Journal of Gospels and Acts Research, Vol 4, September 2020, Edited by Peter G Bolt


The Journal is a publication of the SCD Centre for Gospels and Acts Research and SCD Press.


Contents of Volume 4


  • 3    Editorial: Grace in Pandemic Proportions
  • 7    Craig S. Keener Jesus and Would-be Disciples
  • 11   Marie McInnes Abraham and Moses in the Gospels
  • 24  Michael J. Kok Re-naming the Toll Collector in Matthew 9:9: A review of the options
  • 35  Peter G. Bolt A Certain Wisdom in Nazareth (Mark 6:2b)
  • 50  Craig A. Evans Jesus and Asclepius in the Gospel of John
  • 69  Christoph Stenschke “When they heard this, they were silenced” (Acts 11:18): Some Inner-Christian Conflicts and Their Resolution in Acts 6–15:35

Book Reviews

  • 90   Darrell L. Bock, Jesus, Skepticism & The Problem of History: A Book Report and Some Core Issues (HarperCollins Religious – US, 2019)
  • 96   Seán Freyne, The Jesus Movement and Its Expansion: Meaning and Mission (Grand Rapids & Cambridge, UK:Eerdmans, 2014)
  • 99   Tom Thatcher, Chris Keith, Raymond F. Person, Jr., and Elsie R. Stern (eds.), The Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media (London: T&T Clark, 2017)
  • 101  Jeannine Brown, The Gospels as Stories: A Narrative Approach to Matthew, Mark, Luke and John (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2020)
  • 103 Sarah Harris, The Davidic Shepherd King in the Lucan Narrative (LNTS 558. London: T&T Clark, 2016)
  • 105  Ray Clendenen, Jesus’ Opening Week: A Deep Exegesis of John 1:1–2:11 (Eugene: Wipf & Stock, 2019)
  • 107  Jörg Frey, The Glory of the Crucified One: Christology and Theology in the Gospel of John (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2018)
  • 110  John Behr, John the Theologian and his Paschal Gospel: A Prologue to Theology (Oxford: OUP, 2019)
  • 113  Andrew W. Pitts, History, Biography, and the Genre of Luke-Acts: An Exploration of Literary Divergence in Greek Narrative Discourse (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2019)

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