Academic Curriculum Vitae
Dr Tim BULKELEY
(tim.bulkeley@gmail.com)

Academic Qualifications:

1981 PhD Theology (University of Glasgow)
1977 MA Theology (University of Oxford)
1973 BA (Hons)Theology (University of Oxford)
1970 BSc (Hons) General Science - Psychology (University of Leicester)

Honours:

Distinguished Teaching Award 2001 (University of Auckland)

22nd Annual William Menzies Lectureship (five lectures) with the title "God as Mother?" 2014 (Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, Baguio, Philippines)

Websites:

Blog: Sansblogue
Audio Blog/Podcast: 5 Minute Bible
Study Notes on Jonah and Ruth
(including an introduction to Hebrew narrative)
Amos: Hypertext Bible Commentary
Ancien Testament: méthodes d'étude
Reading the Bible Faithfully

Appointments:

1973-1974 V.S.B. Belfast: Volunteer
1974-1977 Upper Studley Baptist Church; Minister
1980-1992 Baptist Missionary Society; Missionary,
Faculté de théologie protestante au Zaire, Lecturer
Facultés protestantes au Zaire, Vice-Recteur
Visitor at Dept of Biblical Studies University of Sheffield, England; Scottish Baptist College, Glasgow, Scotland
1993-2011 University of Auckland
1993-2012 Carey Baptist College (and Laidlaw-Carey Graduate School)
Visitor at Columbo Theological Seminary, Sri Lanka
2014- Australian College of Ministries (Old Testament course writing and coordination); Asia Pacific Theological Seminary (Participating Faculty PhD program)

Research activities/interests:

Digital media and Biblical Studies; rhetorical and narrative readings; coherence of biblical texts; how real readers read

Academic Publications:

Forthcoming (invited, accepted for publication or in press)
 
Chapter “The book of Amos as 'prophetic fiction': describing the genre of a written work that reinvigorates older oral speech forms” in a book on the new form criticism and the Book of the Twelve

2014

“Presence and Pixels: Some impacts of electronically mediated communication on Christian living,” Review and Expositor, 111,1, 2014, 56-63.

2013

“The Troubling Theology of Jeremiah’s Confessions,” in Global Perspectives on the Old Testament, ed. Mark Roncace and Joseph Weaver, (Boston: Pearson, 2013), 118–19.
 
"A Masculine Reading of the Book of Esther" In Global Perspectives on the Old Testament, edited by Mark Roncace and Joseph Weaver, (Boston: Pearson, 2013), 220-222.
 
“The Book of Amos and the Day of Yhwh.” Colloquium 45, no. 2 (2013): 154–169.

Andrew T. Abernethy, Mark G. Brett, Tim Bulkeley, Tim Meadowcroft, ed. Isaiah and Imperial Context: The Book of Isaiah in the Times of Empire. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013.

“Living in the Empire: What Purposes Do Assertions of Divine Sovereignty Serve in Isaiah?” In Isaiah and Imperial Context: The Book of Isaiah in the Times of Empire, edited by Andrew T. Abernethy, Mark G. Brett, Tim Bulkeley, Tim Meadowcroft. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013.

Bier, Miriam J., and Tim Bulkeley, eds. Spiritual Complaint: Theology and Practice of Lament. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013.

“Does Jeremiah Confess, Lament, or Complain? Three Attitudes Towards Wrong.” In Spiritual Complaint: Theology and Practice of Lament, edited by Miriam J. Bier and Tim Bulkeley. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013.

2011

Not Only a Father: Talk of God as Mother in the Bible & Christian Tradition (Signs) Auckland: Archer Press, 2011
Available as a paperback or in an online discussable format.

"L’auteur est mort, But Won’t Lie Down: Inventing Authors While Reading Amos"  Colloquium, 43,1. 2011, 59-70.

Church, Philip, Peter Walker, Tim Bulkeley, and Tim Meadowcroft. The Gospel and the Land of Promise: Christian Approaches to the Land of the Bible. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2011.

“‘Exile away from his land’: Is landlessness the ultimate punishment in Amos?” In The Gospel and the Land of Promise, edited by Philip Church, Peter Walker, Tim Bulkeley, and Tim Meadowcroft. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2011, 75-85.

2010

“The Image of the Invisible God: (An)iconic Knowing, God, and Gender.” In Reconsidering Gender: Evangelical Perspectives, edited by Myk Habets and Beulah Wood. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2010.

2009

"Amos 7,1-8,3: cohesion and generic dissonance" Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 121,4, 2009, 515-528

"Worship and Amos: An expository approach" The South African Baptist Journal of Theology, 18, 2009, 14-20

"Teaching the Facts, Inculcating Knowledge or Instilling Wisdom?  Rationale for a textbook in BS101" Teaching Theology and Religion 12,4, 2009, 352-353

Review of Keith Bodner, 1 Samuel: A Narrative Commentary, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2009).

2006

"Abraham - Genesis, Chapters 11-21" Biblica: a Social and Historical Journey through the Lands of the Bible (ed. Barry J. Beitzel) Viking, 2006, 139-146

"Jacob - Genesis, Chapters 28-36" Biblica: a Social and Historical Journey through the Lands of the Bible (ed. Barry J. Beitzel) Viking, 2006, 139-146

2005

Amos: Hypertext Bible Commentary Auckland: Hypertext Bible [CD]

"Back to the Future: Virtual Theologising as Recapitulation". Colloquium, 2005, 37,2, 115-130. (Also guest editorial)

"Web-Based Hypertext as a Medium for Biblical Teaching." In: Horsfield, Peter. Papers from the Trans-Tasman Research Symposium, 'Emerging Research in Media, Religion and Culture,’ Melbourne: RMIT Publishing, 2005, 14-21.

2004

(Editorial) "Prophets, losses and electronic communication", Stimulus, 2004, 12:3, 1-2

"Hypertext Bible Commentary and Encyclopaedia: a New Zealand-based international electronic publishing project", Stimulus, 2004, 12:3, 43–48

"Hypertext and Publication in Biblical Studies" SBL Forum [http://sbl-site.org/Article.aspx?ArticleId=261]

Review of G. Johannes Botterweck And Helmer Ringgren And Heinz-Josef Fabry, eds., Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament: Volume 13, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2004).

Review of Bruce C. Birch And Walter Brueggemann And Terence E. Fretheim And David L. Petersen, A Theological Introduction to the Old Testament, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2004).

2003

"Form, Medium and Function: The Rhetorics and Poetics of Text and Hypertext in Humanities Publishing", International Journal of the Book 1, 2003, 317-327

Review of Michael H. Floyd, Minor Prophets: Part 2, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org]

2002

'Commentary beyond the Codex: Hypertext and the Art of Biblical Commentary' in Johann Cook (ed.) Bible and Computer Leiden: Brill, 2002, 641-651

Review of John Olley First and Second Kings Then and Now: in the midst of change, God. Colloquium 34:1, 49-50

2001

'Post Modern Bible Commentary Project' Journal of Biblical Studies [http://journalofbiblicalstudies.org/] 1:4

Review of Mark G. Brett Genesis: Procreation and the politics of identity. Pacifica 14, 328-330

Review of Abma, R. Bonds of Love: Studies of Prophetic Texts with Marriage Imagery (Isaiah 50: 1-3 and 54: 1-10, Hosea 1-3, Jeremiah 2-3) Studia Semitica Neerlandica 40. RBL Online Edition

Hypertext and Commentary Writing: the Hypertext Bible Commentary project Digital Resources for Research in the Humanities 2001, SETIS, University of Sydney

2000

"Where do you read." in Mission without Christendom: exploring the site, essays for Brian Smith (Carey Studies in Theology) Auckland: Carey Baptist College, 13-22

Review of Baker, David W., and Bill T. Arnold The Face of Old Testament Studies: A Survey of Contemporary Approaches RBL Online Edition

"Genesis 1-2 : creation and evolution; nature and purpose" Stimulus 2000; 8(3):6-7

1999

"Cohesion, Rhetorical Purpose and the Poetics of Coherence in Amos 3" ABR XLVII 1999 pp.16-28

1995

Etudions l’Ancien Testament. (Manuel Africain de théologie, 2) Kinshasa: Université Protestante au Zaire (Book)

1992

"Appropriate Theology: Reflections on Theological Education in Zaire", Baptist Ministers' Journal 240 1992 pp.15-16 (Short Note)

1991

"The Long and the Short of it: Two Recent Commentaries on the Book of Amos" JSOT 51 1991 pp.119-121 (Review article)

1990

"Qui me parlera de Dieu ma mère? Dieu comme mère dans Es 40ss et dans la pensée de quelques pères de l'Eglise" RZTP IV 1990 pp.83-92 (Article)

1989

"Formation spirituelle dans l'éducation théologique: un projet oecumnique et son contexte locale" RZTP III 1989 pp.107-115 (Article)

Etudions... le livre du prophète Amos, Kinshasa, FTPZ, 1989 (Book)

1988

"Le texte biblique et le contexte africain" RZTP II 1988 pp.11-17 (Article)

1986

"Une lecture féministe, l'analyse structurelle et l'aperçu d'un scribe juif." RZTP I 1986 pp.173-181 (Article)

1984

"Are the Two Creation Stories in Genesis Sexist" BTA VI,11 Supplément 1984 pp.111-119 (Article)