Terry Paige

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  • Biblical Studies, Theology
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Terry Paige

Professor of New Testament; Program Coordinator, Biblical Studies

  • 585-567-9455 ext #4550
  • Library 307
  • Biblical Studies, Theology
Send Me An Email

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Sheffield, England (1994)
  • Graduate studies, Fuller Theological Seminary (1986-1988)
  • M.Div, Regent College (1986)
  • Master of Christian Studies, Regent College (1986)
  • Diploma in Christian Studies, Regent College (1983)
  • B.A., Seattle Pacific University (1982)

Courses Taught 

  • New Testament (Introduction, Theology, World)
  • Greek: New Testament, Septuagint
  • Introduction to the Old Testament
  • Gospels
  • Pauline Epistles
  • Biblical Interpretation/Hermeneutics
  • Introduction to Biblical Literature

Professional Members/Associations 

  • Institute for Biblical Research
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Wesleyan Theological Society

Professional Experience/Achievements 

  • Professor of New Tesetament
    Houghton College, Houghton NY (2002-present)
  • Chair of Biblical Studies Department
    Houghton College, Houghton NY (2010-present)
  • Seminar Presenter
    New York annual convention, the Association of Christian Schools International (Oct. 2002)
  • Visiting Lecturer
    Northeastern Seminary, Rochester NY (2000-present)
  • Associate Professor of New Testament
    Houghton College, Houghton NY (1996-2002)
  • Assistant Professor of New Testament
    Houghton College, Houghton NY (1994-1996)
  • Instructor
    Northeastern Seminary, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY (Spring 2009)
  • Adjunct Professor
    United Theological Seminary, West Seneca NY (Fall 1998, Fall 2003)
  • Lecturer
    Houghton College Adult Degree Program (multiple times from 1995 on)
  • Lecturer, Librarian, and Coordinator for University-level courses
    Belfast Bible College, Belfast, United Kingdom (Sept. 1991-June 1994)
  • Copyeditor and Typeset Input
    Sheffield Academic Press, Sheffield, United Kingdom (Nov. 1988-June 1991)
  • Teaching Fellow
    Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena CA (Sept. 1986-Aug. 1988)

Research Interests 

  • Ancient Macedonia
  • Paul’s letters to the Thessalonians
  • Pauline literature, theology
  • Greek and Roman religions
  • Social world/sociological approaches in Paul’s time

Publications

  • Commentary on 1 & 2 Thessalonians for the revised Beacon Hill Commentary series. Managing editor: Alex Varughese. Pauline Epistles editor: George Lyons. Beacon Hill Press.
  • “Teaching Concepts and Themes from 1–2 Thessalonians” in The Bible Tells Me So: Reading the Bible as Scripture, ed. Richard P. Thompson and Thomas J. Oord. Nampa, ID: SacraSage Press, 2011.
  • Review of Gary Burge, Lynn Cohick, and Gene Green, The New Testament in Antiquity. Wesleyan Theological Journal 46:2 (2011): 253-5.
  • “Repentance.” Pp. 464-5 in the Global Wesleyan Dictionary of Theology, ed. Al Truesdale. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 2013.
  • “Resurrection.” Pp 465-7 in the Global Wesleyan Dictionary of Theology, ed. Al Truesdale Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 2013.
  • “Second Coming.” Pp 489-91 in the Global Wesleyan Dictionary of Theology, ed. Al Truesdale. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 2013.
  • Review of Charles K. Williams and Nancy Bookidis, Corinth, the Centenary. Vol. XX of Corinth: Results of Excavations Conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Bulletin of Biblical Research 18.1 (2008): 183-4.
  • “Holiness in the New Testament,” pages 43-56 in Be Holy, Vol. 3 of Wesleyan Theological Perspectives. Ed. Joseph Coleson. Wesleyan Publishing House, 2008.
  • “Apostleship, Evangelism, Witness” in the Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus, ed. Craig Evans. London: Routledge, 2008.
  • Review of Clinton Wahlen, Jesus and the Impurity of Spirits in the Synoptic Gospels. Bulletin of Biblical Research 17:1 (2007): 172-3.
  • “Who Needs the Resurrection?,” chapter 8 in Living Christ: Paul’s Advice for Everyday Life. Ed. Everett Leadingham. Dialog series. Kansas City: Nazarene Publishing House, 2006.
  • “Paul: An Introduction to His Life and Works,” in Summer 2006 issue of Adult Bible Studies Teacher (Cokesbury, 2006).
  • Review of Alan Bevere, Sharing in the Inheritance: Identity and the Moral Life in Colossians. Bulletin for Biblical Research 16 (2006):163-164.
  • “Stoicism, έλενθερία, and Community at Corinth” in: Christianity at Corinth: The Quest for the Pauline Church. Edited by Edward Adams and David Horrell. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 2004. (reprint of article in Martin Festschrift, below)
  • Review of Bruce Winter, After Paul Left Corinth: The Influence of Secular Ethics and Social Change. Bulletin of Biblical Research 13.1 (2003) 306-308.
  • “Who believes in ‘Spirit’? Πυευμα in Pagan Usage and Implications for the Gentile Christian Mission,” Harvard Theological Review 95:4 (2002) 417-36.
  • “The Social Matrix of Women's Speech at Corinth: the Context and Meaning of the Command to Silence in 1 Cor 14:33b-36,” Bulletin of Biblical Research 12.2 (2002) 217-42.
  • “Bible Commentary: Matthew 1:18-25” and “Matthew 6:1-18” in Teacher Helps, Vo. 9 no. 2, Winter 2000-01 (Wesleyan adult Sunday School curriculum; Indianapolis, IN: The Department of Sunday School and Discipleship Ministries, the Wesleyan Church, n.d.)
  • “Spirits” in the Dictionary of the Later New Testament and its Developments, ed. by Ralph P. Martin and P. Davids. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 1997.
  • “Demons/Exorcism” in the Dictionary of Paul and His Letters, ed. Gerald Hawthorne, Ralph Martin and Daniel Reid. Downers Grove, Il: InterVarsity, 1993.
  • “Holy Spirit” in the Dictionary of Paul and His Letters, ed. Gerald Hawthorne, Ralph Martin and Daniel Reid. Downers Grove, Il: InterVarsity, 1993.
  • “Philosophy/Philosophies,” in the Dictionary of Paul and His Letters, ed. Gerald Hawthorne, Ralph Martin and Daniel Reid. Downers Grove, Il: InterVarsity, 1993.
  • Edited, with Michael Wilkins, Worship, Theology, and Ministry in the Early Church: Essays in Honor of Ralph P. Martin, JSNTSS 87 (Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1992).
  • “Stoicism, έλενθερία, and Community at Corinth” in Worship, Theology, and Ministry in the Early Church, pp. 180-193.
  • “1 Corinthians 12:2: A Pagan Pompe?” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 44 (1991):57-65.
  • Review of Donald Carson, Showing the Spirit: A Theological Exposition of 1 Corinthians 12-14. Pneuma 10 (1988): 80-82.

Presentations

  • “Suffering, Sex, Spirit and Salvation: Holiness in the Thessalonian Epistles.” Presented at the Wesleyan Theological Society Meeting in Seattle, Washington, March 21-23, 2013.
  • Response to paper by J. Miller on 1 Corinthians for the Institute for Biblical Research study group on identity formation in Paul’s letters, Nov 16, 2012.
  • “The Thessalonian Epistles.” at the Wesley Center Conference 2011 (Northwest Nazarene University). Feb 10-12, 2011.
  • “Aristocratic Women at Thessalonica: a Neglected Topic.” Seminar paper for the Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society meeting April 3-4, 2008.
  • “Who Were the Corinthians?” presented to the Archaeology section of the Eastern Great Lakes SBL convention, March 2006.
  • “Who believes in ‘Spirit’? Semantic shift in the term pneuma due to Jewish and Christian usage,” presented at the annual convention of the Evangelical Theological Society, November 2000.
  • “The Social Matrix of Women's Speech in Christian Worship-Assemblies at Corinth” presented to the Social-Scientific Criticism section of the Society of Biblical Literature annual convention, November 1997.
  • “Constructing the Social Matrix of the Corinthian Women's Speech,” published in an online seminar experiment for the Constructs of Ancient History section of the Society of Biblical Literature, November 1997.
  • “Stoicism, έλενθερία, and community at Corinth” presented to the 1990 Tyndale New Testament Study Group.
  • “The Hellenistic Origins of Corinthian Problems with ‘spirit’,” presented to the British New Testament Conference at The University of Bristol, Sept. 15-17, 1989.
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