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

Associate Professor of Old Testament 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

John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins, Houston Baptist University


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

Former 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

Professor of Biblical Studies 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

Academic Dean of the Charlotte Campus, Robert E. Cooley Professor of Early Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and Director of the Cooley Center


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

Professor of Biblical Theology and Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina

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