Adam Klaus-Peter


 Adam Klaus-Peter

E-mailkpadam@lstc.edu
AddressLutheran School of Theology at Chicago
1100 East 55th Street
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone773-256-0700
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Associate Professor of Old Testament, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Associate Professor of Old Testament, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

M.A., University Tubingen,
Ph.D., University Marburg,

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Klaus-Peter Adam has studied in Berlin, Tubingen, Munich, Marburg and at the Oriental Institute in Chicago. He served as an ordained minister in the Lutheran church of Wuerttemberg for six years. From 2002-2008 he was a research scholar, and taught in the field of Old Testament and Religious Studies at Marburg, Hamburg, Bremen and Erlangen.

Combining historical and theological dimensions of Old Testament scholarship, his work interfaces philological, historical, literary, and comparative methods. His current work includes biblical historiography, the stories about Saul and David, the book of Kings, biblical archaeology, the impact of dramatic forms on biblical narratives, as well as abstract legal norms and case narratives. Klaus-Peter Adam is a passionate jogger and bike rider and enjoys reading modern fiction in English and German as well as listening to early music.

Areas of Interest

Old Testament;



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