The Candler faculty is notably prolific. They have produced modern spiritual classics, liturgies of learning, hymns of faith, and leading textbooks used in seminaries and universities across the world.
Here is a selection of some of the most recent publications by our faculty:
- James Abbington, associate professor of church music and worship. Associate editor, Total Praise: Songs and Other Worship Resources for Every Generation. GIA/National Baptist Convention, 2011.
- Jennifer R. Ayres, assistant professor of religious education and director of the Religious Education Program. Waiting For a Glacier to Move. Pickwick Publications, 2011.
- Anthony Briggman, Assistant Professor of the History of Early Christianity. Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit. Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Timothy P. Jackson, professor of Christian ethics. Editor, The Best Love of the Child: Being Loved and Being Taught to Love as the First Human Right. Eerdmans, 2011.
- Luke Timothy Johnson, R.W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins. Prophetic Jesus, Prophetic Church: The Challenge of Luke-Acts to Contemporary Christians. Eerdmans, 2011.
- Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor of Preaching and Director of the Initiative in Religious Practices and Practical Theology. What Shall We Say? Evil, Suffering, and the Crisis of Faith. Eerdmans, 2011.
- Rex D. Matthews, associate professor in the practice of historical theology. Editor, The Renewal of United Methodism: Mission, Ministry and Connectionalism: Essays in Honor of Russell E. Richey. General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, UMC 2012.
- Ian McFarland, professor of systematic theology. Editor, The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology. Cambridge University Press, 2011.
- Carol A. Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament. Editor with Sharon Ringe and Jacqueline Lapsley, The Women’s Bible Commentary, revised and expanded twentieth anniversary edition. Westminster John Knox, 2012.
- Carol A. Newsom, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament. With Eileen Schuller, The Hodayot (Thanksgiving Psalms): A Study Edition of 1QHa. Society of Biblical Literature, 2012.
- David L. Petersen, Franklin N. Parker Professor of Old Testament. Co-editor, The Book of Genesis: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation. Brill, 2012
- L. Edward Phillips, associate professor of worship and liturgical theology. With Sarah Webb Phillips, Baptism: Understanding God's Gift. Discipleship Resources, 2012.
- Brent A. Strawn, associate professor of Old Testament. Editor, The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness: What the Old and New Testaments Teach Us about the Good Life. Oxford University Press, 2012
- Brent A. Strawn, associate professor of Old Testament. Editor, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible, ACTS-LXX and MACC-ZEPH. Oxford University Press, 2011.
- Brent A. Strawn, associate professor of Old Testament. Co-editor, When Prayer Takes Place, by J. Gerald Janzen. Cascade Books, 2012.
- Walter T. Wilson, professor of New Testament. The Sentences of Sextus. Society of Biblical Literature, 2012.
- Jacob L. Wright, associate professor of Hebrew Bible. Editor with Brad E. Kelle and Frank Ritchel Ames. Interpreting Exile: Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts. Society of Biblical Literature/Leiden: Brill, 2012.
- Jacob L. Wright, associate professor of Hebrew Bible. Editor with David J. A. Clines and Kent Harold Richards. Making a Difference: Essays in Honor of Tamara Cohn Eskenazi. Sheffield Phoenix, 2012.