Arseny Ermankov, Ph.D. 

'Holy Community in the Gospel of Mark' (NTC) 2010 

Arseny is Head of Biblical Studies at Booth College, Sydney. In collaboration with Andrew Brower Latz, he has recently published an edited volume called Purity: Essays in Bible and Theology and is currently working on The Gospel of Matthew: A Commentary in Wesleyan Tradition in New Beacon Bible Commentary Series in cooperation with Robert Snow.  

His research interests lay in the area of holiness and purity discourse in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity as reflected in the light of new approaches to the study of ancient religions and linguistics. He also has an interest in post-structuralist methods of interpretation, the issues of multivoicedness in biblical traditions, and readings of modern ideologies and cultures the light of scriptural hermeneutics. The issues of effective teaching and learning in biblical studies have also taken an important place in his thinking and practice.

He holds membership in Wesleyan Theological Society, Society of Biblical Literature, British New Testament Society, and Society for the Study of Early Christianity (Australia).


Recent Publications:

'Separation or Presence? Reimagining Biblical Theology of Holiness', in Renovating Holiness, eds Josh Broward and Thomas J. Oord  (SacraSage Press, 2015). 

Brower Latz, A. and Ermakov, A., eds, Purity: Essays in Bible and Theology (Pickwick, 2014).

“Purity in the Synoptic Gospels.”   in Purity: Essays in Bible and Theology, eds Andrew Brower-Latz and Arseny Ermakov (Pickwick, 2014), 89-113.

"The Holy One of God in Markan Narrative" in Horizons in Biblical Theology 36/2 (2014), 159-184.

"Holiness in the Gospel of Mark: Black Cat in a Dark Room?" in Wesleyan Theological Journal 49/2 (2014), 74-85.