Patrick Gray is Associate Professor of Religious Studies. He received his Ph.D. in religion from Emory University. Previously he has taught at Emory and at Oglethorpe University, as well as in Japan. His research focuses on the Greco-Roman context of early Christianity and the history of biblical interpretation. In 2013, he was awarded the Clarence Day Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity.
Ph.D., Emory University
M.T.S., Emory University
B.A., Oglethorpe University
Humanities 101 - SEARCH: VALUES IN HIST & RELIG
Humanities 102 - SEARCH: VALUES IN HIST & RELIG
Religious Studies 101 - INTRO TO BIBLICAL TRADITION
Religious Studies 101 - THE BIBLE: TEXTS AND CONTEXTS
Religious Studies 280 - INTRO TO THE NEW TESTAMENT
Religious Studies 282 - GOSPEL OF JOHN
Religious Studies 283 - PAUL′S LETTERS
Religious Studies 286 - LETTERS IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY
Religious Studies 300-301 - HISTORY OF BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION
Religious Studies 485 - SENIOR SEMINAR: SENIOR PAPER
Paul as a Problem in History and Culture: The Apostle and His Critics through the Centuries (in press with Baker Academic)
Varieties of Religious Invention: Founders and Their Functions in History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Opening Paul’s Letters: A Reader’s Guide to Genre and Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2012.
Scripture and Traditions: Essays on Early Judaism and Christianity in Honor of Carl R. Holladay. Ed. with G. O’Day. Novum Testamentum Supplements 129. Leiden: Brill, 2008.
Teaching the Bible through Popular Culture and the Arts. Ed. with M. Roncace; Resources for Biblical Study 53. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2007.
Teaching the Bible. Ed. with M. Roncace. Resources for Biblical Study 49. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005.
Godly Fear: The Epistle to the Hebrews and Greco-Roman Critiques of Superstition. SBL Academia Biblica 16. Atlanta/Leiden: Society of Biblical Literature/Brill, 2003.