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Name Sherri Brown
Position Associate Professor of New Testament
Institutional Affiliation Creighton University
Latitude 41.265688
Longitude -95.947068
Research Interests

Biblical Studies, Women in the World, Social Justice

Websites https://www.creighton.edu/ccas/theology/faculty/sherribrown/
Publications

Books and Edited Volumes (all peer-reviewed)

Apostles to the Apostles: The Role of Women in the Gospel of John. Grand Rapids/Lanham, MA: Fortress/Lexington, under contract for 2019.

Interpreting the New Testament: An Introduction. Co-writing with Francis J. Moloney, SDB. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, forthcoming 2018.

Johannine Ethics: The Moral World of the Gospel and the Epistles of John. Co-edited volume of essays with Christopher W. Skinner. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2017.

Interpreting the Gospel and Letters of John: An Introduction. Co-written with Francis J. Moloney, SDB. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2017.

2018 Catholic Press Association First Place Award for “Reference Books”

God’s Promise: Covenant Relationship in John. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2014.

Gift upon Gift: Covenant through Word in the Gospel of John. Princeton Theological Manuscript Series. Eugene: Pickwick/Wipf & Stock, 2010.

Book Chapters, Commentary Entries, and Journal Articles (all peer-reviewed)

“Second Peter.” In The Paulist Biblical Commentary. Edited by José Enrique Aguilar Chiu, Richard Clifford, S.J., Carol J. Dempsey, O.P., Daniel Harrington, S.J., Eileen M. Schuller, O.S.U., Thomas Stegman, S.J., Ronald Witherup, S.S. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2018.

“Believing in the Gospel of John: The Ethical Imperative to Becoming Children of God.” Pages 3-24 in Johannine Ethics: The Moral World of the Gospel and the Epistles of John. Edited by Sherri Brown and Christopher W. Skinner. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2017.

“The Challenge of 2 Peter and the Call to Theosis.” Expository Times 128 (2017) 583-92.
“Water Imagery and the Power and Presence of God in the Gospel of John.” Theology Today 72 (2015) 289-98.

“What’s in an Ending? John 21 and the Performative Force of an Epilogue.” Perspectives in Religious Studies 42 (2015) 29-42.

“What is Truth? Jesus, Pilate and the Staging of the Dialogue of the Cross in John 18–19.” Catholic Biblical Quarterly 77 (2015) 69-86.

“The Priests and Levites: Identity and Politics in the Search for a Messiah.” Pages 110-115 in Character Studies in the Fourth Gospel. Edited by Steven A. Hunt, D. Francois Tolmie, and Ruben Zimmermann. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.

“The Greeks: Jesus' Hour and the Weight of the World.” Pages 397-402 in Character Studies in the Fourth Gospel. Edited by Steven A. Hunt, D. Francois Tolmie, and Ruben Zimmermann. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013.

“John the Baptist: Witness and Embodiment of the Prologue in the Gospel of John.” Pages 145-62 in Characters and Characterization in the Gospel of John. Edited by Christopher W. Skinner. Library of New Testament Studies. London: T&T Clark, Continuum, 2013.

“Faith, Christ, and Paul's Theology of Salvation History.” Pages 249-71 in Unity and Diversity in the Gospels and Paul: Essays in Honor of Frank J. Matera. Edited by Christopher W. Skinner and Kelly R. Iverson. Early Christianity and its Literature 7. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature Press, 2012.

“The Dialectic of Relationship: Paul and the Veiling of Women in 1 Corinthians 11:2-6.” Salesianum 67 (2005) 457-477.

Commissioned Articles (popular)

“And Finally … Women, Creativity, and Power around the World” Expository Times, forthcoming 2018.

“1 John 3:1-7: Third Sunday of Easter” for the Center for Lifelong Learning at Luther Seminary post on www.workingpreacher.org, April 15, 2018.

“1 John 1:1–2:2: Second Sunday of Easter” for the Center for Lifelong Learning at Luther Seminary post on www.workingpreacher.org, April 8, 2018.

“John 19:23-30: Jesus’ Last Words” for the Center for Lifelong Learning at Luther Seminary post on www.workingpreacher.org, March 29, 2018.

“John 19:16b-22: The Crucified Messiah” for the Center for Lifelong Learning at Luther Seminary post on www.workingpreacher.org, March 25, 2018.

“The Passion of Jesus and the Hope of the Easter Season.” Creighton University Magazine (April 2017) back cover.

“Jesus and his Power over the Elements: Walking on Water in the Gospel Narratives.” The Bible Today (July 2015) 221-28.

Commissioned Book Blurbs

Wray, T. J. Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament: Their Enduring Lessons. Boulder: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
Moloney, Francis J. A Body Broken for a Broken People: Divorce, Remarriage, and the Eucharist. Revised and Expanded 3rd ed. Melbourne: Garratt, 2015.

Commissioned Book Reviews

“Ecclesiology and Theosis in the Gospel of John” by Andrew J. Byers for Horizons, 2018.

“Gospel of Glory: Major Themes in Johannine Theology” by Richard Bauckham for Review of Biblical Literature, 2018.

“Wisdom’s Feast: An Invitation to Feminist Interpretation of the Scriptures” by Barbara E. Reid, for Theological Studies, 2017.

“Becoming the Gospel: Paul, Participation, and Mission,” by Michael J. Gorman, for Theological Studies, 2016.

“First, Second, and Third John” by George Parsenios for Theological Studies, 2015.

“Biblical Essays in Honor of Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, and Richard J. Clifford, SJ: Opportunity for No Little Instruction” edited by Christopher G. Frechette, Christopher R. Matthews, and Thomas D. Stegman for Theological Studies, 2015.

“Life Abounding: A Reading of John’s Gospel” by Brendan Byrne, SJ, for Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 2015.

“The Son-Father Relationship and Christological Symbolism in the Gospel of John” by Adesola Joan Akala for Review of Biblical Literature, August 2015.

Podcasts

“Johannine Ethics” Catholic Comments December 2017
“Good Friday and John’s Passion Narrative,” Catholic Comments April 2017
“2 Peter and Theosis,” Catholic Comments November 2015
“The Jewishness of the Gospel of John,” Catholic Comments January 2015

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