Brian Tucker

Title: Professor of New Testament
Department: Bible, Pastoral Studies
Location: Michigan
School/Area: Seminary
Position: Teaching
Start Date: 2005

Personal Information:

I enjoy science fiction (Doctor Who is my favorite), soccer, and both playing and listening to jazz.

Educational Background:

BS, Lee College
MA, Liberty University
MDiv, Michigan Theological Seminary
DMin, Michigan Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Wales, Lampeter



T & T Clark Handbook to Social Identity and the New Testament. London: T & T Clark, 2014. Edited with Coleman A. Baker.
Reading Paul in Context: Explorations in Identity Formation. London: T & T Clark, 2013. Edited with Kathy Ehrensperger.
"Remain in Your Calling": Paul and the Continuation of Social Identities in 1 Corinthians. Eugene: Pickwick, 2011.
"You Belong to Christ”: Paul and the Formation of Social Identity in 1 Corinthians 1-4. Eugene: Pickwick, 2010.

Journal Articles:

“‘All things to all people’: a Chameleon Paul?” Journal of Beliefs and Values 33.1 (April 2012): 123-27.
“Paul and Christianity as a New Ethnic Identity in which Previous Identities May Continue?” Journal of Beliefs and Values 32.1 (April 2011): 95-98.  
“Did Paul Create Christian Identity?” Criswell Theological Review N.S. 8.1 (Fall 2010): 35-51.
“Paul and the Formation of the Urban Christ-Movement” Journal of Beliefs and Values 31.1 (April 2010): 97-106.  
“Christian Identity – Created or Construed?” Journal of Beliefs and Values 30.1 (April 2009): 71-77.
“The Role of Civic Identity on the Pauline Mission in Corinth.” Didaskalia: The Journal of Providence College and Seminary 19 (Winter 2008): 72-91.
“Doctrine-Aware Sermons: Preaching Doctrinally-Informed and Relationally-Connected Messages.” The Journal of Ministry and Theology 11.1 (Spring 2007): 124-44.
“The Over-Churched: Preaching to People Who Have ‘Heard It All Before’.” The Journal of Ministry and Theology 6:2 (Fall 2003): 69-90.

Professional/Personal Interests:

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago Society of Biblical Research
Institute for Biblical Research
Evangelical Theological Society


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