EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

//EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

(Co-)Editor-in-Chief, Vigiliae Christianae: A Review of Early Christian Life and Language
(published by E. J. Brill; 2007- )
Co-Editor, New Testament Tools, Studies, and Documents, monograph series published by E. J. Brill (1993- ; until 2006 called New Testament Tools and Studies)
Area Editor (Christianity), Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Wiley-Blackwell; 2007- )
Associate Editor, Journal of Early Christian Studies (2006- ; Editorial Board, 2004-06)
Editorial Board, New Testament Studies (2004-08)
Editorial Board, Early Christianity in Context (monograph series published by T & T Clark; 2004-09)
Editorial Board, Pericope: Scripture as Written and Read in Antiquity, monograph series published
by Van Gorcum & Co. (2001-09)
Editor, The New Testament in the Greek Fathers, monograph series published by Scholars Press
(Editorial board, 1988 ; Editor-in-Chief, 1991-97)
Editorial Board, Studies and Documents, monograph series published by Eerdmans (1995-2007)
Book Review Editor, Journal of Biblical Literature (Book Review Editor; 1997-99;
Associate editor 1994-97)
Network Editor, Religious Studies Review, in the areas of New Testament and Hellenistic
Languages, the Text and Canon of the New Testament (1988-94)
Editorial Board, Critical Review of Books in Religion (1994-98)
Editorial Board, Textual Criticism: An Electronic Journal (1995- )
Advisory Board, Electronic New Testament Manuscript Project (1995-99)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Graduate Council for the Study of Religion, Nominating Committee (2002-05)
President, Society of Biblical Literature, Southeast Region (1996-97)
Vice-President and Program Chair, Society of Biblical Literature, Southeast Region (1995-96)
Executive Committee, Southeast Council for the Study of Religion (1995-98)
Chair, New Testament Textual Criticism Section of the Society of Biblical Literature (1990-96);
Steering Committee (1996- )
International Steering Committee, North American Committee of the International Greek New
Testament Project, a project undertaken jointly by American and British textual scholars,
responsible for constructing a critical apparatus for the Greek New Testament (1988-2008);
International Steering Committee (2000-08)
Carolina Speakers Bureau (Group of faculty members who represent the university as speakers
at public functions; 1996-2000)
Society of Biblical Literature Council (the major policy-making body of the Society) (1994-98)
Principal Researcher and Consultant, Endowment for Biblical Research Lexicon
Project (1992-2000)
Research Assistant, RSV Bible Translation Committee, Princeton, NJ (1987-88)
Research Assistant, Princeton Epigraphy Project. The Institute for Advanced Study,
Princeton, NJ (1986-87)

PUBLICATIONS – Books

How Jesus Became God: The Exaltation of a Jewish Preacher from Galilee
San Francisco: HarperOne, 2014. Pp x+404.
• New York Times Bestseller List (Hardback Non-fiction).
The Lost Gospels: Accounts of Jesus from Outside the New Testament
Written, edited, and translated with Zlatko Plese.
• New York: Oxford University Press, 2014; pp. xviii + 324.
The Bible: A Historical and Literary Introduction
New York: Oxford University Press, 2013; pp. xviii + 462.
Forgery and Counterforgery: The Use of Literary Deceit in Early Christian Polemics.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. x+628
Did Jesus Exist?: The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth
San Francisco: HarperOne, 2012; pp. vi + 361.
The Apocryphal Gospels: Texts and Translations
Written, edited, and translated with Zlatko Plese.
• New York: Oxford University Press, 2011; pp. xii + 611.
Forged: Writing in the Name of God. Why the Bible’s Authors Are Not Who We Think They Are.
San Francisco: HarperOne, 2011; pp. x + 311.
• New York Times Bestseller List (Hardback Non-fiction)
• Publishers Weekly Top 10 Book in Religion, 2011
Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible
(And Why We Don’t Know About Them)
San Francisco: HarperOne, 2009; pp. xii + 292/
• New York Times Bestseller List. Hardback Non-fiction. Paperpack Non-fiction
God’s Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer our Most Important Question — Why We Suffer
San Francisco: HarperOne, 2008. Pp. x+294.
• New York Times Bestseller List (Hardback Non-fiction)
• Translations: Polish, Korean, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese (two: Brazil and Portugal).
The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: Betrayer and Betrayed Reconsidered. New York: Oxford
University Press, 2006. Pp. x+198.
• Translations: Romanian, Hungarian, Slovak, Czech, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
Studies in the Textual Criticism of the New Testament. New Testament Tools and Studies.
Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2006. Pp. x+406.
Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History and Legend. New York:
Oxford University Press, 2006. Pp. xiii+285.
• Publishers Weekly 2006 Top Ten Book in Religion
• Translations: Greek, Slovak, Czech, Portuguese, Romanian, Bulgarian; Italian,
Russian, Spanish
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why. San Francisco:
HarperSanFrancisco, 2005. Pp. x+292.
• New York Times Bestseller List (Hardback Non-fiction)
• Translations: Greek, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Norwegian,
Indonesian, Bulgarian, Italian, Turkish, Dutch, German, Serbian
Co-authored with Bruce Metzger, The Text of the New Testament: Its Origin, Corruption, and
Restoration, 4th edition. New York: Oxford University Press;, 2005. Pp. xvi + 366.
• Translations: Hungarian, Korean
Truth and Fiction in the DaVinci Code: A Historian Reveals What We Can Really Know about Jesus,
Mary, and Constantine. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. xxiv + 207.
• Translations: Italian, Portuguese, Czech, Romanian, Bulgarian, Polish, Slovak, Russian,
Thai, Korean, Greek, Slovene, Chinese, Spanish, Albanian, Hungarian, Estonian
A Brief Introduction to the New Testament. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Second edition, 2009. Pp. xxix + 371; Third edition, forthcoming (Fall, 2012).
Christianity in Late Antiquity: A Reader. (Co-edited with Andrew Jacobs) New York:
Oxford University Press, 2004. Pp. xviii + 504
Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew. New York:
Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. xviii + 294.
• History Book Club Main Selection
• Translations: Italian, Spanish, Korean, Bulgarian, Portuguese, French, Greek, Romanian
Lost Scriptures: Books That Did Not Become the New Testament (a reader).
New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. vi + 342.
• History Book Club Main Selection
The Apostolic Fathers. (Greek-English edition for the Loeb Classical Library) 2 vols. Cambridge:
Harvard University Press, 2003. Vol. 1, pp. xii + 443; vol. 2, pp. 481.
Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Pp. xii + 274.
• History Book of the Month Club Selection.
• Los Angeles Times 2000 Book of the Year award.
• Translations: Spanish, Danish, Chinese
After the New Testament: A Reader in Early Christianity. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
Pp. xii+ 436.
The New Testament and Other Early Christian Writings: A Reader. New York: Oxford University Press,
1998; Second edition, 2004 Pp. xii + 419.
The New Testament: A Historical Introduction to the Early Christian Writings
New York: Oxford University Press, 1997; Second edition, 2000;
Third edition, 2004. Fourth edition, 2008. Pp. xxxiii + 529.
• History Book Club Selection.
The Text of the New Testament in Contemporary Research: Essays on the Status Quaestionis.
Studies and Documents 46; Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995. Pp. xiv + 402. Second edition:
Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2012; pp. xii + 884 (Co-edited with Michael W.Holmes).
The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of
the New Testament.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Second edition, 2012; . Pp. xiii + 401.
The Text of the Fourth Gospel in the Writings of Origen, vol. 1 (“Introduction, Text, and
Apparatus”) SBLNTGF, 3; Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1992. Pp. x + 499. (Co-authored with
Gordon D. Fee and Michael W. Holmes)
Didymus the Blind and the Text of the Gospels; SBLNTGF, 1. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1986.
Pp. xii + 288.

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