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Robert Jewett

Born: 31-Dec-1933
Birthplace: Lawrence, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Theologian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pauline scholar

[1] Member, Nebraska Annual Conference, United Methodist Church.

Father: Walter L. Jewett (minister)
Mother: Elizabeth Bailey
Wife: Janet Miller (m. 11-Jun-1956)
Daughter: Ellen
Wife: Heike Goebel

    University: BA, Nebraska Wesleyan University (1955)
    University: BDiv, University of Chicago (1958)
    University: ThD, University of Tübingen (1964)
    Professor: Religious Studies, Morningside College (1966-80)
    Professor: New Testament Interpretation, Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary (1980-2000)

    American Academy of Religion
    Chicago Society of Biblical Research President (1993-94)
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Society of Biblical Literature
    Society of New Testament Studies

Author of books:
Paul's Anthropological Terms: A Study of Their Use in Conflict Settings (1971, religion)
The Captain America Complex: The Dilemma of Zealous Nationalism (1973, social studies)
The American Monomyth (1977, social studies)
A Chronology of Paul's Life (1979, religion)
Jesus Against the Rapture: Seven Unexpected Prophecies (1979, religion)
Letter to Pilgrims: A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews (1981, religion)
Christian Tolerance: Paul's Message to the Modern Church (1982, religion)
The Thessalonian Correspondence: Pauline Rhetoric and Millenarian Piety (1986, religion)
Saint Paul at the Movies: The Apostle's Dialogue with American Culture (1993, film studies)
Paul the Apostle to America: Cultural Trends and Pauline Scholarship (1994, religion)
Saint Paul Returns to the Movies: Triumph Over Shame (1999, film studies)
The Myth of the American Superhero (2002, social studies)
Captain America and the Crusade Against Evil: The Dilemma of Zealous Nationalism (2003, social studies)
Mission and Menace: Four Centuries of American Religious Zeal (2008, religion)

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