This blog series spotlights 50 NT scholars and their research. The goal of this series is to introduce readers to a wider circle of scholarship than they have encountered. The majority of people on this list are early or mid-career NT scholars who are doing great research and writing.
Carla Swafford Works
Professor of New Testament
Wesley Theological Seminary (Washington D.C.)
Explain why you love teaching and/or writing, and why it brings you vocational satisfaction.
What is one “big idea,” emphasis, or theme in your scholarship that you hope impacts the way students and scholars read and understand the NT?
Who is your academic hero and why?
Name a few academic books that were formative for you as a student.
Read Works’ Work
The Least of These: Paul and the Marginalized (Eerdmans, 2020).
Follow Works ONLINE
If you ran into me at SBL, and you didn’t want to talk about New Testament studies, what would you want to talk about?
What is a research/writing project you are working on right now that you are excited about?