John Painter (theologian)

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John Painter FAHA (born 22 September 1935 in Bellingen, New South Wales) is an Australian New Testament scholar. He is currently Professor of Theology at Charles Sturt University in Canberra.[1]

Painter studied at Moore Theological College, the University of London and the University of Durham. Before taking up his present position he had previously been Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town and La Trobe University. Painter was one of the translators of the Common English Bible.[2]

Painter is married to Gillian and has two daughters.[1] In 2001 he was awarded the Centenary Medal for "service to Australian society and the humanities in the study of religion."[3]

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Painter, John (1975). John, Witness and Theologian. London: S.P.C.K. ISBN 9780281028801. OCLC 2526112.
  • ——— (1987). Theology as Hermeneutics: Rudolf Bultmann's Interpretation of the History of Jesus. Historic texts and interpreters in Biblical scholarship. 4. Sheffield: Almond. ISBN 9781850750505. OCLC 14258544.
  • ——— (1991). The Quest for the Messiah: The History, Literature and Theology of the Johannine Community. Edinburgh: T & T Clark. ISBN 9780567095923. OCLC 26551401.
  • ——— (1997). Mark's Gospel: worlds in conflict. London & New York: Routledge. ISBN 9780203978238. OCLC 252962217.
  • ——— (1997). Just James: The Brother of Jesus in History and Tradition. Studies on personalities of the New Testament. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. ISBN 9781570031748. OCLC 37345616.
  • ——— (2002). 1, 2, and 3 John. Sacra pagina series. 18. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. ISBN 9780814658123. OCLC 48429186.

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Contributions[edit]

Journal articles[edit]

  • ——— (1980). "Glimpses of the Johannine Community in the Farewell Discourses". Australian Biblical Review. 28: 21–38.
  • ——— (1981). "A Note on the Hermeneutical Theology of Rudolf Bultmann". Australian Biblical Review. 29: 26–31.
  • ——— (1981). "The Farewell Discourses and the History of Johannine Christianity". New Testament Studies. 27: 525–543.
  • ——— (1983). "Christology and the Fourth Gospel: A Study of the Prologue". Australian Biblical Review. 31: 45–62.
  • ——— (1985). "The Origins of Demythologising" Revisited". Australian Biblical Review. 33: 2–14.
  • ——— (1986). "John 9 and the Interpretation of the Fourth Gospel". Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 28: 31–61.
  • ——— (1987). "Text and Context in John 5". Australian Biblical Review. 35: 28–34.
  • ——— (1989). "Tradition and Interpretation in John 6". New Testament Studies. 35: 421–450.
  • ——— (1993). "Theology, Eschatology and the Prologue of John". Scottish Journal of Theology. 46: 27-.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Professor John Painter
  2. ^ "Translators". Retrieved 4 April 2013.
  3. ^ "It's an Honour". Retrieved 23 January 2012.