Gregory Beale

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Gregory Beale
Born
Gregory K. Beale

1949 (age 69–70)
ResidencePennsylvania
OccupationTheologian, professor
Years active1976-
TitleProfessor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary
Academic background
Alma mater
ThesisThe Use of Daniel in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature and in the Revelation of St. John (1980)
Academic work
EraLate 20th and early 21st centuries
InstitutionsGrove City College
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Wheaton College
Westminster Theological Seminary
Main interestsOld Testament in the New, biblical hermeneutics
Notable worksThe Book of Revelation: A Commentary on the Greek Text, A New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New

Gregory K. Beale (born 1949 in Dallas, Texas) (also known as G. K. Beale) is a biblical scholar, currently a Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary.[1] He is an ordained minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.[citation needed] He has made a number of contributions to conservative biblical hermeneutics, particularly in the area of the use of the Old Testament in the New Testament. He served as the president of the Evangelical Theological Society in 2004. In 2013, he was elected by Westminster Theological Seminary to be the first occupant of the J. Gresham Machen Chair of New Testament.[2] At his inauguration he delivered an address titled The Cognitive Peripheral Vision of Biblical Writers.[3]

Positions held[edit]

Works[edit]

Thesis[edit]

  • Beale, Gregory K. (1980). The Use of Daniel in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature and in the Revelation of St. John (Ph.D.). Cambridge: Cambridge University.

Books[edit]

  • Beale, Gregory K. (1984). The Use of Daniel in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature and in the Revelation of St. John. Lanham, MD: University Press of America. ISBN 978-0-819-14290-0. OCLC 11091372. - published revision of Beale's 1980 Cambridge Ph.D. dissertation
  • ——— (1994). The Right Doctrine from the Wrong Texts?: Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. ISBN 978-0-801-01088-0. OCLC 31207689.
  • ——— (1998). John's Use of the Old Testament in Revelation. Journal for the study of the New Testament, Supplement Series. 166. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press. ISBN 978-1-850-75894-5. OCLC 40981843.
  • ——— (1998). The Book of Revelation: A Commentary on the Greek Text. New International Greek Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-82174-4. OCLC 38096989.
  • ——— (2003). 1-2 Thessalonians. IVP New Testament Commentary. Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press. ISBN 978-0-830-81813-6. OCLC 52509447.
  • ——— (2004). The Temple and the Church's Mission: A Biblical Theology of the Dwelling Place of God. New Studies in Biblical Theology. 17. Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press. ISBN 978-0-830-82618-6. OCLC 54073461.
  • ———; Carson, D. A., eds. (2007). Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-02693-5. OCLC 370811667.
  • ——— (2008). The Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism: Responding to New Challenges to Biblical Authority. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books. ISBN 978-1-433-50203-3. OCLC 227205757.
  • ——— (2008). We Become What We Worship: A Biblical Theology of Idolatry. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. ISBN 978-0-830-82877-7. OCLC 223907846.
  • ——— (2011). A New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-02697-3. OCLC 699760262.
  • ——— (2012). Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament: Exegesis And Interpretation. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-03896-9. OCLC 775419951.
  • ——— (2013). The Morality of God in the Old Testament. Christian Answers to Hard Questions. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing. ISBN 978-1-596-38852-9. OCLC 857893420.
  • ——— (2014). God Dwells Among Us: expanding Eden to the ends of the earth. Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press. ISBN 978-0-830-84414-2. OCLC 880200011.
  • ———; Gladd, Benjamin L. (2014). Hidden But Now Revealed: a biblical theology of mystery. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. ISBN 978-0-830-82718-3. OCLC 880199622.
  • ———; Ross, William A.; Brendsel, Daniel J. (2014). An Interpretive Lexicon of New Testament Greek: analysis of prepositions, adverbs, particles, relative pronouns, and conjunctions. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN 978-0-310-49411-9. OCLC 874734046.
  • ——— (2015). Revelation: a shorter commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-86621-9. OCLC 885378238. - a précis of the 1998 work The Book of Revelation
  • ——— (2019). Colossians and Philemon. Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN 9780801026676.

Chapters[edit]

  • ——— (2016). "The End Starts at the Beginning (intro. chapter)". Making All Things New: inaugurated eschatology for the life of the church. Benjamin L. Gladd, Matthew S. Harmon. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN 9781493402427. OCLC 957128513.
  • ——— (2016). "New Testament hermeneutics". In Lillback, Peter A. (ed.). Seeing Christ in all of Scripture: hermeneutics at Westminster Theological Seminary. Philadelphia, PA: Westminster Seminary Press. ISBN 9780998005102. OCLC 948612023.

Journal articles[edit]

  • ——— (1980). "The Danielic Background for Revelation 13-18 and 17:9". Tyndale Bulletin. 31: 163–170.
  • ——— (Dec 1984). "The influence of Daniel upon the structure and theology of John's Apocalypse". Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. 27 (4): 413–423.
  • ——— (1994). "Review Article: J. W. Mealy - After the Thousand Years". Evangelical Quarterly. 66 (3): 229–249.
  • ——— (March 2005). "Eden, the Temple, and the Church's Mission in the New Creation". Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. 48 (1): 5–31.
  • ——— (2006). "Myth, History, and Inspiration: A Review Article of Inspiration and Incarnation by Peter Enns". Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. 49: 287–312.
  • ——— (Spring 2007). "A Surrejoinder to Peter Enns's Response to G. K. Beale's JETS Review Article of His Book, Inspiration and Incarnation". Southern Baptist Journal of Theology. 11 (1): 16–37.
  • ——— (2006). "Did Jesus and the Apostles Preach the Right Doctrine from the Wrong Texts? Revisiting the Debate Seventeen Years Later in the Light of Peter Enns's Book, Inspiration and Incarnation". Themelios. 32 (1): 18–43.
  • ——— (2006). "A Surrejoinder to Peter Enns". Themelios. 32 (3).

Festschrift[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gregory K. Beale, retrieved 2014-01-23
  2. ^ "Machen Chair Inauguration". Retrieved 2014-01-23.
  3. ^ "Recap of Beale Inauguration". Retrieved 2014-01-23.