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1. "Mary's Virginity in St. John - An Exegetical Study." Marianum 19 (1957) 115-126.
2. "The Biblical Poetry of the Hebrews." The Bible Today 13 (1964) 832- 837.
3. "Anti-Semitism and the Gospels." Theological Studies 26 (1965) 189-214.
4. "Mary and the Church in John 1:13." The Bible Today 20 (1965) 1318-1324.
5. "Biblical Truth as Dialectical Analysis." Chicago Studies 6 (1967) 297-316.
      Reprinted in Insight 6 (1968) 20-29.
6. “Structure and Theology of Mt. 1:18-2:23,” Cahiers de Joséphologie 16 (1968) 119-135.
7. "The Parable of the Wicked Husbandmen." Journal of Biblical Literature 90 (1971) 451-465.
8. "Parable and Example in the Teaching of Jesus." New Testament Studies 18 (1971-72) 285-307.
      Reprinted in Semeia 1 (1974) 63-104.
9. "Parable as Religious and Poetic Experience." The Journal of Religion 53 (1973) 330-358.
10. "Mark and the Relatives of Jesus." Novum Testamentum 15 (1973) 81-113.
      Reprinted as pp. 52-84 in The Composition of Mark’s Gospel (Leiden: Brill, 1999)
11. "The Seed Parables of Jesus." Journal of Biblical Literature 92 (1973) 244-266.
12. "Structuralist Analysis and the Parables of Jesus." Linguistica Biblica 29-30 (1973) 41-51.
      Reprinted and expanded in Semeia 1 (1974) 192-221.
13. "A Basic Bibliography for Parables Research." Semeia 1 (1974) 236-274.
14. "The Good Samaritan: Towards a Generic Definition of Parable." Semeia 2 (1974) 82-112,5.
15. "Immortality as Idolatry: The Limits of Narcotic Theology." Listening 10 (1975) 21-29.
16. "Literary Criticism and Biblical Hermeneutics." The Journal of Religion 57 (1977) 76-80.
[Essay review of Norman Perin, Jesus and the Language of the Kingdom. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1976]
17. "A Metamodel for Polyvalent Narration." Semeia 9 (1977) 105-147.
18. "Waking the Bible: Biblical Hermeneutic and Literary Imagination." Interpretation 32 (1978) 269-285.
19. "Paradox Gives Rise to Metaphor: Paul Ricoeur's Hermeneutics and the Parables of Jesus."
      Biblical Research 24 (1979) 20-37.
20. "Difference and Divinity." Semeia 23 (1982) 29-40.
21. "Mark 12:13-17." Interpretation 37 (1983) 397-401.
22. "Parable as History and Literature." Listening 19 (1984) 5-18.
23. "From Moses to Jesus: Parallel Themes."Bible Review 2/2 (Summer 1986) 18-27.
24. "The Cross that Spoke: The Earliest Narrative of the Passion and Resurrection." Forum 3/2 (June 1987) 3-22.
25. "Living Earth and Living Christ: Thoughts on Carol P. Christ's, 'Finitude, Death, and Reverence for Life.'" Semeia 40 (1987) 109-118.
26. "Pattern and Particularity in Suffering and Story: Response to Beth Burbank's, "Vignette: The Blessing of the Wrestler." Journal of Supervision and Training in Ministry 9 (1987) 211-216.
27. "Aphorism in Discourse and Narrative." Semeia 43 (1988) 121-140.
28. "Divine Immediacy and Human Immediacy: Towards a New First Principle in Historical Jesus Research." Semeia 44 (1988) 121-140
29. "Materials and Methods in Historical Jesus Research." Forum 4/4 (December 1988) 3-24.
30. "Thoughts on Two Extracanonical Gospels." Semeia 49 (1990) 155-168.
31. "Jesus as a Mediteranean Jewish Peasant." The Fourth R 4/2 (March 1991) 11-14.
32. "The Life of a Mediteranean Jewish Peasant." The Christian Century 108/37 (Dec 18-25, 1991) 1194-1200.
33. "The Historical Jesus: An Interview with John Dominic Crossan." The Christian Century 108/37 (Dec 18-25, 1991) 1200-1204.
34. "Open Healing and Open Eating: Jesus as a Jewish Cynic?" Biblical Research [Centennial Issue] 36 (1991) 6-18 [from Saturday, April 20, 1991].
35. "Lists in Early Christianity: A Response to Early Christianity, Q and Jesus." Semeia 55 (1992) 235-243.
36. "Jesus and the Leper." Forum 8 (1992) 177-190.
37. "The Challenge of Multicontextual Interpretation." Semeia 62 (1993) 149-155.
38. "The Challenge of Christmas: Two Views" in the Christmas issue of The Christian Century, December 15, 1993, cover & pages 1270-1280. "He comes as One Unknown" by Beverly R. Gaventa, & "A Tale of Two Gods" by John Dominic Crossan ("adapted from the first chapter of Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography"), with mutual responses following.
39. "Some Theological Conclusions from My Historical Jesus Research," The Living Pulpit, 3/1 (Jan-Mar 1994) 18-19.
40. "Why Christians Must Search for the Historical Jesus." Bible Review 12/2 (April 1996): 34-38 & 42-45.
41. “The Passion Narrative.” The Fourth R 9/5-6 (Sept-Dec 1996) 3-8.
42. “What Victory? What God?” A Review Debate with N. T. Wright on Jesus and the Victory of God.Scottish Journal of Theology 50 (1997) 345-358.
43. “Against Anxieties: Thomas 36 and the Historical Jesus.” Forum 10 (1994) 57-67.
44. “The Gospel of Peter and the Canonical Gospels: Independence, Dependence, or Both?” Forum, n.s. 1 (1998) 7-51.
45. “Spirituality or Sanctity,” Tikkun 13/6, November-December (1998) 34.
46. “Earliest Christianity in Counterfactual Focus.” Biblical Interpretation 8 (1999) 185-193.
= Pp. 185-193 in Virtual History and the Bible. Ed. J. Cheryl Exum. Leiden: Brill, 2000.
47. “Exclusivity and Particularity.” Buddhist-Christian Studies 19 (1999) 97-99.
= Pp. 83-86 in Buddhists Talk about Jesus. Christians Talk about the Buddha. Eds. Rita M. Gross & Terry C. Muck. New York, NY: Continuum, 2000.
48. “Die Akte Jesus.” NZZ Folio (Die Zeitschrift der Neuen Zürcher Zeiting). special issue on “Jesus, 2000 Jahre danach,” Nr. 12, December 1999, 25-28.
49. “Den historiske Jesus og kristendommens fodsel” Kritisk forum for praktisk teologi: EfterJesufodsel: 78 (1999) 30-47.
50. “The Final Word.” Colloquium (The Australian and New Zealand Theological Review) 31 (1999) 141-152.
51. “Blessed Plot.” A Reply to N. T. Wright’s Review of The Birth of Christianity. Scottish Journal of Theology 53 (2000) 92-112 [see 72-91].
52. “The Parables of Jesus.” Interpretation; A Journal of Bible and Theology 56 (2002) 247-259 [Special Issue on Parables]
53. “Historical Knowledge: A Response to Hal Childs.” Pastoral Psychology 51 (2003) 469-75.
54. “Virgin Mother or Bastard Child?” “HTS/Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 59 (2003) 663-91.
= Pp. 37-55 in A Feminist Companion to Mariology. Ed. Amy-Jill Levine with Maria Mayo Robbins. London & New York: &. & T. Clark (Continuum), 2005.
55. “The Resurrection of Jesus in Its Jewish Context.” Neotestamentica 37.1 (2003) 29-57.
[Invited Opening Lecture. New Testament Society of South Africa, Potchefstroom, South Africa, Tuesday, April 9, 2002, 7:30-9:00 pm]
56. “Loosely Based on a True Story: The Passion of Jesus in Verbal and Visual Media.” Tikkun
19/2 (March/April 2004): 25-27 &32.
57. “On Asking the Right Question.” Axial (Winter 2004): 6-8.
58. “Crowd Control.” The Christian Century 121/6 (March 23, 2004): 18 & 21-22.
59. “A Woman Equal to Paul: Who Is She?" Bible Review 21/3 (Summer 2005) 29-31 & 46-47.
60. “New Testament and Roman Empire: Shifting Paradigms for Interpretation," Union Seminary Quarterly Review 59/3-4 (2005) 1-15.
61. “Violence and the Normalcy of Civilisation.” Search 29 (2006) 3-12.
62. Marcus Borg & John Dominic Crossan, “Jesus’ Final Week: Collision Course,” The Christian Century 124/6 (March, 20, 2007) 27-31.
63. "The Message of the Historical Jesus and Contemporary American Imperialism.” Rivista di Teologia dell’Evangelizzazione 11 (2007) 395-406.
64. "A Vision of Divine Justice: The Resurrection of Jesus in Eastern Christian Iconography." JBL 132 (2013) 1-32.
[AAR/SBL Annual Meeting: SBL Presidential Address, International Ballroom North, Hilton Chicago Hotel, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2012]
65. "From Abba-Cry to Father-Prayer." The Fourth R 28:2 (March-April) 2015:14-15 & 24.
66. "It's the Theology: In Memory of Marcus J. Borg (1942-2015)." The Fourth R 29:1 (January-February) 2016:23-25.


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