Peter H. Davids

  • Education
    • Wheaton College (BA summa cum laude, psychology, 1968)
    • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (M.Div. with highest honors, 1971)
    • Victoria University of Manchester (Ph.D. 1974)
  • Biblical scholar with professional focus on the Catholic Epistles; he is a member of (among others) the following professional associations
    • Society of Biblical Literature
    • Studiorum Novi Testamentum Societas
    • Tyndale Fellowship for Biblical Research
    • Institute for Biblical Research
    • Catholic Biblical Association
    • Anglican Association for Biblical Scholars
  • Catholic priest in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter (i.e. Anglican use)
    • Ordained priest December 19, 2014 by His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo for Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson, Ordinary, Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter
    • Assigned as Director of Clergy Formation
    • Assigned as Priest-in-Residence at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Walsingham
    • Also has faculties in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
  • Formerly ordained Episcopal (Anglican) priest with interim and sabbatical replacement experience, providing ministerial services to churches as requested
    • Ordained priest October 6, 1979; resigned order February 10, 2014
    • Was canonically resident in the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh, USA
    • Formal permission to function as priest in Anglican Diocese of Fredericton on an “as needed basis”
    • Interim priest-in-charge Anglican Parish of Campobello, Oct 1, 2009 - December 31, 2010
    • Licensed in the Episcopal Diocese of Texas September, 2011 - February, 2014
    • Honorary Assistant at All Saints Episcopal Church, Stafford, 2011 - 2014
    • A Commentary on the Epistle of James (NIGTC), Eerdmans, 1982.
    • The First Epistle of Peter (NICNT), Eerdmans, 1990.
    • with Walter Kaiser, F. F. Bruce, and Manfred Brauch, Hard Sayings of the Bible, InterVarsity Press, 1996.
    • and Ralph P. Martin, eds. Dictionary of the Latter New Testament and Its Developments, InterVarsity Press, 1997.
    • "James' Message" in B. Chilton and J. Neusner, eds., The Brother of Jesus, Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.
    • 2 Peter and Jude (Pillar), Eerdmans, 2006.
    • 2 Peter and Jude: A Handbook on the Greek Text (Baylor University Press, 2011)
    • A Biblical Theology of James, Peter and Jude (BTNT; Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014)
    • New Testament Editor, the Word Biblical Commentary series
  • Biblical and theological consultant to churches and movements in the German speaking world, North America, and elsewhere
    • Frequent contributor to Equipped, magazine of the German-speaking Vineyard movement (formerly on the board of the movement, presently a theological consultant)
    • Former contributing editor to Sojourners Magazine
  • Teacher and professor at a variety of institutions around the world, including
  • Teacher and consultant in the application of family emotional systems (Bowen Theory) to church systems
  • Blog page: http://phdavids.wordpress.com/
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