Lynn Cohick

Lynn Cohick teaches New Testament and its Jewish and Roman contexts at Wheaton College in Illinois. She received her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania, working on Melito of Sardis, a second century Christian, and his attitude toward Jews and Judaism. She enjoys researching the Greco-Roman social world, especially as it relates to women, as in her Women in the World of the Earliest Christians (Baker Academic, 2010). She is currently working on a commentary on Philippians for the new series Regula Fidei (Zondervan). She and her husband and two children lived in Kenya for three years, and she taught at Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology. She misses the Ngong Hills of Nairobi, but loves the Chicago skyline.

“Render Unto Caesar”: The Christian’s Call to “Action” or “Retreat”?

How did Jesus's words and actions about the kingdom of God define and shape the apostolic response to the Roman empire?


More From This Contributor