Roy L. Heller
Associate Professor of Old Testament
Ph.D., Yale University, 1998; S.T.M., Yale University Divinity School, 1991; M.Div., Yale University Divinity School, 1990; B.S., Houston Baptist University, 1986
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, biblical Hebrew, narrative criticism, ancient Near Eastern languages and literature
Biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax, biblical theology, use of the Bible in ethics and theology
:: Power, Politics, and Prophecy: The Character of Samuel and the Deuteronomistic Evaluation of Prophecy. Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies (London; New York: T&T Clark International, 2006).
:: Narrative Structure and Discourse Constellations: An Analysis of Clause Function in Biblical Hebrew Prose. Harvard Semitic Studies 55 (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2004).
:: “Charles Cutler Torrey” and “Georg Albrecht Alt.” Historical Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2006).
:: “Hermeneutics and Red Riding Hood” and “Form Criticism of the Prophets and Modern American Poetry.” Teaching the Bible: Practical Strategies for Classroom Instruction. Mark Roncace and Patrick Gray, eds. (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2005).
:: “Hebrew Language.” Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books (Downer’s Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2005).