Articles and Publications


Works and Projects of Gregory K. Beale


Publications

_____ and David Campbell. Revelation: A Shorter Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014.
_____
and Benjamin L. Gladd. Hidden but Now Revealed: A Biblical Theology of Mystery. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2014.
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and Mitchell Kim. God Dwells Among Us: Expanding Eden to the Ends of the Earth. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2014. 
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Daniel Brendsel, and William Ross. Interpretive Lexicon of New Testament Greek. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014.
———
. The Morality of God in the Old Testament. Phillipsburg, NJ: P & R Publishing, 2013.

———. Handbook on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2012.
_____. A New Testament Biblical Theology.
Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2011.
———.
The Erosion of Inerrancy in Evangelicalism: Responding to New Challenges to Biblical Authority.  Wheaton:
     Crossway, 2008. 
———. We Become Like What We Worship: A Biblical Theology of Idolatry.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2008.
———. Co-editor with D. A. Carson, A Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament. Grand Rapids:
     Baker Book House, 2007.

———. The Temple and the Church’s Mission: A Biblical Theology of the Dwelling Place of God. New Studies in Biblical
     Theology 17
.  Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2004.

———. 1-2 Thessalonians.  InterVarsity Press New Testament Commentary Series.  Downers Grove: IVP, 2003.
———. The Book of Revelation.  New International Greek Testament Commentary Series; ed. by I. H. Marshall and D.
     Hagner; Grand Rapids, USA/Cambridge, England: Eerdmans and Carlisle: Paternoster, 1999.

———. John’s Use of the Old Testament in Revelation. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series
     166
.  Sheffield: JSOT Press; January, 1998).

———
. Editor of Right Doctrine From Wrong Texts?  Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament. 
     Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1994.

———
. The Use of Daniel in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature and in the Revelation of St. John. University Press of
     America, 1984.
 

Articles

———.“Darkness Over the Whole Land: a Biblical-Theological Reflection on Mark 15:33.” (with Dane Ortland.) Westminster Theological
     Journal 75 (2013) : 221-238.
———
. “The Millennium in Revelation 20:1-10: An Amillennial Perspective,” Chriswell Theological Review 11 n. s. (2013): 29-62.

———. “The Use of Hosea 11:1 in Matthew 2:15: One More Time.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 55 (2012): 697-715.
 
———. “A Surrejoinder to Peter Enns on the Use of the Old Testament in the New,” Themelios 32 (2007), 14-25.
———. “A Surrejoinder to Peter Enns’s Response to G. K. Beale’s JETS Review Article of His Book, Inspiration and
     Incarnation,” The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology,” 11 (2007), 16-36.

———. “The Purpose of  Symbolism in the Book of Revelation.”  Calvin Theological Journal 41 (2006), pp. 53-66.
———. “The Unseen Sources of Suffering,” Calvin Theological Journal 41 (2006), 115-126.
———.  “Myth, History, and  Inspiration: a Review Article of Peter Enns, Inspiration and Incarnation.  Evangelicals
     and the Problem of the Old Testament,” JETS 49 (2006), 287-312.
———. “Did Jesus and the Apostles Preach the Right Doctrine from the Wrong Texts? Revisiting the Debate
     Seventeen Years Later in the Light of Peter Enns’ Book, Inspiration and Incarnation,” Themelios 32 (2006),
     18-43.

———. “Eden, the Temple, and the Church’s Mission in the New Creation,” Journal of the Evangelical Theological
     Society
48 (2005), pp. 5-31.
———.  “The Old Testament Background of Paul’s Reference to the ‘Fruit of the Spirit’ in Galatians 5:22.”  Bulletin for
     Biblical Research
15 (2005), pp. 1-38.
———. “The Descent of the Eschatological Temple in the Form of the Spirit at Pentecost: Part I.”  Tyndale Bulletin 55
     (2005), pp. 73-102.
———.
“The Descent of the Eschatological Temple in the Form of the Spirit at Pentecost: Part II.”  Tyndale Bulletin 56
     (2005), pp. 63-90.
———. “The Overstated ‘New’ Perspective?” Bulletin for Biblical Research 19 (2009), pp. 85-94.  Review article of 
     D. A. Carson, P. T. O’Brien, and M. A. Seifrid, eds.  Justification and Variegated Nomism.  Vol. 2: The Paradoxes
     of Paul.  Grand Rapids: Baker/ WUNT 2/181; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2004.

———. “The Garden Temple.”  Kerux (The Journal of Northwest Theological Seminary) 18 (2003), pp. 3-50.
———. “A Response to Jon Paulien on the Use of the Old Testament in Revelation.”  Andrews University Seminary
     Studies
39 (2001), pp. 23-33.

———. “Peace and Mercy Upon the Israel of God: The Old Testament Background of Galatians 6, 16b,” Biblica 80
     (1999), 204-223.
———. “Questions of Authorial Intent, Epistemology, and Presuppositions and Their Bearing on the Study of the Old
     Testament in the New: a Rejoinder to Steve Moyise,” Irish Biblical Studies 21 (1999), pp. 1-26.

———. "The Old Testament Background of Rev 3.14," New Testament Studies 42 (1996), 133-152. Re-published in
     G. K. Beale, John’s Use of the Old Testament in Revelation. Journal for the Study of the New Testament
     Supplement Series 166.
  Sheffield: JSOT Press; January, 1999.  Pp. 273-294.

———. "The Self - Sufficiency of God and His Purpose in Creation," Table Talk 16 (1992), 8-10.
———. "The Interpretative Problem of Rev. 1:19," Novum Testamentum XXXIV (1992), 360-387. Re-published in
     John’s Use of the Old Testament in Revelation. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series
     166
.  Sheffield: JSOT Press; January, 1999.  Pp. 165-192.

———. "Isaiah 6:9-13: A Retributive Taunt Against Idolatry," Vetus Testamentum XLI (1991), 257-278.
———. "Did Jesus and His Followers Preach the Right Doctrine From the Wrong Texts?  An Examination of the
     Presuppositions of the Apostles' Exegetical Method," Themelios 14 (1989), 89-96. Re-published in Right
     Doctrine From Wrong Texts?  Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament
.  Ed. by G. K.
     Beale.  Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1994.  Pp. 387-404. Also re-published in Solid Ground.  25 Years of
     Evangelical Theology
, ed. C. R. Trueman, T. J. Gray, and C. L. Blomberg; Leicester, England: InterVarsity, 2000),
     155-171.

———. "The Old Testament Background of Reconciliation in 2 Corinthians 5-7 and Its Bearing on the Literary Problem
     of 2 Cor. 6:14-7:1," New Testament Studies 35 (1989), 550-581. Re-published in Right Doctrine From Wrong
     Texts?  Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament
.  Ed. by G. K. Beale.  Grand Rapids: Baker
     Book House, 1994.  Pp. 217-247.

———. "A Reconsideration of the Text of Daniel in the Apoca¬lypse," Biblica 67 (1986), 539-543.
———. "The Origin of the Title 'King of Kings and Lord of Lords' in Rev. XVII.14," New Testament Studies 31 (1985),
     618-620.

———. "An Exegetical and Theological Consideration of the Hard¬ening of Pharaoh's Heart in Exodus 4-14 and Romans
     9," Trinity Journal 5 (1984), 129-154.
———. "The Influence of Daniel Upon the Structure and Theology of John's Apocalypse," Journal of the Evangelical
     Theological Society
27 (1984), 413-423.
———. "The Problem of the Man from the Sea in IV Ezra 13 and Its Relation to the Messianic Concept in John's
     Apocalypse," Novum Testamentum XXV (1983), 182-188.
———. "The Danielic Background for Revelation 13:18 and 17:9," Tyndale Bulletin 31 (1980), 163-170.
 

Reviews


———. Review of Justification and Variegated Nomism.  Vol. 2: The Paradoxes of Paul, D. A. Carson, P. T. O’Brien,
     and M. A. Seifrid, eds. Grand Rapids: Baker/ WUNT 2/181; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2004, in Trinity Journal 29 NS
     (2008), 146-149.

———. Review of A New Heaven and a New Earth JSNTSupplement Series 238, by David Mathewson. Bulletin for
     Biblical Research
17 (2007), 351-355.

———. Review of The Conversion of the Imagination.  Paul as Interpreter of Israel’s Scripture, by Richard B. Hays.
    
Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 50 (2007), 190-194. 
———. “Review Article: Acts and the Isaianic New Exodus by David W. Pao,” in Trinity Journal  25 NS, No. 1 (2004),
     93-101.

———. Review of Isaiah and Prophetic Traditions in the Book of Revelation (JSNTSupplement Series 93), by J.
     Fekkes. Evangelical Quarterly 70 (1998), 156-159.
———.
Review of Revelation, by R. Wall. Themelios 21(1996), 23.
———. "Review Article of J. W. Mealy's After the Thousand Years (JSNT Suppl.; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1992)," 
     Evangelical Quarterly LXVI (1994), 229 - 249.
  
———. Review of Decoding Revelation's Trumpets: Literary Allusions and Interpretation of Revelation 8:7-12
    
(Andrews University Seminary Doctoral Dissertation Series XI), by J. Paulien. Journal of Biblical Literature
     111(1992), 358-361.

———. Review of The End of the Beginning.  Revelation 21-22 and the Old Testament, by W. J. Dumbrell.Themelios
     15 (1990), 69-70.

———. Review of The Relevance of John's Apocalypse, by D. Guthrie. Themelios 16 (1990), 25-26.
———. Review of The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia in Their Local Setting (JSNTSupplement Series 11), by
     C. J. Hemer. Trinity Journal  7 (1986), 107-111.
———
. Review of Crisis and Catharsis:  The Power of the Apocalypse, by A. Y. Collins. JETS 28 (1985), 354-358.
———. Review of The Justification of God, by John Piper.
Westminster Theological Journal  XLVI (1984), 190-197.
———. "A Comparative Review of J.G. Baldwin, Daniel (TOTC; Leicester: InterVarsity, 1978) and André Lacocque,
     The Book of Daniel (London: SPCK, 1979)" in Themelios 5 (1980), pp. 27-29.

contributor


———. “Christ and the Church as the Emerging Eschatological Temple: James Testimony in Acts 15.” In Christ,
     Salvation, and the Eschaton, Essays in Honor of Hans K. LaRondelle
, 349-366. Berrien Springs: Andrews
     University Press, 2009.

———. “A Specific Problem Confronting the Authority of the Bible: Should the New Testament’s Claim That the
     Prophet ‘Isaiah’ Wrote the Whole Book of Isaiah Be Taken at Face Value?.” In Resurrection and Eschatology,
     Essays in Honor of Richard B. Gaffin
, edited by L. G. Tipton and Jeffrey C. Waddington, 135-176
.  Philipsburg,
     PA: Presbyterian and Reformed, 2008.

———. “The Use of the Old Testament in Colossians and Philemon.” In A Commentary on the New Testament Use of
     the Old Testament
, edited by G. K. Beale and D. A. Carson, 841-870.
Grand Rapids: Baker, 2007.
——— and S. McDonough. “The Use of the Old Testament in Revelation.” In A Commentary on the New Testament
     Use of the Old Testament
, edited by G. K. Beale and D. A. Carson, 1081-1161
. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2007.
———. “The Final  Vision of the Apocalypse and Its Implications for a Biblical Theology of the Temple.”  In Heaven on
     Earth. The Temple in Biblical Theology
, edited by S. Gathercole and T. D. Alexander, 191-209.
Carlisle, England:
     Paternoster Press, 2004. 

———. “The Concept of Eternal Punishment in the Book of Revelation.” In Hell Under Fire, edited by R. A. Peterson
     and C. Morgan, 111-134. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004.

———. “Biblical Faith and Other Religions in New Testament Theology.” In Evangelical Christianity and Other Religions,
     edited by David Baker, 77-105. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2004.

———. "The Structure and Plan of John's Apocalypse." In Creator, Redeemer, Consummator, a Festschrift for
     Meredith G. Kline
; edited by H. Griffith and J. R. Meuther, 117-152. Greenville: Reformed Academic Press, 2000.

———. “The Theology of the Book of Revelation.”  In New Dictionary of Biblical Theology, edited by T. D. Alexander
     and Brian Rosner, 356-363. Leicester: IVP, 2000.

———.  “The Eschatological Conception of New Testament Theology.” In'The Reader Must Understand.’ 
     Eschatology in the Bible and Theology
‘, ed. K. E. Brower and M. W. Elliott, 11-52.  Leicester: Apollo (Inter-
     Varsity Press), 1997. Re-published in Eschatology in Bible and Theology, ed. K. E. Brower and M. W. Elliott,
     11-52. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press), 1997. An abbreviated and revised version re-published in Biblical
     Theology: Retrospect and Prospect
; ed. Scott J. Hafemann. Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 2002.

———. "Eschatology."  In Dictionary of the Later New Testament and Its Developments, edited by R. P. Martin and
     P. H. Davids, 330-345. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1997. Re-published in John’s Use of the Old
     Testament in Revelation. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 166
, by G. K. Beale,
     129-165. Sheffield: JSOT Press; January, 1999.

———. “Solecisms in the Apocalypse as Signals for the Presence of Old Testament Allusions: a Selective Analysis of
     Revelation 1-22.” In Early Christian Interpretation of the Scriptures of Israel, ed. C. A. Evans and J. A. Sanders,
     421-446. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 148; Studies in Scripture in Early
     Judaism and Christianity 5
; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1997. Re-published in G. K. Beale, John’s Use of
     the Old Testament in Revelation,
318-355. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement Series
     166
. Sheffield: JSOT Press; January, 1999.

———. “The Hearing Formula and the Visions of John in Revelation,” in A Vision for the Church.  Studies in Early
     Christian Ecclesiology in Honour of J. P. M. Sweet
, ed. M. Bockmuehl and M. B. Thompson, 167-180. Edinburgh:
     T. & T. Clark, 1997. Re-published in G. K. Beale, John’s Use of the Old Testament in Revelation. Journal for the
     Study of the New Testament Supplement Series 166,
298-317.  Sheffield: JSOT Press; January, 1999.

———. "The Use of the O.T. in Revelation." In It is Written: Scripture Citing Scripture.  Essays in Honor of Barnabas
     Lindars
, edited by D. A. Carson and H. G. M. Williamson, 318-336. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
     Re-published in Right Doctrine From Wrong Texts?  Essays on the Use of the Old Testament in the New
     Testament
, edited by G. K. Beale, 257-276. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1994. Also re-published in G. K.
     Beale, John’s Use of the Old Testament in Revelation. Journal for the Study of the New Testament Supplement
     Series 166, 60-129
.  Sheffield: JSOT Press; January, 1999. 

——— and J. Bibza. "The Covenant of Redemption: Jesus Christ." In Presuppositions of a Religio-Philosophical
     Dimension of Life, I
, edited by W. Andrew Hoffecker, 49-70
.  Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1986.
——— and W. Andrew Hoffecker.  "Biblical Epistemology." In Presuppositions of a Religio-Philosophical Dimension of
     Life
, edited by W. Andrew Hoffecker, 193-216. Phillipsburg: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1986.

———. "The Use of Daniel in the Synoptic Eschatological Dis¬course and in the Book of Revelation" in Gospel
     Perspectives 5, The Jesus Tradition Outside the Gospels
, edited David Wenham, 129-153.  Sheffield: JSOT
     Press, 1985.

Presentations


———. “Can the Bible Be Fully Inspired and Still Contain Errors?  A Response to Recent ‘Evangelical’ Proposals.”  The
     Crossway Annual Lecture at the Evangelical Theological Society’s Annual Meeting in Providence, RI, November,
     2008.
———.  Response to a Paper by Steve Moyise, “Does Paul Respect the Context of His Quotations and Does It
     Matter?,
” in the “Paul and Scripture” Seminar Section at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature
     in Boston, MA, November, 2008.
———. “The Old Greek of Daniel as a Background to the ‘Last Hour’ in 1 Jn. 2:18.”  Read at the “Greek Bible”
     Section at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Boston, MA, November, 2008.
———.  “The Use of Genesis 1 in the Epistle to the Colossians.”  Read at the “Scripture in Early Judaism and
     Christianity Section” at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Philadephia, PA, November,
    2005.
———. “The Use of ‘Mystery’ in the Epistle to the Colossians.”  Read at the “Disputed Paulines Consultation” Section
     at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Philadephia, PA, November, 2005.

———. “The Key to the Symbolism of the Book of Revelation.”  A plenary paper delivered  at the biannual “Bible and
     Ministry” Conference at Calvin Theological Seminary on “Preaching Apocalyptic Texts”, June, 2005. 
———. “The Use of Old Testament Prophecy in the New: ‘Literal’ Fulfillment, Allegory or Metaphor?  A Case Study of
     the Temple.
” Presidential address at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, November
     17-19, 2004.
———. “The Descent of the Eschatological Temple in the Form of the Spirit at Pentecost.”  Invited Annual Tyndale
     Biblical Theology Lecture; Read at the Annual Meeting of the Tyndale Fellowship of Biblical Research in Nantwich,
     England, June, 2004.
———. “The Old Testament Background of Paul’s Reference to the ‘Fruit of the Spirit’ in Galatians 5:22.”  Read at  
     the Annual Meeting of the Tyndale Fellowship of Biblical Research (for the New Testament section) in Nantwich,
     England, June, 2004.
———. “Biblical Faith and Other Religions in New Testament Theology.”  A Plenary Paper read at the 54th Annual
     Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, November 20-22, 2002.
———. “The Old Testament Background of ‘New Creation’ in Galatians 6:15 in the Light of Its Context.”  To be read
     at the “Pauline Epistles Section” at the Annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Denver, Colorado.,
     November 17-20, 2001.
———. “A Biblical Theology of the Temple.” Read at the Annual meeting of the Biblical Theology Group of the
     Tyndale Fellowship of Biblical Research at Tyndale House, Cambridge, England, July, 2001.
———. “Response to M. Hubbard’s Paper on “New Creation: a Pauline Motif in Biblical - Theological Perspective.
     Read at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in Danvers, Massachusetts, November 18,
     1999.
———. “A Test Case for Hermeneutics in the Book of Revelation: the Interpretation of Revelation 11:1-13.”  Read at
     the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society in Danvers, Massachusetts, November 17, 1999.
———. “The Old Testament Background of ‘Peace and Mercy’ in Galatians 6:15-16.”  Read at the Annual Meeting of
     the Evangelical Theological Society in Orlando, Florida, November 20, 1998.
———. “Response to Two Papers on ‘Intertextuality’ by Elaine Philips and Robert Wall.”  Read at the Annual Meeting
     of the Institute of Biblical Research in Orlando, Florida, November 20, 1998.
———.  “The Use of the Word ‘Mystery’ as an Indicator of Eschatological Fulfillment in the New Testament in the
     Light of the Old Testament and Early Judaism.
”  Read at the program unit Scripture in Early Judaism and
     Christianity at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in San Francisco, November, 1997.
———. “The Eschatological Conception of New Testament Theology.”  Read at the Triennial Meeting on Eschatology
     of the Tyndale Fellowship of Biblical Research in Swanik, Darbyshire, England, Summer, 1997.
———. "Response to Scott J. Hafemann's Paul, Moses, and the History of Israel (WUNT 81; Tübingen: Mohr
     [Siebeck], 1995)
.  Read for the Biblical Theology Group at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological
     Society, November 22, 1996.

———. "The Use of the Old Testament in Revelation 3:14."  Read at the Annual meeting of the New Testament
     Group of the Tyndale Fellowship of Biblical Research at Tyndale House, Cambridge, England, Summer, 1993. Also
     read at the Hebrews, Catholic Epistles, and Revelation Section at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical
     Literature in Washington, D. C., November, 19, 1995.
———. "The Eschatology of the New Testament: Understanding Eschatology as Soteriology and Soteriology as
     Eschatology.
"  Plenary Address to the Northeastern Section of the Evangelical Theological Society at Gordon -
     Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, MA, October, 9, 1995.
———. "The Solecisms (Grammatical Irregularities) of the Apocalypse as Signals for the Presence of Old Testament
     Allusions."  Read at the Biblical Greek Language Section at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical
     Literature in Philadelphia, PA, November 19, 1995.
———.  "Response to Three Scholars' Papers on the Interpretation of Revelation 18."  Read at the Hebrews and
     General Epistles, and the Apocalypse Section at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in
     Philadelphia, PA, November 19, 1995.
———. "Response to Richard Longenecker's Plenary Address to the Institute of Biblical Research on 'Prologomena to
     Paul's Use of Scripture in Romans
." Read at the Annual Meeting of the Institute of Biblical Research in
     Philadelphia, PA, November 17, 1995.
———. "The Interpretive Problem of Revelation 1:19."  Read at the Annual
     Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, November,
1989.
———. "The 'Realized' Eschatological Scope of John's Apocalypse."  Read at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical
     Theological Society, November,
1984.
——. "The Eschatological Use of hoœra ("hour") in the New Testament and Its Danielic Background."  Read at the
     Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, November, 1982.

  

Major Book Projects in Progress and Forthcoming (Under Contract)
  • Contracted in 1993 to write a commentary on Colossians and Philemon for the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament Commentary Series (Grand Rapids: Baker).
  • Contracted in 2005 to write a commentary on the Pastoral Epistles for the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series (Grand Rapids: Zondervan).
  • Contracted in 2009 to write Hidden But Now Revealed: a Biblical Theology of Divine Mystery; co-authored with Ben Gladd (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press).
  • Contracted in 2010 to write Expanding Eden: the Mission of God from Creation to New Creation; co-authored with Mitchell Kim (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press).
  • Contracted in 2010 to write A Shorter Commentary on Revelation; co-authored with David Campbell (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans).
  • Contracted in 2010 to write The Story Retold: A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the New Testament; co-authored with Ben Gladd. (Downers Grove: IVP).
  • A Handbook for the Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament (Baker Book House).

 

Translation Projects
  • Completed the revision of the Apocalypse for the revision of the Everyday Bible, the revised form of which is called the New Century Bible. Dallas: Word Publishers, 1991.
  • Revised the sections on the Johnanine Epistles and the Apocalypse for the revision of the Living Bible, the revised form of which is called the New Living Translation. Wheaton: Tyndale House Publishers, 1996.
  • Participated in a review of the NIV translation of 1 - 2 Thessalonians (for the International Bible Society).


Publishing Awards
 

A Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament, edited by G K. Beale and D. A. Carson. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2007. 

This book received the following awards:

  • Christian Book Award finalist in the Bible Reference and Study category by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association,2008
  • Christianity Today Award of Merit in Biblical Studies, 2008.
  • Academic Book of the Year Award by the Association of Theological Booksellers, 2008