William R. Herzog, II

 William R. Herzog, II

AddressAndover Newton Theological School
210 Herrick Road
Newton Centre, MA 2459

Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Andover Newton Theological School

B.A., Harvard University,
M.Div, American Baptist Seminary of the West,
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School,

William R. Herzog II is widely respected for his Biblical scholarship, his popular teaching style, and his outspoken commitment to justice.

Herzog has published three studies of the historical Jesus: Parables as Subversive Speech: Jesus as Pedagogue of the Oppressed (1994); Jesus, Justice and the Reign of God (2000); and Prophet and Teacher: An Introduction to the Historical Jesus (2005) as well as numerous other articles. In addition to his work in New Testament, Bill is interested in the relationship of baseball, religion and American culture. Working with a faculty colleague, Christopher Evans, he has co-edited a collection of essays entitled The Faith of Fifty Million: Essays on Baseball, Religion and American Culture (2002). He is a life long member of the Red Sox Nation.

Herzog comes to Andover Newton from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School (CRCDS), where he served as the Sallie Knowles Crozer Professor of New Testament Interpretation. During his tenure at CRCDS he also served for ten years as Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Life.

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