A. Katherine Grieb

Rev. Dr. A. Katherine Grieb

Address3737 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304

Professor of New Testament, Virginia Theological Seminary

B.A., Hollins University,
J.D., Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law,
M.Div., ,
Ph.D., Yale University,

The Rev’d Dr. A. Katherine Grieb has taught New Testament at Virginia Theological Seminary since 1994. Previously, she taught for two years at Bangor Theological Seminary in Maine.

She received her B.A. in Philosophy and Religion from Hollins University, her J.D. from Columbus School of Law (Catholic University of America), her M.Div from VTS, and her Ph.D. (with distinction) in Religious Studies (Theology) from Yale University. Ordained to the diaconate and priesthood in the Diocese of Washington in 1983, she serves part-time at St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church in Washington, DC and teaches at the Servant Leadership School associated with the Church of the Savior.

Professor Grieb co-founded the Pauline Soteriology Group at the Society for Biblical Literature and has served on several related committees, including a term on the Board of the Journal of Biblical Studies. She was President of the Mid-Atlantic Region SBL in 2006-2007. Dr. Grieb is a member of the Theology Committee of the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church and will represent the Episcopal Church at the World Council of Churches Plenary Session in 2009. She was one of seven theologians asked to write To Set Our Hope on Christ, in response to the Windsor Report. She is a member of the Anglican Communion Covenant Design Group and teaches at the Canterbury Scholars program at Canterbury Cathedral. A popular preacher and teacher, she leads retreats and Bible studies for diocesan clergy days and other church groups.

Dr. Grieb has authored many articles and book chapters related to the New Testament, theological interpretation of Scripture, and preaching. She published The Story of Romans in 2002 with Westminster John Knox. She Co-edited The Word Leaps the Gap, published with Eerdmans in 2008. She is presently writing on Hebrews and on the Sermon on the Mount.

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