David L. Petersen

Dr. David L. Petersen

Address1531 Dickey Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322

Petersen, Franklin Nutting Parker Professor of Old Testament, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

Ph.D., Yale University, 1972
M.Phil., Yale University, 1970
B.D., Yale University, 1968
B.A., College of Wooster, 1965

Professor Petersen is a distinguished Old Testament scholar. His current research focuses on the book of Genesis and on prophetic literature. An ordained Presbyterian minister, Dr. Petersen has written, coauthored or coedited numerous books and articles. He was the senior Old Testament editor for The New Interpreter’s Bible. Petersen recently served as president of the Society of Biblical Literature.

Areas of Interest

Book of Genesis;

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