The Catholic University of America

Ian Boxall, D.Phil.
– Associate Professor of New Testament




Ian Boxall was born in Folkestone, Kent (UK). He studied Theology at the University of Oxford, where he earned his DPhil. He taught New Testament at Chichester Theological College (from 1992 to 1994), and in the University of Oxford, where he was Senior Tutor and Tutorial Fellow in New Testament at St. Stephen’s House. He joined the Faculty of the School of Theology and Religious Studies in 2013. He is currently working on the International Critical Commentary on the Book of Revelation, and the Blackwell Bible Commentary on Matthew.


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Contact Information

Phone: 202-319-6449
Fax: 202-319-5704

Areas of Expertise

  • The Book of Revelation

  • The Gospel of Matthew

  • The Reception History of the New Testament

Latest Publications

Discovering Matthew: Content, Interpretation, Reception (London: SPCK, 2014).

Patmos in the Reception History of the Apocalypse (Oxford Theology and Religion Monograph series; Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013)

'In Search of John's Island: Patmos in Botticelli and Burgkmair' in the online journal Relegere: Studies in Religion and Reception 3/1 (2013) 25-39. )

‘From the Apocalypse of John to the Johannine ‘Apocalypse in Reverse’: Intimations of Apocalyptic and the Quest for a Relationship,’ in John’s Gospel and Intimations of Apocalyptic, ed. C. Rowland and C. Williams (London: Continuum, 2013)


TRS 210: Introduction to the New Testament

TRS 310: Gospels of Matthew, Mark & Luke

TRS 610: The Pauline Letters

TRS 750E: The Book of Revelation: Text and Reception

TRS 811A Gospel According to Matthew



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