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Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.

Department Chair

Gary Long

Gary Long

Department Chair and Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies | glong@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2000

Old Testament studies, with a special interest in Hebrew language studies

Faculty

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Donald Alexander

| aledon7@comcast.net | Started at Bethel: 1987

Professor of Biblical Studies Emeritus

James K. Beilby

James K. Beilby

| james-beilby@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2001

Systematic and philosophical theology, apologetics, and ethics

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Gregory Boyd

| gab35592@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1985

Adjunct Professor in Biblical and Theological Studies

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Justin Buol

| buojus@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

New Testament and Early Christianity, with a special interest in early Christian Martyrdom

Paul Eddy

Paul Eddy

| eddpau@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1997

Biblical and theological studies, with special interests in life of Jesus research, theology of religions, and theology of covenant relationships

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Steven Enderlein

| endste@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2003

Biblical theology and New Testament, with special interests in Pauline studies and New Testament Greek

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Pamela Erwin

| perwin@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Ministry

Victor Ezigbo

Victor Ezigbo

| v-ezigbo@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Exploration of how a religious community's context constitutes an indispensable source of theology, with emphasis on Christian communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Laura Gilbertson

Laura Gilbertson

| laura-gilbertson@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2005

Systematic theology, liberation theologies, sociology of religion, sociology of race, and topics connected to justice and reconciliation.

Juan Hernandez

Juan Hernandez

| j-hernandez@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2006

New Testament and early Christianity, with a special interest in New Testament Textual Criticism, especially the text of the Apocalypse and its reception history

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John Herzog

| jjherzog@gmail.com | Started at Bethel: 1981

Professor of Biblical Studies Emeritus

Christina Jost

Christina Jost

| cbusman@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

Systematic theology

Erik Leafblad

Erik Leafblad

| ecl59862@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2015

Missional Ministries

Bernon Lee

Bernon Lee

| b-lee@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2008

The Hebrew Bible and its reception, with special interests in biblical law, nineteenth-century interpretation and postcolonial hermeneutics

James Lewis

James Lewis

| j-lewis@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2003

Asian religions and culture; missions and world Christianity; religious freedom and law

Karen McKinney

Karen McKinney

| mckkar@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1995

Youth ministries and biblical theology, with a special interest in experiential education, anti-racism, and diversity.

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Brianna Millett

| bcm95587@gmail.com | Started at Bethel: 2016

Adjunct Instructor of Biblical and Theological Studies

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John Potts

| jwp47774@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2017

Adjunct Instructor of Biblical and Theological Studies

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Carl Rasmussen

| rascar@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1980

Professor of Old Testament Emeritus

Jennifer Scott

Jennifer Scott

| jscott@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2002

Personal Spiritual Formation, Bible (historical reading/study and personal application)

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Gloria Wiese

| wieglo@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 1998

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies

Catherine Wright

Catherine Wright

| c-wright@bethel.edu | Started at Bethel: 2001

New Testament studies, with special interests in the Gospel of Luke and spiritual formation

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