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Research & Scholarship

Education

B.Sc. Biology (University of Winnipeg)

B.Th. Theology (Western Pentecostal Bible College)

M.Div. (Regent College)

M.A. Biblical Studies (Trinity Western University)

Ph.D. Biblical Studies (University of Manchester)

Recent Publications

Books

Robert A. Kugler and Kyung S. Baek. The Text and Interpretation of Leviticus. The Text of the Bible at Qumran series. Supplements to Vetus Testamentum 173. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2017.

Kipp Davis, Kyung S. Baek, Peter W. Flint, and Dorothy M. Peters (eds.). The War Scroll, War and Peace in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature. Studies in the Texts of the Desert of Judah 115. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2016.

Jean Duhaime, Peter W. Flint, and Kyung S. Baek (eds.). Celebrating the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Canadian Collection. Early Judaism and Its Literature 30. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature and Brill Academic Publishers, 2011.

Articles and Essays

“The Sword-in-the-Mouth of Jesus the King: Declarations of War and Peace in the Gospel of Matthew.” Pages 254–63 in The War Scroll, War and Peace in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Related Literature. Edited by Kipp Davis, Kyung S. Baek, Peter W. Flint, and Dorothy M. Peters. Studies in the Texts of the Desert of Judah 115. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2016.

“Photographing the Great Isaiah Scroll (1QIsaa): Collections, Techniques, and DJD 32.”  Pages 105–18 in Celebrating the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Canadian Collection. Edited by Jean Duhaime, Peter Flint, and Kyung Baek. Early Judaism and Its Literature 30. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature and Brill Academic Publishers, 2011.

Book Reviews

Review of Armin Lange and Matthias Weigold, “Biblical Quotations and Allusions in Second Temple Jewish Literature.” Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 13 (2013).

Review of Timothy H. Lim and John J. Collins (eds.), “Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls.” Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament 1.1 (2012): 134-138.

Review of Audrey Dawson, “Healing, Weakness and Power: Perspectives on Healing in the writings of Mark, Luke and Paul.” Canadian Theological Review 1 (2012): 87–91.

Review of D. A. Carson, “Christ and Culture Revisited.” Canadian Evangelical Review 37–38 (2010): 75–77.

Presentations

“Matthew’s Use of Isaiah.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies in Calgary (May 29, 2016).

“The Sword-in-the-Mouth of Jesus the King: Declarations of War and Peace in the Gospel of Matthew.” Paper presented at War and Peace and the Struggle for Shalom Symposium for the Anabaptist-Mennonite Centre for Faith and Learning in Langley (Nov 14, 2015).

“The Patriarchs in the Gospel of Matthew.” Paper presented at the University of Manchester in Manchester (July 25, 2013).

“Matthew’s Fulfilment Quotations and the Use of Scripture.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies in Kitchener (May 28, 2012).

“Technology and Biblical Studies Panel (Student Session).” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies in Kitchener (May 27, 2012).

“The Abrahamic Covenant in the Dead Sea Scrolls.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Near Eastern Archeological Society in San Francisco (Nov 18, 2011).

“The Abrahamic Covenant and the Nations in Matthew 1:1–17.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies in Fredericton (May 31, 2011).

“Matthew’s Schema of Jewish Salvation History in Jesus’ Genealogy.” Paper presented at the annual Pacific Northwest meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature in Spokane (May 14, 2011).

“The Messianic (Eschatological) Banquet at Qumran and in the Gospel of Matthew.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Near Eastern Archeological Society in Atlanta (Nov 18, 2010).

“The Historical Jesus and 4Q521 (The Messianic Apocalypse).” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Near Eastern Archeological Society in New Orleans (Nov 20, 2009).

“Matthew 1:1 as the Title for the Gospel of Matthew: ‘The Book of Genesis’ and Jesus’ Designation as ‘The Son of Abraham’.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies in Ottawa (May 24, 2009).

“The Cave One Isaiah Scrolls (1QIsaa and 1QIsab): Their Early History and Photography.” Paper presented at the Museum of Biblical and Sacred Writings for the California State University in Irvine (April 4, 2009).

“The Photographs of 1QIsaiaha and 1QIsaiahb: Collections, Techniques and DJD XXXII.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies in Saskatoon (May 29, 2004).

Expertise

Dead Sea Scrolls; Second Temple Judaism; Early Jewish and Christian Scriptures; Hebrew; Greek; Christian Origins; Gospels; Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament; Biblical Interpretation