Temple Not Made with Hands: Essays in Honor of Naymond H. Keathley

Temple Not Made with Hands: Essays in Honor of Naymond H. Keathley


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This collection of essays is a Festschrift for Naymond Keathley, honoring his many contributions to Baylor as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, as Senior Vice-Provost, as Interim Director of the Center for International Education, as Interim Chair of the Religion Department, as Professor, and as Director of Undergraduate Studies. He also served as president of the Southwest Region of the NABPR and was a long-time member of the Society of Biblical Literature. The authors of the essays include Naymond's friends, colleagues, and students. All of the essays are (broadly) in biblical studies and biblical reception, including essays exploring the intersection between biblical studies and popular culture. Most of the essays take up various New Testament texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532616976
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Mikeal C. Parsons is Macon Chair in Religion at Baylor University.

Richard Walsh is Womack Professor of Religion & Philosophy at Methodist University.

Table of Contents

Foreword J. Randall O'Brien ix

Editors' Preface Richard Walsh Mikeal C. Parsons xi

Biography of Naymond Keathley Craig Keathley Kevin Keathley Kristen Keathley Riggsby xv

Curriculum Vitae of Naymond Haskins Keathley Derek Hogan xix

List of Abbreviations xxix

I Interpreting the Bible

Enemies and Evildoers in Book V of the Psalter W.H. Bellinger, Jr. 3

Matthew's "Messianization" of Mark Lidija Novakovic 15

St. Peter's Crisis of Faith at Harvard: The Scarsellino Picture and Matthew 14 Heidi J. Hornik 28

Jewish Purification Practices and the Gospel of John Frank Wheeler, Sr. 43

The Knowledge of God: Prophetic Vision and Johannine Theme R. Alan Culpepper 56

Romans 6:1-14: The Case for a Chiastic Q&A Rudolph D. Gonzalez 71

Slave and Free: Ideal Ideologies in Vesuvian Villas and in Galatians 3:28 Bruce W. Longenecker 85

The Ideal King in Hebrews: The Exemplary and Empowering Rule of the Son of God Jason A. Whitlark 102

II Interpreting Luke and Acts

Luke, Metalepsis, and the Deuteronomistic History James M. Kennedy 119

"Filled with the Spirit": Improvisational Speech in Acts 4:5-31 William D. Shiell 129

The Ethiopian Eunuch Unhindered: Embodied Rhetoric in Acts 8 Mikeal C. Parsons 146

Recalling the Mount of Olives: Sleeping and Praying in Acts 12:1-7 Andrew E. Arterbury 161

Dream-Visions in the Plot of Acts Derek S. Dodson 174

Cinematic Acts and the Triumph of Christianity Richard Walsh 186

III Interpreting Christian and Baptist Life

The Bible as Spiritual Friend Charles H. Talbert 203

Restoring the New Testament Church? Baptist Self-Perception(s) in America from the Mid-Nineteenth to the Early Twentieth Century C. Douglas Weaver 214

Discipleship as Participation in Christ's Death to Sin Sharyn Dowd 230

The Abolitionist Pastor Who Left Providence "To Serve the Devil": Rev. James B. Simmons of the First Baptist Church of Indianapolis (1857-1861) Travis L. Frampton 240

Fidelity Daniel G. Bagby 260

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