Published Articles
(and papers delivered at professional conferences)

by Dr. J. Paul Tanner
ThM, PhD


The following articles have been professionally published in various Christian journals and magazines.  They are listed in chronological order in which they were published.  Sorry, not all are posted yet.  Please check back.

Note:  All the following articles are formatted in American letter size (not A4).

        1992      "The Gideon Narrative as the Focal Point of Judges," Bibliotheca Sacra 149:595  (Apr-Jun 1992): 146-161.

        1992      "Daniel's 'King of the North':  Do We Owe Russia An Apology?" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 35:3 (Sept 1992): 315-28.

        1996      "Rethinking Ezekiel's Invasion by Gog," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 39:1  (Mar 1996): 29-46.

        1997      "The History of Interpretation of the Song of Songs," Bibliotheca Sacra 154:613 (Jan-Mar 1997): 23-46.

        1997      "The Message of the Song of Songs," Bibliotheca Sacra 154:614 (Apr-Jun 1997): 142-161.

            1999       The Bible Code: Holy or Hoax? (Singapore: Singapore Bible College, 1999).
                          [I recommend the following article ("Decoding") as a better treatment].

        2000      "Decoding the 'Bible Code'," Bibliotheca Sacra 157:626 (Apr-Jun 2000): 141-159.

        2001      "But If It Yields Thorns and Thistles: An Exposition of Hebrews 5:14―6:12,  Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society 14:26 (Spring 2001): 19-42.

       2002       “Ancient Babylon:  From Gradual Demise to Archaeological Rediscovery,” Near East Archaeological Society Bulletin 47 (2002): 11-20.

        2003       The Literary Structure of the Book of Daniel," Bibliotheca Sacra 160:639 (July-Sept 2003): 269-82.

            2004       A Walk in the Psalms:  For Times When We Need Help Finding Our Way Back to the Heart of God [Arabic] 
                         
(Amman, Jordan:  The Evangelical Publishing and Distribution House, 2004).

        2005       "The New Covenant and Paul’s Quotations from Hosea in Romans 9:25-26," Bibliotheca Sacra 162 (Jan-Mar 2005): 95-110.

        2005       "The 'Marriage Supper of the Lamb' in Rev 19:6-10; Implications for the Judgment Seat of Christ," Trinity Journal 26:1 (Spring 2005):  47-68.

        2006       “For Whom Does Hebrews 10:26-31 Teach A ‘Punishment Worse Than Death’?  Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society 19:37 (Autumn 2006): 57-77.

        2009       “Is Daniel’s Seventy-Weeks Prophecy Messianic?  Part 1.”  Bibliotheca Sacra 166:662 (Apr-Jun 2009): 181-200.

       2009       “Is Daniel’s Seventy-Weeks Prophecy Messianic?  Part 2.”  Bibliotheca Sacra 166:663 (Jul-Sep 2009): 319-35.

        2010       "Paul Never Wrote an Autobiography, but Now We Have a Timeline."  Bible Study Magazine 2:2 (Jan-Feb 2010): 30-31.

        2010       "The Epistle to the Hebrews," in The Grace New Testament Commentary, vol. 2, 1031-1098 (Denton, TX:  Grace Evangelical Society, 2010).

        2011       "Interpreting the Song of Songs," in The Eerdmans Companion to the Bible, ed. Gordon D. Fee and Robert L. Hubbard, Jr. (Grand Rapids:  Eerdmans, 2011).
                                  [Not available on this website.  This book can be ordered from Amazon.com].

       2012       "James's Quotation of Amos 9 to Settle the Jerusalem Council Debate in Acts 15."  Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 55:1 (March 2012): 65-85.

       2013       "The Cost of Discipleship:  Losing One's Life for Jesus' Sake."  Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 56:1 (March 2013): 43-61.

       2014       The 'Outer Darkness' in Matthew's Gospel; Shedding Light on an Ominous Warning."  Paper delivered at the SW Regional Conference of the Evangelical Theological Society.  March 8, 2014.  [See 2017 below for publication in Bibliotheca Sacra].

       2015       Old Testament Chronology and Its Implications for the Creation and Flood Accounts.  Bibliotheca Sacra 172 (Jan-Mar 2015): 24-44.

       2015       Calculating the Date of Creation and the Flood: A Young-Earth Creationist View.  Grace in Focus 30:1 (Jan-Mar 2015): 20-21.

       2015       Evangelical Views of the Creation Account in Genesis 1-2.  Grace in Focus 30:1 (Jan-Mar 2015): 22-23.

       2016       The Genealogies of Genesis 5 & 11:  Reasons for Understanding These as Gapless Chronologies."  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society.  San Antonio, TX, Nov 17, 2016.

       2017       A Proposal for (Future) Apostate Jerusalem's Role in a Progressive Dispensational Eschatology; Another Look at Revelation 17-18.  Paper presented at the SW Regional meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society.  Fort Worth, TX, Mar 31, 2017.

       2017       The 'Outer Darkness' in Matthew's Gospel; Shedding Light on an Ominous Warning.  Bibliotheca Sacra (forthcoming).

       2017       Hebrews 6:4-6 and the Question of Christian Perseverance:  A Case for Christian Rebellion Met by Temporal Judgment and the Loss of Reward."  (forthcoming)