Joel B. Green

 Joel B. Green
AddressFuller Theological Seminary
135 N. Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91182

Associate Dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies and Professor of New Testament Interpretation, Fuller Theological Seminary

B.S., Texas Tech University,
M.Th., Perkins School of Theology,
Ph.D., University of Aberdeen,

Joel B. Green has been associate dean for the Center for Advanced Theological Studies since 2008 and professor of New Testament interpretation at Fuller since 2007; prior to that, he served for ten years at Asbury Theological Seminary as professor of New Testament interpretation, as dean of the School of Theology, and as provost. Green has written or edited 30 books, including four that have won awards: In Search of the Soul: Four Views of the Mind-Body Problem (with Stuart Palmer, 2005), Introducing the New Testament: Its Literature and Theology (with Paul J. Achtemeier and Marianne Meye Thompson, 2001), The Gospel of Luke (1997), and Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels (with Scot McKnight, 1992). Among his most recent publications are 1 Peter, in the Two Horizons New Testament Commentary (2007), Seized by Truth: Reading the Bible as Scripture (2007), Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible (2008), and the Wesley Study Bible (2009). He is New Testament editor of the New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible (5 vols., 2006-09), general editor of the forthcoming Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics, and New Testament editor for the forthcoming Common English Bible translation. He has written scores of essays and reviews, as well.

Green has 12 years of pastoral ministry and more than 20 years of seminary teaching experience in multiple countries. He is editor of the Journal of Theological Interpretation and serves on the editorial boards of the journals New Testament Studies, Theology and Science, and Science & Christian Belief, as well as such book series as the Two Horizons New Testament Commentary, Studies in Theological Interpretation, and Kingswood Books. Green also convenes the Theological Hermeneutics of Christian Scripture Group of the Society of Biblical Literature.

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