Dr Adam studied philosophy as an undergraduate at Bowdoin College in Maine, then trained for ordination at Yale Divinity School, where he also began postgraduate study, completing his studies at Duke University. He is a Tutorial Fellow at St Stephen's House.
Dr Adam's academic interests focus on Matthew's Gospel and the Epistle of James, and on biblical interpretation as a practice integrated with liturgy, ethics, and doctrine.
This Is Not a Bible, ed. with Samuel Tongue. Brill, 2013
James: A Handbook on the Greek Text. Baylor University Press, 2013
Faithful Interpretation: Reading the Bible in a Postmodern World. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2006
Reading Scripture with the Church: Toward a Hermeneutic for Theological Interpretation, with Kevin Vanhoozer, Stephen Fowl, and Francis Watson. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2006
Flesh and Bones: Sermons. Eugene, Oregon: Wipf and Stock, 2001
Postmodern Interpretations of the Bible: A Reader, ed. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2001
Handbook for Postmodern Biblical Interpretation, ed. St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2000