Graduate Theological Union
LeAnn Snow Flesher
American Baptist Seminary of the West
Academic Dean and Professor of Old Testament
Core Doctoral Faculty Member
At GTU since 1994
M.Phil., Ph.D., Drew University
M.Div., Bethel Theological Seminary
B.A. University of Minnesota
Phone: 510/841-1905 ext. 236
Current Research and Teaching Interests
- Wisdom Literature
- Biblical Laments
- Apocalyptic Literature
- Hermeneutics/Global Perspective
- Protest Literature of the Bible
Why?... How Long?: Studies on Voice(s) of Lamentation Rooted in Biblical Hebrew Poetry, co-edited with Carol Dempsey and Mark Boda, T&T Clark, 2013.
"The Use of Female Imagery and Lamentation in the Book of Judith," Seeking the Favor of God: The Development and Impact of Penitential Prayer in Second Temple Judaism, Society of Biblical Literature Early Judaism and Its Literature, Society of Biblical Literature, 2007.
"A Time to Weep - A Time to Laugh," Interpretation, September 2006.
- Left Behind? Facts Behind the Fiction, Judson, 2006.
- "Mercy Triumphs over Judgment: James as Social Gospel," The Living Pulpit, June 2006.
- "Job," IVP Women's Bible Commentary, Downers Grove: IVP, 2001.