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Emerging Scholars

Emerging Scholars is a curated, selective dissertation series dedicated to highlighting innovative and creative projects from new scholars in the fields of biblical studies, theology, and Christian history.

If you, or one of your students, are working on a dissertation of special merit, we'd like to know about it! We're actively considering projects in progress or completed within the last two academic years.
 

Praise for books in the series

Masterful, energetic exploration. . .

Vernon Robbins | Emory University

Exhibiting lucid analysis and deep insight. . .

Paul Nimmo | University of Edinburgh

Crisp writing, clear thought, insightful reflection. . .

Miroslav Volf | Yale Divinity School

Books

Release date: April 1, 2014

Partakers of the Divine shows that Christian philosophical and contemplative practices arose together and that throughout much of Christian history, philosophy, theology, and contemplation remained internal to one another.

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JinHyok Kim (Author)
Release date: March 1, 2014
JinHyok Kim challenges this prevailing paradigm, reconstructing Barth's pneumatology and proposing the possible contours it would have taken in the final volumes of Church Dogmatics left incomplete at Barth's death.
Release date: March 1, 2014

The first comprehensive examination of John Chrysostom's view of the patriarch Abraham. Tonias reveals the ways in which Chrysostom used Abraham as a model of philosophical and Christian virtue, familial devotion, philanthropy, and obedient faith.

Andrew Streett (Author)
Release date: February 1, 2014

This study traces interpretations of Psalm 80 through many texts and argues that the psalm was an important biblical text through which early Christians understood the Christ event.

Release date: February 1, 2014

Felipe Legarreta gives careful attention to patterns of exegesis in Second-Temple Judaism and identifies, for the first time, a number of motifs by which Jews drew ethical implications from the story of Adam and his expulsion from Eden.

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