Baptist Church; October, 2015; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; January, 2019).
  • “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife” Seminar (Bethlehem College and Seminary/ Bethlehem Baptist Church, November, 2012).
  • “Introducing the Dead Sea Scrolls”: Science Museum of Minnesota (St. Paul, 2010), Bethlehem Baptist Church (Minneapolis, 2010), Union Station (Kansas City, 2007).
  • “Interpreting the Bible”: Bethlehem Baptist Church (Moundsview, MN, 2008, 2010, 2012)

Kurzbibliografie

  • Comparative Handbook to the Gospels of Luke and Matthew. New Testament Gospels in their Judaic Context 2. With Lawrence Schiffman, Jacob Neusner (dec), Craig A. Evans, and Darrell Bock. Edited by Bruce Chilton. Brill, 2021.
  • Introducing the Pseudepigrapha of Second Temple Judaism: Message, Context, and Significance. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2020. * Award winning
  • Matthew within Judaism: Israel and the Nations in the First Gospel. Editor, with Anders Runesson. SBL, Early Christian Literature 27. Atlanta: SBL, 2020.
  • T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism. Editor, with Loren T. Stuckenbruck. 2 volumes. London: T&T Clark, 2020. * Award winning
  • In the Fullness of Time: Essays in Honor of Richard Bauckham. Editor, with G. Macaskill and J.T. Pennington; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016.
  • Studies on the Text of the New Testament and Early Christianity: Essays in Honor of Michael W. Holmes. Editor, with Juan Hernández Jr. and Paul Foster. NTTSD 50. Leiden: Brill, 2015.
  • Exodus: A Commentary on the Greek Text of Codex Vaticanus. Septuagint Commentary Series. Leiden: Brill, 2013.
  • From Creation to New Creation: Essays on Exegesis and Biblical Theology. Editor, with B. Gladd. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2013.
  • Jesus, Matthew’s Gospel and Early Christianity: Studies in Memory of Graham N.Stanton. Editor, with Richard A. Burridge and Joel Willitts. LNTS 435. London: T&T Clark, 2011, 2013.
  • This World and the World to Come: Soteriology in Early Judaism. Editor. LSTS 74. London: T&T Clark, 2011, 2013.
  • Second Baruch: A Critical Edition of the Syriac Text. With Greek and Latin Fragments, English Translation, Introduction, and Concordances. Jewish and Christian Texts 5. Ed. James H. Charlesworth. London: T. & T. Clark, 2009, 2011.
  • A Comparative Handbook to the Gospel of Mark: Comparison with Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, the Qumran Scrolls, and Rabbinic Literature. The New Testament Gospels in their Judaic Context 1. With Bruce D. Chilton, Darrell Bock, Jacob Neusner, Lawrence H. Schiffman, and Daniel Oden. Leiden: Brill, 2009.
  • Built upon the Rock: Studies in the Gospel of Matthew. Editor, with John Nolland. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008.
  • The Torn Veil: Matthew’s Exposition of the Death of Jesus. SNTSMS 139. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007, 2011.
  • Introduction to Syriac: Key to Exercises and English-Syriac Vocabulary. Bethesda: Ibex, 2006.

SELECT ARTICLES & BOOK CHAPTERS:

  • “The Early Text of the Gospels.” In A Handbook on the Jewish Roots of the Gospels.Edited by Craig A. Evans and David Mishkan. Hendrickson Publishers, 2022.
  • Review Essay of Early Judaism and Its Modern Interpreters (Matthias Henze and Rodney A. Werline, editors; Second Edition. Atlanta: SBL, 2020). Religious Studies Review 47.3 (2021): 337–339.
  • “Danielic Influence at the Intersection of Matthew and the Dead Sea Scrolls.” Pages 307–27 in Matthew Within Judaism: Israel and the Nations in the First Gospel. Edited by Anders Runesson and Daniel M. Gurtner. Early Christian Literature 27. Atlanta: SBL, 2020.
  • “A History of Second Temple Judaism: From Alexander to Bar Kochba.” Pages 21–90 in vol 1 of T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism. Ed. Daniel M. Gurtner and Loren T. Stuckenbruck. 2 vols. London: T&T Clark, 2020.
  • “Psalms 151–155.” Pages 450–453 in vol 1 of T&T Clark Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism. Ed. Daniel M. Gurtner and Loren T. Stuckenbruck. 2 vols. London: T&T Clark, 2020.
  • “They Contend Fragment (4Q488).” Pages 329–333 in The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek Texts with English Translations. Volume 8: Genesis Apocryphon, New Jerusalem, and Related Documents. The Princeton Theological Seminary Dead Sea Scrolls Project. Ed. James H. Charlesworth and Henry W. Morisada Rietz. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck/ Louisville: WJK, 2019.
  • “Visionary Fragment (4Q489).” Pages 335–339 in The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek Texts with English Translations. Volume 8: Genesis Apocryphon, New Jerusalem, and Related Documents. The Princeton Theological Seminary Dead Sea Scrolls Project. Ed. James H. Charlesworth and Henry W. Morisada Rietz. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck/ Louisville: WJK, 2019.
  • “‘A Tale of Two Cities’? Jerusalem in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.” Pages 163–84 in Earliest Perceptions of Jesus in Context: Essays in Honor of John Nolland. Ed. Craig A. Evans, David Wenham, and Aaron White. LNTS 566. London: T&T Clark, 2018.
  • “The Revelatory Experiences of Enoch and Jesus: A Comparison between the Book of Watchers and the Synoptic Tradition.” Pages 31–44 in Enoch and the Synoptic Gospels: Reminiscences, Allusions, Intertextuality. Ed. L. Stuckenbruck and G. Boccaccini. EJL 44. Atlanta: SBL, 2016.
  • “The Gospel of Mark in Syriac Christianity.” Pages 303–25 in Earliest Christianity within the Boundaries of Judaism: Essays in Honor of Bruce Chilton. Ed. Alan Avery-Peck, Craig Evans, and Jacob Neusner. BRLJ 49. Leiden: Brill, 2016.
  • “Water and Blood and Matthew 27:49: A Johannine Reading in the Matthean Passion Narrative?” 134–50 in Studies on the Text of the New Testament and Early Christianity: Essays in Honor of Michael W. Holmes. Ed. D. Gurtner, J. Hernández Jr. and P. Foster. NTTSD 50. Leiden: Brill, 2015.
  • “The Eschatological Rewards for the Righteous in 2 Baruch.” Pages 107–15 inInterpreting 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch: International Studies. Ed. G. Boccaccini and J.M. Zurawski. LSTS 87. London: T&T Clark, 2014.
  • “Luke’s Isaianic Jubilee.” Pages 123–46 in From Creation to New Creation: Essays on Exegesis and Biblical Theology. Ed. D. Gurtner and B. Gladd. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2013.
  • “Interpreting Apocalyptic Symbolism in the Gospel of Matthew.” BBR 22.4 (2012): 219–40.
  • “‘Fasting’ and ‘Forty Nights’: The Matthean Temptation Narrative (4.1–11) and Moses Typology.” Pages 1–11 in 'What Does the Scripture Say?' Studies in the Function of Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity Volume 1: The Synoptic Gospels. Ed. C.A. Evans. LNTS 469. London: T&T Clark, 2012.
  • “The Gospel of Matthew from Stanton to Present: A Survey of Some Recent Developments.” Pages 23–38 in Jesus, Matthew’s Gospel and Early Christianity: Studies in Memory of Graham N. Stanton. Ed. D. Gurtner, J. Willitts, and R. Burridge. LNTS 435. London: T&T Clark, 2011.Gurtner 4
  • “On the Other Side of Disaster: Soteriology in 2 Baruch.” Pages 114–26 in This World and the World to Come: Soteriology in Early Judaism. Ed. D. Gurtner. LSTS 74. London: T&T Clark, 2011.
  • “The ‘Twenty-Fifth Year of Jeconiah’ and the Date of 2 Baruch.” JSP 18.1 (2008): 23–32.
  • “Matthew’s Temple and the ‘Parting of the Ways’.” Pages 128–53 in Built upon the Rock: Studies in the Gospel of Matthew. Ed. J. Nolland and D. Gurtner. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008.
  • “The Rending of the Veil and Markan Christology: ‘Unveiling’ the ‘ΥΙΟΣ ΘΕΟΥ (Mark 15:38–39).” Bib. Int. 15 (2007): 292–306.
  • “LXX Syntax and the Identity of the NT Veil.” NovT 47.4 (2005): 344–53.
  • “‘Atonement Slate’ or ‘Veil’? Notes on a Textual Variant in Exodus XXVI 34.” VT 54.3 (2004):396–98.

SELECT PAPERS PRESENTED:

  • “The Theory of New Testament Pseudepigraphy in Light of Second Temple Judaism.” Invitedpaper for “Does It Matter Who Wrote the Bible? The Pastoral Implications for Pseudepigraphy and Anonymity in the New Testament.” Lanier Theological Library, Houston, Texas (USA; May, 2022).
  • “Creation in the Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch.” Invited paper for Creation Conference 2022: Creation Concepts and Creation Care in Early Judaism, Early Christianity, and Beyond. (University of Mainz, Germany; June 2–4, 2022).
  • “God in the Gospel of Matthew.” Invited paper for “God in the New Testament” Seminar. Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (Leuven, Belgium; August 2–4, 2022).
  • “Marriage Practices: Judean Desert Contracts, the Gospel of Matthew, and Rabbis in Dialogue.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Papyrology and Early Christian Backgrounds Section (San Antonio, 2021)
  • “Matthean Missions in Sectarian Perspective.” Invited Paper. Fourth Enoch Seminar Colloquium (November, 2020)
  • “An Introduction to the Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism.” Invited Paper. Annual Meeting of the Society for Biblical Literature (Boston, 2019)
  • “Second Baruch from Greek into Syriac: An Examination of Translational Features and their (Potential) Implications.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Pseudepigrapha Section (Denver, 2018)
  • “‘Old Exodus’ and ‘New Exodus’ in the Gospel of Mark.” International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (Berlin, 2017)
  • “Typology in the Matrix of Biblical Interpretation in Second Temple Judaism.” Invited paper. Institute of Biblical Research (November, 2016).
  • “Matthew’s Theological Location: An Examination of His Redaction of Mark in Matthew 26–28.” Invited paper. SNTS Seminar: Matthew in Context: An Exploration of Matthew in Relation to the Judaism and Christianity of its Time (Szeged, Hungary; 2014).
  • “The Gospel of Mark in Syriac Christianity,” SBL Annual Meeting. Syriac Literature and Interpretations of Sacred Texts (Baltimore, 2013).
  • “The Revelatory Experiences of Enoch and Jesus: A Comparison between the Book of Watchers and the Synoptic Tradition.” Invited paper. Seventh International Enoch Seminar. (Calmadoli, 2013).

BOOK REVIEWS: 

  • Over one hundred fifty reviews in numerous journals, including RBL, BIOSCS, BBR, Hebrew Studies, BJB, JJS, RSR, JETS, JTS, Reviews of the Enoch Seminar. *Full list available upon request.

FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS:

  • The Preacher’s Greek Commentary on The Gospel of Matthew: Selected Passages for Meditation and Sermon Preparation. Hendrickson Publishers, 2022.Gurtner 5 “‘Old Exodus’ and ‘New Exodus’ in the Gospel of Mark.” Pages 57–72 in Exodus in the New Testament. Edited by Seth M. Ehorn. LNTS. London: T&T Clark, 2022.
  • “1Q36, 1Q38, 1Q39, 1Q40 (Hymnic Fragments).” The Dead Sea Scrolls: Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek Texts with English Translations. Volume 5. The Princeton Theological Seminary Dead Sea Scrolls Project. Ed. James H. Charlesworth and Henry W. Morisada Rietz. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck/ Louisville: WJK, forthcoming.

WORKS IN PROGRESS:

  • Second Temple Judaism in Scholarly Perspective: Integrating Recent Developments.Editor, with Loren T. Stuckenbruck. London: T&T Clark, 2023.
  • “Marriage Practices: Judean Desert Contracts, the Gospel of Matthew, and Rabbis in Dialogue.” Second Temple Judaism in Scholarly Perspective: Integrating Recent Developments.Edited by Daniel M. Gurtner and Loren T. Stuckenbruck. London: T&T Clark, 2023.
  • “The Matthean Jesus as Teacher of Israel’s Scriptures in His Judaic Context.” In Jesus as Teacher in the Gospel of Matthew. Edited by C. Quarles and N. Ridlehoover. LNTS. T&T Clark, 2023. Comparative Handbook to the Gospel of John. New Testament Gospels in their Judaic Context 3. With Lawrence Schiffman, Craig A. Evans, and Darrell Bock. Edited by Bruce Chilton. Brill, 2025.
  • Matthew in Faith and History: Sketches of the First Evangelist in Early Christianity.Oxford University Press (under contract).
  • Matthew. Word Biblical Commentary. Zondervan, 2027.
  • Matthew. Zondervan Critical Introductions to the New Testament. Zonderva, 2029.


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