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David K. Lowery

Senior Professor of New Testament Studies

BA, The King’s College, 1971; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1975; PhD, University of Aberdeen, 1987; postdoctoral study, Tübingen University.

Dr. Lowery has been involved in church planting and ministry for over three decades in Vermont and Texas. He and his wife, Deb, have three children, who attended DTS and married classmates. All six are graduates of the seminary. He and Deb also have seven grandchildren. He serves as an elder in a church (EFCA) pastored by one son and is writing a commentary on Matthew with another son. Their son-in-law and daughter are staff members at a church (PCA) in Tennessee.
Dr. Lowery has contributed to the New American Standard Bible and the NET Bible. He has taught in Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean and the South Pacific. His particular areas of focus in the New Testament are Matthew, Mark, and Paul’s letters.

Courses Taught

  • NT103 - Intermediate Greek
  • NT104 - Introduction to New Testament Exegesis
  • NT105 - Exegesis of Romans
  • NT113 - New Testament Introduction
  • NT210 - Rapid Greek Reading
  • BS1002 - NT Backgrounds
  • NT1001 - History of NT Interp & Crit
  • NT1002 - NT Theology


Academic Interests

backgrounds of early Christianity

Personal Interests



DTS Voice Videos

Commencement Chapel 2019
Experiencing the Christmas Story
Cultural Engagement Chapel: Experiencing the Christmas Story
Cultural Shift of Hostility
Seminary and Fatherhood

DTS Voice Articles

Journal Articles

  • Review of "Where Is Boasting? Early Jewish Soteriology and Paul's Response in Romans 1-5." Bibliotheca Sacra (161:642). 2004. 247-248.
  • Review of "A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (BAGD)." Bibliotheca Sacra (160:637). 2003. 119-121.
  • Review of "A Commentary on the Gospel of Matthew." Bibliotheca Sacra (158:632). 2001. 499-500.
  • Review of "Revelation." Bibliotheca Sacra (158:632). 2001. 499-500.
  • Review of "Romans and the People of God: Essays in Honor of Gordon D Fee on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday." Bibliotheca Sacra (158:632). 2001. 500-501.
  • "Becoming All Things." Moody (July-August). 2001. 30-34.
  • Review of "Palestine in the Time of Jesus: Social Structures and Social Conflicts." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:626). 2000. 245-246.
  • Review of "Romans." Bibliotheca Sacra (157:626). 2000. 247-248.
  • Review of "The Theology of the Gospel of Matthew." Bibliotheca Sacra (156). 1999. 497-498.
  • Review of "The Book of Acts and Paul in Roman Custody." Bibliotheca Sacra (154). 1997. 244-244.
  • "A Command to Love." Decision (February). 1997. 31-35.
  • Review of "In the Steps of the Apostle Paul." Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 380-380.
  • Review of "Romans 1-8." Bibliotheca Sacra (150). 1993. 246-247.
  • Review of "The Gospel of Matthew According to a Primitive Hebrew Text." Bibliotheca Sacra (146). 1989. 470-470.
  • Review of "Israel's Law and the Church's Faith: Paul and His Recent Interpreters." Bibliotheca Sacra (146). 1989. 356-356.
  • Review of "Matthew As Story." Bibliotheca Sacra (144). 1987. 235-236.
  • Review of "Your Wealth in God's World: Does the Bible Support the Free Market?." Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 371-371.
  • "The Head Covering and Lord's Supper in 1 Cor 11:2-34." Bibliotheca Sacra (143). 1986. 155-163.