Alicia D. Myers

Assistant Professor of New Testament
Director of the Harriet L. Miller Women’s Center

Teaching and Research
Alicia Myers teaches in the areas of New Testament and early church history. Her research areas include the Gospel of John, the Old Testament in the New, characterization, and women in the New Testament. She is particularly interested in how Greco-Roman rhetoric can aid our understanding of the New Testament.
Education
B.A., Indiana Wesleyan University (2004)

M.T.S., Duke University Divinity School (2006)

Ph.D., Baylor University (2010)

Professional
Alicia is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the National Association of Baptist Professors of Religion (NABPR). She has also served as the associate editor for Perspectives in Religious Studies and is currently on the Festschrift committee for the NABPR. She has a minor in youth ministry and has helped to lead a youth ministry at a United Methodist church.
Publications
Book(s):
Characterizing Jesus: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Fourth Gospel’s Use of Scripture in its Presentation of Jesus. Library of New Testament Studies 458. London: T&T Clark, forthcoming.

Article(s):
“Prosopopoetics and Conflict: Speech and Expectations in John 8.” Biblica 92 (2011), forthcoming.

“Jesus as Ideal King: Isaiah 42 and the Characterization of Jesus in Matt 12:17-21,” in What Does Scripture Say? Studies in the Function of Scripture in the Gospels and the Letters of Paul. Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity 17. Edited by Craig A. Evans and Dan Zacharias. London: T&T Clark, forthcoming.

“ ‘The One of Whom Moses Wrote’: The Characterization of Jesus through Old Testament Moses Traditions in the Gospel of John,” in What Does Scripture Say? Studies in the Function of Scripture in the Gospels and the Letters of Paul. Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity 17. Edited by Craig A. Evans and Dan Zacharias. London: T&T Clark, forthcoming.

“ ‘For It Has Been Written’: Paul’s Use of Isa 54:1 in Gal 4:27 in Light of Gal 3:1-5:1.” Perspectives in Religious Studies 37 (2010): 295-308. With Sharyn Dowd, “Helen Barrett Montgomery as Interpreter of the New Testament, with Special Attention to the Centenary Acts of the Apostles.” Pages 35-67 in The Acts of the Apostles: Four Centuries of Baptist Interpretation. Edited by Beth Allison Barr, Bill Leonard, Mikeal C. Parsons, and C. Douglas Weaver. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2009.