Jonathan Greer

Associate Professor of Old Testament; Director of the Hesse Memorial Archaeological Laboratory

Faculty Positions:

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary - Bible, Religion & Ministry

Staff Positions:

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary - Administration

Contact Jonathan Greer

Bio

Select Publications

Select Entries

  • 2014 — "The Sanctuaries at Dan and Bethel," in SBL's NEH project Bible Odyssey.
  • 2013 — "Dan (Place)," with D. Ilan in the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception: Volume 6.Eds. D. C. Allison; V. Leppin; C.-L. Seow; H. Spieckermann; B. D. Walfish; and E. J. Ziolkowski; Berlin: W. de Gruyter, 61-63.
  • 2010 — "Deuteronomistic History," with G. Knoppers in the Oxford Bibliography Online: Biblical Studies. Ed. C. Matthews; New York: Oxford University Press.
  • 2010 — "Kings, 1 and 2," with G. Knoppers in the Oxford Bibliography Online: Biblical Studies.Ed. C. Matthews; New York: Oxford University Press).

Select Reviews

  • 2015 — M. Steiner and A. Killebrew, eds. The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Levant, c. 8000-332­­­ BCE. Oxford University Press, 2014; in the Bulletin for Biblical Research 24: 539-41.
  • 2013 — A. Faust, The Archaeology of Israelite Society in Iron Age II (Eisenbrauns, 2012), in the Bulletin for  Biblical Research 23: 403-5.
  • 2013 — W. Mierse, Temples and Sanctuaries from the Early Iron Age Levant (Eisenbrauns, 2012), in SBL's Review of Biblical Literature.
  • 2009 — V. H. Matthews, Studying the Ancient Israelites: A Guide to Sources and Methods (Baker, 2007), in the Toronto Journal of Theology 25: 142-44.
  • 2007 — J. H. Walton, Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament: Introducing the Conceptual World of the Hebrew Bible (Baker, 2006), in the Toronto Journal of Theology 23: 206-208.

Education

  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A. in Biblical Languages, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • M.A. in Old Testament, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Messiah College

Interests

  • Bible and archaeology
  • Latter prophets
  • Israelite religion and history
  • Ancient Near Eastern languages and cultures