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Benjamin I. Simpson

Associate Professor of New Testament Studies, DTS–DC

BA, Bryan College, 1998; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 2003; PhD, 2011.

Dr. Simpson joined the faculty in 2006 as the registrar. In 2011, he moved to Houston to work with the Houston campus. In 2016, he and his family moved to Washington DC where he continues helping external students complete their degrees while positively influencing their ministries. His research interests include Jesus, the Gospels, and hermeneutics. He is married to Amber and they have two children: Madison and Eli.

Courses Taught

  • NT5101 - Elements of Greek
  • NT5102 - Elements of Greek
  • NT5103 - Intermediate Greek
  • NT5104 - Introduction to New Testament Exegesis
  • NT5105 - Exegesis of Romans
  • NT5110 - New Testament Introduction
  • NT5305 - Exegesis of Gospel Narrative
  • NT5405 - New Testament Study and the Life of Christ
  • NT8101 - History of New Testament Interpretation and Criticism
  • NT8102 - NT Theology
  • NT8235 - Seminar on Apocalyptic Genre


Academic Interests

Gospel exegesis
Early Christian development
Historical Jesus Studies
History of New Testament Interpretation
Scriptural Intertexuality


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