Dr. Susan E. Hylen teaches courses in New Testament at Candler and in Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion, equipping students to become responsible interpreters of the biblical texts.
Margaret Aymer joined the faculty in 2015. She teaches core courses on the Introduction to the New Testament, Exegesis, and Greek and elective courses in numerous disciplines including African Americans and the Bible, and feminist and womanist biblical interpretation. Active in the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion, she has spoken as a guest lecturer at numerous academic and church conferences across the United States, including the 2013 MidWinter Lectures at Austin Seminary.
Giovanni Bazzana is interested in the earliest history of the Christ movement within the broad context of Second Temple Judaism and the ancient Mediterranean. His work is focused on textual narratives about Jesus and his apostles and on apocalyptic literature.
Bazzana is putting the final touches to a book (forthcoming with Yale University Press) on the cultural role of spirit possession within the early Christ groups studied through the lenses of contemporary ethnographies and anthropological writing.
Harvey Cox is Hollis Research Professor of Divinity at Harvard, where he began teaching in 1965, both at HDS and in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. An American Baptist minister, he was the Protestant chaplain at Temple University and the director of religious activities at Oberlin College; an ecumenical fraternal worker in Berlin; and a professor at Andover Newton Theological School. His research and teaching interests focus on the interaction of religion, culture, and politics.
Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder is an author, Baptist and Disciples of Christ minister, and Bible and pop culture educator. She serves as Vice President of Academic Affairs, Academic Dean, and Associate Professor of New Testament Studies at Chicago Theological Seminary.