Joel B Green

Joel B. Green is a Methodist theologian and has been Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA since 2007. Prior to that he was a professor at Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, KY for ten years. Green has an MTh from Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University (1982) and a PhD from the University of Aberdeen (1985). Before moving to Asbury in 1997, Green was associate professor of New Testament at American Baptist Seminary of the West and Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA from 1992-1997. He has chaired the Council of the Society of Biblical Literature.

Green is an expert on Luke-Acts, Jesus and the Gospels, 1 Peter, James, and Theological and Biblical Hermeneutics.

Selected works

  • Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible. Studies in Theological Interpretation. Baker Academic, 2008.
  • 1 Peter. Two Horizons New Testament Commentary. Eerdmans, 2007.
  • Seized by Truth: Reading the Bible As Scripture. Abingdon, 2007.
  • The Gospel of Luke. New International Commentary on the New Testament. Eerdmans, 1997.
  • The Theology of the Gospel of Luke. New Testament Theology. Cambridge, 1995.

Edited works


Online writings