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Bob Chisholm

While Dr. Chisholm enjoys teaching the full breadth of Old Testament Studies, he takes special delight in the books of Judges, Samuel, Isaiah, and Amos. Dr. Chisholm has published seven books, with commentaries on Judges-Ruth and 1–2 Samuel forthcoming. He was translation consultant for the International Children's Bible and for The Everyday Bible and is senior Old Testament editor for the NET Bible. Any discussion with Dr. Chisholm on the Old Testament, however, can be quickly sidetracked when mentioning Syracuse University basketball or the New York Yankees, teams which probably do not have a greater fan outside the state of New York, much to the chagrin of his colleagues.

Educational Background

  • BA, Syracuse University, 1973
  • MDiv, Grace Theological Seminary, 1976
  • ThM, Grace Theological Seminary, 1978
  • ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1983

Courses Taught

  • OT5101 - Elements of Hebrew I
  • OT5102 - Elements of Hebrew II
  • OT5430 - Exegesis of Isaiah
  • OT8105 - Exegesis in the Prophets
  • OT5103 - Hebrew Exegesis and Old Testament Introduction I
  • OT5104 - Hebrew Exegesis and Old Testament Introduction II
  • OT5405 - Exegesis of Genesis
  • OT5415 - Exegesis of Judges-Samuel
  • OT5435 - Exegesis of the Minor Prophets
  • OT5710 - Knowing God through the Old Testament
  • OT8106 - Exegesis in the Writings