Surrounded by the Truth: Scripture, Community and the World
The Johannine Jesus and the Synoptic Jesus
God and the Crisis of Freedom in Contemporary Society
Orthodoxy in Christology
The Gospels as Eyewitness Accounts
The Nature of Evil: The Unholy Trinity
Reading the Bible in the Context of the Ecological Threats of Our Time
Life after death?
James at the Centre: A Jerusalem Perspective on the New Testament
The Canonicity of the Four Gospels
Mission as Hermeneutic for Scriptural Interpretation
The Authenticity of Apostolic Eyewitness in the New Testament
The Gospels as Histories: What Sort of History are They?
Hope against Hope: The Relevance of Christian Hope Today
Colossians 1:24 Again: The Apocalyptic Motif
This article includes exegetical remarks about Colossians 1:24 and the role of suffering.
First Steps to a Theology of Nature
In theology, the term "nature" has several distinct usages. Bauckham explains that he wishes to focus on the modern usage of the term, namely, as it refers to "the observable non-human world." He critiques such usage, explaining that it tends toward a focus on the natural environment of human life on "our" planet. Bauckham's concern is that a misleading distinction between "nature" and humanity can easily be supposed.
Adding to the Church during the Early American Period
This article is a historical study of how the New England church in America dealt with issues like the determining of membership after a person or persons came forward as converts. There were a set of rules and procedures that had to be laid down at that time to determine whether one was genuinely a member of Christ's body or not.
Gospel of Glory – Individualism
According to the author, the Gospel of John lays emphasis on both the individual believer and the community of believers. We should not allow either to cancel out the other. What Bauckham indicates as individualism is nothing more than the considerable emphasis this Gospel account lays on the relationship of the individual believer to Jesus Christ. In Chapter 1 he gathers and assesses the evidence for the individual’s relationship with Jesus.
Approaching the Millennium
Bauckham discusses the importance of having a Christian eschatology which looks forward to the new creation promised by God, but also works for change in the present.
The New Age Theology of Matthew Fox
In this article, Richard Bauckham responds to the New Age theology of Matthew Fox. Bauckham appreciates Fox's theological focus on the goodness of all creation, but also offers two critiques of the New Age teachings.