book cover for Dale Allison's "Night Comes"

Allison, Dale C., Jr. 2016. night comes : death, imagination, and the last things. Grand Rapids, Michigan : Eerdmans Publishing Company.


Allison_Dale_2228_KS-200wDale C. Allison Jr. is Princeton Theological Seminary’s Richard J. Dearborn Professor of New Testament. He obtained his M.A. and his Ph.D. from Duke University. His academic research has focused on the Gospel of Matthew, the historical Jesus, the Sayings Gospel (Q), early Jewish and Christian eschatology, inner-biblical exegesis, the history of the interpretation and application of biblical texts, and the Jewish Pseudepigrapha, especially the Testament of Abraham and 4 Baruch. His book, Constructing Jesus, was selected as “Best Book Relating to the New Testament” for 2009–2010 by the Biblical Archaeology Society. He is currently the main editor for the New Testament area for DeGruyter’s Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, and has served on the editorial boards of New Testament Studies, Journal for the Study of the Historical Jesus, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, Horizons in Biblical Theology, Journal of Biblical Literature, and Review of Biblical Literature. On a more popular level, he has written books on the Sermon on the Mount, George Harrison, and religious experience in the modern world. He is an ordained elder in the PCUSA. 

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