Elijah Hixson

PhD candidate in New Testament & Christian Origins


B.S. (chemistry, '07), Tennessee Technological University

M.Div. ('11), Th.M ('13), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Additional studies: University of Oxford (Greek palaeography) , Institut Catholique de Paris (French) , Indiana Wesleyan University (Coptic)

Responsibilities & affiliations

Evangelical Theological Society (2009-)

Society of Biblical Literature (2011-)

American Society of Papyrologists/Association Internationale de Papyrologues (2015-)

Research summary

My doctoral thesis is titled "The Gospel of Matthew in a Sixth-Century Manuscript Family: Scribal Habits in the Purple Codices 022, 023 and 042". My primary and secondary supervisors are Prof. Paul Foster and Prof. Larry Hurtado, respectively.

Current research interests

New Testament and textual criticism, Early Christian apocrypha, Early Christian manuscripts—text, scribal habits and non-textual features, Papyrology, Scientific analysis of ancient manuscripts, Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834–1892)