Dr. Joseph R. Dodson
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies
- PhD—New Testament, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 2008.
- Guest Researcher—University of Tübingen, Germany, 2006-2007.
- MDIV—Biblical Languages, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, 2003.
- BA—Biblical Studies, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR, 1997.
Paul in the Second Century: The Legacy of Paul’s Life, Letters, and Teaching. Edited with Michael F. Bird. LSNTS 412; London: Continuum, 2011.
The ‘Powers’ of Personification: Rhetorical Purpose in the Book of Wisdom and the Letter to the Romans. BZNW 161; Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2008.
“Ethical Exhortations in the Letter to the Hebrews and the Writings of Seneca.” This article represents a modified version of a paper given at the SBL International Meeting, 2011. It has been accepted for publication in a forthcoming volume of selected papers from the conference. Eds. Eric. F. Mason and David Moffitt.
“The Voices of Scripture: Citations and Personifications in Paul.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 20.3 (2010), pp. 419-32.
“Locked-Out Lovers: Wisdom of Solomon 1.16 in light of the Paraclausithyron Motif.” Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, Vol 17. 2007, pp. 21-35.
Entries in Reference Works
Contributor for Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary. Eds. Tremper Longman III, Peter Enns, and Mark Strauss. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, forthcoming, 2012.
Contributor for Devotions on the Greek New Testament. Eds. J. Scott Duvall and Verlyn D. Verbrugge Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2012.
Contributor for Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook. Eds. J. Scott Duvall and J. Daniel Hays. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2011.
“Similes for Suffering: Seneca and the Problem of Evil.” LucidMagazine.com. August 2009.
The Voice New Testament. Contributor. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008.
A number of Book Reviews appear in Bulletin for Biblical Research, European Journal of Theology, Trinity Journal and Themelios.
Paul and Seneca: In Dialogue. Co-authored with David Briones.
Lost Sheep and Gentile Dogs: Particularism and Universalism in the First Gospel. Co-authored with Michael O. Emerson.
“The Apocalyptic Paul and the Stoics: A Response to Troels Engberg-Pedersen.”
“Particularism and Universalism in the Book of Wisdom and the First Gospel.”
- Society of Biblical Literature
- Institute for Biblical Research
- British New Testament Society
- Keynote Speaker; Transform Ministries
- Pastor to Young Adults; First Baptist Church, Arkadelphia