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 Jonathan Campbell

Jonathan Campbell

Assistant Professor of New Testament Studies
(403) 782-3381  x 4047

Office location: Northwest Hall


PhD Biblical Studies--New Testament, Dallas Theological Seminary (2024)
MDiv Andrews University (2017)
MA Linguistics, University of York (2011)
BA Theology and Biblical Languages, Walla Walla University (2010)

Areas of Expertise

New Testament Interpretation
New Testament Textual Criticism
New Testament Backgrounds


Jonathan A. Campbell served as a pastor and missionary before joining the faculty at Burman University. He enjoys studying and teaching the Bible. His research interests include ancient Greek manuscripts, New Testament ethics, and Greek pedagogy. In his spare time Jonathan and his wife enjoy playing board games and going on hikes.

Current Research or Professional Activities

Published Articles:

  • “Apocalyptic Piety: A Comparative Analysis of the Ethics of Revelation.” Westminster Theological Journal 86.1 (Spring 2024): 49–64.
  • "History in the Margins: Paratextual Notes in Codex Koridethi (Θ 038)," Andrews University Seminary Studies 60.1 (2023), 41-55.
  • "The Circularity of Grace in the Warning Passages of Hebrews," Bibliotheca Sacra 178 (July-Sept 2021), 332-50.
  • “Determining Textual Similarity: GA 2936 as a Test Case for the Teststellen Method.” Andrews University Seminary Studies 58.2 (2021): 163–182.


Book Reviews:

  • Perspectives on New Testament Textual Criticism, Eldon Jay Epp, AUSS 59.2 (2022): 285–87.
  • Discourse Analysis of the New Testament Writings, Todd A. Scacewater, ed. AUSS 59.1 (2022): 161–64.
  • Linguistics and New Testament Greek: Key Issues in the Current Debate, David Alan Black and Benjamin L. Merkle, eds. AUSS 58.2 (2021): 273–76.


Paper Presentations:

  • "Highlighting Lucan Creativity: Harmonization and Redaction in Luke's Gospel." CSNTM Conference. Plano, TX, 2024.
  • "Sauron or the White Witch? The Adversary in John's Gospel." ASRS Annual Meetings. San Antonio, 2023.
  • “History in the Margins: Paratextual Features in Codex Koridethi.” ETS Annual Meetings. Denver, 2022.
  • “The Holy Spirit or a Good Gift? A Textual and Redactional Reading of Luke 11:13.” ATS Annual Meetings. Denver, 2022.
  • “Missing Keys in Luke 22:31–34: A Possible Redaction of Matt 16:17–19.” ETS Annual Meetings. Fort Worth, 2021.
  • “‘Render unto Caesar’: Economy and Taxes in First-Century AD Palestine.” ATS Annual Meetings. Fort Worth, 2021.
  • “The Words of God: Textual Criticism in the New Testament and Qur’an.” ATS Annual Meetings. Zoom, 2020.
  • “Is Simpler Better? A Test Case in Identifying Textual Affinities in New Testament Manuscripts.” North Texas Colloquium on Biblical Studies. Zoom, 2020.
  • “Whose Kingdom? A Textual Problem in Matthew 6:33.” Andrews University Scholarship Symposium. Berrien Springs, MI, 2017.