Presian R. Burroughs

Assistant Professor of New Testament

Teaching and Research
New Testament; Pauline Epistles; Theological Interpretation of the Bible; Ecological Theology
Education
Th.D. Duke Divinity School (2014)
M.Div. Duke Divinity School (2006)
M.L.E. Trinity Western University (2001)
B.A. Cedarville College (1998)
Publications
Book(s):
Editor, Practicing with Paul. (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, Fall 2017).

Article(s):
“Stop Grumbling and Start Eating: Gospel Meal Meets Scriptural Spice in the Bread of Life Discourse” in Horizons in Biblical Theology (December 2006).

Chapter(s):
“Not Causing Ruin by our Eating: Ecological Implications of Romans 14” in Practicing with Paul (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, Fall 2017).

Commentary on Romans in The Wesley One-Volume Commentary on the Bible, eds. Joel Green and Ken Collins (Nashville: Abingdon, 2017).

“Salvation In, Through, and For Creation” in Generation Rising: A Future with Hope for the United Methodist Church, ed. Andrew Thompson (Nashville: Abingdon, 2011).

Book Review(s):
Review of Erin Lothes Biviano, Inspired Sustainability: Planting Seeds for Action (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2016) in Theology Today (Spring 2017).

“Reading Scripture Greenly,” Review Essay of Richard Bauckham, The Bible and Ecology (Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2010); Ellen Davis, Scripture, Culture, and Agriculture (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009); and David G. Horrell, Cheryl Hunt, and Christopher Southgate, Greening Paul: Rereading the Apostle in a Time of Ecological Crisis (Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2010) in Christian Reflection, The Center for Christian Ethics, Baylor University (Spring 2012).

Review of David G. Horrell, Cheryl Hunt, and Christopher Southgate, Greening Paul: Rereading the Apostle in a Time of Ecological Crisis (Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2010) in Interpretation (October 2011). Presian Burroughs, 2

Other:
“On Economic Stimulus, Remember Environment” in The United Methodist Reporter (February 2009) (article also available at http://www.umportal.org/article.asp?id=4887)

Professional
Member of the Society of Biblical Literature
John Wesley Fellow
Personal Life
Presian is a United Methodist and she enjoys hiking, backpacking and gardening. She is the wife of Brad Burroughs and the mother of Justus.