Professor Jennifer Strawbridge


B.A. in Physics and in Religion, Washington and Lee University

MSt in Theology, University of Oxford

M.Div, Yale University

DPhil, University of Oxford


Editorial Board, Journal for the Study of the New Testament

Board of Governors, Ripon College Cuddesdon

Research Area:

Biblical Studies: New Testament

Research Interests:

Pauline Epistles; Patristic reception of the New Testament; History of Interpretation; Papyrological and epigraphic sources and the New Testament; Gospel of John; Sight and sightlessness in the New Testament

External Engagement:

Foundation Governor, St Andrew’s School, Headington

Member, Faith and Order & Liturgical Commissions of the Church of England

Wiccamical Canon, Chichester Cathedral


Select Publications

  • 1 Peter: A Global Commentary

    Edited by:
  • Taking up Armour: The challenges of early Christian exegesis of Ephesians

    Strawbridge, JR
  • The Image and Unity of God: The Role of Colossians 1 in Theological Controversy

    Strawbridge, JR
    Edited by:
    Beeley, CA, Weedman, ME
  • How the Body of Lazarus Helps to Solve a Pauline Problem

    Strawbridge, JR
  • Paul and Patristics Database

  • Early Christian Epigraphy, Evil, and the Apotropaic Function of Romans 8.31

    Strawbridge, J
  • A School of Paul? Pauline Texts in Early Christian Schooltext Papyri

    Strawbridge, JR
    Edited by:
    Hauge, MR, Pitts, AW
  • The Pauline Effect The Use of the Pauline Epistles by Early Christian Writers

    Strawbridge, JR
  • The Songs we Used to Sing? Hymn 'Traditions' and Reception in Pauline Letters

    Edsall, B, Strawbridge, JR
  • A Community of Interpretation: The Use of 1 Corinthians 2.6-16 by Early Christians

    Strawbridge, JR
  • More