Richard D. Nelson
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
W. J. A. Power Professor of Biblical Hebrew and Old Testament Interpretation
Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, 1973; M.Div., Trinity Lutheran Seminary, 1970; B.A., Capital University, 1966
Old Testament interpretation, biblical theology
Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomistic historian, sacrifice and priesthood
:: First and Second Kings (Atlanta: John Knox, 1987).
:: Raising Up a Faithful Priest (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1993).
:: Joshua: A Commentary (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1997).
:: The Historical Books (Nashville: Abingdon, 1998).
:: Deuteronomy: A Commentary (Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2002).
:: From Eden to Babel: An Adventure in Bible Study (St. Louis: Chalice, 2006).
Pastor, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America