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Lori Baron, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of New Testament
Theological Studies

Office Hours

By appointment only.

Courses Taught

Theological Foundations, New Testament, One Jesus, Four Portraits: The Gospels, Biblical Interpretation


Ph.D. in New Testament, Duke University, 2015
MDiv in Fuller Theological Seminary, 1998

Research Interests

  • Jesus and Judaism
  • Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament
  • The parting of the ways between Judaism and Christianity

Publications and Media Placements

  • The Shema in the Gospel of John Against its Backgrounds in Second Temple Judaism (accepted for publication, WUNT II, Fall 2017).
  • “Midrash” (with B. J. Oropeza) in Exploring Intertextuality: Diverse Strategies for the New Testament Use of Texts (eds. B. J. Oropeza and Steve Moyise; Eugene, Ore.: Cascade, 2016).
  • “The Shema in John and Jewish Restoration Eschatology” in John and Judaism (eds. R. Alan Culpepper and Paul N. Anderson; Atlanta: SBL Press, forthcoming, Fall 2017).
  • “Love in Second Temple/Hellenistic Judaism,” in Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (EBR), De Gruyter (forthcoming).

Honors and Awards

Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Organizations and Associations

Society of Biblical Literature