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Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary
B.A. Taylor University
B.D. Asbury Theological Seminary
Th.M. Asbury Theological Seminary
M.A. Brandeis University
Ph.D. Brandeis University
Author of the forthcoming Evangelical Exegetical Commentary volume on 1 & 2 Kings, available on February 1, 2016.
John Oswalt is Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. Prior to that, he was Research Professor of Old Testament at Wesley Biblical Seminary, and Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Asbury Theological Seminary. He also served as a member of the faculty at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Oswalt is a prolific author, and has written numerous articles in scholarly and popular journals and magazines. He is the author The Bible Among the Myths (Zondervan, 2009). He was the Old Testament editor of the Wesley Bible, a study Bible from the Wesleyan perspective published by Thomas Nelson Publishers in 1990. He also served as consulting editor for the New International Dictionary of Old Testament Theology and Exegesis (Zondervan, 1997). He was a member of the New International Version translation team, and is currently one of a six-member editorial team that has revised the Living Bible (New Living Translation, 1996), and is continuing the revision process with Tyndale House Publishers.
Oswalt is an ordained minister in the United Methodist Church, with membership in the Kentucky Annual Conference. He has served as a part-time pastor to congregations in New England and Kentucky, and is a frequent speaker in conferences, camps and local churches.
John Oswalt's forthcoming volume on 1 & 2 Kings 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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