portrait of Dr. Presian Burroughs

Presian R. Burroughs

Assistant Professor of New Testament

TEACHING AND RESEARCH

Presian’s areas of teaching and research include the study of the New Testament, Pauline epistles, theological interpretation of the Bible, and ecological theology.

 

EDUCATION

ThD, Duke Divinity School (2014)
MDiv, Duke Divinity School (2006)
MLE, Trinity Western University (2001)
BA, Cedarville College (1998)

 

PROFESSIONAL

Member of the Society of Biblical Literature
John Wesley Fellow

 

PUBLICATIONS

Book(s):

Editor, Practicing with Paul. (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 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)

 

PERSONAL

Presian is a United Methodist and enjoys hiking, backpacking and gardening. She is the wife of Brad Burroughs and the mother of Justus and Makaria.

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