Matt Calhoun

A. A. Bradford Research Assistant


817-257-7441 | BEA 210D


Matt Calhoun joined TCU’s Religion Department in 2016. He completed his doctorate at the University of Chicago in 2011 in New Testament and Early Christian Literature. He is especially interested in early Christianity’s connections with ancient philosophy and rhetoric, and its interactions with its religious neighbors.



Paul’s Definitions of the Gospel in Romans 1
, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2/312 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011).


Edited with Thomas R. Blanton IV and Clare K. Rothschild, The History of Religions School Today, Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 340

(Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014).


Recent Articles:

  • “The D-Text of Acts 17:27,” Early Christianity 6 (2015): 230–34.
  • “The Power of the Call: Wilhelm Bousset on Miracle, and Mark 1:16–20,” Early Christianity 6 (2015): 67–88.
  • Articles in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Law, eds. Brent A. Strawn, et al. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015): “Biblical Law: New Testament,” 1:50–58; “Same-Sex Relations,” 2:265–71.
  • “Romans 1:18–32 among Ancient Accounts of the Origin of Religion,” in The History of Religions School Today (see above), 27–72.



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