Religion

Kevin Sullivan
Representative Publications

Monograph:

Wrestling with Angels: A Study of the Relationship between Angels and Humans in Ancient Jewish Literature and the New Testament.  Arbeiten zur Geschichte des Antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums 55.  Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2004.

Co-edited book:

The Open Mind: Essays on Jewish and Christian Apocalypticism in Honour of Christopher Rowland.  Library of New Testament Series (LNTS) 522.  London: Bloomsbury/T & T Clark, 2015.  Co-edited with Jonathan Knight.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

“Spiritual Inhabitation in the Gospel of Mark: A Reconsideration of Mark 8:33,” Henoch 32 (2010) 401-419.
Kevin P. Sullivan and Terry G. Wilfong, “The Reply of Jesus to King Abgar: A Coptic New Testament Apocryphon Reconsidered (P. Mich. inv. 6213),” Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 42 (2005) 107-123.

Chapters in Peer-Edited Volumes:

 “Jesus, Angels, and the Honeycomb in Luke 24:42,” pages 240-255 in The Open Mind: Essays on Jewish and Christian Apocalypticism in Honor of Christopher Rowland.  London: T & T Clark, Library of New Testament Series (LNTS) 477 (2015).
“The Watchers Traditions in 1 Enoch 6-16: The Fall of the Angels and the Rise of Demons,” pages 91-103 in The Watchers in Jewish and Christian Traditions.  Edited by Angela Kim Harkins, Kelley Coblentz Bautch, and John C. Endres.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014.
 “‘You Will Become the Thirteenth’: The Identity of Judas in the Gospel of Judas,” pages 181-199 in The Judas Codex: Proceedings of the International Congress on Codex Tchacos held at Rice University, Houston, Texas, March 13-16, 2008.  Edited by April D. DeConick.  Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2010.
“Sexuality and Gender of Angels,” pages 211-228 in Paradise Now: Essays on Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism.  Edited by April D. DeConick.  Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2006.

Book Reviews:

•   Review of Angela Kim Harkins, Kelley Coblentz Bautch, and John C. Endres, S.J., eds., The Fallen Angels Traditions: Second Temple Developments and Reception History.  CBQMS 53  (Washington, DC: The Catholic Biblical Association, 2014) pp. 731-33 in the Journal of Theological Studies, Oct. 2015.
•   Review of Aleksander R. Michalak, Angels as Warriors in Late Second Temple Jewish Literature (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2012) pp. 199-200  in The Expository Times, January, 2014.
•   Review of Todd R. Hanneken, The Subversion of the Apocalypses in the Book of Jubilees (Atlanta: SBL, 2012) in The Expository Times, Dec., 2013.
•   Review of Andy Angel, Angels: Ancient Whispers of an Another World (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2012) p. 92 in The Expository Times, Nov. 2013.
•   Review of Matthias Henze (ed.), Hazon Gabriel: New Readings of the Gabriel Revelation (Atlanta: SBL, 2011) in The Expository Times, Nov., 2012.
•   Review of Martha Himmelfarb, The Apocalypse: A Brief History (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) pp. 303-304 in The Expository Times, March, 2012.
•   Review of Maurice Casey, The Solution to the ‘Son of Man’ Problem (London/New York: T&T Clark, 2009) pp. 155-157 in Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Jan., 2011.
•   Review of David Albert Jones, Angels: A History (Oxford, 2010) pp. 151-152 in The Expository Times, Dec., 2010.
•   Review of Susan R. Garrett. No Ordinary Angel: Celestial Spirits and Christian Claims about Jesus (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2008) pp. 896-898 in Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Oct., 2009.
•   Review of Pauline Allen, et al. “I Sowed the Fruits into Hearts (Odes Sol. 17:13) Festschrift for Professor Michael Lattke (Early Christian Studies 12; Strathfield, Australia, 2007) pp. 871-872 in Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Oct., 2008.
 

Representative Presentations

•   “Angelic Bodies and the Body of Christ,” (November, 2015).  The Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion Annual National Meeting.  Mysticism, Esotericism, and Gnosticism in Antiquity Group, Atlanta, GA.
•   “Jacob's Ladder: Angelic Locomotion in Second Temple Jewish Literature and the New Testament,” (November, 2012). The Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion Annual National Meeting.  Religious Experience in Early Judaism and Early Christianity Group, Chicago, IL.
•   Review of Andrei Orlov, Dark Mirrors: Azazel and Satanael in Early Jewish Demonology (SUNY Press, 2011) (November 2012).  The Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion Annual National Meeting.  Esotericism and Mysticism in Antiquity Group, Chicago, IL.
•   “Ten if by Land, Less if by Sea: When Were the Gospels Written?” (September 23, 2011) Illinois Wesleyan University Faculty Colloquium, Bloomington, IL.
•   “The Watchers Traditions in 1 Enoch 6-16: The Fall of the Angels and the Rise of the Demons,” (July 2010) in the, “Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity: The Watchers Traditions” Task Force at the Catholic Biblical Association Annual Meeting, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. [paper read in absentia]
•   “Project Report on Luke 24:42,” (November, 2009). The Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion Annual National Meeting.  New Testament Mysticism Project, New Orleans, LA.
•  Review of Christopher C. Rowland and Christopher R. A. Morray-Jones, The Mystery of God: Early Jewish Mysticism and the New Testament (November, 2009).  The Society of Biblical Literature/American Academy of Religion Annual National Meeting.  Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism Group, New Orleans, LA.
•  “The Thirteenth Daimon: The Spiritual Realm in the Gospel of Judas,” (March, 2008).  Codex Judas Congress.  Rice University, Houston, TX.