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Host an Intern
Distinguished Alum, ATLAS
Professor of New Testament Theology
College, Moorhead, Minn.
||Luther Theological Seminary
||Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute of Religion
in the 2011-2012 Academic Year
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Bulletin for course offering schedules.
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||New Testament Greek
||Reading Acts for the Church Today
||Preaching and Teaching the Gospel of Mark
||Interpreting the Gospel of Matthew
||Interpreting the Bible after the Holocaust
||New Testament Texts in Context
||Preaching the Gospels
||Theological Interpretation: God, Community,
Overcoming Anti-Judaism, Seminars for Preachers,
offered by J Phillips Interfaith Learning Center, St. Thomas University,
Without Contempt: Overcoming Unintended Anti-Judaism
Fortress Press, 2006
Articles, Essays, and Other Published Works
Online resources for workingpreacher.org, Lectionary Year C, Proper 9, 10, 11, 12, 2010
Online resources for workingpreacher.org, Lectionary Year A, Proper 13, 14, 15, 16, 2008
Week.” In New Proclamation Year C. Minneapolis:
Fortress Press, 2006.
Gospels as Jewish Literature.” Didier Lectureship,
presented at House of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul,
Myth of Christian Origins.” Lecture series as scholar-in-residence,
presented at Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000.
on Teaching: Teaching the Bible After the Holocaust.” Religious
Studies News (Fall 2000).
New Testament in Christian-Jewish Relations: From Preaching
Contempt to Possibilities for Reconciliation.” Presented
at Biennial Conference on Christianity and the Holocaust
Apocalyptic Texts in Mainstream Christianity.” In Approaching
the Millennium: Jews and Christians Study the Scriptures Together,
Luther Seminary, 1999.
Topics for Presentation
Contact Marilyn at 651.255.6124.
enjoy listening to classical music, paddling my kayak, and
spending time with friends.
“Christianity has a long history of defining itself
over and against an assumed defective Judaism. I am committed
to raising awareness of the caricatures of Judaism that
permeate biblical preaching and teaching and perpetuate
Christian anti-Judaism. I believe that the integrity of
the Christian Gospel is at stake.”
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“I want our students to be passionate, creative, responsible
interpreters of the Scriptures, knowledgeable of both ancient
contexts and contemporary audiences.”
“The central focus of my teaching is to make the language
and images of the Scriptures a vital part of Christian life
and spirituality. I am passionate about promoting mutual
understanding between Jews and Christians, and I am committed
to relating my work as a scholar and teacher to parish life
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need leaders who are prepared to lead churches that do not
yet exist. Its leaders must be equipped to lead through
change. And our country needs leaders who value the religions
and cultures of others, whether it’s the ancient world
of Israel, the Mideast today, or those in our midst who
live in unspeakable poverty.
“And the world needs poets and prophets. We need truth-tellers
and meaning-makers, who help us see the world as God sees
it and call us to create that world. This is what we’re
about at United.”