Congratulations, Andrew Lincoln, on your Festschrift!

Andrew LIncoln FS presentation

Warm congratulations to Professor Andrew Lincoln on the presentation of his Festschrift at the British New Testament Conference in Edinburgh last week. It was a great delight to be present for the occasion, when Dr Lloyd Pietersen, one of the editors, presented the volume to him (see above).

Conception, Reception, and the Spirit: Essays in Honor of Andrew T. Lincoln
Edited by J. Gordon McConville and Lloyd K. Pietersen
Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2015

And here’s the Contents list—this is (as Andrew remarked) a stellar collection of scholars!

Introduction—J. Gordon McConville and Lloyd K. Pietersen

Part I: Exegesis
1 Figures in Isaiah 7:14—J. G. McConville
2 Rival Group Identities in the Matthean Gospel: Evidence from Matthew 1–2 and 23—Philip F. Esler
3 Let John be John (2)—James D. G. Dunn
4 Worlds of Judgment: John 9—L. Ann Jervis
5 Another Look at “Lifting Up” in the Gospel of John—Catrin H. Williams
6 John, Jesus, and “The Ruler of This World”: Demonic Politics in the Fourth Gospel?—N. T. Wright, with J. P. Davies
7 Land, Idolatry, and Justice in Romans—Sylvia C. Keesmaat
8 A New Translation of Philippians 2:5 and Its Significance for Paul’s Theology and Spirituality—Michael J. Gorman
9 Wine, Debauchery, and the Spirit (Ephesians 5:18–19)—Lloyd K. Pietersen
10 The Metaphor of the Face in Paul—Stephen C. Barton

Part II: Theological Interpretation
11 Born of a Virgin? The Conversation Continues—David R. Catchpole
12 Historical Criticism, Theological Interpretation, and the Ends of the Christian Life—Stephen Fowl
13 What Makes New Testament Theology “Theology”?—Robert Morgan
14 Who and What is Theological Interpretation For?—Angus Paddison
15 The Use of the Old Testament in the Work and Preaching of F. W. Robertson of Brighton—John W. Rogerson
16 ὑπὸ πνεύματος ἁγίου φερόμενοι ἐλάλησαν ἀπὸ θεοῦ ἄνθρωποι: On the Inspiration of Holy Scripture—John Webster

Part III: Theology and Embodiment
17 Good Sex, Bad Sex: Reflections on Sexuality and the Bible—Loveday Alexander
18 Spirituality, Ethics, and Memory—John Goldingay
19 Pacing the Cage: Biblical Resonance and Embodied Testimony—Brian J. Walsh