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Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Bethel Seminary San Diego
B.A. Valparaiso University
B.D. Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning
Author of the forthcoming Evangelical Exegetical Commentary volume on Ruth. Publication date TBA.
Ronald Youngblood is Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Bethel Seminary San Diego. He has also served as a professor at Wheaton College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He was the Dean of Wheaton College Graduate School, Professor of Old Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at International College and Graduate School, Honolulu. Youngblood has also served as President of the Near East Archaeological Society.
Dr. Youngblood has been involved in Bible translation for much of his career: he served on the NIV translation team beginning in 1970, joined the Committee on Bible Translation in 1976, served on the translation team for a major revision of the NIV released in 1984. He served as Executive Editor for the NIrV, first published in 1995, part of the team that translated the TNIV. He was also chairman of the board for the International Bible Society, and Associate editor of the NIV Study Bible.
Youngblood has authored more than twenty books, including 1 and 2 Samuel in the Expositor’s Bible Commentary. He was the longtime editor of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society and the General Editor of Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary—the winner of the Gold Medallion Book Award by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. He is presently a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.
Ronald Youngblood's forthcoming volume on Ruth 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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