David P. Moessner

David Moessner

Title: A.A. Bradford Chair of Religion
Company: Texas Christian University
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States

David P. Moessner, the A.A. Bradford Chair of Religion at Texas Christian University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of theological education.

With nearly four decades of experience in Biblical education to his credit, Dr. Moessner has garnered a laudable reputation as the A.A. Bradford Chair of Religion at Texas Christian University. Having held this role, which is the highest authority of the AddRan College of Liberal Arts, since 2012, he has likewise found success as a faculty associate at the department of theology of Radboud University, a public research university in the Netherlands, since 2011. Furthermore, Dr. Moessner is an honorary faculty associate of New Testament theology at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

Prior to his current positions in academia, Dr. Moessner maintained involvement at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary as a professor of Biblical theology from 1997 until 2012. He also served as a professor in the same subject at the Columbia Theological Seminary for two separate tenures from 1984 to 1995 and between 1996 and 1997. Previously, Dr. Moessner built upon his prolific career as an assistant professor at the Yale University Divinity School, and initially embarked upon his professional journey as an instructor of Biblical studies at Louisiana State University in 1982.

Outside of his primary vocational path, which includes multiple visiting professorships, committee positions, editorial board memberships and his former role as the president of the Southwest Region of the Society of Biblical Literature, Dr. Moessner has written several books, including “Lord of the Banquet: The Literary and Theological Significance of the Lukan Travel Narrative” and “Luke the Historian of Israel s Legacy, Theological of Israel’s Christ.” He has also contributed nearly 100 articles to a variety of professional journals relevant to his area of expertise. Additionally, Dr. Moessner edited “Re-examining Paul’s Letters: The History of the Pauline Correspondence,” an analysis of the writings of Paul the Apostle that published in 2001.

Well regarded for his indelible contributions to the field, Dr. Moessner has garnered numerous accolades in the field, including his induction into the Hall of Fame at the University of Dubuque, his listing among the Top 2000 Intellectuals of the 21st Century and as an Outstanding Young Man of America. Likewise, he was bestowed with the John Knox Coit Prize from the University of Dubuque, the Karl Barth Prize from the Chicago Presbytery and the Most Valuable Student Award from the International Order of Elks. Outside of his vocational circles, Dr. Moessner enjoys such diversions as traveling, listening to music and studying history.

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