Simon J. Gathercole
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Simon J. Gathercole
|Born||July 8, 1974|
|Occupation||New Testament scholar|
|Title||Lecturer in New Testament Studies and Director of Studies at Fitzwilliam College|
|Alma mater||University of Durham|
|Thesis||[etheses.dur.ac.uk/1654/1/1654.pdf After the New Perspective: works, justification and boasting in early Judaism and Romans 1-5] (2001)|
|Doctoral advisor||James D.G. Dunn|
|Institutions||Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University|
Simon Gathercole (born 8 July 1974) is a New Testament scholar, Lecturer in New Testament Studies and Director of Studies at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University. He was formerly Senior Lecturer in New Testament at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland for seven years. Gathercole received an MA at Cambridge, and later completed a MTh and PhD under prominent New Testament scholar James D.G. Dunn at the University of Durham.
Drawn from his dissertation, his book Where is Boasting? (2002) was a critique of the New Perspective on Paul, and focused on Second-Temple Judaism and Romans 1-5.
Since 2007, Gathercole has served as editor of the Journal for the Study of the New Testament.
- Gathercole, Simon J. (2001). After the New Perspective: works, justification and boasting in early Judaism and Romans 1-5 (Ph.D.). Durham, UK: University of Durham.
- Gathercole, Simon J. (2002). Where is Boasting: Early Jewish Soteriology and Paul's Response in Romans 1-5. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 9780802839916. OCLC 50270358.
- ——— (2006). The Pre-existent Son: Recovering the Christologies of Matthew, Mark, And Luke. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. ISBN 9780802829016. OCLC 68786800.
- ———; Barclay, John M. G. (2006). Divine and human agency in Paul and his cultural environment. Library of New Testament studies. 335. London & New York: T & T Clark. ISBN 9780567084538. OCLC 78988350.
- ——— (2007). The Gospel of Judas: Rewriting Early Christianity. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780191527531. OCLC 191028046.
- ——— (2012). The Composition of the Gospel of Thomas : original language and influences. Society for New Testament Studies: Monograph series. 151. Cambridge & New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107009042. OCLC 753630580.
- ——— (2014). The Gospel of Thomas: introduction and commentary. Texts and editions for New Testament study. 11. Leiden & Boston: Brill. ISBN 9789004190412. OCLC 872222206.
- ——— (2015). Defending substitution : an essay on atonement in Paul. Acadia studies in Bible and theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. ISBN 9780801049774. OCLC 881440386.
- ———; Weeks, Stuart; Stuckenbruck, Loren T., eds. (2004). The Book of Tobit: texts from the principal ancient and medieval traditions: with synopsis, concordances, and annotated texts in Aramaic, Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and Syriac. Fontes et subsidia ad Bibliam pertinentes. 3. Berlin & New York: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110897029. OCLC 865508180.
- ———; Alexander, T. Desmond, eds. (2004). Heaven on Earth. Carlisle, UK: Paternoster Press. ISBN 9781842272725. OCLC 57403727.
Articles and Chapters
- ——— (Winter 2003). "Romans 1-5 and the "weak" and the "strong": Pauline theology, pastoral rhetoric, and the purpose of Romans". Review & Expositor. 100 (1): 35–51.
- While Dunn is a founding proponent of the New Perspective on Paul, Gathercole is opposed to this position.