Robert Matthew Calhoun

Robert Matthew Calhoun

Research Assistant to the Bradford Chair
Religion
Beasley Hall 210D

r.m.calhoun@tcu.edu | 817-257-7441

Education

BA, Abilene Christian University, 1993
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2011

Areas of Focus

Early Christian literature, religion and history

Books:

Paul’s Definitions of the Gospel in Romans 1, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2/316 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011).

Edited with Thomas R. Blanton IV and Clare K. Rothschild, The History of Religions School Today, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 340 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014).

Articles:

“The Gospel(-Amulet) as God’s Power for Salvation,” Early Christianity 10 (2019): 21–55.

“Christological Punctuation: A Note on Phil 2:7,” Novum Testamentum 61 (2019): 409–22.

“The D-Text of Acts 17:27,” Early Christianity 6 (2015): 230–34.

“The Power of the Call: Wilhelm Bousset on Miracle, and Mark 1:16–20,” Early Christianity 6 (2015): 67–88.

Articles in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law, eds. Brent A. Strawn, et al., 2 vols. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015): “Biblical Law: New Testament,” 1:50–58, and “Same-Sex Relations,” 2:265–71.

“Romans 1:18–32 among Ancient Accounts of the Origin of Religion,” in History of Religions School Today (see above), 27–72.

“The Resurrection of the Flesh in Third Corinthians,” in Christian Body, Christian Self: Concepts of Early Christian Personhood, eds. Clare K. Rothschild and Trevor W. Thompson, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 284 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011), 235–57.

“The Letter of Mithridates: A Neglected Item of Ancient Epistolary Theory,” in Pseudepigraphie und Verfasserfiktion in frühchristlichen Briefen, eds. Jörg Frey, et al., Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 246 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009), 295–330.

Society of Biblical Literature