Temba L. J. Mafico

Dr. Temba L. J. Mafico

Address700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, GA

Vice President for Academic Services & Provost, Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary
Vice President for Academic Services & Provost, Interdenominational Theological Center

B.A., University of London,
M.Div., Harvard University,
Ph.D., Harvard University,

Main research focus is on biblical myth. He looks at African and ancient Near Eastern myth and examines its possible impact on the thought of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). His interest in word study has led to his major publication: Yahweh’s Emergence As a Judge among the Gods: A Study of the Hebrew Root SPT. He has also published a chapter commentary on Judges in the International Bible Commentary; Judge/Judging /Justice and Ethics of the Old Testament in the Anchor Bible Dictionary; The Divine Name Yahweh Elohim and Israel’s Polytheistic Monotheism, Journal of Northwest Semitic Languages; God’s Call and the Requisite Preparation for Performing Various Ministries, The Journal of the Interdenominational Theological Center; and Patriarchs in The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible (forthcoming). Dr. Temba Mafico is also pastor of the Village of Hope Baptist Church in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Areas of Interest

Biblical Myth; Biblical Myth;

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