Seriously, I am so happy I could — may already have — cried a little.

I actually feel like I may one day have the ability to call myself a scholar, one day.


  • Giving your Students to Molech’s Fire May Be Permitted (Co-Presented with Thomas S. Verenna; Online Publications Section, 2013 — Baltimore)
  • Working on a Building: Mark’s Correspondence to Daniel’s Structure (Markan Literary Sources, 2013 — Baltimore)
Joel L. Watts
Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

2 thoughts on “Two SBL Papers ACCEPTED

  1. Congrats!

    Just received your book this Saturday. I hope to start reading it later this week (in place of paying attention to the teaching course I’m attending …) ,when I’ve finished Pervo.

    I was amused to see Ben Witherington indexed under “III” by the way.

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