YAMADA Kota

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Name
YAMADA Kota
Affiliation
Keiwa College
Section
Faculty of Humanities
Job title
Professor, President
Degree
Ph. D.(University of Durham), M.A.(International Christian University)

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
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1986
Ph.D., Dept. of Theology. Postgraduate Research Programm, The University of Durham
 
 
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1986
New Testament Theology, Faculty of Arts Department of Theology, University of Durham
 
 
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1979
M.A., Studies of Comparative Culture, International Christian University
 
 
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1979
Graduate School, Division of Comparative Culture, International Christian University
 
 
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1976
B.A., Dept. of Education, Chiba University
 

Committee Memberships

 
 
   
 
The Japan Society for the New Tesament Studies  Trustee
 
 
   
 
The Japan Society of Christian Studies  New Testament Editor of the Academic Journal
 

Published Papers

 
"The Gospel of Mark as a Collection of Chreias: The Narrative Stories in chs.1-13"
YAMADA Kota
New Testament Studies   vol.47 pp.7-18   2019   [Refereed]
Composition as the Basic Education for Liberal Arts: From Ancient Greco-Roman 'Progymnasmata'
YAMADA Kota
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.28 pp.1-16   2018
Rhetorical Analysis of the Eschatological Discourse in Q"
YAMADA Kota
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.27. pp.49-59   2018
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Sermon on Anxieties in Q"
YAMADA Kota
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.26 pp.37--48   2017
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Mission Speech in Q"
Annual of the Japanese Biblical Institute (AJBI)   vol.40 pp.65-84   2015   [Refereed]
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Inaugural Sermon in Q" 
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.24 pp.1-19   2015
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Sermons on John the Baptist in Q"
Bulletin of the Japanese Biblical Institute   vol.46 pp.379-398   2014   [Refereed]
"History of Research on Q"
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.23, pp.1--9   2014
“A Critical Edition of Q in Japanese (2)"
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.22, pp.209-221   2013
"A New Trend of New Testament Studies: Rhetorical Criticism"
『Gospel and the World』   2012年7月号(July Issue in 2012) pp.32-36   2012   [Invited]
"Rhetorical Analysis of 1 John"
New Testament Studies   vol.42, pp.41-62   2012   [Refereed]
"A Critical Edition of Q in Japanese (1)" 
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.21, pp.241-252,   2012
"Philosophy in Philo"
Pedilavium   vol.66, pp.32-45,   2011   [Refereed]
"Epistolary Literature in the New Testament"
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.19, pp.101-114,   2010
" Mass: Its Linkage with the Lord's Supper and Judaism in the New Testament Era"
Worship and Music   2010(Winter) pp.20-23,   2010   [Invited]
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Letter to the Hebrews" 
New Testament Studies   vol.38, pp.35-62,   2010
"The Epistolary Literature in the New Testament"
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.19 101-114   2010
"Rhetoric in Philo"
New Testament Studies   vol.37 pp.5-22   2009   [Refereed]
"Paideia in Philo"
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.18, pp.223-233,   2009
"Religious and Educational Thought of Toshio Ohta (1)"
Annual Report of Keiwa Liberal Arts Research Institute )   vol. 6, pp.113-124   2008
"Rhetorical Analysis of Romans"
New Testament Studies   vol.36, pp.17-31,   2008   [Refereed]
“Eucharistia in the Didache,”
Pedilavium (Bulletin of the Earliest Christianity and Hellenistic Studies)   vol.62, pp.28-51,   2008
“Paideia and Rhetoric in the Graeco-Roman Periods”
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.17, pp.217-231,   2008
“Origins of the Thought for Social Welfare in Hebraism and Hellenism”
Annual Report of Keiwa Liberal Arts Research Institute   vol.6, pp.113-124,   2008
“Eucharist in the New Testament”
Gospel and the World   Sept. 2007 pp.17-21,   2007   [Invited]
“Rhetorical Analysis of 1 Cor. 1-4: Irony as Theological Argumentation (2)”
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol. 16(pp.17-33)    2007
“Rhetorical Analysis of 1 Cor. 1-4: Irony as Theological Argumentation (1),”
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol. 15(pp.17-27)    2006
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Philippians: A New Perspective from Epideictic Rhetoric to Literary Problems (2)"
New Testament Studies   vol. 33(pp. 18-34)    2005
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Philippians: A New Perspective from Epideictic Rhetoric to Litarary Problems (1)"
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol. 14(pp. 73-81)    2005
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Galatians: From a Perspective of Progymnasmata (1)"
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol. 13(pp. 15-31)    2004
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Galatians: From a Perspective of Progymnasmata (2)" (Japanese)
New Testament Studies   vol. 32(pp. 52-66)    2004
"Relationship between 2 Cor. 1-9 and 10-13 in Terms of Epistolary Theory and Rhetoric"(Japanese)
Biblical Studies in Japan   vol. 8(pp.141-171)    2003
"Are the Lukan Writings Historical Monograph?"(Japanese, Abridged Version)
New Testament Studies   vol.31(pp.27-41)    2003
"Rethinking the Historical Development of the Jewish Messianism; Pt.2, Response from the New Testament Studies" (Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.12(pp.41-47)    2003
"Current Trends of Rhetorical Criticism: Chiefly on the International Meetings of Rhetorical Criticism on the Bible" (Japanese)
New Testament Studies   vol. 31.(pp.107-109)    2003
"Are the Lukan Writings Historical Monograph?"
Pedilavium   vol.54(pp.23-45)    2002
"Relationship between 2 Cor.8 and 9 in Terms of Rhetoric and Ethics"
The 2002 Heidelberg Conference on Rhetoric, Ethics and Moral Persuasion (http://ars-rhetorica.net/Queen/VolumeSpecialIssue2/Articles/Yamada1.pdf   (pp.1-12)    2002
"The Relationship between 2 Cor.8 and 9 in Terms of Rhetoric and Ethics" (Japanese: Abridged Version)
New Testament Studies   vol.30(pp.27-42)    2002
“The Relationhip between 2 Cor.8 and 9 in Terms of Rhetoric and Ethics”(Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.11(pp.137-174)    2002
“The Way of Exegesis (Rhetorical Criticism)”(Japanese)
Aletheia   vol.34(pp.24-27)    2001
“Relationship between 2 Cor. 1-9 and 10-13 in Terms of Epistoral Theory and Rhetoric”(Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.10,(pp.89-118)    2001
“The Relationship betweeen 2 Cor.1-9 and 10-13 in Terms of Epistolary Theory and Rhetoric”(Japanese,Abridged Version)
New Testament Studies   vol.29(pp.21-36)    2001
“Epistolary Theoretical and Rhetorical Analyses of 2 Cor. 10-13”
The 2000 Lund Conference on Rhetorical Argumentation in Biblical Texts (http://www.teol.lu.se/rhetorical)   pp.1-16    2000
“The Opponents of Paul in 2 Cor.10-13”(Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.9(pp.101-128)    2000
"Epistoral Theoretical & Rhetorical Analyses of 2 Cor. 10-13" (Japanese)
Pedilavium   vol.50(pp.1-25)    1999
“Epistoral Theoretical & Rhetorical Analyses of 2 Cor. 1-9”(Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.8(pp.1-33)    1999
“Epistoral Theoretical & Rhetorical Analyses of 2 Cor. 1-9”
Annual of the Japanese Biblical Institute   vol.24(pp.83-116)    1998
1998-99
“Theories of Rhetorical Historiography in the Graeco-Roman Period as the Background of the Lukan Historiography”(Japanese)
Biblical Studies   vol.32(pp.110-143)    1998
“Epideictic Style in the Lukan Writings”(Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.7(pp.1-26)    1998
“The Narrative Unity of the Lukan Writings”(Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vo.6(pp.1-23)    1997
“The Preface to Luke's Gospel & Historiography”(Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.4(pp.1-23)    1995
“The Literary Genre of the Acts of Apostles”(Japanese)
New Testament Studies   vol.20(pp.2-17)    1992
"The Matthean Tradition in the Epistles of Ignatius" (Japanese)
Bulletin of Keiwa College   vol.1(pp.1-20)    1992
"'Judaism' and Christianity in the Epistles of Ignatius" (Japanese)
Pedilavium   vol.28(pp.18-32)    1989
“The Pauline Traditions in the Book of Acts” (Japanese)
New Testament Studies   vol.15(pp.15-27)    1987

Misc

 
”Liberal Arts as Human Education"
YAMADA Kota
Bulletin of Universities   vol.372(2017年1月号) pp.12--17   2017   [Invited]
"History of Christian Schools in Niigata: Their Appearance, Disappearance and Resurrection"
YAMADA Kota
Bulletin of Universities   vol.361(2015年3月号) pp.82--87   2015   [Invited]
Shizuka Uemura's The Old Testament & The New Testament
YAMADA Kota
New Testament Studies   vol.41, pp.72-76   2013   [Invited]
“My Unforgettable Days"
YAMADA Kota
Forum of Books   (2012 December Issue) p.1   2012   [Invited]
"Toshio Hirunuma's Textual Studies on the New Testament" (Book Review)
YAMADA Kota
Theology in Japan   vol. 50 pp.119-124   2011   [Invited]
"Shigenari Kawashima's Lectures on Romans" (Book Review)
Studiess on Non-Church Movement   vol.14, pp.75-82,   2011   [Invited]
"N. Miyahira's The Gospel according to Luke" (Book Review)
YAMADA Kota
Forum of Books   2009 June Issue pp,22-23   2009   [Invited]
"M. O' Conner's Theology of the Second Corintians" (Book Review)
YAMADA Kota
Forum of Books   2009 December Issue pp.12-13   2009   [Invited]
"Ken Egawa's Jesus' Authority Disputed: Incredulity and Judgment in Mt 21.23-22.14" (Book Review)
Theology in Japan   vol.47, pp.132-137,   2008   [Invited]
"Shigeru Hashimoto's From Gospels to Jesus" (Book Review)
YAMADA Kota
Forum of Books   2006 June Issue pp.22-23   2006   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Q: Text & Japanese Translation, Commentary, Rhetorical Studies
YAMADA Kota
Kyobunkwan   Feb 2018   
"Rhetorical Analysis of the Sermons on John the Baptist in Q"H.Ichikawa et al (eds.), The Biblical Religions and Their Environments
YAMADA Kota
The Japanese Biblical Institute/ Lithon Press   2014   
"Is Romans an Ambassadorial Letter?," K. K. Yeo (ed.), From Rome to Beijing: Symposia on Robert Jewett's Commentary on Romans
YAMADA Kota (Part:Contributor, pp.363-372)
Kairos Studies (USA)   2013   
Rhetoric in Philo and the New Testament
YAMADA Kota
Shinkyo Press   2012   
The 20th Anniversary of Keiwa College
Keiwa College
Keiwa College   2010   
Worship in the New Testament (Japanese)
Publishing Dept. of UCCJ   2008   
The New Testament & Rhetoric: Rhetorical & Literary Studies on a Pauline Letter & the Lukan Writings(Japanese)
Christian Literary Press   2008   
S. Higuchi & M. Nakano (eds.), Dictionary of the Biblical Study Terms(Japanese, Co-authership)
Publishing Dept. of UCCJ   2008   
Dictionary of the Bible for the New Common Translation ( Japanese, Co-authership), "Corinth","1&2Corinthians","Flesh","Kingdom of God","Knowledge","Lord's Supper","Miracle",&quot・・・
Publishing Board of the United Church of Christ in Japan   2004   
Dictionary of the Bible for the New Common Translation (
Japanese, Co-authership), "Corinth","1&2Corinthians","Flesh","Kingdom of God","Knowledge","Lord's Supper","Miracle","Mary"
"The Acts of Apostles" New Edition) Introduction to the New Testament (Japanese, Co-authorship)
Publishing Board of the United Church of Christ in Japan   2003   
2003, 2010
"The Acts of Apostles" (New Edition) Introduction to the New Testament (Japanese, Co-authorship)
Publishing Board of the United Church of Christ in Japan   2003   
2003, 2010
The Epistolary and Rhetorical Studies in a Pauline Epistle (Japanese & English)
Niigata: Orion Press   2001   
“2 Corinthians”(Japanese) in M.Yamauchi (ed.),A Short Commentary of the New Testament (New Interconfessinal Translation)
Publishing Dept. of the United Church of Christ in Japan   2000   
“The Preface to the the Lukan Writings and Rherotical Historiography” in S.E.Porter & D.Stamps (eds.), Rhetorical Interpretation of Scripture
Sheffield Academic Press (U. K. )   2000   
“The Historical Jesus at the Twilight of Biblical Studies: From Reimarus to Wrede,”(Japanese) in T.Onuki & M.Sato (eds.),History of the Studies of the Historical Jesus
Publishing Dept. of the United Church of Christ   1998   
“Luke-Acts”(Japanese) in You Can Understand the New Testament
Asahi Newspaper Co.   1998   
“Post-Pauline Developments”(Japanese) in T.Aono (ed.), Modern Bible Lectures vol.2
Publishing Dept. of the United Church of Christ in Japan   1996   
“The Literary Genre of the Acts of the Apostles” in S.E.Porter & T.Olbricht (eds.), Rhetoric, Scripture and Theology
Sheffield Academic Press (U.K.)   1996   
The Pauline Traditions in the Acts of Apostles
Ph.D.Thesis: University of Durham   1986   
The Bible as Experience (Japenese, Co-authership)
Liton, 2009   

Works

 
Rhetoric, Ethics and Moral Persuasion in Biblical Discourse
2002
Rhetorical Argumentation in Biblical Texts
2000
The Rhetorical Interpretation of Scripture
1996
Rhetoric, Scripture and Theology
1994

Research Grants & Projects

 
Q: Text & Japanese Translation, Commentary, Rhetorical Studies
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: The Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Academic Books
Project Year: 2018       Investigator(s): YAMADA Kota
Rhetoric in Philo and the New Testament
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: The Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Academic Books
Project Year: 2012       Investigator(s): YAMADA Kota
"Rhetorical Studies on Hellenistic Jewish Christian Epistolary Literature in the New Testament"
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: The Grant-in-Aid for the Basic Studies C
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Kota Yamada
The Epistolary Theoretical and Rhetorical Studies on a Pauline Epistle"
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: The Grant-in-Aid for the Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 1999 - Mar 2002    Investigator(s): Kota Yamada

Others

 
Apr 2017    
Yasunori Motoi, Jiro Shimotao, Hideo Tsujimoto & Kota Yamada, The 50th Anniversary of Keiwa School, Uniqueness of Keiwa Education