Lynn H. Cohick Publications

Lynn H. Cohick Publications

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Recent Book Publications

 

Christian Women in the Patristic World, with Amy Brown Hughes.
Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2017.
ISBN: 978-0801039553

Philippians
[Story of God Bible Commentary].
Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013. 
ISBN: 978-0310327240

Ephesians
[New Covenant Commentary]
Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2010.
ISBN: 978-1606081419

Women in the World of the Earliest Christians.
Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2009.
ISBN: 978-0801031724

The New Testament in Antiquity: A Survey of the New Testament Within Its Cultural Context, with Gary M. Burge and Gene L. Green.
Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009.
ISBN: 978-0310244950

The Peri Pascha Attributed to Melito of Sardis: Setting, Purpose and Sources.
Brown Judaic Studies, 327.
Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 2000.
ISBN: 978-1930675032

 

Full Publication List


Books Authored

  • Philippians [Story of God Bible Commentary]. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013.
  • Ephesians [New Covenant Commentary]. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2010.
  • Romans [Immersion Bible Studies]. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2011.
  • Women in the World of the Earliest Christians: Illuminating Ancient Ways of Life. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2009.
  • The Peri Pascha Attributed to Melito of Sardis: Setting, Purpose, and Sources. Providence, RI: Brown Judaic Studies, 2000.

Books Co-Authored

  • Christian Women in the Patristic World: Their Influence, Authority, and Legacy in the Second through Fifth Centuries, with Amy Brown Hughes. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2017.
  • The New Testament in Antiquity: A Survey of the New Testament Within Its Cultural Context, with Gary M. Burge and Gene L. Green. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2009.

Books Co-Edited

  • Evolution of the Synagogue: Problems and Progress, co-edited with Howard Clark Lee. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 1999.

Book Chapters

  • “Women in the Jewish, Greco-Roman, and Early Christian World,” in The State of New Testament Studies: A Survey of Recent Research, eds. Scot McKnight and Nijay Gupta (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2019), forthcoming.
  • “Poverty and Its Causes in the Early Church,” in Poverty in the Early Church and Today: A Conversation, eds. Steve Walton and Hannah Swithinbank (London: T&T Clark, 2019), 16-27.
  • “The ‘Woman at the Well’: Was the Samaritan Woman Really an Adulteress?” in Vindicating the Vixens: Revisiting Sexualized, Vilified, and Marginalized Women on the Bible, ed. Sandra Glahn (Wheaton, IL: Kregel, 2017), 249-53.
  • "The New Perspective and the Christian Life in Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians," in The Apostle Paul and the Christian Life: Ethical and Missional Implications of the New Perspective, eds. Scot McKnight and Joseph Modica (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2016), 19-46.
  • "Intertextuality in Melito of Sardis," in Intertextuality in the Second Century, eds. Jeffrey Bingham and Clayton Jefford (Leiden: Brill, 2016), 126-49.
  • “Afterword,” in Neither Complementarian Nor Egalitarian: A Kingdom Corrective to the Evangelical Gender Debate, Michelle Lee-Barnewall (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2016), 178-86.
  • “Foreword,” in Making Sense of Motherhood: Biblical and Theological Perspectives, ed. Beth M. Stovell (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2016), xiii-xvi.
  • “Foreword,” in Raised from Obscurity: A Narratival and Theological Study of the Characterization of Women in Luke-Acts, Greg W. Forbes and Scott Harrower (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2015), xi-xiv.
  • "Mothers, Martyrs, and Manly Courage: The Female Martyr in 2 Maccabees, 4 Maccabees, and the Acts of Paul and Thecla," in A Most Reliable Witness: Essays in Honor of Ross Shepard Kraemer, eds. N. DesRosiers and Shira L. Lander, Brown Judaic Studies 358 (Providence: Brown University, 2015), 123-32.
  • "Women, Children, and Families in the Roman World," in The World of the New Testament: Cultural, Social, and Historical Contexts, eds. Joel B. Green and Lee Martin McDonald (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2013), 179-88.
  • "Paul’s Letter to the Philippians," in Jesus is Lord: Not Caesar: Evaluating Empire Studies Today, eds. Scot McKnight and Joseph B. Modica (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013), 166-82.
  • "Colossians" in Baker Illustrated Bible Commentary, eds. Gary M. Burge and Andrew E. Hill (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2012), 1395-1412.
  • "Jews and Christians" in The Routledge Companion to Early Christian Thought, ed. D. Jeffrey Bingham (NY: Routledge, 2010), 68-83.
  • "Jesus, King of the Jews" in Who Do My Opponents Say that I Am?, eds. Scot McKnight and Joseph B. Modica (London: T & T Clark, 2008), 111-32.
  • "Prophecy, Women Leadership and the Body of Christ," in Women, Ministry and the Gospel, Exploring New Paradigms, eds. Mark A. Husbands and Timothy T. Larsen (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2007), 81-97.
  • "Melito’s Peri Pascha, its Relationship to Judaism and Sardis in Recent Scholarly Discussion," pages 123–140 in Evolution of the Synagogue, eds. Howard Clark Kee and Lynn H. Cohick (Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International, 1999), 123-40.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • “Cultivating Shalom: A Response to John Stackhouse’s Epistemology,” Journal of Analytical Theology 4 (2016): 193-97.
  • “The Gospel as God’s Gift: Good News from Ephesians 1:1–3:12,” Bingham Colloquium, McMaster Divinity School, Hamilton, ON, Canada, June 2015.
  • “Tyranny, Authority, Service: Leadership and Headship in the New Testament,” Ex Auditu 28 (2012): 74–90.
  • “Citizenship and Empire: Paul’s Letter to the Philippians and Eric Liddell’s Work in China,” Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters 1, no. 2 (2012): 137–52.
  • “Marriage, Divorce, and Discipleship: Jesus’ Encounter with the Samaritan Woman,” IBR Library Review 8 (2010): 20–37.
  • “Virginity Unveiled: Tertullian’s Veiling of Virgins and Historical Women in the First Three Centuries A.D.,” Andrews University Seminary Studies 45, no. 1 (2007): 19–34.
  • “Why Women followed Jesus: A Discussion of Female Piety,” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 25, no. 2 (2007): 172–93.
  • “News from the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Washington, DC, USA, 4 November 17-21 (a) Early Jewish Christian Relations Section,” Henoch 29, no. 2 (2007): 414–16.
  • “Melito of Sardis’s Peri Pascha and Its ‘Israel’,” Harvard Theological Review 91, no. 4 (1998): 351–72.

Dictionary Entries

  • “Melito of Sardis,” in Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, eds. Daniel J. Treier and Walter A. Elwell, 3rd ed. (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2017), 534-35.
  • “The Fruit of the Spirit,” in Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, eds. Daniel J. Treier and Walter A. Elwell, 3rd ed. (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2017), 332-33.
  • “The Trial of Jesus,” in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, ed. Joel B. Green, 2nd ed. (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013), 972-79.
  • “Pharisees,” in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, ed. Joel B. Green, 2nd ed. (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013), 673-79.
  • “Common Judaism,” in Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, ed. Joel B. Green, 2nd ed. (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013), 452–58.
  • “Headship,” in Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, ed. Joel B. Green (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2011), 349-50.
  • “Roman Citizenship,” in Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook, eds. J. Daniel Hays and J. Scott Duvall (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2011), 728.
  • “The City of Rome,” in Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook, eds. J. Daniel Hays and J. Scott Duvall (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2011), 744-45.

Book Reviews

  • Philippians, Colossians, Philemon in Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture by Dennis Hamm, SJ. (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013) in Review of Biblical Literature 07/2016 (on-line).
  • Cicero and the Rise of Deification by Spencer Cole (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014) in Bulletin for Biblical Research 25, no. 3 (2015): 426–28.
  • Paul and the Miraculous: A Historical Reconstruction by Graham H. Twelftree (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013) in Trinity Journal 35, no. 2 (2014): 332–34.
  • Contextualizing Gender in Early Christian Discourse: Thinking Beyond Thecla by Caroline Vander Stichele and Todd Penner (London: T&T Clark, London, 2009) in Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology 66, no. 2 (2012): 229–30.
  • The Drama of Ephesians: Participating in the Triumph of God by Timothy Gombis (Grand Rapids: InterVarsity Press, 2010) in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 54, no. 3 (2011): 638-39.
  • Among the Gentiles: Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity in The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library by Luke Timothy Johnson (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009) in Bulletin of Biblical Research 21, no. 3 (2011): 433.
  • Christ and Caesar: The Gospel and the Roman Empire in the Writings of Paul and Luke by Seyoon Kim (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008) in Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 29, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 129.
  • Mark in Baker Exegetical Commentary by Robert H. Stein (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008) in Bulletin for Biblical Research 20, no. 2 (2010): 269–71.
  • The Letter to the Philippians in Pillar New Testament Commentary by G. Walter Hansen (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2009) in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 53, no. 4 (2010): 844–46.
  • Dictionary of Jewish-Christian Relations edited by Edward Kessler and Neil Wenborn (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005) in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 53, no. 1 (2010): 204–07.
  • Ancient Jewish and Christian Perceptions of Crucifixion by David W. Chapman (Tubingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008) in Bulletin for Biblical Research 19, no. 4 (2009): 261–62.
  • Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament by Kent E. Brower and Andy Johnson (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007) in Bulletin for Biblical Research, 19, no. 1 (2009): 142–43.
  • From the Lost Teachings of Polycarp, by Charles E. Hill (Tubingen: Möhr Siebeck, 2006) in Bulletin for Biblical Research 18, no. 2 (2008): 359–60.
  • Constantine’s Bible: Politics and the Making of the New Testament by David L. Dungan (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007) in Journal of Church and State, 49, no. 1 (2007): 141–43.
  • Junia the First Woman Apostle by Eldon Jay Epp (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005) in Themelios 32, no. 1 (2006): 68–9.
  • Melito und das Judentum: Dissertation zur Erlangung des Doktorgrades der Katholisch-Theologischen Fakultät der Universität Regensburg by Ingeborg Angerstorfer (Regensburg, 1986) in The Second Century 9, no. 3 (1992): 188–89.

Popular Articles

  • “Shaking the Foundations: Paul’s Message Brings a Seismic Cultural Shift,” Bible Study Magazine, Faithlife (March/April, 2018), 28–30.
  • “The ‘Feminine’ Trait Every Christian Needs to Learn,” Christianity Today, March, 2017. Awarded 5th place in “Biblical Exposition” by the Evangelical Press Association Higher Goals.
  • “Women’s Work” and “Priscilla and Aquila” in Bible Odyssey (on-line resource published by the Society of Biblical Literature).
  • Ephesians in God’s Justice: The Holy Bible. Colorado Springs: Biblica US, Inc., 2016.
  • “The Samaritan Woman and Florence the Vegetable Lady from Kenya – Lessons on Life and Love,” Christianity Today, October 2015.
  • “Render Unto Caesar”: The Christian’s Call to Action or Retreat,” Comment Magazine, Fall 2012, 62–69.
  • “Philippians 2:5b-11” and “Philippians 3:20-21,” in Devotions on the Greek New Testament, eds. Scott Duvall and Verlyn Verbrugge (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2012), 91-93, 96-98.
  • “Romans” booklet, in Immersion Bible Studies series (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2011), 9-95.
  • “Women with the Self-Doubt Syndrome,” Christianity Today, June 2010.
  • “The Real Problem with Mary’s Baby Bump,” Christianity Today, December 2009.
  • “The Joys of a False Positive,” Christianity Today, December 2009.
  • “Met with Dancing: The Changing Faces of African Christian Women,” Priscilla Papers 21.3 (2007): 16–24.
  • “Romans,”  in InterVarsity Press Women’s Bible Commentary, eds. Catherine Clark Kroeger and Mary Evans (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2002), 628-45. Reprint, Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • “NT Use of OT Scripture Quotations Concerning Women,” in InterVarsity Press Women’s Bible Commentary, eds. Catherine Clark Kroeger and Mary Evans (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2002), 514-17.

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