There is much to praise about this volume of essays: they are all well researched and clearly written, and they make detailed arguments. As a collection, these essays demonstrate the wide variety of historical, literary, or thematic approaches one could take when describing the relationship between Paul and the Gospels...The inclusion of the Gospel of Thomas into the debate is itself an advance in current scholarship. Finally, every essayist's conclusions are thoughtful, measured, and avoid exaggeration. -- Todd Brewer, University of Durham Biblical Theology Bulletin A valuable effort [at] capturing an extremely interesting question of contact between Paul and the Gospel tradition ... [Paul and the Gospels] should definitely be read by scholars, students, and everybody interested in the formative period of early Christianity -- Marcin Kowalski The Biblical Annals, issue 4
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About the Author
Dr. Michael Bird (Ph.D, University of Queensland, Australia) teaches New Testament and Greek at Highland Theological College in Scotland, UK. He has published in several different academic journals including Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus, Currents in Biblical Research, Bulletin for Biblical Research, Tyndale Bulletin, Westminster Theological Journal, Trinity Journal, and Evangelical Quarterly.
Joel Willitts is Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at North Park University, Chicago, USA