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Michelle Lee-Barnewall

Associate Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies

  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
  • M.A., University of Notre Dame
  • M.A., Talbot School of Theology
  • M.S., Pensacola Christian College
  • B.A., Harvard University

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Trained in New Testament studies, Dr. Lee-Barnewall's desire is to help students develop their relationship with Christ through an informed and application-oriented understanding of Scripture. She is the author of “Paul, the Stoics, and the Body of Christ”. Dr. Lee-Barnewall has published articles in New Testament Studies and Novum Testamentum and has presented papers at the national meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society and the Society of Biblical Literature.

Affiliations

  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Institute for Biblical Literature
  • Society of Biblical Literature

Awards and Honors

  • Lilly Theological Scholars Grant, The Association of Theological Schools, 2008-09
  • Faculty Research Grant, Biola University, 2004-05
  • Dissertation Fellowship, University of Notre Dame, 1996-97
  • Ph.D. candidacy examinations passed with honors, University of Notre Dame, 1996
  • Graduate Student Union Travel Grant, University of Notre Dame, 1996
  • University Tuition Scholarship, University of Notre Dame, 1993-2001
  • University Fellowship, University of Notre Dame, 1993-94
  • Graduated with highest honors, Talbot School of Theology, 1993
  • Graduated cum laude, Harvard University, 1988
  • Harvard College Scholarship for academic achievement of high distinction, Harvard University, 1985-86, 86-87

Publications

Book

  • Contributing author. Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary. Ed. Tremper Longman III. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2013.

Popular Publication

  • “What does Paul mean by taking the Lord's Supper in an 'unworthy' manner?” Biola Connections, Winter 2004.

  • “Beauty is Soul Deep: 180 Devotions for Growing a Meaningful Inner Life.” (co-edited with D. June Hetzel) Uhrichsville, OH: Barbour, 2003.

Scholary Publications

  • Review of “Navigating Paul,” Jouette M. Bassler (Louisville, KY: Westminster, 2007), Expository Times, forthcoming.

  • “Turning kephale on Its Head: Paul's Argumentative Strategy in Eph. 5:21-33,” Christian Origins and Classical Culture: Social and Literary Contexts for the New Testament, vol. 1 of The New Testament in Its Hellenistic Context, eds. Stanley E. Porter and Andrew W. Pitts (Leiden: Brill, forthcoming).

  • “Review of Being Conformed to Christ in Community: A Study of Maturity, Maturation and the Local Church in the Undisputed Pauline Epistles”, James George Samra (Library of New Testament Studies 320; London: T & T Clark, 2006), Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, forthcoming.

  • “Paul, the Stoics, and the Body of Christ” SNTSMS137; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

  • Review of The IVP Women's Bible Commentary (co-written with Joanne Jung), ed. Catherine Clark Kroeger and Mary J. Evans, Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2002. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 47, 2004. Pp. 161-64.

  • “A Call to Martyrdom: Function as Method and Message in Revelation.” Novum Testamentum 40, 1998. Pp. 164-94.

  • “Philippians as Chiasmus: Key to the Structure, Unity and Theme Questions.” co-written with A. Boyd Luter, New Testament Studies 41, 1995. Pp. 89-101.

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