Greg Goswell

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Greg is the Academic Dean and a lecturer in Old Testament.  He is also the Chair of the ACT Research and Research Awards Committee, a member of the ACT Academic Board and Convener of the PCA Christian Education Committee. 

Greg is married to Mignon and they have 4 children.


  • 1978 Bachelor of Science (Med) (First Class Hons) (University of Sydney)
  • 1981 Licentiate of Theology (First Class Hons) (Australian College of Theology)
  • 1981 Bachelor of Divinity (Second Class Hons Upper Division) (University of London)
  • 1982 Diploma of Arts (Second Class Hons Upper Division) (Moore Theological College)
  • 1985 Scholar in Theology (Second Class Hons) (Australian College of Theology)
  • 1992 Master of Theology (Australian College of Theology)
  • 2002 Doctor of Philosophy (University of Sydney)

“The Hermeneutics of the Haftarot,” Tyndale Bulletin 58.1 (2007) 83-100

“The Fifth Commandment” in Love Rules: The Ten Commandments for the 21st Century (eds. Stuart Bonnington and Joan Milne; Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 2007)

Gregory R. Goswell & Allan M. Harman (eds.), Covenant and Kingdom: A Collection of Old Testament Essays by William J. Dumbrell (Doncaster: Reformed Theological Review, 2007)

“What’s in a Name? Book Titles in the Torah and Former Prophets,” Pacifica 20.3 (2007) 262-277

“The Use of the Old Testament in the Westminster Standards,” Reformed Theological Review 66.3 (2007) 148-165

“What’s in a Name? Book Titles in the Latter Prophets and Writings,” Pacifica 21.1 (2008) 1-16

“The Order of the Books in the Hebrew Bible” JETS 51/4 (2008) 673-688

“What’s in a Name? Book Titles in the New Testament,” Pacifica 21.2 (2008) 160-174

“The Divisions of the Book of Daniel,” in The Impact of Unit Delimitation on Exegesis (Pericope: Scripture as Written and Read in Antiquity 7; eds. Raymond de Hoop, Marjo C. A. Korpel and Stanley E. Porter; Leiden: Brill, 2009) 89-114

“Titles without texts: What the lost books of the Bible tell us about the books we have,” Colloquium 41/1 (2009) 73-93

“The Order of the Books in the Greek Old Testament,” JETS 52/3 (2009) 449-466

“Early Readers of the Gospels: The kephalaia and titloi of Codex Alexandrinus,” JGRChJ 6 (2009) 134-74

“Calvin’s Commentary on the Psalter: Christian or Jewish?,” Pacifica 22.3 (2009) 278-300

“Keeping God out of the Book of Esther,” Evangelical Quarterly 82.2 (2010) 99-110

“The Fate and Future of Zerubbabel in the Prophecy of Haggai,” Biblica 91.1 (2010) 77-90

“The Order of the Books in the New Testament,” JETS 53.2 (2010) 225-241

“Ancient Patterns of Reading: The Subdivision of the Acts of the Apostles in Codex Sinaiticus,” JGRChJ 7 (2010) 68-97

 Beginnings: The Early Chapters of Genesis (Box Hill North: PTC Media, 2010)

“Fathers and Sons in the Books of Samuel,” in An Everlasting Covenant: Biblical and Theological Essays in Honour of William J. Dumbrell (eds. John A. Davies and Allan M. Harman; Doncaster: Reformed Theological Review, 2010) 7-28

“The Handling of Time in the Book of Ezra-Nehemiah,” Trinity Journal 31.2 (2010) 187-203

“David in the Prophecy of Amos,” Vetus Testamentum 61 (2011) 243-257

“Isaiah 1.26: A Neglected Text on Kingship,” Tyndale Bulletin 62.2 (2011) 233-246

“One more exact translation of the Holy Scriptures: Robert Alter and the King James Bible (1611),” Reformed Theological Review 70.3 (2011) 206-219

“The Attitude to the Persians in Ezra-Nehemiah,” Trinity Journal 32.2 (2011) 191-203.

“An Early Commentary on the Pauline Corpus: The Capitulation of Codex Vaticanus” JGRChJ 8 (2011-12) 51-82

“The Absence of a Davidic Hope in Ezra-Nehemiah,” Trinity Journal 33 (2012) 19-31

“The Paratext of Deuteronomy,” in Interpreting Deuteronomy: Issues and Approaches (eds. David Firth and Philip Johnston; Nottingham: IVP, 2012) 209-228

“The Temple Theme in the Book of Daniel,” JETS 55 (2012) 509-520

“Joshua and Kingship,” Bulletin for Biblical Research 23 (2013) 29-42

“Resurrection in the Book of Daniel,” Restoration Quarterly 55.2 (2013) 139–151

“Royal Names: Naming and Wordplay in Isaiah 7,” Westminster Theological Journal 75 (2013) 97-109

“The Eschatology of Malachi after Zechariah 14,” JBL 132 (2013) 625-638.

“Two Testaments in Parallel: The Influence of the Old Testament on the Structuring of the New Testament Canon,” JETS 56 (2013) 459-474

Ezra-Nehemiah (EP Commentary Series; Faverdale North: Evangelical Press, 2014)

“Isaiah 16: A Forgotten Chapter in the History of Messianism,” SJOT 28 (2014) 91-103

“The Book of Ruth and the House of David”, Evangelical Quarterly 86 (2014) 116-129

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