Stephen Charles Mott

Title: 
Retired, formerly Professor of Christian Social Ethics
Institution: 
Retired, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Religious Affiliation: 
United Methodist

Biblical Studies, Social Ethics

Laura Nasrallah

Title: 
Buckingham Professor of New Testament Criticism and Interpretation
Institution: 
Yale Divinity School

Laura Nasrallah’s research and teaching bring together New Testament and early Christian literature with the archaeological remains of the Mediterranean world, and often engage issues of colonialism, gender, race, status, and power.

Michael Willett Newheart

Title: 
Professor of New Testament Language and Literature
Institution: 
Howard University School of Divinity
Religious Affiliation: 
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

New Testament, John

Stephanie Paulsell

Title: 
Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies
Institution: 
Harvard Divinity School
Religious Affiliation: 
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Religion and Literature, Christian Spirituality, Childhood and Children's Literature, Religious dimension of intellectural work

Anne Robertson

Title: 
Executive Director
Institution: 
Massachusetts Bible Society
Religious Affiliation: 
United Methodist

A graduate of the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, Rev. Anne Robertson became the Massachusetts Bible Society's Executive Director on April 17, 2007 after serving churches for 13 years as a United Methodist pastor. 

Carolyn J. Sharp

Title: 
Professor of Homiletics
Institution: 
Yale Divinity School
Religious Affiliation: 
Episcopal

Biblical Theology, Hebrew Bible, Psalms, Prophets, Christian Spiritual Formation

Mary Hinkle Shore

Title: 
Associate Professor of New Testament
Institution: 
Luther Seminary
Religious Affiliation: 
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

New Testament, Preaching

Michael R. Simone, SJ

Title: 
Assistant Professor of Old Testament
Institution: 
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry
Religious Affiliation: 
Roman Catholic

Fr. Michael Simone, a Jesuit of the USA Midwest Province, is a native of Ohio. He is a graduate of Weston Jesuit School of Theology (M.Div., S.T.L.) and Johns Hopkins University (M.A., Ph.D.), and since 2013 he has served as Assistant Professor of Old Testament at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Fr. Simone focuses on ritual and imagination in the religions of the ancient Near East, and he has an ongoing interest in archaeology. A former member of the executive board of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, Fr.

Matthew L. Skinner

Title: 
Professor of New Testament
Institution: 
Luther Seminary
Religious Affiliation: 
Presbyterian Church (USA)

New Testament

Shively T. J. Smith

Title: 
Assistant Professor of New Testament
Institution: 
Boston University School of Theology
Religious Affiliation: 
African Methodist Episcopal (AME)

Reverend Doctor Shively T. J. Smith is a sought-after teacher, preacher, and writer. She completed her Ph.D. in New Testament Studies at Emory University as the first African American female degreed in that specialization. Furthermore, she recently published her first book, called Strangers to Family: Diaspora and First Peter's Invention of God's Household with Baylor University Press and is completing a commentary on Second Peter for SBL Press.

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