Matthew Gordley

Matthew Gordley |   

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  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
  • Doctoral coursework, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Wheaton College

Courses Taught

  • Paul and Early Judaism
  • New Testament
  • New Testament Greek
  • Worship in the New Testament

Research Interests

  • Paul and his Writings in their First-century Contexts
  • Rhetorical Analysis of Pauline Epistles
  • Colossians and Development of Pauline Traditions
  • Christianity in the Context of Empire
  • Hymns in Greek, Roman, Jewish, and Christian Traditions and their Role in Instruction and in Formation of Communal Identity
  • Biblical Interpretation in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Second Temple Judaism, and Early Christian Communities

Awards / Honors

  • Regent University Faculty Excellence Award in the area of scholarship, Spring 2011
  • Regional Scholar Award, Mid-Atlantic Society of Biblical Literature, March 11, 2010
  • Faculty Research Grant 2007, 2008 and 2010

Professional Affiliations

  • Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (elected member)
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Catholic Biblical Association