John Dennis
MDiv (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) ThM (Boston University) MA PhD (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
MAiTH Programme Leader and Lecturer in New Testament
Areas of Special Interest: New Testament Greek Grammar and exegesis, the death of Jesus and atonement theology in the New Testament, Jewish backgrounds to the New Testament and Hermeneutics. John Dennis joined LST in January 2014. He has lived, studied and taught in Europe, the USA and U.K. for the past 15 years. John’s doctorate and early publications focused on John’s Gospel and particularly the OT and Jewish backgrounds to the Fourth Gospel. John’s major work was published in 2006 as Jesus’ Death and the Gathering of True Israel: The Johannine Appropriation of Restoration Theology in the Light of John 11.47–52 (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2/257; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck). John also has other publications in peer reviewed journals and chapters in books on issues such as Jesus’ death, Paul’s letter-Spirit contrast and cosmology and theology in 1-2 Peter and Jude. Most recently he has contributed four articles (“Bread,” “Glory,” “Lamb of God” and a major article on the “Death of Jesus”) for the new edition of Intervarsity Press’ The Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels: A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship due to be available in June 2013. John’s primary ministry calling is teach and equip students to love and faithful interpret the Biblical text with a view to on-going transformation of their lives and others’ lives into Christ’s image.
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