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Name  David Black

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Education  University of Basel, Biola University
Books  Learn to read New Testamen, The Jesus Paradigm, New Testament textual cri, Why Four Gospels?: The Histo, It's still Greek to me

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David Alan Black (born 1952) is Professor of New Testament and Greek and the Dr. M. O. Owens Jr. Chair of New Testament Studies at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He specialises in New Testament Greek grammar (Koine Greek), the application of linguistics to the study of the Greek New Testament, and New Testament textual criticism.


Black was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1975, Black finished his studies at the Biola University. In 1983 he received a D.Theol. at the University of Basel. He has taught at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary since 1998.

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Books Written

  • Paul, Apostle of Weakness: Astheneia and its Cognates in the Pauline Literature. American University Studies 7:3 (New York: Lang, 1984)
  • Linguistics for Students of New Testament Greek: A Survey of Basic Concepts and Applications (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1988)
  • Using New Testament Greek in Ministry: A Practical Guide for Students and Pastors (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1993)
  • Learn to Read New Testament Greek (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1993)
  • Learn to Read New Testament Greek: Expanded Edition (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1994)
  • New Testament Textual Criticism: A Concise Guide (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1994)
  • Linguistics for Students of New Testament Greek: A Survey of Basic Concepts and Applications, Second Edition (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1995)
  • It's Still Greek to Me: An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Intermediate Greek (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1998)
  • The Myth of Adolescence: Raising Responsible Children in an Irresponsible Society (Yorba Linda: Davidson Press, 1999)
  • Why Four Gospels? (Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2001)
  • (with Thomas D. Lea) The New Testament: Its Background and Message (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2003)
  • Why I Stopped Listening to Rush: Confessions of a Recovering Neocon (Baltimore: Publish America, 2004)
  • New Testament Textual Criticism. A Concise Guide, Baker Books (2006)
  • Learn to Read New Testament Greek, Third Edition (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2009)
  • The Jesus Paradigm (Energion, 2009)
  • Christian Archy. Areopagus: Critical Christian Issues Series, Vol. 1. David Alan Black and Allan R. Bevere, general editors. (Gonzalez, FL: Energion, 2009)
  • Why Four Gospels?: The Historical Origins of the Gospels Second revised edition (Energerion Press, 2010)
  • Will You Join the Cause of Global Missions? (Gonzalez, FL: Energion, 2012)
  • Paul, Apostle of Weakness: Astheneia and its Cognates in the Pauline Literature, Revised Edition (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2012)
  • The Authorship of Hebrews: The Case for Paul (Gonzalez, FL: Energion Publications, 2013)
  • It’s All Greek to Me: Confessions of an Unlikely Academic. (Gonzalez, FL: Energion Publications, 2014)
  • Seven Marks of a New Testament Church: A Guide for Christians of All Ages (Gonzalez, FL: Energion Publications, 2014)
  • Books Edited

  • (with David Dockery). New Testament Criticism and Interpretation (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1991)
  • Linguistics and New Testament Interpretation: Essays on Discourse Analysis (Nashville: Broadman, 1992)
  • Scribes and Scripture: New Testament Essays in Honor of J. Harold Greenlee (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1992)
  • New Testament editor. The Holy Bible: International Standard Version New Testament (Yorba Linda, CA: Davidson Press, 1999)
  • (with Stephen Prescott and Alan Moseley). Here I Stand: Essays in Honor of Paige Patterson (Yorba Linda: Davidson, 2000)
  • (with David Dockery). Interpreting the New Testament: Essays on Methods and Issues (Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 2001)
  • (with David Beck). Rethinking the Synoptic Problem (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001)
  • Rethinking New Testament Textual Criticism (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002)
  • Perspectives on the Ending of Mark (Nashville: B&H, 2008)
  • References

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