Graham H. Twelftree

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Published Chapters and Journal Articles

  • "Demon-Possession and Exorcism in the New Testament," with James D. G. Dunn, Churchman (London) 94 (1980), pp. 210-25.
  • "Jesus in Jewish Traditions," in Gospel Perspectives: The Jesus Tradition Outside the Gospels, ed., David Wenham (Sheffield: JSOT, 1985), pp. 289-341.
  • "If I cast out demons?" in Gospel Perspectives: The Miracles of Jesus, ed., David Wenham and Craig Blomberg (Sheffield: JSOT, 1986), pp. 361-400.
  • "The Place of Exorcism in Contemporary Ministry," St Mark's Review (Canberra) 127 (September 1986), pp. 25-39.
  • "Exorcism in the New Testament and in Contemporary Ministry: A Reader's Guide, in Christian Book Newsletter 5 (8, November 1987), pp. 7-11.
  • "Jesus as an Exorcist," in New Times (Adelaide, South Australia) May 1987, pp. 9-10.
  • "Devil and Demons," in New Dictionary of Theology, ed., Sinclair B. Ferguson and David F. Wright (Leicester and Downers Grove: IVP, 1988), pp. 196-98.
  • "Exorcism," in New Dictionary of Theology, ed., Sinclair B. Ferguson and David F. Wright (Leicester and Downers Grove: IVP, 1988), pp. 244-46.
  • "Job," in Daily Bread (Melbourne: Scripture Union, January-March 1990).
  • "Mark," in The Message of the Bible, ed., George Carey (Tring, UK: Lion, 1988), pp. 156-64.
  • "The Message of 1 Corinthians," in The Message of the Bible, ed., George Carey (Tring, UK: Lion, 1988), pp. 210-15.
  • "The Message of 2 Corinthians," in The Message of the Bible, ed., George Carey (Tring, UK: Lion, 1988), pp. 216-219.
  • "Church Agenda: The Lucan Perspective," in Evangelism and Preaching in Secular Australia: Essays in Honour of Arthur Jackson, ed., with R. Dean Drayton (Melbourne: JBCE, 1989), pp. 59-73.
  • "Discipleship in Mark's Gospel," St Mark's Review (Canberra) 141 (1990), pp. 5-11.
  • "Blasphemy," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, ed., Joel B. Green and Scot McKnight (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 1992), pp. 75-77.
  • "Demon, Devil, Satan," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, ed., Joel B. Green and Scot McKnight (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 1992), 163-72.
  • "La possession démoniaque et l'exorcisme dans le Nouveau Testament," with J. D. G. Dunn, Hokhma 51 (1992), pp. 34-52.
  • "Sanhedrin," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, ed., Joel B. Green and Scot McKnight (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 1992), pp. 728-32.
  • "Scribes," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, ed., Joel B. Green and Scot McKnight (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 1992), pp. 732-35.
  • "Temptation of Jesus," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, ed., Joel B. Green and Scot McKnight (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 1992), pp. 821-27.
  • "Healing, Illness," in Dictionary of Paul and His Letters, ed., Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin and Daniel G. Reid (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 1993), pp. 378-81.
  • "But What is Exorcism?" New Times (Adelaide, South Australia) March 1993, p. 14.
  • "Signs, Wonders, Miracles," in Dictionary of Paul and His Letters, ed., Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin and Daniel G. Reid (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 1993), pp. 875-77.
  • "The Holy Spirit Hits Hope Valley," in Renewal (Crowborough, UK) 222 (November 1994), p. 50.
  • "The Demonic," in New Dictionary of Christian Ethics and Pastoral Theology, ed., David J. Atkinson and David Field (Leicester and Downers Grove: IVP, 1995), pp. 296-97.
  • "The Holy Spirit Hits Hope Valley," in Fresh Outpourings of the Holy Spirit: The Impact of Toronto, ed., Wallace Boulton (Crowborough, UK: Monarch, 1995), pp. 29-31.
  • "Mark," in G. Carey and R. Keeley, ed., The Bible for Everyday Life (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996)
  • "The Message of 1 Corinthians," in G. Carey and R. Keeley, ed., The Bible for Everyday Life (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996)
  • "The Message of 2 Corinthians," in G. Carey and R. Keeley, ed., The Bible for Everyday Life (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996)
  • "Demon-Possession and Exorcism in the New Testament," with James D. G. Dunn, in The Christ and the Spirit, collected essays of James D. G. Dunn, 2 volumes (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 1998), 2: 170-86.
  • "The Place of Exorcism in Contemporary Ministry," Anvil 5 (St. Albans, UK) (2, 1988), pp. 133-50.
  • "Signs and Wonders," in New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, ed., T. D. Alexander and Brian S. Rosner (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 2000), pp. 775-81.
  • "Sanhedrin," in Dictionary of New Testament Background, ed., Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 2000), pp. 1061-65.
  • "Scribes," in Dictionary of New Testament Background, ed., Craig A. Evans and Stanley E. Porter (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 2000), pp. 1086-89.
  • "Spiritual Powers," in New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, ed., T. D. Alexander and Brian S. Rosner (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 2000), pp. 796-802.
  • "Testing," in New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, ed., T. D. Alexander and Brian S. Rosner (Downers Grove and Leicester: IVP, 2000), pp. 796-802.
  • "Exorcism in the Fourth Gospel and the Synoptics," in Robert T. Fortna and Tom Thatcher, ed., Jesus in Johannine Tradition (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2001), pp. 135-43.
  • "The Miracles of Jesus: Marginal or Mainstream"? Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus (Sheffield University Press) 1 (1, 2003), 104-124.
  • "The History of Miracles in the Jesus of History," in Scot McKnight and Grant R. Osborne, ed., The Face of New Testament Studies: A Survey of Recent Research (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic and Leicester, UK: Apollos/IVP, 2004).
  • "Theology and the Church---Divorce or Remarriage?: A Response" (January 2004) Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical and Theological Research.
  • "Prayer and the Coming of the Spirit in Acts," Expository Times 117 (7, 2006): 271–76.
  • "Beelzebul," New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible (Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon, 2006), 1.417-418.
  • "Jesus the Exorcist and Ancient Magic," in A Kind of Magic. Understanding Magic in the New Testament and its Religious Environment, ed., Michael Labahn, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte (Library of New Testament Studies 306, European Studies in Christian Origins; London, New York: T&T Clark, 2007), pp. 57--86.
  • "Demon," New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible (Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon, 2007), pp. 91--100.
  • "Demoniac," New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible (Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon, 2007), p. 100.
  • "Devil, Devils," New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible (Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon, 2007), pp. 117--18.
  • "What About 'Gospels' Left Out of the New Testament?," general editor Ted Cabal, Apologetics Study Bible (Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman & Holman, 2007), 1503.
  • "Demons and Exorcism" in Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus (ed. Craig A. Evans; New York and London: Routledge, 2008), 151-53.
  • "Miracle Story" in Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus (ed. Craig A. Evans; New York and London: Routledge, 2008), 416-20.
  • "Sanhedrin" in Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus (ed. Craig A. Evans; New York and London: Routledge, 2008), 544-45.
  • "Lilith," New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible (Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon, 2008), 3.664.
  • "Q+A," in Love the Lord with Heart and Mind, ed. Steve Hays and James Anderson, (2008): 112—28.
  • "In the Name of Jesus: Conversation with Critics" Journal of Pentecostal Theology 17 (2008):157-69.
  • "Jesus the Baptist," Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus 7 (2009): 103-125
  • "Jesus and Magic in Luke-Acts," in Jesus and Paul: Global Perspectives in Honor of James D. G. Dunn. A Festschrift for his 70th Birthday (Library of New Testament Studies 414; ed. B. J. Oropeza, C. K. Robertson and Douglas C. Mohrmann; London: T & T Clark, 2009), 46-58.
  • "Demoni, Esorcismi, Satana" in Temi Teologici Dell Bibbia (ed. Romano Penna, Giacomo Perego e Gianfranco Ravasi; Milano, IT: San Paolo, 2010), 312–17.
  • "The Message Of Jesus I: Miracles, Continuing Controversies," in Handbook for the Study of the Historical Jesus, 4 vols (ed. Tom Holmen and Stanley E. Porter; Leiden: Brill, 2011), 3.2517–48.
  • "Jesus and the Synagogue," in Handbook for the Study of the Historical Jesus, 4 vols (ed. Tom Holmen and Stanley E. Porter; Leiden: Brill, 2011), 4.3105–34.
  • "Exorcism and the Defeat of Beliar in the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs," Vigiliae Christianae 65 (2011) 170-188.
  • "Miracle in an Age of Diversity," in The Cambridge Companion to Miracles (ed. Graham H. Twelftree; Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 1-15.
  • “Deliverance and Exorcism in the New Testament,” in Exorcism & Deliverance: Multi-Disciplinary Studies (ed. William K. Kay and Robin Parry; Milton Keynes, UK: Paternoster, 2011), 45-68.
  • "Is 'Holy Scripture' Christian?: A Lucan Perspective," Theology 116 (2013): 351–60.
  • "Church," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (eds., Joel B. Green, Jeannine K. Brown and Nicholas Perrin; Downers Grove: IVP, 2013² ), 138-42.
  • "Feasts," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (eds., Joel B. Green, Jeannine K. Brown and Nicholas Perrin; Downers Grove: IVP, 2013²), 270-78.
  • "Miracles and Miracle Stories," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (eds., Joel B. Green, Jeannine K. Brown and Nicholas Perrin; Downers Grove: IVP, 2013²), 594-604.
  • "Sanhedrin," in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (ed. Joel B. Green, Jeannine K. Brown and Nicholas Perrin; Downers Grove: IVP, 2013²), 836-40.
  • "The Miraculous in the New Testament: Current Research and Issues," in Currents in Biblical Research 12 (2014), pp. 321-52. http://cbi.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/12/3/321.pdf?ijkey=KzlGAZZNOTF9Q8g&keytype=ref
  • "Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts", n.p. Online: http://www.bibleodyssey.com/passages/related-articles/holy-spirit-in-luke-acts
  • "Exorcism in Early Christianity," in Ruben Zummermann and Brend Kollmann, eds., Hermeneutik der früchristlichen Wundererzählungen: Geschichltliche, literarische und rezeptionsorientierte Perspektiven (WUNT 339; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014), 205–30.

Published Books

  • Christ Triumphant: Exorcism Then and Now (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1984)
  • Evangelism and Preaching in Secular Australia: Essays in Honour of Arthur Jackson, ed., with R. Dean Drayton (Melbourne: JBCE, 1989)
  • Jesus the Exorcist: A Contribution to the Study of the Historical Jesus (Tübingen: Mohr, Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1993)
  • The Way of Discipleship: Mark 8 to 10 (Sydney: Albatross and Oxford: IBRA, 1993)
  • Drive the Point Home: 200 Powerful and Poignant Stories for Speakers, Preachers and Teachers (Crowborough: Monarch 1994)
  • Get the Point Across: 200 Effective and Entertaining Stories for Speakers, Preachers and Teachers (Crowborough: Monarch, 1996)
  • Jesus the Miracle Worker: A Historical and Theological Study (Grand Rapids: IVP, 1999)
  • Thinking Clearly About Life After Death (London: Monarch, 2002)
  • Your Point Being? 300 Striking Stories for Speakers, Preachers and Teachers (London and Grand Rapids: Monarch, 2003)
  • In the Name of Jesus: Exorcism Among Early Christians (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2007)
  • People of the Spirit: Exploring Luke’s View of the Church (London: SPCK, 2009)
  • Jesus the Exorcist: A Contribution to the Study of the Historical Jesus (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2010).
  • The Cambridge Companion to Miracles,  ed. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011).
  • Paul and the Miraculous: A Historical Reconstruction (Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2013).
  • Jesus the Exorcist: A Contribution to the Study of the Historical Jesus (Korean-language edition; Daejeon, Ko.: Daejanggan, 2013).

Published Reviews

  • "For the More Serious-Minded: Live for Victory!" a review article of Edwyn Hoskyns and Noël Davey, Crucifixion—Resurrection: The Pattern of the Theology and Ethics of the New Testament (London: SPCK, 1981); Michael Green, I Believe in Satan's Downfall (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1981); Nigel Turner, Christian Words (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1980); David L. Mealand, Poverty and Expectation in the Gospels (London: SPCK, 1980); Ralph P. Martin, The Family and the Fellowship (Exeter, UK: Paternoster, 1979); David Hill, New Testament Prophecy (Basingstoke, UK: Marshall, Morgan and Scott, 1979) in All Souls (London: November—December 1981), 7.
  • Medicine, Miracle and Magic in New Testament Times by Howard Clarke Kee (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1986), in Christian Book Newsletter (Melbourne) 5 (4, 1987), pp. 13-15.
  • Signs and Wonders and Evangelicals: A Response to the Teaching of John Wimber ed. Robert Doyle (Sydney: Lancer, 1987) in Christian Book Newsletter 6 (2, 1988), pp. 7-9.
  • 2 Corinthians by Colin Kruse (Leicester and Downers Grove: IVP, 1987) in Christian Book Newsletter (Melbourne) 6 (7, 1988), pp. 8-10.
  • The Interpretation of John: Issues in Religion and Theology No. 9, ed., John Ashton (London: SPCK, 1986), in Christian Book Newsletter (Melbourne) 5 (2, 1987), pp. 11-12.
  • Women in the Ministry of Jesus: Study of Jesus' Attitude to Woman and Their Roles as Reflected in His Earthly Life by Ben Witherington III (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987), in Christian Book News Letter 7 (3, 1989), pp. 13-15.
  • Theios Aner and the Markan Miracle Traditions by Barry Blackburn (Tübingen: Mohr, 1991) in Journal of Theological Studies 44 (1, April 1993), pp. 240-45.
  • Taking Our Cities for God: How to Break Spiritual Strong Holds by John Dawson (Lake Mary, FL: Creation House, 1989) in Christian Book Newsletter 11 (5, 1993), pp. 13-14.
  • "Preoccupied by the Unity of Scripture," a review of Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments by Brevard S. Childs (London: SCM, 1992) in Church Scene (Melbourne) July 15, 1994, p. 18.
  • Till Jesus Comes: Origins of Christian Apocalyptic Expectation by Charles L. Holman (Peabody: Hendrickson, 1996) in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 42 (2, 1999), pp. 334-35.
  • Miracles in Greco-Roman Antiquity: A Sourcebook for the Study of New Testament Miracle Stories by Wendy Cotter (London and New York: Routledge, 1999) in Society of Biblical Literature Website 2000.
  • Magic and Paganism in Early Christianity, by Jans-Josef Klauck (Edinburgh: T & T Clark, 2000) in Journal of Theological Studies 53 (1, 2002), pp. 225-29.
  • Gospel Handles: Finding New Connections in Biblical Texts by Francis C. Russow (St. Louis: Concordia, 2001) in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 45 (4, 2002), p. 681.
  • New Testament History: A Narrative Account by Ben Witherington III (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001) in Journal of The Evangelical Theological Society 46 (1, March 2003), pp. 127-29.
  • The Devil, Disease, and Deliverance: Origins of Illness in New Testament Thought by John Christopher Thomas, Journal of Pentecostal Theology Supplement Series 13 (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998) in Review of Biblical Literature (by the Society of Biblical Literature) 06/2003.
  • Wunder und Wundertäter im frürabbinischen Judentum: Studien zum Phänomen und seiner Überlieferung im Horizont von Magie und Dämonismus, by Michael Becker. WUNT 2/144. Tübingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2002) in Journal of Biblical Literature 122 (3, 2003), pp. 581-84.
  • BibleWorks for Windows.Version 5.0. Trinity Journal 24 (2 Fall 2003), pp. 315-16
  • The Jewish Context of Jesus' Miracles by Eric Eve, Journal for the Study of the New Testament Sup. 231 (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2002) in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 47 (3, 2004), 512-14.
  • The Gospel According to St. John by Andrew T. Lincoln, Black's New Testament Commentary, volume 4 (Peabody, Mass.; Hendrickson, 2005)
  • Salvation for Righteousness Revealed: Jesus Amid Covenantal and Messianic Expectations in Second Temple Judaism (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2002) in Expository Times 117 (2, November 2005), pp. 82-83.
  • The Exorcism Stories in Luke-Acts: A Sociostylistic Reading by Todd Klutz (SNTSMS 129; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004) in Journal of Theological Studies 56 (2, 2005), pp. 543-48.
  • Paul: The Mind of the Apostle, by A. N. Wilson (New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 1997) in Library Link (Regent University, January 2008)
  • Healing, Weakness and Power: Perspectives on Healing in the Writings of Mark, Luke and Paul, by Audrey Dawson (Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2008) in Expository Times 121 (5, February 2010), p. 255.
  • Healing in the Early Church: The Church’s Ministry of Healing and Exorcism from the First to the Fifth Century, by Andrew Daunton-Fear (Studies in Christian History and Thought; Milton Keynes, Colorado Springs, and Hyderabad: Paternoster, 2009) in The Journal of Theological Studies 61 (2010): 756-57.
  • Jesus Research: An International Perspective. The First Princeton–Prague Symposium on Jesus Research. Edited by James H. Charlesworth, and Petr Pokorný (Princeton–Prague Symposia Series on the Historical Jesus 1; Grand Rapids, Mich. and Cambridge, UK: Eerdmans, 2009) in Journal of Theological Studies 62 (2011).
  • Five Stones and a Sling: Memoirs of a Biblical Scholar by Michael Goulder (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, 2009) in Theology 114 (3, May/June 2011): 225-26.
  • Miracle Discourse in the New Testament, ed. by Duane F. Watson (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012) in Review of Biblical Literature 7/27/2013: http://www.bookreviews.org/BookDetail.asp?TitleId=8685
  • Leaving Alexandria: A Memoir of Faith and Doubt by Richard Holloway (Edinburgh: Canongate, 2012) in Theology 116 (4, July / August 2013): 299-300.
  • Esorcismo Cristiano e Possessione Diabolica Tra II e III Secolo by Andrea Nicolotti, Instrumenta Patristica et Mediaevalia 54 (Turnout: Brepols, 2011) in Journal of Ecclesiastical History 64 (2013): 374–375.

Work in Progress

  • "Sickness, Disease, Healing" for The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Theology (OUP).
  • "Exorcism in Early Christianity," in Bernd Kollmann and Reuben Zimmermann, hg, Hermeneutik der frühchristlichen Wundererzählungen (WUNT; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck).
  • "The Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts," in The Bible Odyssey (SBL).

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