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Garrick Allen

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E: Garrick.Allen@dcu.ie
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Biography

I am the Lecturer in New Testament at DCU, teaching a number of courses in Biblical Studies. I am currently accepting PhD students on topics related to the Book of Revelation, Ancient Biblical Interpretation, the interrelationship between Second Temple Judaism and New Testament, textual criticism of the New Testament, and related topics. Funding is available on a competitive basis. Please contact me directly with enquiries.
More information on recent publications can be found here.


Research Interests

Inner-biblical exegesis; Book of Revelation; apocalyptic literature; ancient biblical interpretation; biblical manuscripts; Second Temple Judaism; Dead Sea scrolls; textual criticism; reception history   

Research Projects

  Title Funder From - To Role Award
ERC Starting Grant Application Support Enterprise Ireland 05-MAR-18 - 04-DEC-18 DCU PI 3,553.00
Herman Charles Hoskier and the future of the Bible Irish Research Council 01-JAN-17 - 30-SEP-17 DCU PI 15,000.00

Books

  Year Publication
2017 The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture.
Garrick V. Allen (2017) The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Paratexts and the Reception History of the Apocalypse'
Garrick V. Allen (2019) 'Paratexts and the Reception History of the Apocalypse'. Journal of Theological Studies, [Details]
2018 'Rewriting and the Gospels'
Garrick V. Allen (2018) 'Rewriting and the Gospels'. Journal for the Study of the New Testament, :58-69 [Details]
2018 ''There is No Glory and No Money in the Work': H. C. Hoskier and New Testament Textual Criticism'
Garrick V. Allen (2018) ''There is No Glory and No Money in the Work': H. C. Hoskier and New Testament Textual Criticism'. TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism, [Details]
2018 'Crafting Crosswords: A Cruciverbalist Approach to Paul's Letters'
Garrick V. Allen (2018) 'Crafting Crosswords: A Cruciverbalist Approach to Paul's Letters'. Teaching Theology and Religion, :304-305 [Details]
2017 'Textual History and Reception History: Exegetical Variation in the Apocalypse'
Garrick V. Allen (2017) 'Textual History and Reception History: Exegetical Variation in the Apocalypse'. Novum Testamentum, 59 (3):297-319 [Details]
2016 'Exegetical Reasoning and Singular Readings in the New Testament Manuscript Tradition: The Apocalypse in Codex Alexandrinus'
Garrick V. Allen (2016) 'Exegetical Reasoning and Singular Readings in the New Testament Manuscript Tradition: The Apocalypse in Codex Alexandrinus'. Journal of Biblical Literature, 135 (4):859-880 [Details]
2017 'Zechariah's Horse Visions and Angelic Intermediaries: Translation, Allusion, and Transmission in Early Judaism'
Garrick V. Allen (2017) 'Zechariah's Horse Visions and Angelic Intermediaries: Translation, Allusion, and Transmission in Early Judaism'. Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 79 (2):222-239 [Details]
2016 'Scriptural Allusions in the Book of Revelation and the Contours of Textual Research 1900-2014: Retrospect and Prospects'
Garrick V. Allen (2016) 'Scriptural Allusions in the Book of Revelation and the Contours of Textual Research 1900-2014: Retrospect and Prospects'. Currents in Biblical Research, 14 :319-339 [Details]
2015 'The Reuse of Scripture in 4QCommentary Genesis C (4Q254) and 'Messianic Interpretation' in the Dead Sea Scrolls'
Garrick V. Allen (2015) 'The Reuse of Scripture in 4QCommentary Genesis C (4Q254) and 'Messianic Interpretation' in the Dead Sea Scrolls'. Revue de Qumran, 27 (106):303-317 [Details]
2015 'Textual Pluriformity and Allusion in the Book of Revelation. The Text of Zechariah 4 in the Apocalypse'
Garrick V. Allen (2015) 'Textual Pluriformity and Allusion in the Book of Revelation. The Text of Zechariah 4 in the Apocalypse'. Zeitschrift fur die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der Alteren Kirche, 106 (1):136-145 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2018 'Introduction'
Garrick V. Allen (co-written) (2018) 'Introduction' In: The Moving Text: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on David Brown and the Bible. London: SCM. [Details]
2018 'Son of God in Jewish and Christian Apocalyptic Literature'
Garrick V. Allen (2018) 'Son of God in Jewish and Christian Apocalyptic Literature' In: Son of God: Divine Sonship in Jewish and Christian Antiquity. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns. [Details]
2018 'A Phenomenology of Reading the Hebrew Bible in Antiquity'
Garrick V. Allen and John Anthony Dunne (2018) 'A Phenomenology of Reading the Hebrew Bible in Antiquity' In: G. Allen and J. A. Dunne (eds). Ancient Readers and Their Scriptures: The Texts, Versions, and Reading Strategies of the Hebrew Bible in Second Temple and Early Judaism. Leiden: Brill. [Details]
2018 'Text and Tradition: David Brown and New Testament Textual Criticism'
Garrick V. Allen (2018) 'Text and Tradition: David Brown and New Testament Textual Criticism' In: G. Allen, C. Brewer, and D. Kinlaw (eds). The Moving Text: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on David Brown and the Bible. London: SCM. [Details]
2018 'Eschatology, Migration, and Social Identity in the late Second Temple Period'
Garrick V. Allen (2018) 'Eschatology, Migration, and Social Identity in the late Second Temple Period' In: R. von Bendemann and M. Tiwald (eds). Migrationsprozesse im frühen Christentum. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer. [Details]
2017 'Material Culture and Channels of Tradition: Artistic Representations in GA 2028'
Garrick V. Allen (2017) 'Material Culture and Channels of Tradition: Artistic Representations in GA 2028' In: M. Sigismund and D. Müller (eds). Studien zum Text der Apokalypse II. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Details]
2016 'The Reception of Scripture and Exegetical Resources in the Scholia in Apocalypsin (GA 2351)'
Garrick V. Allen (2016) 'The Reception of Scripture and Exegetical Resources in the Scholia in Apocalypsin (GA 2351)' In: Commentaries, Catenae and Biblical Tradition. Piscataway: Gorgias Press. [Details]
2015 'Composite Citations in Anonymous Jewish Literature (200 BCE-150 CE)'
Garrick V. Allen (2015) 'Composite Citations in Anonymous Jewish Literature (200 BCE-150 CE)' In: S.A. Adams and S.M. Ehorn (eds). Composite Citations in Antiquity. London: T&T Clark. [Details]
2015 'Reusing Scripture in the Book of Revelation: Techniques of Reuse and Habits of Reading'
Garrick V. Allen (2015) 'Reusing Scripture in the Book of Revelation: Techniques of Reuse and Habits of Reading' In: The Book of Revelation: Currents in British Research on the Apocalypse. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2018 Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: The Texts, Versions, and Reading Strategies of the Hebrew Bible in Second Temple and Early Judaism
Garrick V. Allen (Ed.). (2018) Ancient Readers and their Scriptures: The Texts, Versions, and Reading Strategies of the Hebrew Bible in Second Temple and Early Judaism Leiden: Brill. [Details]
2018 The Moving Text: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on David Brown and the Bible
Garrick V. Allen (co-edited) (Ed.). (2018) The Moving Text: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on David Brown and the Bible London: SCM. [Details]
2017 Son of God: Divine Sonship in Jewish and Christian Antiquity
Garrick V. Allen (co-edited) (Ed.). (2017) Son of God: Divine Sonship in Jewish and Christian Antiquity Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns. [Details]
2016 Torah Traditions and Ancient Readers in Early Judaism and Christianity
Garrick V. Allen (Ed.). (2016) Torah Traditions and Ancient Readers in Early Judaism and Christianity Brescia: Morcelliana. [Details]
2015 The Book of Revelation: Currents in British Research on the Apocalypse
Garrick V. Allen (Ed.). (2015) The Book of Revelation: Currents in British Research on the Apocalypse Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. [Details]

Invited papers

  Year Publication
2017 Libraries, Special Libraries, and Education in Asia Minor.
Garrick V. Allen (2017) Libraries, Special Libraries, and Education in Asia Minor. Invited papers [Details]
2016 Eschatology, Migration, and Social Identity in the late Second Temple Period.
Garrick V. Allen (2016) Eschatology, Migration, and Social Identity in the late Second Temple Period. Invited papers [Details]
2015 David Brown, Textual Criticism, and Christian Tradition.
Garrick V. Allen (2015) David Brown, Textual Criticism, and Christian Tradition. Invited papers [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2016 Laurenţiu Florentin Moţ. Morphological and Syntactical Irregularities in the Book of Revelation: A Greek Hypothesis. Linguistic Biblical Studies 11. Leiden: Brill, 2015.
Garrick V. Allen (2016) Laurenţiu Florentin Moţ. Morphological and Syntactical Irregularities in the Book of Revelation: A Greek Hypothesis. Linguistic Biblical Studies 11. Leiden: Brill, 2015. Book Review [Details]
2015 David Andrew Teeter, Scribal Laws.
Garrick V. Allen (2015) David Andrew Teeter, Scribal Laws. Book Review [Details]
2015 Aaron Koller, Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 (22.1: 39-41).
Garrick V. Allen (2015) Aaron Koller, Esther in Ancient Jewish Thought, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 (22.1: 39-41). Book Review [Details]
2015 J.K. Elliot. A Bibliography of Greek New Testament Manuscripts. 3rd edition. NTSup 160. Leiden: Brill, 2015.
Garrick V. Allen (2015) J.K. Elliot. A Bibliography of Greek New Testament Manuscripts. 3rd edition. NTSup 160. Leiden: Brill, 2015. Book Review [Details]
2014 James Barr. Bible and Interpretation: The Collected Essays of James Barr. 3 volumes. Edited by John Barton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013-2014.
Garrick V. Allen (2014) James Barr. Bible and Interpretation: The Collected Essays of James Barr. 3 volumes. Edited by John Barton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013-2014. Book Review [Details]
2014 James M. Robinson. The Story of the Bodmer Papyri: From the First Monastery’s Library in Upper Egypt to Geneva and Dublin. Cambridge: James Clark and Co, 2011 (21.3: 383-385).
Garrick V. Allen (2014) James M. Robinson. The Story of the Bodmer Papyri: From the First Monastery’s Library in Upper Egypt to Geneva and Dublin. Cambridge: James Clark and Co, 2011 (21.3: 383-385). Book Review [Details]
2014 Ian Boxall, Patmos in the Reception History of the Apocalypse. Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 (21.2: 192-195).
Garrick V. Allen (2014) Ian Boxall, Patmos in the Reception History of the Apocalypse. Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 (21.2: 192-195). Book Review [Details]
2013 Jonathan D.H. Norton, Contours in the Text: Textual Variation in the Writing of Paul, Josephus and the Yahad. LNTS 430. London: T&T Clark, 2011.
Garrick V. Allen (2013) Jonathan D.H. Norton, Contours in the Text: Textual Variation in the Writing of Paul, Josephus and the Yahad. LNTS 430. London: T&T Clark, 2011. Book Review [Details]
2013 Dirk J. Human and Gert Jacobus Steyn, eds. Psalms and Hebrews: Studies in Reception. LHBOTS 527. London: T&T Clark, 2012 (20.3: 429-431).
Garrick V. Allen (2013) Dirk J. Human and Gert Jacobus Steyn, eds. Psalms and Hebrews: Studies in Reception. LHBOTS 527. London: T&T Clark, 2012 (20.3: 429-431). Book Review [Details]
2013 Elie Assis. The Book of Joel: A Prophet Between Calamity and Hope. LHBOTS London: T&T Clark, 2013 (20.4: 535-537).
Garrick V. Allen (2013) Elie Assis. The Book of Joel: A Prophet Between Calamity and Hope. LHBOTS London: T&T Clark, 2013 (20.4: 535-537). Book Review [Details]
2013 Kelli S. O'Brien, The Use of Scripture in the Markan Passion Narrative.
Garrick V. Allen (2013) Kelli S. O'Brien, The Use of Scripture in the Markan Passion Narrative. Book Review [Details]
2015 A. Samely, et al., Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity.
Garrick Allen (2015) A. Samely, et al., Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity. Book Review [Details]
2013 Kelli S. O'Brien, The Use of Scripture in the Markan Passion Narrative.
Garrick V. Allen (2013) Kelli S. O'Brien, The Use of Scripture in the Markan Passion Narrative. Book Review [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2016 Society of Biblical Literature,
Garrick V. Allen (2016) Paper: Illumination and Reception History: Artwork in GA 2028. [], Society of Biblical Literature, San Antonio , 19-NOV-16 - 22-NOV-16 [Details]
2015 Text Critical Colloquium,
Garrick V. Allen (2015) Paper: The Reception of Scripture in the Scholia in Apocalypsin (GA 2351). [], Text Critical Colloquium, Birmingham , 02-MAR-15 - 05-MAR-15 [Details]
2015 Society of Biblical Literature,
Garrick V. Allen (2015) Paper: The Initial Text of Revelation and Reception History. [], Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta , 21-NOV-15 - 24-NOV-15 [Details]
2015 Leuven Biblical Colloquium,
Garrick V. Allen (2015) Paper: Text History and/as Reception History. [], Leuven Biblical Colloquium, Leuven , 23-JUL-15 - 25-JUL-15 [Details]
2015 British New Testament Conference,
Garrick V. Allen (2015) Paper: The Manuscripts of Revelation and the Editio Critica Maior. [], British New Testament Conference, Edinburgh , 03-SEP-15 - 05-SEP-15 [Details]
2014 British New Testament Conference,
Garrick V. Allen (2014) Paper: The Process of Changing Texts. [], British New Testament Conference, Manchester , 04-SEP-14 - 06-SEP-14 [Details]
2014 Society of Biblical Literature,
Garrick V. Allen (2014) Paper: Revisualising Zechariah's Horse Visions in Antiquity. [], Society of Biblical Literature, San Diego , 22-NOV-14 - 25-NOV-14 [Details]
2014 International SBL,
Garrick V. Allen (2014) Paper: Singular Readings in Apoc. A02. [], International SBL, Vienna , 06-JUL-14 - 10-JUL-14 [Details]
2013 Society of Biblical Literature,
Garrick V. Allen (2013) Paper: Compositional Techniques and Exegetical Methods in the Revelation's Reuse of Zechariah 4. [], Society of Biblical Literature, Baltimore , 23-NOV-13 - 26-NOV-13 [Details]
2013 International SBL,
Garrick V. Allen (2013) Paper: The Text Form of the Minor Prophets in the Book of Revelation. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], International SBL, University of St Andrews , 07-JUL-13 - 11-JUL-13 [Details]
2013 British New Testament Conference,
Garrick V. Allen (2013) Paper: Textual Pluriformity, Second Temple Judaism, and the Book of Revelation. [], British New Testament Conference, University of St Andrews , 29-AUG-13 - 31-AUG-13 [Details]
2012 British New Testament Conference,
Garrick V. Allen (2012) Paper: The Reuse of Zechariah 4 in Revelation. [], British New Testament Conference, King's College London , 06-SEP-12 - 08-SEP-12 [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2018 Paul J. Achtemeier Award for New Testament Scholarship Society of Biblical Literature
2017 New Foundations Grant Irish Research Council

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Irish Biblical Association Biblical Scholarship /
British New Testament Society Co-Chair Book of Revelation Seminar /
Society of Biblical Literature Biblical Scholarship /

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
Hebrew Fluent Basic None
Aramaic Fluent None None
French Functional Basic Functional
Latin Functional None None
German Functional Basic Functional
Greek (ancient) Fluent None None

Modules Coordinated

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2017 Rome and Ephesus TP308/THEO343Classics/History
2017 Paul and His Letters TP206New Testament
2016 Introduction to Jewish and Christian Scripture TP102/109Biblical Studies
2016 The Gospels: Critical Themes and Issue TP403/4030New Testament