Andrew W. Pitts, Ph.D.

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Education

Ph.D., McMaster Divinity College

M.A., McMaster Divinity College

B.Th., Master’s College and Seminary

B.B.S., Calvary Chapel Bible College

 

Andrew W. Pitts is the Chair of the Biblical Studies Department and Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Christian Ministries at ACU. He taught at seminaries and universities across the continent before taking this appointment. He has published peer-reviewed articles in JBLCBRJGRChJ, and Religions. He serves as the editor of the Brill Exegetical Commentary and is the co-author of The Fundamentals of New Testament Textual Criticism (Eerdmans, March, 2015). He is also the co-editor of three recently released books on Early Christianity: Christian Origins and Hellenistic Judaism (Brill, 2013), Christian Origins and Greco-Roman Culture (Brill, 2013), and The Language of the New Testament (Brill, 2013). Andrew also has a passion for teaching and bringing innovative pedagogical techniques to the classroom.

 

Scholarship

The Fundamentals of New Testament Textual Criticism, co-author with Stanley E.

Porter (Eerdmans New Testament Greek Series; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014),

Intermediate Grammar of the Greek New Testament, co-author with Stanley E. Porter and

Christopher Land (Eerdmans New Testament Greek Series; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans).

πίστις Χριστο: A Historical and Linguistic Analysis of a Pauline Construction, co-author

with Stanley E. Porter (Linguistic Biblical Studies; Leiden: Brill).

“New Testament Greek Language and Linguistics in Recent Research,” co-author with

Stanley E. Porter. Currents in Biblical Research 6.2 (2008), 214-55.

“τοῦτο πρῶτον γινώσκοντες ὅτι in 2 Peter 1:20 and Hellenistic Epistolary Convention,”

co-author with Stanley E. Porter. Journal of Biblical Literature 127 (2008), 165-71.

“Paul and his Bible: His Education and Use of the Scriptures of Israel,” co-author with

Stanley E. Porter. Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism 5 (2008), 9-41.

“Paul’s Use of Progymnastic Paraphrase in his Adaptation of Biblical Tradition,”

Religions (2014), forthcoming. 

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