M.A., Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary, 2005
B.A., Canadian Mennonite University, 2003
Paul; prison in the ancient world; social history of early Christianity; early Christian emotions; Luke and Acts; parables of Jesus.
Abject Joy: Paul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021.
“οἱ πιστεύοντες: An Early Christ-Group Self-Designation and Paul's Rhetoric of Faith.” New Testament Studies 65 (2019): 33–42.
“The Rest of Paul’s Imprisonments.” Journal of Theological Studies 69 (2018).
“Subsistence, Swapping, and Paul’s Rhetoric of Generosity.” Journal of Biblical Literature 137 (2018): 215–34.
“Paul, Samson Occom, and the Constraints of Boasting: A Comparative Rereading of 2 Corinthians 10–13.” Harvard Theological Review 109 (2016): 512–35.
Rethinking Paul’s Rhetorical Education: Comparative Rhetoric and 2 Corinthians 10–13. Early Christianity and Its Literature 10. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013.
Dr. Schellenberg discusses his research on the ancient Christian tradition of caring for prisoners.