Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Jeffrey Aernie

Dr Jeffrey Aernie

BA (Wheaton), MDiv (TEDS), PhD (Aberdeen)

Jeffrey Aernie is Lecturer in New Testament Studies. Dr Aernie serves as the Course Advisor for the Bachelor of Theology and Graduate Diploma of Theology at the Parramatta campus.

His current research is focused on Paul's letters and theology (especially the Corinthian correspondence), the theme of discipleship in the Gospel of Mark, and Greek linguistics (particularly the exegetical implications of verbal aspect theory). He welcomes research students in these three areas.

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  • THL101/417 New Testament Greek 1
  • THL106/409 Introduction to New Testament Studies
  • THL203 Paul and His Letters
  • THL204/443 New Testament Greek 2
  • THL208 Synoptic Gospels
  • THL301 Hebrews and the General Epistles
  • THL302 New Testament Greek 3
  • THL303 Judaism and Early Christianity
  • THL307 Johannine Literature

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  • Is Paul also among the Prophets? An Examination of the Relationship between Paul and the Old Testament Prophetic Tradition in 2 Corinthians. Library of New Testament Studies 467. London: T&T Clark, 2012.


  • "Faith, Judgment, and the Life of the Believer: A Reassessment of 2 Corinthians 5:6–10." Catholic Biblical Quarterly 79 (2017): 438–454.
  • "Cruciform Discipleship: The Narrative Function of the Women in Mark 15–16." Journal of Biblical Literature 135 (2016): 779–797.
  • "Tablets of Fleshly Hearts: Paul and Ezekiel in Concert." Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters 6 (2016): 55–73.
  • "Participation in Christ: An Analysis of Pauline Soteriology." Horizons in Biblical Theology 37 (2015): 50–68.


  • "Cruciform Discipleship in Mark 9:30–50." In Reading Mark in Context: Jesus and Second Temple  Judaism. Edited by Ben C. Blackwell, John K. Goodrich, and Jason Maston. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, forthcoming 2017.
  • "Borderless Discipleship: The Syrophoenician Woman as a Christ-Follower in Mark 7:24–30." Pages 191–207 in Bible, Borders, Belonging(s): Engaging Readers from Oceania. Edited by   Jione Havea, David Neville, and Elaine Wainwright. Society of Biblical Literature Semeia Studies. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2014.
  • "Paul of Tarsus." Pages 122–133 in Great Spiritual Leaders: Studies in Leadership for a Pluralist Society. Edited by Seforosa Carroll and William M. Emilsen. Canberra: Barton, 2014.
  • "Revealed Belief." Pages 26–33 in I Believe in God. Edited by William M. Emilsen. North Parramatta: UTC, 2011.
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