Articles

Below you will find links to a number of articles published by the Cooley Center dealing with research around Early Christianity, the Old Testament, the New Testament, and the relationships therein.

Christian Physicians in the Roman Empire:

Benevolence and Sacrifice in Proclaiming the Gospels

By. Dr. Jerry Pattengale

Executive Director of the Green Scholars’ Initiative, Assistant Provost at Indiana Wesleyan University, and holds research appointments at Baylor University, The Sagamore Institute, Tyndale House–Cambridge, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.


Dothan Beginnings: Biblical Theological Reflections on the Functions of the Joseph Story

By Dr. Thomas D. Petter

Assistant Professor of Old Testament, Biblical Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts.

Early Christianity In Egypt: A Father’s Reflections on a Son’s Interest

By Dr. Robert E. Cooley

President Emeritus and former Professor of Biblical Studies and Archaeology of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Jesus and Archaeology

By Dr. Craig A. Evans

Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Acadia Divinity College

Jesus and Genesis: Miracles

By Dr. Sean M. McDonough

Professor of New Testament, Biblical Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts

Jesus as a Preacher of Repentance

Dr. Roy E. Ciampa

Professor of New Testament, Biblical Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts

The Good Shepherd: The Identity of Jesus in Light of the Old Testament Tradition

By Dr. Timothy S. Laniak

Dean and Professor of Old Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina

 

Was Jesus a Political Revolutionary?

By Rev. Mark B. Poe

Research Fellow for the Cooley Center; teaching fellow for the Bible Journey Program, and pastor of First Wesleyan Church in Cherryville, North Carolina.

Theological Controversy in the Early Church: Three Models

By. Dr. Donald M. Fairbairn

Robert E. Cooley Professor of Early Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Article 1: Early Christian Views on Wealth, Possessions and Giving

Article 2: Deconstructing Jesus: From Modernity to Postmodernity to Faith

By. Dr Rollin G. Grams

Director of the Cooley Center and Associate Professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina