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Published Materials on the Gospel of Matthew by Dorothy Jean Weaver  

Books :

Matthew’s Missionary Discourse: A Literary Critical Analysis . JSNTS 38. Sheffield , ENGLAND : Sheffield Academic Press, 1990

Essays in published volumes :

“As Sheep in the Midst of Wolves: Mission and Peace in the Gospel of Matthew,” in Beautiful upon the Mountains: Biblical Essays on Mission , Peace, and the Reign of God , pp. 123-143. Mary H. Schertz and Ivan Friesen, eds. Elkhart , IN : Institute of Mennonite Studies / Scottdale , PA : Herald Press, 2003.

“Power and Powerlessness: Matthew’s Use of Irony in the Portrayal of Political Leaders,” in Treasures New and Old: Recent Contributions to Matthean Studies , pp. 179-196. David R. Bauer and Mark Allan Powell, eds. SBL Symposium Series, No. 1. Atlanta , GA : Scholars Press, 1996.

“Power and Powerlessness: Matthew’s Use of Irony in the Portrayal of Political Leaders,” in Society of Biblical Literature 1992 Seminar Papers , pp. 454-466. Eugene H. Lovering, Jr., ed. Atlanta , GA : Scholars Press, 1992.

“Transforming Nonresistance: From Lex Talionis to ‘Do Not Resist the Evil One,’” in The Love of Enemy and Nonretaliation in the New Testament , pp. 32-71. Willard M. Swartley, ed. Louisville , KY : Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992.

Book Reviews :

Households and Discipleship: A Study of Matthew 19-20 (JSNTSup 103) by Warren Carter ( Sheffield : JSOT Press, 1994) and What Are They Saying About Matthew’s Sermon on the Mount? by Warren Carter (New York/Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 1994) in Critical Review of Books in Religion 9 (1996):185-189.

Matthew . Westminster Bible Companion, by Thomas G. Long (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1997) in Interpretation 52:4 (October, 1998):434.

“ . . . wer den Willen meines Vaters tut”: Eine Untersuchung zum Verstandnis vom Handeln im Matthaus- evangelium , Biblische Untersuchungen 23, by Armin Wouters (Regensburg: Friedrich Pustet, 1992) in Journal of Biblical Literature 114:1 (Spring 1995):145-147.

Articles :

“The real Bethlehem : An Advent meditation on Matthew 2:13-23,” Our Faith 3:3 (Fall/Winter 2003): 4.

“ Bethlehem : An Advent Meditation on Matthew 2:13-23,” the Mennonite 4:46 ( December 11, 2001 ): 6.

“Advent Meditation on Matthew 2:13-23,” Keep the Faith, Share the Peace: The Newsletter of the Mennonite Church Peace and Justice Committee 7:1 (February 2001): insert

“Meditation on Bethlehem ,” Friends of Peace and Justice in the Holy Land [North American insert in Cornerstone , published by Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center] 20 (Christmas 2000): p. L.

“Rewriting the Messianic Script: Matthew’s Account of the Birth of Jesus,” Interpretation 54:4 (October 2000): 376-385.

“And, Finally: The Gospel According to the Landowner,” Gospel Herald 90:42 (October 28, 1997): 1-3.

“Of Terror and Transformation: Resurrection Truth According to Matthew,” Gospel Herald 88:17 (April 25, 1995 ): 1-3.

“The Beatitudes: Words of Challenge and Promise for Ordinary Humans,” Gospel Herald 86:37 (September 21, 1993 ): 1-3.

“Between Text and Sermon: Matthew 28:1-10,” Interpretation 46:4 (October 1992): 398-402.

“Reflections on Matt. 13:31-32: The Strange Little Story About the Mustard Cedar,” Gospel Herald 85:40 ( October 13, 1992 ): 1-3.

“ Mission and Evangelism: The View from the Gospel of Matthew,” Mission Focus 20:2 (June 1992): 25-28.

“So You Shall Purge the Evil From the Midst of You: Reflections on Deuteronomy 19:16-21 and Matthew 5:38 -42,” PeaceNotes (Lutheran Peace Fellowship), (Summer 1990): 2-3.

“So You Shall Purge the Evil From the Midst of You: Reflections on Deuteronomy 19:16-21 and Matthew 5:38 -42,” Mennonite Central Committee Women’s Concerns Report #89 (March-April, 1990): 12-14.

“Matthew’s Account: Truth and Propaganda” (in series “Easter according to the four Gospels”), Gospel Herald 79:9 (March 4, 1986): 145-147.

“Matthew’s Account: God With Us” (in series “Advent according to the four Gospels”), Gospel Herald 78:49 (December 3, 1985): 845-847.

 Video Bible Studies

 Emmanuel: God With Us . [Seven of 13 video introductions to Sunday School lessons based on the Gospel of Matthew]. Scottdale , PA : Herald Press, 1999.

Translations (German to English):

Ulrich Luz, “The Final Judgment (Matt 25:31-46): An Exercise in ‘History of Influence’ Exegesis,” pp. 271-310, in Treasures New and Old: Recent Contributions to Matthean Studies, SBL Symposium Series, Number 1, ed. by David R. Bauer and Mark Allan Powell (Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1996).

Manuscripts Awaiting Publication:

“Thus You Will Know Them by Their Fruits: The Roman Characters of the Gospel of Matthew,” for a volume on “Matthew and the Roman Imperial World” to be published by Continuum in Fall 2004.