BIBLICAL GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY.

Mr Quek Tze-Ming

DIRECTOR (POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS), LECTURER IN NEW TESTAMENT, NEW TESTAMENT GREEK & HERMENEUTICS.

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About

LLB (Hons) (National University of Singapore), Grad Dip CS (Biblical Graduate School of Theology), MDiv, ThM (Regent College, Vancouver), PhD Candidate (University of Cambridge).

Mr Quek is a Ph.D candidate in New Testament Studies at the University of Cambridge.  His special area of studies is in the use of the Old Testament in the New. After leaving legal practice, he served in student ministry with the Fellowship of Evangelical Students (Singapore). He then commenced theological studies, receiving a Dip. C.S. from BGST, a M.Div and a Th.M from Regent College, Vancouver. He is married to Sharon, and they have two daughters. He serves in the teaching ministry of his church, and maintains a lively interest in local food, football, and movies


Thesis

“The New Jerusalem as God’s Palace-Temple: An Exegetical Study of the Eden-Temple and Escalation Motifs in Rev 21.1-22.5.” (Th.M., Regent College, 2004. Supervisor: Dr. Rikki E. Watts).


Courses taught

  1. NT101: New Testament Foundations 1 (Gospels and Acts)
  2. NT102: New Testament Foundations 2 (Romans-Revelation)
  3. TS282/MM280: Jesus on the Silver Screen: Portrayal of Jesus and Christ Figures in Film
  4. NT363: The Lamb, the Dragon, and the Holy City: Study of the Book of Revelation
  5. NT364: Reading Revelation Ethically: The Last Word on Empire, Economics, Ecology
  6. MTH515: Seminar on the Use of the Old Testament in the New
  7. BG111: Biblical Greek 1
  8. BG112: Biblical Greek 2
  9. BG211: Biblical Greek Readings & Exegesis 1
  10. BG212: Biblical Greek Readings & Exegesis 2
  11. BG253: New Testament Textual Criticism
  12. ID101: Christianity, Culture & Society

Published Works

Edited Books

Faith in an Age of Terror. Editor, with Philip E. Satterthwaite. Singapore: Armour Publishing, 2017.

An Owl's Journey: Essays to Commemorate the 70th Birthday of David W.F. Wong. Editor, with Dev C. Menon. Singapore: Graceworks, 2019

Peer-Reviewed Articles

"A Text-Critical Study of John 1.34." New Testament Studies 55.1 (2009): 22-34.

Book Chapters

"I will give authority over the nations: Psalm 2:8-9 in Revelation 2:26-27.” Pages 175-187 in Early Christian Literature and Intertextuality. Volume 2: Exegetical Studies. Edited by Craig. A. Evans, and H. Daniel Zacharias. Studies on Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity 15. Library of New Testament Studies 392. London: T & T Clark, 2009.

“The Origin of J. Gresham Machen’s Religion.” In The Joy of the Lord: Essays in Honour of Quek Swee Hwa.  Edited by Philip E. Satterthwaite and David W. F. Wong. Singapore: Finishing Well Ministries, 2012.

“Threats from the Inside.” Pages 56-63 in It’s Not About the Wall: The Message of Nehemiah. Dev Menon, Quek Tze-Ming, Steven H. C. Tan, and David W. F. Wong. Singapore: Finish Well Ministries, 2012.

“Afterword.” Pages 125-129 in God’s Gardeners: Creation Care Stories From Singapore and Malaysia. Edited by Melissa Ong and Prarthini M. Selveindran. Singapore: Graceworks, 2020.

“Homosexuality and the New Testament.” Pages 33-49 in Homosexuality, the Bible and the Church. Edited by Keith Lai, Terry Kee, and Ngoei Foong Nghian. Singapore: National Council Christian Churches, 2021

“Homosexuality and the Christian Tradition.” With Lai Pak Wah. Pages 51-70 in Homosexuality, the Bible and the Church. Edited by Keith Lai, Terry Kee, and Ngoei Foong Nghian. Singapore: National Council Christian Churches, 2021.

Conference/Seminar Papers

“The Davidssohnfrage in Mark 12.35-37: Another Look.” Paper presented paper in the Synoptic Gospels Section, Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting: Singapore, June 2005  

“You are (This is) my Son (chosen one/servant of God) - An Examination of the Tradition History of the Heavenly Voice at the Baptism of Jesus.” Paper presented at Oxbridge Biblical Studies Day Conference: Cambridge, May 2007.

“‘I will give authority over the nations’: Psalm 2.8-9 in Revelation 2.26c-27.”Paper presented at the Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity Programme Unit, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting: San Diego, Nov 2007.

“The Bible and Homosexuality”. Paper presented at Ethos Institute for Public Christianity Conference on Human Sexuality, Marriage & the Church: Singapore, Jul 2016. Video Recording at https://ethosinstitute.sg/videos/humansexualityvideos/

Sample Sermons

"The Gospel Gets Out in Ephesus" (Acts 19:21-20:16) - Sep 12, 2021 at Zion Bishan B-P Church
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpn2namM-Uo

"It is Finished" (John 19.16b-30) - A Sermon on Good Friday Apr 2, 2021 at Bethesda Chapel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKcuFiBieQI&t=9s

"The Return of the King" (Rev 19.11-21) - Sep 20, 2020 at The Bible Church
https://youtu.be/CZkogL-A6HQ?t=1308


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