Joel D. Estes

PhD Candidate | Biblical Studies (New Testament)

Joel D. Estes
Biblical Studies

Joel D. Estes is a PhD Candidate at Princeton Theological Seminary. He holds a Master of Divinity from Princeton Seminary, has studied at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), and was awarded a teaching fellowship at the University of St Andrews (Scotland). Estes has published articles in journals such as New Testament Studies and Horizons in Biblical Theology. His teaching and research interests include biblical theology, papyrology, Second Temple Judaism, intertextuality, reception history, the apostle Paul, and disability studies.

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Select Publications

  • “Light of the World, New Testament” and “Lost Sheep, New Testament,” in vol. 16 of Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, 2018.
  • “Imperfection in Paradise: Reading Genesis 2 through the Lens of Disability and a Theology of Limits,” Horizons in Biblical Theology 38.1 (2016): 1-21.
  • “Calling on the Name of the Lord: The Meaning and Significance of ἐπικαλέω in Romans 10:13,” Themelios 41.1 (2016): 20-36.
  • “Reading for the Spirit of the Text: Nomina Sacra and πνεῦμα Language in P46,” New Testament Studies 61.4 (2015): 566-94.
  • “The Place of the Gentiles in the Book of Tobit,” Biblische Notizen 166 (2015): 65-86.
  • “Paul as Teacher, Mother, Father, and Child: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 as a Model for Mission,” The Princeton Theological Review 16, no. 1 (2010): 67-77.

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