Publications

Books

The Invention of the Gospel: Genre, Meaning, and Identity. Oxford University Press. In Preparation.

The Gospel of Mark. New International Greek Testament Commentary. 2d ed. Edited by Todd Still and Mark Goodacre. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. In Preparation.

Philemon. Commentaries on Social Identity in the New Testament. Edited by K. Ehrensperger, P. Esler, et. al. Edinburgh: T&T Clark. In Preparation.

Communication, Pedagogy, and the Gospel of Mark. E. Shively and G. Van Oyen, eds. Society of Biblical Literature Resources for Biblical Studies 83. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016.

Apocalyptic Imagination in the Gospel of Mark: The Literary and Theological Role of Mark 3:22-30. BZNW 189. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

‘The Purification of the Body and the Reign of God in the Gospel of Mark,’ Journal of Theological Studies,’ Accepted and Forthcoming in 2019.

‘Recognizing Penguins: Audience Expectation, Cognitive Genre Theory, and the Ending of Mark’s Gospel,’ Catholic Biblical Quarterly 80 (2018): 273-292.

‘What Type of Resistance? How Apocalyptic Discourse Functions as Social Discourse in Mark’s Gospel,’ Journal for the Study of the New Testament 37 (2015): 381-406.

‘Cultivating Imagination in Biblical Interpretation: A Classroom Exercise,’ in Practical Matters: A Transdisciplinary Multimedia Journal of Practical Theology and Religious Practices. Issue 1: Imagination. (2009). Online: www.practicalmatters.org.

Book Chapters

‘The σῶμα and the Transformation of Persons in the Letter to the Romans,’ Pages in The Crucified Apostle: Essays on Peter and Paul. T.A. Wilson and P. R. House, eds. WUNT 2. Reihe 450. Mohr Siebeck: Tübingen, 2017.

‘Becoming a Disciple without Seeing Jesus: Narrative as a Way of Knowing in Mark’s Gospel,’ in Let the Reader Understand: Studies in Honor of Elizabeth Struthers Malbon. LNTS 583; Edited by Edwin K. Broadhead. New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017.

‘Mark,’ in Oxford Handbook of New Testament Rhetoric. Edited by Mark Given. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Submitted and Forthcoming in 2018.

‘The Gospel According to Mark,’ in Cambridge Companion to the Gospels, ed. Stephen Barton. 2d ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. In Process and Forthcoming in 2018.

“Authorial Intention, Narrative Worldmaking, and the Gospel of Mark: Rethinking the Narrative Communication Paradigm,” in Method and Meaning: Reading the Gospel of Mark in the Twenty-First Century. Edited by Geert Van Oyen. Bibliotheca Ephemeridum Theologicarum Lovaniensium 293. Leuven: Leuven University Press; Peeters. Submitted and Forthcoming in 2018.

‘Apocalyptic and the Kingdom in Mark 3:7-35,’ in Reading Mark in Context: Jesus and Second Temple Judaism. Edited by B. C. Blackwell, J. K. Goodrich, and J. Matson. Grand Rapids: Zondervan. In Press and Forthcoming in September 2018.

‘Revelation 20:1-15,’ in Reading Revelation in Context. Edited by Ben C. Blackwell, John K. Goodrich, and Jason Matson. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, In Process and Forthcoming in 2018.

‘Introduction: Recovering the Relationship between Research and Teaching,’ pages 1-9 in Communication, Pedagogy, and the Gospel of Mark. E. Shively and G. Van Oyen, eds. Society of Biblical Literature Resources for Biblical Studies 83. Atlanta: SBL Press, 2016.

‘Characterizing the Non-Human: Satan in the Gospel of Mark,’ in Character Studies and the Gospel of Mark. C. Skinner and M. Hauge, eds. Library of New Testament Studies. London: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014.

‘The Story Matters: Solving the Problem of the Parables in Mark 3:22-30.’ Pages 122-44 in Between Author and Audience in Mark: Narration, Characterization, Interpretation. Edited by E. S. Malbon. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2009.

Short Articles and Reviews

‘From Scripture to Doctrine: How Interpretation and Theology Intertwined for John Calvin.’ Bible Study Magazine. September/October 9 (2017): 37-39.

‘Why Jesus has come: Mark 1:23-26’, Devotions on the Greek New Testament: 52 Reflections to Inspire and Instruct, Vol. 2. Edited by Paul Jackson. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2017.

‘May your kingdom come: Matthew 6:9-10’, Devotions on the Greek New Testament: 52 Reflections to Inspire and Instruct, Vol. 2. Edited by Paul Jackson. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2017.

Review of Paul Ricoeur’s Hermeneutics and the Discourse of Mark 13: Appropriating the Apocalyptic, Review of Biblical Literature, Forthcoming in 2018.

Review of J. R. Daniel Kirk, A Man Attested by God: The Human Jesus of the Synoptic Gospels, in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 60 (2017): 637-39.

Review of Nicholas P. Lunn, The Original Ending of Mark: A New Case for the Authenticity of Mark 16:9-20Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (October 2016).

Review of C. Clifton Black, The Disciples According to Mark: Markan Redaction in Current Debate, 2d ed. Expository Times. 125 (2014): 248-49.

Review of K. R. Iverson and C. W. Skinner, eds. Mark as Story: Retrospect and Prospect. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (2012): 854-57.

Review of M. Tait, Jesus, The Divine Bridegroom in Mark 2:18-22: Mark’s Christology Upgraded. Catholic Biblical Quarterly. 74 (2012): 832-34.

Dr. Shively is also a frequent contributor to workingpreacher.org.