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David L. Matson, Biblical Studies


David L. Matson

Professor of Biblical Studies, Pacific Christian College of Ministry & Biblical Studies


Chapters / Entries

  • “Cornelius,” Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, ed. David Noel Freedman. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
  • “Zacchaeus,” Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible.
  • Contributor, Contexticon of New Testament Language, New Testament Language Project, Cambridge, MA.


  • “Breaking the Bread, Breaking the Veil: Recognition of Jesus at Emmaus,” Leaven 3 (1995): 8-12.
  • “Ministry in Luke-Acts,” Leaven (Summer Quarter), editor.
  • “‘Outside Are the Dogs’: Interpreting Revelation’s Hate Language,” Leaven 8 (2000): 40-47.
  • “Revelation in Perspective,” Leaven 8 (2000), editor.
  • “Freedom or Fortune: Discerning Paul’s Basis for Ethics,” Leaven 8 (2000): 180-82.
  • “What Does Church Have to Do with God? A Case for Historic Christian Worship” The Christian Standard (June 10, 2001): 10-13.
  • "Who Wrote the Lunenburg Letter? The Untold Story of the 'Conscientious Sister' of Lunenburg," Stone-Campbell Journal 11 (2008): 3-28.
  • “Tuning the Faith: The Cornelius Story in Resonance Perspective,” Perspectives in Religious Studies 33 (2006): 449-465.
  • “Apostolic Church: The Significance of the Sent Community in the Gospel of John,” Leaven 14 (2006): 9-15.


  • Review of Beyond Reasonable Doubt: 95 Theses Which Dispute the Church’s Conviction Against Women, by T. Scott Womble, in Stone-Campbell Journal 12 (2009): 142-44.
  • Outside Reviewer for The Custom of Hospitality in Antiquity and Its Importance for Interpreting Acts 9:43-11:18, by Andrew E. Arterbury (Society of Biblical Literature Academia Biblica series).
  • Review of Preaching the Gospel of Luke: Proclaiming God’s Royal Rule, by Keith F. Nickle, in Interpretation 55 (2001): 199-200.
  • Review of Conversion in the New Testament: Paul and the Twelve, by Richard V. Peace, in Interpretation 54 (2000): 326.
  • Review of “Through Many Tribulations”: The Theology of Persecution in Luke-Acts, by Scott Cunningham, in Religious Studies Review 25 (1999): 303.
  • Review of Luke1:1-9:50 and Luke 9:51-24:53, by Darrel L. Bock, in Religious Studies Review 24 (1998): 85.
  • Review of The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts, by Mark L. Strauss, in Religious Studies Review 23 (1997): 184.
  • Review of The Ongoing Feast: Table Fellowship and Eschatology at Emmaus, by Arthur A. Just, Jr., in Interpretation 46 (1995): 208.
  • Review of Leadership and Discipleship: A Study of Luke 22:24-30, by Peter K. Nelson, Religious Studies Review 21 (1995): 235.
  • Review of New Views on Luke and Acts, by Earl Richard, ed., in Religious Studies Review 21 (1995): 235.