The Revd Dr Alistair C Stewart MA (Classics, Andr.), PhD

The Revd Dr Alistair C Stewart MA (Classics, Andr.), PhD (Theology, Birmingham)

The Revd Dr Alistair C Stewart MA (Classics, Andr.), PhD

alistair.stewart@codringtoncollege.edu.bb

The Revd Dr Alistair C Stewart MA (Classics, Andr.), PhD (Theology, Birmingham)

Senior Lecturer in Biblical Studies

Dr Stewart returned to Codrington College in 2023 after over twenty years working in English parishes.

He teaches across the spectrum of early Christian studies, focussing on the canonical New Testament. His research focusses on the formation of Christian communities and practices in the context of the Graeco-Roman world.

Recent Publications:

Books

  • Breaking bread: the emergence of eucharist and agape in early Christian communities (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2023)
  • The Canons of Hippolytus: an English version with introduction and annotation and an accompanying Arabic text (Sydney: SCD, 2021)
  • The Testament of the Lord: Worship & Discipline in the Early Church (Crestwood NY: St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2018)

Articles

  • “The Interrogation in Egyptian Baptismal Rites: a further consideration” Questions Liturgiques 102 (2022), 3-15
  • “The baptismal formula: a search for origins” Ecclesia orans 39 (2022), 391-414
  • “St Paul and the two ways: Romans 12-13 and pre-baptismal catechesis” Bulletin of the St Philaret Institute 39 (2021), 12-31
  • “ΑΡΙΣΤΟΝ ΜEΝ ̔ΥΔΩΡ: Ancient Breakfasts and the Development of Eucharistic Foods” JTS 71 (2020), 707-717
  • “The ordination prayers in Traditio apostolica: The search for a Grundschrift” SVTQ 64 (2020), 11-24

Essays

  • “The deaconess in Testamentum Domini: a window on women's ministry in fourth century Asia” in Masculum et feminam creavit eos (Gen. 1,27): Paradigmi del maschile e femminile nel cristianesimo antico (SEA 157; Lugano: Nerbini, 2020), 175–83
  • “Office, and Appointment to Office, in Early Christian Circles” in Bruce W. Longenecker, David Wilhite (ed., The Cambridge History of ancient Christianity (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023), 536-558)

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