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Jesus: A Life in Class Conflict, Winchester: Zer0 Books, 2023.
Co-authored with James Crossley
Matthew: An Introduction and Study Guide The Basileia of the Heavens is near at Hand, London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017.
Co-authored with Elaine M. Wainwright & Carlos Olivares
Sexuality, Ideology, and the Bible: Antipodean Engagements, Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2015.
Co-edited with Caroline Blyth
Final or pre-publication versions are accessible below. Please source final versions if citing or distributing for classroom use.
“John the Baptist in Memory, Judaism, and Historical Materialism,” Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 19, 62-73, 2021, https://dx.doi.org/10.1163/17455197-19010007.
“Gospel of Matthew,” in James Crossley and Alistair Lockhart (eds), Critical Dictionary of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements, 2021, https://www.cdamm.org/articles/matthews-gospel.
“Crowds and Power in the Early Palestinian Tradition,” Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 18, 124-140, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1163/17455197-01802003.
“On the Implausibility of Identifying the Disciple in John 18:15-16 as a Galilean Fisherman,” Novum Testamentum 61, 367-385, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1163/15685365-12341637. (with Michael Kok)
“Peeling Back the Layers of Jesus,” Biblical Interpretation 27, 235-250, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1163/15685152-00272P04.
“The Fetish for a Subversive Jesus,” Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 14, 52-70, 2016, https://doi.org/10.1163/17455197-01401005.
“Winston Peters ‘Puts His Hand to the Plow’: The Bible in New Zealand Political Discourse,” Journal of the Bible and its Reception 3, 135-153, 2016, https://doi.org/10.1515/jbr-2016-1010.
“Opiate of Christ; or, John’s Gospel and the Spectre of Class,” Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts and Contemporary Worlds 7, 257-277, 2016, https://doi.org/10.1558/post.v7i3.28298.
“The Commodification of Biblical Texts in Advertising and Contemporary Capitalism,” The Bible and Critical Theory 10, 11-21, 2014.
“Echoes of Displacement in Matthew’s Genealogy of Jesus,” Colloquium: The Australian and New Zealand Theological Review 45, 31-41, 2013.
“Probing the Homelessness of Jesus with Žižek’s Sublime Object,” The Bible and Critical Theory 9, 15-26, 2013.
“Terminating Samson: the Sarah Connor Chronicles and the Rise of New Biblical Meaning,” Relegere: Studies in Religion and Reception 1, 329-50, 2011.
“Dandy Discipleship: A Queering of Mark’s Male Disciples,” Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality 4, 66-81, 2010. Reprinted in The Best of Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality, ed. Joseph Gelfer, Piscataway, Gorgias Press, 235-254, 2010.
Scanned copies of my contributions to edited volumes are included below.
"Feeding 5,000 in the Slums of Bethsaida (Lk. 9.10-17)," in Robert J. Myles, Caroline Blyth, and Emily Colgan (eds), Title TBA, Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press [submitted October 2022].
"Class Conflict," in Chris Keith and James Crossley (eds), The Next Quest for the Historical Jesus, Grand Rapids, Eerdmans [submitted August 2022].
“Surveillance Capitalism and the Father who Spies from Heaven: Reading Matthew 6:1-18 with a Hermeneutics of Paranoia,” in Francisco Lozada, Jr., Amy Lindeman Allen, and Yak-hwee Tan (eds), Title TBA, Atlanta, SBL Press [submitted February 2021].
“The Poor,” The T&T Clark Jesus Library, London, Bloomsbury Academic, 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.5040/9781350999961.0003.
“Class Struggle in the New Testament!” in Robert J. Myles (ed), Class Struggle in the New Testament, Lanham, Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 1-14, 2019.
“Fishing for Entrepreneurs in the Sea of Galilee? Unmasking Neoliberal Ideology in Biblical Interpretation,” in Robert J. Myles (ed), Class Struggle in the New Testament, Lanham, Lexington Books/Fortress Academic, 115-138, 2019.
“The Antipodean Underside of Sexuality, Ideology, and the Bible,” in Robert J. Myles and Caroline Blyth (eds), Sexuality, Ideology, and the Bible: Antipodean Engagements, Sheffield, Sheffield Phoenix Press, xi-xvi, 2015.
“Homelessness, Neoliberalism, and Jesus’ ‘Decision’ to go Rogue: An Analysis of Matt. 4:12-25,” in Bruce Worthington (ed), Reading the Bible in an Age of Crisis: Political Exegesis for a New Day, Minneapolis, Fortress, 217-243, 2015.
“Biblical Literacy and The Simpsons,” in Katie B. Edwards (ed), Rethinking Biblical Literacy, London, Bloomsbury, 143-162, 2015.
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