More About the Author
Philip Barton Payne has served with his wife Nancy in Japan for seven years with the Evangelical Free Church, where they ministered to students in the Kyoto Christian Studies Center and lectured about the New Testament in various Japanese Seminaries. He has taught New Testament studies at Cambridge, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Gordon-Conwell, Bethel, and Fuller, and is known for his studies on New Testament Textual Criticism, the Parables of Jesus, and Paul's teachings on women.
He is also the founder and president of Linguist's Software, Inc. He founded Linguist's Software in 1984 in response to requests for the Greek, Hebrew, and Japanese fonts he had created for use in his studies and ministry. Linguistsoftware.com now sells fonts and keyboard software for more than 2000 languages, including the fonts being used to produce the Nestle-Aland Novum Testamentum, the United Bible Societies' The Greek New Testament, the Oxford Hebrew Bible, and the Koehler-Baumgartner multi-volume Hebrew Lexicon. Phil and Nancy have three children David, Kimiko, and Brendan.
*B.S. (Biology, Pre-Med) Magna Cum Laude, Wheaton College, 1969
*M.A. (New Testament Studies) Summa Cum Laude, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1972
*M.Div. Summa Cum Laude, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1973
*New Testament Studies under Martin Hengel and Peter Stuhlmacher, Tübingen University, 1973, 1974
*Ph.D. New Testament Studies under J.P.M. Sweet and C.F.D. Moule, Cambridge University, 1976
New Testament Teaching Positions
*Cambridge University Colleges: Supervisor of New Testament Studies 1974-1975
*Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1976
*Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1984-1987
*Bethel Theological Seminary, 1986
*Fuller Theological Seminary Northwest, 1988-