Stanley E. Porter

President and Dean, Professor of New Testament, Roy A. Hope Chair in Christian Worldview

Stan has taught for over thirty years in universities and seminaries in Canada, the USA, and the UK. Stan has been President and Professor of New Testament at MDC since 2001. His publications include 38 authored books and over 400 authored journal articles and chapters along with over 100 other shorter pieces; he has also edited over 100 volumes. He remains a well-known and respected expert in Greek and New Testament studies throughout the world, but has interests that cover the range of New Testament studies, from Paul to the gospels to papyrology and textual criticism, as well as the Septuagint. He has supervised over 50 successful PhD students. Stan has a vision for MDC to continue to be a first-choice seminary of academic excellence and spiritual integrity. He is also the founder of the Centre for Biblical Linguistics, Translation, and Exegesis, and remains a strong supporter of OpenText.org. Stan attends a local Baptist church.

 

Accreditations

PhD
University of Sheffield
Sheffield, UK
MA
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Deerfield, Illinois

Current Course List

Course Title Instructors Term Year/Month Days
Linguistic Modeling for Biblical Study Stanley E. Porter Fall 2024 Mon
Papyrology and Textual Criticism Stanley E. Porter Winter 2025 Mon

Recent Publications

Title Professor Name Year
The Arts and the Bible Stanley E. Porter, Wendy J. Porter 2024
Discourse Analysis and the Greek New Testament Text-Generating Resources Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O'Donnell 2024
Hermeneutics, Linguistics, and the Bible: The Importance of Context Stanley E. Porter 2024
Journal of Greco-Roman History and Judaism, Volume 19 Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O'Donnell, Wendy J. Porter 2023
Romans: A Handbook on the Greek Text Stanley E. Porter, David Yoon 2023
Filologia Neotestamentaria: Facultad de Filosofia y Letras Universisad de Córdoba 56, Vol XXXVI Stanley E. Porter 2023
Linguistic Descriptions of the Greek New Testament: New Studies in Systemic Functional Linguistics, Library of the New Testament Greek, Volume 1 Stanley E. Porter 2023
The Future of Israel: A Response to Supersessionism, McMaster Biblical Studies Series, Volume 10 Stanley E. Porter, Alan E. Kurschner 2023
The Pastoral Epistles: A Commentary on the Greek Text Stanley E. Porter 2023
Origins of New Testament Christology; An Introduction to the Traditions and Titles Applied to Jesus Stanley E. Porter, Bryan R. Dyer 2023
Journal of Greco Roman Christianity and Judaism, Volume 18 Stanley E. Porter, Wendy J. Porter, Matthew Brook O’Donnell 2022
Filología Neotestamentaria, Volume XXXV Stanley E. Porter, Jesús Peláez 2022
New Testament Theology and the Greek Language: A Linguistic Reconceptualization Stanley E. Porter 2022
Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters, Volume 10 Stanley E. Porter, Christopher D. Land, David Yoon 2022
Five Views on the New Testament Canon Stanley E. Porter, Benjamin P. Laird 2022
Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, Volume 17 Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O’Donnell, Wendy J. Porter 2022
James Barr Assessed: Evaluating His Legacy over the Last Sixty Years, Volume 192 Stanley E. Porter 2021
Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics, Volume 10 Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O’Donnell, Christopher D. Land, Francis G.H. Pang 2021
Active Hermeneutics: Seeking Understanding in an Age of Objectivism Stanley E. Porter, Jason C. Robinson 2021
Pillars in the History of Biblical Interpretation, Volume 3 Stanley E. Porter, Zachary K. Dawson 2021
The Perfect Storm; Critical Discussions of the Semantics of the Greek Perfect Tense Under Aspect Theory, Volume 21 Stanley E. Porter, Constantine R. Campbell, Buist M. Fanning 2021
Biblical and Ancient Greek Linguistics, Volume 9 Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O'Donnell 2021
Christian Higher Education in Canada: Challenges and Opportunities Stanley E. Porter, Bruce G. Fawcett 2020
Is the Gospel Good News? Volume 8 Stanley E. Porter, Hughson T. Ong 2019
Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters, Volume 8 Stanley E. Porter, Christopher D. Land 2019
Christian Origins and the Establishment of the Early Jesus Movement Stanley E. Porter, Andrew W. Pitts (Alum) 2018
Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters, Volume 7 Stanley E. Porter, Christopher D. Land 2018
Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, Volume 13 Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O'Donnell (Alum), Wendy J. Porter, Hughson T. Ong (Alum) 2018
The Gospel of John in Modern Interpretation Stanley E. Porter, Ron C. Fay 2018
Evangelical Theological Method: Five Views Stanley E. Porter, Stanley E. Porter 2018
The Letter to the Romans: Exegesis and Application Francis G.H. Pang, Stanley E. Porter 2018
biblical hermeneutics book cover Biblical Hermeneutics: Five Views (Reprint) Stanley E. Porter, Beth M. Stovell 2017
inaugurations book cover Inaugurations: Inaugural Lectures Delivered at McMaster Divinity College Stanley E. Porter 2017
BAGL biblical and ancient greek linguistics book cover Biblical And Ancient Greek Linguistics, Volume 5 Stanley E. Porter, Matthew Brook O'Donnell 2016
the apostle paul his life, thought and letters book cover The Apostle Paul: His Life, Thought, And Letters Stanley E. Porter 2016
pillars in the history of biblical interpretation book cover Pillars In The History Of Biblical Interpretation, Volume I: Prevailing Methods Before 1980 Stanley E. Porter, Sean A. Adams 2016
the synoptic problem book cover The Synoptic Problem: Four Views Stanley E. Porter, Bryan R. Dyer 2016
fundamentals of new testament textual criticism book cover Fundamentals Of New Testament Textual Criticism Stanley E. Porter, Andrew W. Pitts 2015
Paul and pseudepigraphy book cover Paul And Pseudepigraphy Stanley E. Porter, Gregory P. Fewster 2013