Andrew W. Pitts

Dean and Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Veritas Evangelical Seminary

Ph.D. cand. McMaster Divinity College
M.A. McMaster Divinity College
B.Th. Masters College and Seminary
B.B.S. Calvary Chapel Bible College
Co-New Testament editor of the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary

Author of the forthcoming Evangelical Exegetical Commentary volume on 2 Corinthians.

About Andrew W. Pitts

Andrew W. Pitts is Dean and Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Veritas Evangelical Seminary. He has also served as an adjunct professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary, Heritage Seminary and McMaster Divinity College. He is the co-editor of the Brill Exegetical Commentary Series (since 2009), for which he will author the Romans and Galatians volumes. He also serves as a contributor to the OpenText.org project.

Pitts has authored numerous journal articles and forthcoming books. He is the author of 1 Peter: A Linguistic Commentary (Brill; forthcoming) and A Handbook to the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, co-authored with Stanley E. Porter (Eerdmans; forthcoming). His articles include, “New Testament Greek Language and Linguistics in Recent Research” (CBR 6.2, 2008); “τοῦτο πρῶτον γινώσκοντες ὅτι in 2 Peter 1:20 and Hellenistic Epistolary Convention” (JBL 127, 2008); “Paul and his Bible: His Education and Use of the Scriptures of Israel,” (JGRChJ 5, 2008), all co-authored with Stanley E. Porter.

Pitts is also the author of numerous chapters in academic monographs, including “Hellenistic Schools in Jerusalem and Paul’s Rhetorical Education” (Paul’s World, Brill, 2008); “Unity and Diversity in Pauline Eschatology” (Paul as Jew, Greek and Roman, Brill, 2008); “Epistolary and Philosophical Contexts for Pauline Paraenesis” (Paul and the Hellenistic Letter Form, Brill, 2009); and (co-authored with Stanley E. Porter) “πίστις with a Preposition and Genitive Modifier: Lexical Semantic and Syntactic Considerations in the πίστις Χριστοῦ Discussion” (The Faith of Jesus Christ, Hendrickson, 2009) as well as numerous dictionary/encyclopedia articles and forthcoming chapters in academic monographs.

He is also the co-editor with Stanley E. Porter of three forthcoming books: Christian Origins and Classical Culture: Social and Literary Contexts for the New Testament (Brill); Christian Origins and Hellenistic Judaism: Social and Literary Contexts for the New Testament (Brill); The Language of the New Testament: Context, History and Development (Brill).

About the EEC

Andrew Pitts’ forthcoming volume on 2 Corinthians will appear in the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary, a groundbreaking commentary series on the entire Bible. The EEC incorporates the latest critical biblical scholarship, and it is written from a distinctly evangelical perspective. The publication of the EEC by Logos Bible Software marks the first time a major Bible commentary series has been published first in digital form. Learn more…

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