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Dr. Esau McCaulley

Assistant Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity
585.594.6582
Mccaulley_Esau@roberts.edu

Education

Ph.D., New Testament, University of St. Andrews
S.T.M., New Testament, Nashotah House Theological Seminary
M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theology Seminary
B.A., History, University of the South

Biography

Rev. Esau McCaulley has served across many professional and cultural contexts throughout his ministerial career and theological study. These experiences include rector at All Souls Episcopal/Anglican Church in Okinawa, Japan, assistant to the rector, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Portsmouth, VA, and spiritual life director at Norfolk Christian High School, Norfolk, VA. Rev. McCaulley’s recent areas of research have focused on Paul’s letters in Galatians and Romans, and Second Temple Judaism and Greco-Roman background to the New Testament. Rev. McCaulley has dedicated his work in Christian higher education to instructing students on the proper interpretation and application of biblical texts.

Speaking Topics

  • Paul’s Letters
  • New Testament
  • Books of the Bible (Luke and Acts)

Selected Publications

  • “Worship,” in Lexham Theological Wordbook, ed. John D. Barry, Wellingham, WA: Logos Biblical Software (2014).
  • “Freedom” in Lexham Theological Wordbook, ed. John D. Barry, Wellingham, WA: Logos Biblical Software (2014).

 Selected Presentations

  • “Preaching Paul and the Law of Galatians,” (keynote presentation, Rochester Consortium of Theological Schools Preaching Conference, Rochester, NY, May 21, 2015).
  • “Abrahamic Echoes in Davidic and Messianic Texts” (Old Testament seminar, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK, April 17, 2014).
  • “The Songs of David,” (Old Testament seminar, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK March 5, 2014).
  • “The Transference of Power through the Transference of Physical Features in Roman Art from Julius to Octavian’s Planned Successors: the Implication for Pauline Studies,” (Old Testament seminar, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK, February 4, 2014).