J. R. Daniel Kirk

Associate Professor of New TestamentSchool of Theology

Contact Information
650-321-7444
Education
BA, University of North Carolina
MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary
PhD, Duke University

Daniel Kirk joined Fuller in 2008 as a faculty member at the Northern California regional campus in Menlo Park, having previously taught at Biblical Seminary and Duke Divinity School, as well as several undergraduate institutions.

A member of the Society of Biblical Literature, Kirk's primary academic interests revolve around reading Jesus and Paul in their Jewish and Roman contexts as a first step toward understanding the canonical narrative of Scripture and enriching the theology of the church. His publications include articles in Journal of Biblical Literature, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, and Zeitschrift für Neues Testament. He is the author of Unlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God andJesus Have I Loved, But Paul? A Narrative Approach to the Problem of Pauline Christianity. His next research project delves into the human Christology of the Synoptic Gospels.

Courses Taught

  • NE506 New Testament Exegesis: Gospel of Mark
  • NE506 New Testament Exegesis: Romans
  • NS500 New Testament 1: Gospels and Acts
  • NS501 New Testament 2: Romans–Revelation
  • NS525 The Cross in the New Testament
  • NS541 Jesus and the Gospel of the Kingdom of God
  • NS547 The Old Testament in the New Testament

Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching

Paul, Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels, New Testament’s use of the Old Testament, Mark, New Testament ethics, narrative theology, intertestamental history and literature

Publications

Books

  • Jesus Have I Loved, But Paul? A Narrative Approach to the Problem of Pauline Christianity. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012.
  • Unlocking Romans: Resurrection and the Justification of God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008.
Articles and Essays
  • “‘I Will Set His Hand to the Sea’: The Relevance of Ps 88:26 to Debates about Christology in Mark,” with Stephen L. Young, Journal of Biblical Literature 133:2 (2014): 333-40.
  • “Time for Figs, Temple Destruction, and Houses of Prayer in Mark 11:12-25,” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 74 (2012): 510-28.
  • “Why Does the Deliverer Come ΕΚ ΣΙΟΝ (Rom 11.26)?” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 33 (2010): 81-99.
  • “Conceptualising Fulfilment in Matthew,” Tyndale Bulletin 59 (2008): 77-98.
  • “Reconsidering Dikaioma in Romans 5:16,” Journal of Biblical Literature 126 (2007) 787-92.
  • “Die Auferstehung in der gegenwärtigen nordamerikanischen Bibelwissenschaft,” with Richard B. Hays, Zeitschrift für Neues Testament 19 (2007): 24-34.
  • “The Sufficiency of the Cross (1): The Crucifixion as Jesus’ Act of Obedience,” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 24 (2006): 36-64.
  • “The Sufficiency of the Cross (2): The Law, the Cross, and Justification,” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 24 (2006): 133-54.
  • “Appointed Son(s): An Exegetical Note on Romans 1:4 and 8:29.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 14 (2004): 241-42.

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