Dr. Jeremy Otten

Education, Degrees

  • 2016: Ph.D. in Biblical and Theological Studies (New Testament), Wheaton College Graduate School, Wheaton, IL, USA
  • 2010: M.Div. in Pastoral Care (magna cum laude), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL, USA
  • 2004: B.A. in English Writing and Biblical Literature (magna cum laude), Taylor University, Upland, IN, USA

Academic Positions and Teaching Experience

  • 2022-: Guest Assistant Professor of New Testament, ETF Leuven
  • 2018-2022: Senior Researcher in New Testament, ETF Leuven
  • 2014: Guest Lecturer, Christ Bible Seminary, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2012-2017: Adjunct Professor, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
  • 2008-2010: New Testament Fellow – Teaching NT Greek at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, IL

Academic Memberships

  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Evangelical Theological Society

Selected Bibliography

Books

  • With Jacobus (Kobus) Kok and Jermo van Nes, eds. Let God Be True: Perspectives on Romans 3. Gorgias Biblical Studies 73. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2023.
  • With Jacobus (Kobus) Kok and Martin Webber, eds. On Knowing God: Interdisciplinary Theological Perspectives. Gorgias Studies in Early Christianity and Patristics 80. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2022.
  • I Alone Am Left: Elijah and the Remnant in Luke-Acts. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2021.
  • With Jacobus (Kobus) Kok and Martin Webber in collaboration with Mark Paridaens, eds. Off the Beaten Path: A Festschrift in Honor of Gie Vleugels. Beiträge zum Verstehen der Bibel / Contributions to Understanding the Bible 48. Zürich: LIT, 2021.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Copper Coins, Catchwords, and Contextual Cues: The Climactic Placement of the Widow’s Mites (Mark 12:41-44).” Tyndale Bulletin 74 (2023): 29–48.
  • “Doubly True: The Two Sides of God’s Faithfulness in the Remnant Concept (Romans 3:9–11).” In Let God Be True: Perspectives on Romans 3, edited by Jacobus (Kobus) Kok, Jermo van Nes, and Jeremy D. Otten, 83–103. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2023.
  • “The Devil in the Details: Beelzebul and Social Identity Complexity in Mark 3:20–35.” Religions 14 (2023): 1070. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel14081070
  • “‘Even on the Gentiles’: Lukan Formation of Christian Social Identity in Acts 10.” In The Vitality of Evangelical Theology: Celebrating ETF Leuven at 40, edited by Andreas J. Beck, Jos de Kock, and Steven C. van den Heuvel, 81–94. Leuven: Peeters, 2022.
  • “What Do the Scribes Say? Or: Elijah’s on First, but What’s on Second?” Trinity Journal 43 (2022): 169–81.
  • With Caleb T. Friedeman. “A Reception History and English Translation of Frans Neirynck, Maria bewaarde alle woorden in haar hart.” Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses 97, no. 2 (2021): 647–76.
  • “From Widows to Windows: Luke’s Use of Repetition and Redundancy in Echoes of 1 Kgs 17:8–24.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 31, no. 4 (2021): 463–77.
  • “Why Do We Study the New Testament (and Not the New Covenant)? The Translation of Berit and Its Impact on the Book of Hebrews.” In Off the Beaten Path: A Festschrift in Honor of Gie Vleugels, edited by Jacobus Kok and Martin Webber in collaboration with Jeremy D. Otten and Mark Paridaens, 46–56. Beiträge zum Verstehen der Bibel / Contributions to Understanding the Bible 48. Zürich: LIT, 2021.
  • “The Bad Samaritans: The Elijah Motif in Luke 9:51–56.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 42, no. 3 (2020): 375–89.
  • “Malachi.” In Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader, edited by Karen H. Jobes, 263–300. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel, 2016.
  • “Mount Carmel,” “Porcius Festus,” “Sapphira,” “Symmachus,” “Testimonia,” and “Zarephath.” Edited by John D. Barry. Lexham Bible Dictionary. Lexham Press, 2016.

Review Articles

  • Review of Captive to the Word of God, by Miroslav Volf. Trinity Journal 33, no. 2 (2012): 317–18.
  • Review of Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing up in Christ, edited by Eugene H. Peterson. Trinity Journal 32, no. 1 (2011): 124–25.

Paper Presentations

  • “Copper Coins, Catchwords, and Contextual Cues: The Climactic Placement of the Widow’s Mites (Mark 12:41–44).” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Denver, Colorado, USA, 17 November 2022.
  • “Luke’s Remnant Christology in the Transfiguration Narrative (Luke 9:28).” International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Salzburg, Austria, 7 July, 2022.
  • With Susan Greener. “Teaching to a Diverse Student Population.” ETF Didactical Qualities Training, ETF Leuven, Belgium, 9 December 2020 (online).
  • “Teaching from a Microcosm: Pedagogical Insights from Parker Palmer and Others.” ETF Didactical Qualities Training, ETF Leuven, Belgium, 11 December 2019.
  • “’Jesus Was Found Alone’: Luke’s Remnant Christology in the Transfiguration Narrative (Luke 9:28).” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, San Diego, California, USA, 20 November 2019.
  • “From Widows to Windows: Luke’s Use of Repetition and Redundancy in Echoes of 1 Kgs 17:8–24.” International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Rome, Italy, 2 July 2019.
  • “The Elijah Motif in Luke-Acts.” ETF Doctoral Colloquium, ETF Leuven, Belgium, 6 September 2018.
  • “The Bad Samaritans.” Wheaton Academic Poster Seminar, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, USA, 3 April 2015.
  • “The Bad Samaritans: The Elijah Motif in Luke 9:51–56.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 22 November 2015.
  • “Lo, I Will Send You the Prophet Elijah: Elijah and the Remnant in the Book of the Twelve,” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 17-19 November 2015.
  • “Eating Bread in the Kingdom of God: The Miracle of the Loaves in Luke.” Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, San Diego, California, USA, 22-25 November 2014.
  • “What Do the Scribes Say? Or: Elijah’s on First, but What’s on Second?” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, San Diego, California, USA, 15-17 November 2014.