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Jaime Clark-Soles

Professor of New Testament
Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor



Ph.D., Yale University, 2000; M.Div., summa cum laude, Yale University, 1993; B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Stetson University, 1989

Teaching Specialties

Johannine literature; evil, suffering, death, and afterlife; New Testament ethics; Passion Narratives; Matthew; preaching the New Testament

Research Interests

Gospel of John; death and afterlife; Disability Theory and the New Testament; the use and authority of Scripture; the Bible in the emergent and postmodern Church; the politics of Biblical interpretation; the historical Jesus

Selected Publications

:: Engaging the Word: The New Testament and the Christian Believer (Westminster John Knox, 2010).
:: Death and Afterlife in the New Testament (T & T Clark, 2006).
:: Scripture Cannot Be Broken: The Social Function of the Use of Scripture in the Fourth Gospel (Brill, 2003).
:: “Afterlife, Judaism and Christianity,” in Wiley-Blackwell's Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Wiley-Blackwell, November 2011).
:: “The Afterlife: Considering Heaven and Hell,” in Word & World 31/1 (2011).

A complete listing of publications by Professor Clark-Soles is available in her curriculum vitae.

Professional Distinctions

Ordained, American Baptist Churches, USA, 1996; Editorial Board, Journal of Biblical Literature; "Ethics and Biblical Interpretation: Steering Committee, SBL; "Jesus, John and History: Steering Committee, SBL; 2010 Ford Senior Research Fellowship Recipient; Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion grant recipient and participant, 2003-2007; Louisville Institute Christian Faith and Life Sabbatical Grant, 2004-2005

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