Kent Brower, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Nazarene Theological College.

Dr Brower has taught at a number of institutions including: Canadian Nazarene College, Nazarene Theological College-Brisbane, European Nazarene College, Nazarene Theolocial College - Africa, and Nazarene Theological Seminary. He has supervised a number of PhD theses to completion and he continues to supervise PhD students in a variety of topics in the New Testament. His research had focused on many aspects of New Testament theology such as eschatology and holiness in the Gospels.

Select Publications

‘Eschatology’, in Dictionary of Biblical Theology (Leicester: IVP, 2000), 459-464.   

‘Jesus and the Lustful Eye: Glancing at Matthew 5:28’, Evangelical Quarterly 76 (2004), 291-309.

Holiness in the Gospels (Kansas City: Beacon Hill, 2005).

‘Paul and the Corinthians: A Response to Dean Flemming, ‘Paul and the Athenians: Articulating the Gospel in a Pluralistic World.’ European Explorations in Christian Holiness 3 (2006), 20-26. Reprinted in Didache: Faithful Teaching 6/1 (2006) 

Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament (joint editor with Andy Johnson) (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007).

‘Introduction: Holiness and the Ekklēsia of God', co-written with Andy Johnson in Holiness and Ecclesiology, eds Kent Brower and Andy Johnson (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007).

‘The Holy One and his Disciples: Holiness and Ecclesiology in Mark’, in Holiness and Ecclesiology, eds, Kent Brower and Andy Johnson (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007).

'"We are able", Cross-bearing Discipleship and the Way of the Lord in Mark', Horizons in Biblical Theology 29 (2007) 177-201.

‘“Who then is this?” – Christological Questions in Mark 4:35-5:43’, Evangelical Quarterly LXXXI (2009), 291-305.

Living as God’s Holy People: Holiness and Community in Paul (Carlisle: Paternoster, 2010).

Three articles for Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2011).

Mark: A Commentary in the Wesleyan Tradition in New Beacon Bible Commentary (Kansas City: Beacon Hill, 2012).

Five articles for Global Wesleyan Dictionary of Theology (Kansas City: Beacon Hill, 2013)

“Holiness and Community in 1 John” in the Path of Holiness: Perspectives in Wesleyan Thought in Honor of Herbert B McGonigle, eds Joseph W. Cunningham and David Rainey (Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2014), 127-142.

'Purity in John', in Purity: Essays in Bible and Theology, eds Arseny Ermakov and Andrew Brower Latz (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2014), 115-134.

Research Supervision

Current Supervision: Alesandra Chambo, Nabil Habiby, Gift Mtukwa (co-supervisor), Ezekiel Shibemba, Joshua Bloor (co-supervisor), Julianne Burnett (co-supervisor), Scott Savage (co-supervisor), Cindia Lau

Past Supervision: James Ayodeji Adewuya, Kenneth G J BakerRhonda Crutcher, Arseny ErmakovChristopher Foster, Rob A. FringerSvetlana Khobnya, Gabi Markusse, Musa Victor Mdabuleni Kunene, Jim Moretz, Un Tae Park, James RomanoRobert S. SnowSarah Whittle, Mi Ja Wi

Email: KBrower@nazarene.ac.uk