David J. Rudolph (1967-), scholar
From 4 Enoch: The Online Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism
David J. Rudolph (born 1967) is an American Jewish scholar at Messianic Jewish Theological Institute, Los Angeles, CA.
Born in 1967. Ph.D. (2007) in New Testament at Cambridge University. Scholar-in-Residence at the MJTI Center for Jewish-Christian Relations, 2009-2011. Currently a lecturer in New Testament at the MJTI School of Jewish Studies and the rabbi of Tikvat Israel Messianic Synagogue in Richmond, Virginia.
His planned publications include a series of volumes in collaboration with Joel Willitts and others: Introduction to Messianic Judaism: Its Ecclesial Context and Biblical Foundations (Zondervan, 2013); New Testament Interpretation After Supersessionism: Changing Paradigms (Eugene: Cascade, forthcoming 2016); and The Jewish New Testament: An Introduction to its Jewish Social & Conceptual Context (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, forthcoming 2016).
Works on Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins
- A Jew to the Jews: Jewish Contours of Pauline Flexibility in 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 (2011 Rudolph), book
- Paul's "Rule in All the Churches" (1 Cor 7:17-24) and Torah-Defined Ecclesiological Variegation. Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations 5 (2010): 1-23.
- History of Judeo-Christian Communities in the Jewish Diaspora. Pages 136-39 in Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture. Vol. 1. Edited by M. Avrum Ehrlich. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2008.
- Messianic Jews and Christian Theology: Restoring an Historical Voice to the Contemporary Discussion. Pro Ecclesia 14:1 (2005): 58-84.