Institute for Religion & Critical Inquiry

Research Staff

Dr Stephen C. Carlson

Dr Stephen C. Carlson
BS (Carnegie Mellon), JD (George Mason), PhD (Duke)

Biblical and Early Christian Studies

Dr Stephen Carlson is a postdoctoral research fellow studying the New Testament in the Roman world. He spent two years at Uppsala University in Sweden as a postdoctoral research fellow in Pre-Constantinian Christianity. He holds a PhD from Duke University.

Key publications

‘On Paul’s Second Visit to Corinth: Πάλιν, Parsing and Presupposition in 2 Cor 2:1’, JBL 135 (2016): 597-615.

The Text of Galatians and its History, WUNT II. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015.

‘Some Problems with the Non-Aversion Principle in Reconstructing the Text of Q’. In Marcan Priority Without Q: Explorations in the Farrer Hypothesis, edited by John C. Poirier and Jeffrey Peterson, 44-61. Library of New Testament Studies, London: T & T Clark, 2015.

For Sinai is a Mountain in Arabia’: A Note on the Text of Galatians 4,25’, ZNW 105 (2014): 80-101.

‘Origen’s Use of the Gospel of Thomas’. In Sacra Scriptura: How “Non-Canonical” Texts Functioned in Early Judaism and Early Christianity, edited by James Charlesworth and Lee Martin McDonald, 137-151. London: Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2014.

‘The Davidic Key for Counting the Generations in Matthew 1:17’, CBQ 76 (2014): 665-683.

‘The Accommodations of Joseph and Mary in Bethlehem: Κατάλυμα in Luke 2.7’, NTS 56 (2010): 326-342.

The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith’s Invention of Secret Mark. Waco, Tex: Baylor University Press, 2005.

‘Clement of Alexandria on the ‘Order’ of the Gospels’, NTS 47 (2001): 118-125.