Faculty Directory

profile

profile

Jeff Cate, Ph.D.

Professor of New Testament

Office Phone: (951) 343-4491
E-mail: jcate@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Eugene and Billie Yeager Center B243
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. New Testament and Greek New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 1997
M.Div. Biblical Studies New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary 1993
B.A. Religion and History Samford University 1990

Courses Taught

Fall 2014 Semester

CST130, Section C
New Testament Survey
Tuesday, 7a - 8.30a
Business Building, Room B123

CST130, Section D
New Testament Survey
Tuesday, 8.45a - 10.15a
Business Building, Room B123

CST130, Section E
New Testament Survey
Tuesday, 10.30a - 12.00p
Business Building, Room B123

CST442, Section A
Special Topics in New Testament: Revelation
Tuesday, Thursday 2a - 3a

+

Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

New Testament Studies, especially Greek manuscripts, Gospel of Mark, and the Revelation of John

+

Research, Presentations, & Publications

(List also available from curriculum vitae at http://www.calbaptist.edu/jcate)

“The Curious Case of P43: Another New Testament Opisthograph?” Papyrology and Early Christian Backgrounds session, Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Chicago, Illinois, November 2012

“Greek New Testament Manuscripts in California,” The Folio: The Bulletin of the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center (Claremont School of Theology), Spring 2012

“The Greek New Testament Manuscripts in California,” Biblical Archaeology Society, Los Angeles Chapter, April 13, 2012

“The Greek New Testament Manuscripts in California,” New Testament Texts and Traditions section, Pacific Coast Region meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Santa Clara, California, March 2012

“The Unemotional Jesus in Manuscript 1358,” The Folio: The Bulletin of the Ancient Biblical Manuscript Center (Claremont School of Theology), Fall 2011

“Textual Notes in the KJV: Manuscripts, Editions, and Decisions after Four Centuries,” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, San Francisco, CA, November 2011

“The Synagogue” and “Slavery in the New Testament” in The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook (Baker, 2011).

“Introduction to the Gospel of Matthew,” Lexham Bible Dictionary (Logos Bible Software, 2011).

“Having a Gut Feeling for Anger: Mark 1:41 and Visceral Emotions,” International Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, London, England, July 2011

"The Apocalypse of John in an Environmental Age," Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta, GA, November 2010

"The Text of Revelation: Why Neither Armageddon nor 666 May Be Exactly What You Think" and "How Green was John's World? Ecology and Revelation" in Essays on Revelation: Appropriating Yesterday's Apocalypse in Today's World (Pickwick, 2011).


“The Shema in the Synoptics: Great Variation in the Great Commandment,” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, New Orleans, LA, November 2009

“New Testament Papyrus 115 and the Ancient Practice of Gematria,” Biblical Archaeology Society, Los Angeles Chapter, June 5, 2009

“The Beloved Son: The ‘Only-Ness’ of Mark’s Christology,” New Testament Texts and Traditions section, Pacific Coast Region meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature, Santa Clara, California, March 2009

“The Synagogue” and “Slavery in the New Testament Period” in The Baker Handbook for the Bible (2009).

“The Angry Jesus in Mark 1:41,” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Providence, RI, November 2008

“Codex Bezae Cantabrigiensis: Its History, Significance, and Distinct Readings,” Biblical Archaeology Society, Los Angeles Chapter, April 4, 2008

“1 Peter,” “2 Peter,” and “Jude” in What the New Testament Authors Really Cared About (Kregel, 2008).

"The Passions of the Christ," Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry, vol. 2, no. 2 (Fall 2004): 55-63.

Cate, Jeff. "The Ironic Use of Hoi Ioudaioi ("the Jews") in the Fourth Gospel." Society of Biblical Literature. Davis. 2003.

"Codex Sinaiticus: Its History and Characteristics." Biblical Archaeology Society. 2003.

"The Text of the Catholic Epistles in the Writings of Origen." Society of Biblical Literature. Denver. 2001.

"The Doctrine of Resurrection in Second-Temple Judaism." Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Berkeley. 2001.

"The Manuscripts Behind the New Testament." Biblical Archaeology Society. 2001.

"Problems Facing the Use of Origen as a Witness to the Text of the New Testament." Society of Biblical Literature. Claremont. 2001.

"Origen and the Canonicity of the Catholic Epistles and the Revelation of John." Society of Biblical Literature. Claremont. 1998.

+

Church Membership & Activities

Magnolia Avenue Baptist Church

+

Interests & Hobbies

Dr. Cate's extra-curricular interests include running, camping, hiking, biking, snow-skiing, scuba-diving, and reading

+

Personal Philosophy

And in the early morning, while it was still very dark, he got up, and went out and away to a deserted place, and there he prayed. --Mark 1:35

+