Richard Longenecker

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Richard N. Longenecker
Born (1930-07-21) July 21, 1930 (age 88)
Mishawaka, Indiana, United States
NationalityAmerican
OccupationNew Testament academic
TitleDistinguished Professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College
Academic background
EducationUniversity of Edinburgh, Wheaton College
Alma materUniversity of Edinburgh (PhD)
Academic work
DisciplineBiblical studies
Sub-disciplineNew testament studies
InstitutionsUniversity of Toronto
McMaster Divinity College
Main interestsPauline
Notable worksBiblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period (1999)

Richard N. Longenecker is a prominent New Testament scholar. For many years he taught at Wycliffe College in the University of Toronto. He was Distinguished Professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College. He is now retired. His education includes B.A. and M.A. degrees from Wheaton College, and a Ph.D. from New College in the University of Edinburgh. He was also honored with a D.D. from Wycliffe College. Longenecker is the author of numerous books and over fifty published articles in scholarly and professional journals. He authored a major commentary on Paul's Epistle to the Romans, which was published by Eerdmans in the "New International Greek Testament Commentary" series in 2016.

In 1994, a Festschrift was published in his honor. Gospel in Paul: Studies on Corinthians, Galatians and Romans for Richard N. Longenecker included contributions from N. T. Wright, James Dunn, and Klyne Snodgrass.

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  • Longenecker, Richard N. (1971). The Ministry and Message of Paul. Contemporary Evangelical Perspectives. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN 978-0-310-28341-6.
  • ——— (1984). New Testament Social Ethics for Today. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-81992-5.
  • ——— (1984). "Acts". In Gaebelein, Frank E. John and Acts. Expositor's Bible Commentary. 9 (Orig. ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN 978-0-310-36510-5.
  • ——— (1990). Galatians. Word Biblical Commentary. 41. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 978-0-8499-0240-6.
  • ——— (1994). The Christology of Early Jewish Christianity. Regent College Publishing. ISBN 978-1-5738-3029-4.
  • ——— (1996). Patterns of Discipleship in the New Testament. McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-84169-8.
  • ——— (1997). Road from Damascus: The Impact of Paul's Conversion on His Life, Thought, and Ministry. McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-84191-9.
  • ——— (1999). Biblical Exegesis in the Apostolic Period. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-84301-2.
  • ——— (2000). New Wine into Fresh Wineskins: Contextualizing the Early Christian Confessions. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson. ISBN 978-1-5656-3098-7.
  • ——— (2001). Into God's Presence: Prayer in the New Testament. McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-84883-3.
  • ——— (2001). The Challenge of Jesus' Parables. McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-84638-9.
  • ——— (2002). Community Formation: In the Early Church and in the Church Today. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN 978-0-801-04696-4.
  • ———, ed. (2002). Life in the Face of Death: The Resurrection Message of the New Testament. McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-84474-3.
  • ——— (2003). Paul, apostle of liberty. Twin brooks series. Regent College Publishing. ISBN 978-1-5738-3005-8.
  • ——— (2005). Contours Of Christology In The New Testament. McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-81014-4.
  • ——— (2005). "Acts". In Longman, Tremper; Garland, David E. Luke-Acts. Expositor's Bible Commentary. 10 (rev. ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN 978-0-310-23500-2.
  • ——— (2006). Studies in Paul, Exegetical and Theological. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press. ISBN 978-1-905-04867-0.
  • ——— (2006). Studies in Hermeneutics, Christology and Discipleship. New Testament Monographs. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press. ISBN 978-1-905-04868-7.
  • ——— (2011). Introducing Romans: Critical Concerns in Paul's Most Famous Letter. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-86619-6.
  • ——— (2015). Paul, Apostle of Liberty: The Origin and Nature of Paul's Christianity (2nd rev. ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-84302-9.
  • ——— (2016). The Epistle to the Romans. New International Greek Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 978-0-802-82448-6.

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