Edgar M. Krentz Christ Seminary-Seminex Professor Emeritus of New Testament

Education

    M. Div., Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo., 1952
    M. A., 1963; Ph.D.,1960, Washington University, St. Louis., MO
     American School of Classical Studies, Athens Greece, Summer Session 1961
    Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen, Germany, 1963/64, 1973/74

Published Works

    Recent Publications

    Review of “Reading the New Testament for the First Time” by Ronald J. Allen in Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 40, No. 5 (October, 2013) 361

    Review of “The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible” by James C. VanderKam in Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 40, No. 5 (October, 2013) 361

    Review of “Walking Where Jesus Walked: Worship in Fourth-Century Jerusalem” by Lester Ruth, Carrie Steenwyk, and John D. Witverlier in Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 40, No. 5 (October, 2013) 362

    Review of “the Handy Guide to New Testament Greek” by Douglas S. Huffman in Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 40, No. 5 (October, 2013) 362

    Review of “Romans Interpreted by Early Christian Commentators” translated and edited by J. Paout Burns, Jr. in Currents in Theology and Mission Vol.40 No. 3 (June 2013) 213

    Review of Studien zu Röm 13,1-7. Paulus und der politische Diskurs der neronischen Zeit by Stefan Krauter. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 243. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009

    Review of “Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus” by Jodi Magness in Currents for Theology and Mission Vol.39, No. 5 (October, 2012) 386-387

    Review of “The Making of Paul: Constructions of the Apostle in Early Christianity” by Richard I. Pervo in Currents for Theology and Mission Vol.39, No. 5 (October, 2012) 400-401

    Review of “Paul: A Guide for the Perplexed” by Timothy Gambis in Currents for Theology and Mission Vol.39, No. 5 (October, 2012) 401

    Review of the revision of “Hearing the New Testament” edited by Joel Green in Currents for Theology and Mission Vol.39, No. 5 (October, 2012) 401-402

    Review of “Handbook of Denominations in the United States” by Frank S. Mean, Samuel S. Hill, and Craig D. Atwood in Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 39, No. 3 (June 2012) 247

    Review of “Saint Peter” The Underestimated Apostle” by Martin Hengel in Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 39, No. 3 (June 2012) 247

    Review of “Saint Peter” The Underestimated Apostle” by Martin Hengel in Currents in Theology and Mission, Vol. 39, No. 3 (June 2012) 247

    Review of “The Second Church: Popular Christianity A.D. 200 – 400 by Ramsay MacMullen in Currents in Theology and Mission Vol. 38, No. 5 (October, 2011) 380 – 381

    Review of “Theology of the New Testament” by Udo Schnelle, tr. By M. Eugene Boring in Currents in Theology and Mission Vol. 38, No. 5 (October, 2011)  381 – 382

    Review of “The Acts of Thomas” translated by Harold W. Attridge in Currents in Theology and Mission Vol. 38, No. 5 (October, 2011) 383

    "Creating a Past: 1 Peter and Christian Identity," Biblical Research 53 (2008): 41-57. (actually published in 2011)

    "2 Thessalonians," Chapter 26, pp. 515-25 in The Blackwell Companion to the New Testament, edited By David E. Aune. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

    "A Stone that Will Not Fit: The Non-Pauline Authorship of Second Thessalonians," pp. 439-70 in Pseudepigraphie und Verfasserfiktion in frühchristlichen Briefen, ed. By Jörg Frey, Jens Herzer, Martina Janssen and Clare K. Rothschild. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 246. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009.

    "Pathe and Apatheia in Early Roman Stoicism," pp. 122-35 in Passions and Moral Progress in Greco-Roman Thought, edited by  John T. Fitzgerald. London and New York: Routledge, 1007.

    "Schmidt, Karl Ludwig, (1895-1956)," Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters, Donald K. McKim, ed. Downers Grove:  IVP Academic, 2007, pp. 891-95.

    "Paul, Games, and the Military," Paul in the Greco-Roman World: A Handbook, ed. J. Paul Sampley. Harrisburg: Trinity Press International, 2003: 344-83.

    "Logos or Sophia: The Pauline Use of the Ancient Dispute Between Rhetoric and Philosophy," in Early Christianity and Classical Culture: Comparative Studies in Honor of Abraham J. Malherbe, Edited by John T. Fitzgerald and L. Michael White. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2003: 277-90.

    "The Honorary Decree for Simon the Maccabee," pp. 146-53 in Hellenism in the Land of Israel, ed. John J. Collins and Gregory E. Sterling. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2001.

     

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