Contributors

Meet Bible Odyssey Website contributors and find out more about their research and publications.

  • Ben Witherington

    Ben Witherington Professor,  Asbury Theological Seminary

    Ben Witherington is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary and is on the doctoral faculty at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He has presented seminars for churches, colleges, and biblical meetings not only in the United States but around the world. Recent works include Invitation to the New Testament (Oxford University Press, 2013) and A Week in the Life of Corinth (InterVarsity, 2012). He is the general editor of the New Cambridge Bible Commentary Series.

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  • Jacob L. Wright

    Jacob L. Wright Associate Professor,  Emory University

    Jacob L. Wright is associate professor of Hebrew Bible at Emory University.  He  taught for several years at the University of Heidelberg and is the author of a number of articles on Ezra-Nehemiah as well as Rebuilding Identity: The Nehemiah Memoir and Its Earliest Readers, which won a 2008 Templeton prize, the largest prize for first books in religion. He delivered the prestigious 2010-11 lecture in Milieux biblique at the Collège de France in Paris, and was awarded a 2011-12 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship. 

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  • N.T. Wright

    N.T. Wright Professor,  University of St. Andrews

    N.T. Wright is professor of New Testament and early christianity at the University of St. Andrews. He is an Anglican priest and former Bishop of Durham. His numerous publications, both academic and popular, include most recently Paul and the Faithfulness of God (Fortress, 2013). 

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  • Frank Yamada

    Frank M. Yamada President,  McCormick Theological Seminary

    Frank M. Yamada is President of McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. His expertise is in Hebrew Bible, with interests in feminist theory and culturally-contextual biblical interpretation. He is the author of Configurations of Rape in the Hebrew Bible (Peter Lang, 2008) and is the editor of The Peoples’ Bible (Augsburg Fortress Press, 2008).

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