Prof. John Kloppenborg

Fellow of the College
Professor, Chair of the Study of Religion, U of T
Gerald Larkin Building: 15 Devonshire Pl, Room 311
Tel: 416-978-6493  86493

BA (History), University of Lethbridge, 1974

MA (Theology), University of St. Michael's College, 1977

PhD (Theology), University of St Michael's College, 1984

Teaching Area:
Christian Origins, second Temple Judaism

Research Interests:
Social History of Early Christianity; Parables; Economic history of Roman Palestine

– Kloppenborg, John S., Phil Harland, and Richard Ascough. Associations in the Graeco-Roman World. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2012.
– Kloppenborg, John S. and Richard Ascough. Attica, Central Greece, Macedonia, Thrace. Vol. 1 of Greco-Roman Associations. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2011.
– Kloppenborg, John S. Q, The Earliest Gospel: An Introduction to the Original Sayings and Stories of Jesus. Louisville and London: Westminster John Knox, 2008.
– Kloppenborg, John S. The Tenants in the Vineyard: Ideology, Economics, and Agrarian Conflict in Jewish Palestine. WUNT, vol. 195. T´┐Żbingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2006.
– Robinson, James M., Paul Hoffmann, and John S. Kloppenborg, eds. The Sayings Gospel Q in Greek and English with Parallels from the Gospels of Mark and Thomas. Contributions to Biblical Exegesis and Theology, vol. 30. Leuven; Peeters; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2002.
– Kloppenborg, John S., Excavating Q: The History and Setting of the Sayings Gospel. Minneapolis; Fortress Press; Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 2000.
– Robinson, James M., Paul Hoffmann, and John S. Kloppenborg, eds. The Critical Edition of Q: A Synopsis, Including the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, Mark and Thomas, with English, German and French Translations of Q and Thomas. Hermeneia Supplements. Leuven: Peeters; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2000.
– Kloppenborg, John S., and Stephen G. Wilson, eds. Voluntary Associations in the Graeco-Roman World. London; New York: Routledge, 1996.
– Kloppenborg, John S. ed. Conflict and Invention: Literary, Rhetorical and Social Studies on the Sayings Gospel Q. Valley Forge, Penn.: Trinity Press International, 1995.
– Kloppenborg, John S., ed. The Shape of Q: Signal Essays on the Sayings Gospel. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1994.
– Kloppenborg, John S. Q Parallels: Synopsis, Critical Notes, & Concordance. Foundations and Facets: New Testament. Sonoma, Calif.: Polebridge Press, 1988.
– Kloppenborg, John S. The Formation of Q: Trajectories in Ancient Wisdom Collections. 1999. Studies in Antiquity and Christianity. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1987.

Awards, Affiliations, Personal Interests, etc.:
Doctor of Arts, honoris causa, University of Lethbridge, 2011.
Frances W. Beare Award, Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, 2001, 2007

John Kloppenborg