Professor David Horrell

Publications

Books

An Introduction to the Study of Paul, Third Edition, London & New York, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015.

Solidarity and Difference: A Contemporary Reading of Paul's Ethics. Second Edition., London and New York, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015.

Becoming Christian: Essays on 1 Peter and the Making of Christian Identity, London & New York, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2013.

Jesus - Gestalt und Gestaltungen. Rezeptionen des Galiaers in Wissenschaft, Kirche und Gesellschaft, Goettingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013.

Ecological Hermeneutics: Biblical, Historical, and Theological Perspectives, London & New York, T&T Clark, 2010.

with Hunt C, Southgate CCB, Greening Paul: Rereading the Apostle in an Age of Ecological Crisis, Waco, Texas, Baylor University Press, 2010.

The Bible and the Environment: Towards a Critical Ecological Biblical Theology, London & Oakville, CT, Equinox, 2010.

After the First Urban Christians: The Social-Scientific Study of Pauline Christianity Twenty-Five Years Later, London & New York, T&T Clark, 2009.

1 Peter, London & New York, T&T Clark, 2008.

An Introduction to the Study of Paul, London & New York, T&T Clark, 2006.

Solidarity and Difference: A Contemporary Reading of Paul's Ethics, T & T Clark, 2005.

Christianity at Corinth: The Quest for the Pauline Church, Louisville, KY, Westminster John Knox, 2004.

Christology, Controversy and Community: New Testament Essays in Honour of David R. Catchpole, Leiden, Brill, 2000.

Social-Scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation, Edinburgh, T&T Clark, 1999.

The Epistles of Peter and Jude, London, Epworth, 1998.

The Social Ethos of the Corinthian Correspondence: Interests and Ideology from 1 Corinthians to 1 Clement, Edinburgh, T&T Clark, 1996.

with Williams TB, The International Critical Commentary on 1 Peter, London and New York, T&T Clark

Articles

with Tollerton DC, O‘Donnell KM, Religion and the Media in GCSE and A-Level Syllabuses: A Regrettable Gap and Proposals to Fill It, British Journal of Religious Education, Taylor & Francis (Routledge): SSH Titles, 2016

Ethnicisation, Marriage, and Early Christian Identity: Critical Reflections on 1 Corinthians 7, 1 Peter 3, and Modern New Testament Scholarship, New Testament Studies, 2016

with Wan WH, Christology, Eschatology and the Politics of Time in 1 Peter, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, sage, 2016

Fear, Hope, and Doing Good: Wives as a Paradigm of Mission in 1 Peter, Estudios Biblicos, vol. 73, 2016

with Davis A, Engaging the Bible in GCSE and A level Religious Studies: Environmental stewardship as a test case, British Journal of Religious Education, vol. 36, no. 1, 2014, 72-87

Ecological Hermeneutics: Reflections on Methods and Prospects for the Future, Colloquium: The Australian and New Zealand Theological Review, vol. 46, no. 2, 2014, 139-165

with Davis A, Engaging the Bible in GCSE and A level Religious Studies: Environmental stewardship as a test case, British Journal of Religious Education, 2013

with Arnold B, Williams TB, Visuality, Vivid Description, and the Message of 1 Peter: The Significance of the Roaring Lion (1 Pet 5:8), Journal of Biblical Literature, 2013

Race, Nation, People: Ethnic Identity-Construction in 1 Peter 2.9, New Testament Studies, vol. 58, 2012, 123-143

with Coad DJ, The Stones Would Cry Out (Luke 19.40): A Lukan Contribution to a Hermeneutics of Creation's Praise, Scottish Journal of Theology, vol. 64, 2011, 29-44

The Green Bible: A Timely Idea Deeply Flawed, Expository Times, vol. 121, 2010, 180-186

A New Perspective on Paul? Rereading Paul in an Age of Ecological Crisis, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 33, 2010, 3-30

The Themes of 1 Peter: Insights from the Earliest Manuscripts (the Crosby-Schoyen Codex ms 193 and the Bodmer Miscellaneous Codex containing P72), New Testament Studies, vol. 55, 2009, 502-522

The Ecological Challenge to Biblical Studies, Theology, vol. 112, 2009, 163-171

with Hunt C, Southgate CCB, An Environmental Mantra? Ecological Interest in Rom. 8.19-23 and a Modest Proposal for its Narrative Interpretation, Journal of Theological Studies, vol. 59, 2008, 546-579

with Hunt C, Southgate C, Appeals to the Bible in Ecotheology and Environmental Ethics: A Typology of Hermeneutical Stances, Studies in Christian Ethics, vol. 21, 2008, 219-238

with Hunt C, Southgate C, An environmental mantra? Ecological interest in Romans 8.19-23 and a modest proposal for its narrative interpretation, Journal of Theological Studies, vol. 59, 2008, 546-579

The Label Christianos: 1 Pet 4.16 and the Formation of Christian Identity, Journal of Biblical Literature, vol. 126, no. 2, 2007, 361-381

What Should a Commentator Aim to Do, for Whom, and Why? Introduction to a Discussion Focused on Andrew Lincoln's Commentary on the Gospel of John, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 29, 2007, 303-304

Response to Leslie Houlden, Conversations in Religion and Theology, vol. 4, 2006, 12-16

Familiar friend or alien stranger? on translating the bible, Expository Times, vol. 116, no. 12, 2005, 402-408

Introduction (to a special issue on the New Testament and the Imperial Cult), Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 27, 2005, 251-255

Paul Among Liberals and Communitarians: Models for Christian Ethics, Pacifica, vol. 18, 2005, 33-52

Recent Pauline Studies, Epworth Review, vol. 32, no. 3, 2005, 65-74

Domestic space and Christian meetings at Corinth: Imagining new contexts and the buildings east of the theatre, New Testament Studies, vol. 50, no. 1, 2004, 349-369

Domestic Space and Christian Meetings at Corinth: Imagining New Contexts and the Buildings East of the Theatre, New Testament Studies, vol. 50, no. 3, 2004, 349-369

with Plant SJ, Same Song-Sheet, Different Tunes? Biblical Scholarship and Systematic Theology on Reading the Bible, Epworth Review, vol. 30, no. 2, 2003, 42-49

The Peaceable, Tolerant Community and the Legitimate Role of the State: Ethics and Ethical Dilemmas in Romans 12.1-15.13, Review and Expositor, vol. 100, no. 1, 2003, 81-99

Who are the dead and when was the Gospel preached to them?: The interpretation of 1 Peter 4.6, New Testament Studies, vol. 49, no. 1, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, 2003, 70-89

The Product of a Petrine Circle? A Reassessment of the Origin and Character of 1 Peter, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 86, 2002, 29-60

Solidarity and Difference: Pauline Morality in Romans 14-15, Studies in Christian Ethics, vol. 15, no. 2, 2002, 60-78

From adelphoi to oikos theou: Social Transformation in Pauline Christianity., Journal of Biblical Literature, vol. 120, no. 2, 2001, 293-311

Models and Methods in Social-Scientific Interpretation: A Response to Philip Esler, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 78, 2000, 83-105

Restructuring human relationships: Paul's Corinthian letters and Habermas's discourse ethics, EXPOSITORY TIMES, vol. 110, no. 10, T & T CLARK LTD ATTN MRS S GRANT, 1999, 321-325

Telling Stories and Teaching RE: Narrative in Biblical Studies and Theology, Perspectives, vol. 59, no. Teaching the Bible, 1999, 53-67

Whose Faith(fulness) is it in 1 Peter 1:5?, Journal of Theological Studies, vol. 48, 1997, 110-115

The Lord Commanded... But I have not used...: Exegetical and Hermeneutical Reflections on 1 Cor 9.14-15, New Testament Studies, vol. 43, 1997, 587-603

Theological Principle or Christological Praxis? Pauline Ethics in 1 Cor 8.1-11.1, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 67, 1997, 83-114

Leadership Patterns and the Development of Ideology in Early Christianity, Sociology of Religion, vol. 58, 1997, 323-341

Response (to a discussion article: Colonies of the Kingdom: A Biblical Image of Church Planting by David Dunn Wilson), Epworth Review, vol. 23, no. 1, 1996, 49-51

The Lord's Supper at Corinth and in the Church Today, Theology, vol. 98, 1995, 196-202

Paul's Collection: Resources for a Materialist Theology, Epworth Review, vol. 22, no. 2, 1995, 74-83

Converging Ideologies: Berger and Luckmann and the Pastoral Epistles, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 50, 1993, 85-103

with Southgate C, Hunt C, Ascesis and Assisted Migration: Responses to the Effects of Climate Change on Animal Species, European Journal of Science and Theology, vol. 4, 99-111

Chapters

Farewell to Another Wealthy Patron? Reassessing Philemon in the Light of Recent Scholarly Discussion of Socio-Economic Level and Domestic Space, in Marguerat D (eds) La lettre à Philémon et l’ecclésiologie paulinienne/Philemon and Pauline Ecclesiology, Leuven: Peeters, 2016, 51-74

Honour everyone… (1 Pet. 2.17): The Social Strategy of 1 Peter and its Significance for Early Christianity, in To Set at Liberty: Essays on Early Christianity and Its Social World in Honor of John H. Elliott, Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2014, 192-210

Ethnicity, Empire, and Early Christian Identity: Social-Scientific Perspectives on 1 Peter, in Mason EF, Martin TW (eds) Reading 1-2 Peter and Jude: A Resource for Students, Atlanta/Leiden: SBL/Brill, 2014, 135-149

Jesus Remembered in 1 Peter? Early Jesus Traditions, Isaiah 53, and 1 Pet 2.21-25, in Kloppenborg J, Batten A (eds) James, 1 & 2 Peter, and Early Jesus Traditions, London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014, 123-150

Soma as a Basis for Ethics in Paul, in Horn FW, Volp U, Zimmermann R (eds) Ethische Normen des frühen Christentums: Gut – Leben – Leib – Tugend, Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013, 351-363

The Image of Jesus in 1 Peter and its Paradigmatic Significance: Sociological and Psychological Correlations, in Horrell DG, von Gemuenden P, Kuechler M (eds) Jesus - Gestalt und Gestaltungen. Rezeptionen des Galilaers in Wissenschaft, Kirche und Gesellschaft, Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013, 299-315

Das im Unglauben verharrende Judenvolk: 1 Pet 2:4-10, its History of Interpretation in Germany (1855-1978), and the Important Contribution of Leonhard Goppelt, in Du Toit D (eds) Bedrängnis und Identität: Studien zu Situation, Kommunikation und Theologie des 1. Petrusbriefes,, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013, 327-351

Ecojustice in the Bible? Pauline Contributions to an Ecological Theology, in Coomber MJ (eds) Bible and Justice: Ancient Texts, Modern Challenges, London & Oakville, CT: Equinox, 2011

Non-human flourishing? The liberation of creation and an ecological reading of Paul, in Higton MA, Law JT, Rowland CC (eds) Theology and Human Flourishing: Essays in Honour of Timothy J. Gorringe, Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2011, 54-70

Ecological Ethics, in Green JB (eds) Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, Ada, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2010

1 Corinthians, in Green JB (eds) Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, Ada, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2010

Whither Social-Scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation? Reflections on Contested Methodologies and the Future, in Still TD, Horrell DG (eds) After the First Urban Christians, London & New York: T&T Clark, 2009, 6-20

Aliens and Strangers? The Socio-Economic Location of the Addressees of 1 Peter, in Longenecker BW, Liebengood K (eds) Engaging Economics: New Testament Scenarios and Early Christian Reception, Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2009, 176-202

with Still TD, Introduction, in Still TD, Horrell DG (eds) After the First Urban Christians, London and New York: T&T Clark, 2009, 1-5

Particular Identity and Common Ethics: Reflections on the Foundations and Content of Pauline Ethics in 1 Corinthians 5, in Horn FW, Zimmermann R (eds) Jenseits von Indikativ und Imperativ: Kontexte und Normen neutestamentlicher Ethik/Contexts and Norms of New Testament Ethics, Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009, 197-212

Ecological Criticism, in Gooder P (eds) Searching for Meaning: A Practical Guide to New Testament Interpretation, Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2008, 192-194

Biblical Vegetarianism? A Critical and Constructive Assessment, in Muers RE, Grumett DJ (eds) Eating and Believing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Vegetarianism and Theology, London & New York: T&T Clark, 2008, 44-59

Bible, in Callicott JB, Frodeman R (eds) Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, Farmington Hills, MI: Gale/Macmillan Reference, 2008, 93-97

Disciplining Performance and Placing the Church: Widows, Elders and Slaves in the Household of God (1 Tim 5.1-6.2), in Donfried KP (eds) 1 Timothy Reconsidered, Leuven: Peeters, 2008, 109-134

Pauline Churches or Early Christian Churches? Unity, Disagreement, and the Eucharist, in Alexeev A, Karakolis C, Luz U (eds) Einheit der Kirche im Neuen Testament, Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008, 185-203

Leiden als Diskriminierung und Martyrium: (Selbst-)Stigmatisierung und Soziale Identitat am Beispiel des ersten Petrusbriefes, in Theissen G, Gemuenden PV (eds) Erkennen und Erleben: Beiträge zur psychologischen Erforschung des frühen Christentums, Guetersloh: Guetersloher Verlagshaus, 2007, 110-132

The Catholic Epistles and Hebrews, in Bockmuehl MNA, Carleton Paget JNB (eds) Redemption and Resistance in the Messianic Hopes of Jews and Christians in Antiquity, London & New York: T&T Clark, 2007, 122-135

Idol-Food, Idolatry and Ethics in Paul, in Barton SC (eds) Idolatry: False Worship in the Bible, Early Judaism and Christianity, London & New York: T&T Clark, 2007, 120-140

Between Conformity and Resistance: Beyond the Balch-Elliott Debate Towards a Postcolonial Reading of 1 Peter, in Webb R, Bauman-Martin BJ (eds) Reading 1 Peter with New Eyes: Methodological Reassessments of the Letter of First Peter, London & New York: T&T Clark, 2007, 111-143

with Adams E, The Scholarly Quest for Paul's Church at Corinth: A Critical Survey, in Adams E, Horrell DG (eds) Christianity at Corinth: The Quest for the Pauline Church, Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2004, 1-47

Social Sciences Studying Formative Christian Phenomena: A Creative Movement, in Blasi A, Duhaime J, Turcotte P-A (eds) Handbook of Early Christianity: Social Science Approaches, Walnut Creek, CA: Alta Mira, 2002, 3-28

Becoming Christian: Solidifying Christian Identity and Content, in Blasi A, Duhaime J, Turcotte P-A (eds) Handbook of Early Christianity: Social Science Approaches, Wlanut Creek, CA: Alta Mira, 2002, 309-335

Paul's Narratives or Narrative Substructure? The Significance of Paul's Story, in Longenecker BW (eds) Narrative Dynamics in Paul: A Critical Assessment, Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2002, 157-171

Paul, in Barton J (eds) The Biblical World, London & New York: Routledge, 2002, 258-283

Berger and New Testament Studies, in Woodhead L (eds) Peter Berger and the Study of Religion, London & New York: Routledge, 2001, 142-153

Early Jewish Christianity, in Esler PF (eds) The Early Christian World, London & New York: Routledge, 2000, 136-167

No Longer Jew or Greek: Paul's Corporate Christology and the Construction of Christian Community, in Horrell DG, Tuckett CM (eds) Christology, Controversy and Community, Leiden: Brill, 2000, 321-344

Leadership Patterns and the Development of Ideology in Early Christianity, in Horrell DG (eds) Social-Scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation, Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1999, 309-337

Social-Scientific Interpretation of the New Testament: Retrospect and Prospect, in Horrell DG (eds) Social-Scientific Approaches to New Testament Interpretation, Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1999, 3-27

Converging Ideologies: Berger and Luckmann and the Pastoral Epistles, in Porter SE, Evans CA (eds) New Testament Interpretation and Methods, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997, 102-120

The Development of Theological Ideology in Pauline Christianity: A Structuration Theory Perspective, in Esler PF (eds) Modelling Early Christianity: Social-Scientific Studies of the New Testament in its Context, London & New York: Routledge, 1995, 224-236

Reviews

Review of Larry W. Hurtado, Destroyer of the Gods: Early Christian Distinctiveness in the Roman World (Waco: Baylor UP, 2016), pp. xiv + 290, $29.95., Scottish Journal of Theology, Cambridge University Press (CUP)

Editorials

Introduction, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 27, no. 3, 2005, 251-255

Editorial Statement, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, vol. 25, no. 3, 2003