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Herbert W. Bateman IV
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Curriculum Vitae

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Address:Herbert W. Bateman IV
4078 E Oldfield Drive
Leesburg, IN 46538
Phone Number:(574) 453-4156
Email:hwbatemaniv@gmail.com
Website:http://www.hwbateman.com/

 

 

Education

Post-Doctoral - University of Notre Dame, 2001–2002

Ph.D - Dallas Theological Seminary, 1987–1993

Th.M. - Dallas Theological Seminary, 1983–1987

B.S. - Cairn University, 1978 - 1980, 1981–1982;

           Jerusalem University College, 1980–1981
 

Ministry Experience

  • Cyber-Center for Biblical Studies (2013–present)
    • Founder and Author
    • Research and Video Administrator
    • Conference Coordinator and Speaker
  • Kregel Publishing (2014 - present)
    • Acquisitions Editor 

Full-time Teaching Appointments

  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2008–2013)
    • Professor of New Testament Studies
  • Moody Bible Institute (2006–2007)
    • Professor of New Testament Studies
  • Grace Theological Seminary (1995–2006)
    • Professor of New Testament Studies (1997–2006)
      Associate Professor (1995–1997)

Adjunct Teaching Appointments

  • Liberty University Theological Seminary: Lynchburg, Virginia
    • Adjunct Professor of New Testament Studies (May 2014 - present)
  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: Fort Worth, Texas
    • Visiting Professor of New Testament Studies (D.Min. July Session 2008)
  • Taylor University: Upland, Indiana
    • Visiting Professor of New Testament Studies (Spring Semester 2008)
  • Tyndale Theological Seminary: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Visiting Professor of New Testament Studies (June 30 to July 11, 2003)
  • Asian Theological Seminary: Manila, Philippines
    • Visiting Professor of New Testament Studies (March 31 to April 16, 1997)
  • Dallas Theological Seminary: Dallas, Texas
    • Adjunct Professor of New Testament Studies (1993–1995)
      Instructor for Center for Biblical Studies (1986–1995)

Pastoral Appointments

  • First Baptist Church of Warsaw, IndianaEaster Sunday @ First Baptist Church of Warsaw
    • Advisory Pastor, Part Time (2014–2015)
    • Interim Pastor, Full Time (2007–2008)
  • Grace Brethren Church of Hurst, Texas
    • Interim Pastor, Part Time (1994–1995)
  • Forks of the Brandywine Presbyterian Church, Pennsylvania
    • Youth Pastor, Part Time (1982–1983)
  • Oxford Valley Chapel of Langhorne, Pennsylvania
    • Youth Pastor Internship, Full Time (1981–1982)

Other Ministry Appointments

  • Hands of Hope International
    • Evangelism in Antiqua and Lago–Pananchel villages, Guatemala (July 2006)
  • Medical City Dallas Hospital of Dallas, Texas
    • Hospital Chaplain Internship (1992–1993)
  • SEND International
    • Church planting, Paranaque Bible Church in Manila, Philippines (Summer 1986)
  • The Road to Damascus
    • Outreach coordinator of Christ’s Church Coffee House Ministry
      Camden, New Jersey (1978 - 1980)

Graduate Courses Taught

  • Survey Courses: Synoptic Gospels; Pauline Epistles; Pauline and General Letters.
  • English Bible Courses: Exposition of the Gospel of Mark; Romans; 1 Corinthians; Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon, and Philippians; Hebrews; Johannine Letters; Jude and the Petrine Letters.
  • Greek Courses: Beginning New Testament Greek; Intermediate Greek; Introduction to Greek Exegesis.
  • Greek Exegesis Courses: Mark; Ephesians; Colossians and Philemon; Titus; Hebrews; Jude and the Petrine Letters.
  • History & Literature Courses: Second Temple History and Literature; Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
  • Theology Courses: Christian Historic Beliefs; Angelology and Anthropology.
  • D.Min Course: Preaching Epistolary Literature of the New Testament: Philippians (team taught).
  • Ph.D. Courses: NT Reading Seminar: Second Temple History; NT Reading Seminar: Second Temple Literature; Issues in NT Studies: Current Studies in the General Epistles; Interpretation of Hebrews: The Use of the Psalms in the Book of Hebrews.
     

Sermons Preached

  • Stand Alone Sermons: "A Trailblazers Guide for Dummies" (Josh 1:1–9), "Bad to the Bone" (2 Chron 33:10–17), "Confidence in the Midst of Conflict" (Ps 46),  Assurance in the Midst of Change" (Ps 110); "The Gift that Keeps on Giving" (John 3:16); "How to Spell Relief" (Phil 2:5–7; http://swbts.edu/media/item/264/swbts-chapel-october-07-2009), "More Terrifying than Tyrannosaurus Rex" (Heb 3:7–4:11), "Never Give Up, Never Surrender" (Heb 5:11-6:12), "We are Family" (1 John 5:1–12), "Plugging Holes for Jesus" (3 John), "The Terrible Twos" (Jude 5–7), and others.
  • Sermon Series: "God’s Plan-Our Prospect" (nine weeks about God’s kingdom program), "Tensions Anyone?" (six weeks in Philippians), "Does Jesus Really Matter?" (nine weeks in Colossians); "I Believe" (six weeks on simple doctrine), "Wonder Women" (three weeks about women in the Bible), "Great Expectations" (six weeks about life with God), "Living among the Damned" (six week series in Jude), and others.
     

Awards & Sabbatical Leaves

  • Sabbatical Leave @ Morgan Library, Winona Lake, Indiana
    • Visiting Professor of Research (Spring 2013)
      Publication: Jude & 2 Peter for the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary
  • Grace Theological Seminary
    • Who’s Who Among American Teachers: Three-time recipient.
      Editions: 5th ed., 1998; 9th ed., 2005; 10th ed., 2006.
  • Sabbatical Leave @ University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
    • Visiting Scholar (2001 - 2002)
      Courses: Synoptic Gospels (w/Sterling), Gospel of John (w/DeAngelo), Second Temple Priesthood (w/VanderKam)
      Publication: Authentic Worship: Hearing Scripture’s Voice, Applying Its Truths
  • Medical City Dallas Hospital of Dallas, Texas
    • "Gold Heart" service award: Four-time recipient (1992–1993)
  • Dallas Theological Seminary
    • William M. Anderson Award (1993)

Publications - Books in Process (for published works see Books)

  • Second Peter
    • Evangelical Exegetical Commentary, edited by Hall Harris.
      Bellingham, WA: Logos
  • Translating Hebrews Clause by Clause
    • EBooks for Translting the New Testament
      Leesburg, IN: Cyber-Center for Biblcial Studies
  • Hebrews
    • Kerux: An Integrative Commentary for Preaching & Teaching.
    • Grand Rapids: Kregel Academic

Publications - Articles, Essays, and Reviews

  • "Rebellion and God’s Judgment in the Book of Jude," Bibliotheca Sacra 170 (October-December 2013), 454-78.
  • "Jesus the Messiah," Mishikan 70 (2012): 34–50. Download
  • Review of Karen H. Jobes, Letters to the Church: A Survey of Hebrews and the General Epistles in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 55 (December 2012): 871-73.
  • Review of Peter O’Brien, The Letter to the Hebrews in The Pillar New Testament Commentary in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 54.2 (June 2011): 404-06. Download
  • Review of Steve Mason, Josephus, Judea, and Christian Origins: Methods and Categories in Southwest Journal of Theology 53.2 (Spring 2011): 215-18. Download
  • "Second Temple Exegetical Practices: Extra-biblical Examples of Exegesis Compared with Those in the Book of Hebrews" in the Dead Sea Scrolls issue of Southwest Journal of Theology 53.1 (Fall 2010): 26-54. Download
  • "Psalm 46: A Psalm of Confidence," in Interpreting the Psalms for Preaching and Teaching, ed. by Herbert W. Bateman IV and Brent D. Sandy (St. Louis, Chalice Press, 2010), 76-85.
  • "Psalm 110: A Psalm of Assurance in the Midst of Change," in Interpreting the Psalms for Preaching and Teaching, ed. by Herbert W. Bateman IV and Brent D. Sandy (St. Louis, Chalice Press, 2010), 150-61.
  • Review of Robert W. Yarbrough, 1-3 John in Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 52.3 (September 2009): 638-40. Download
  • Review of Magnus Zetterholm, editor, The Messiah in Early Judaism and Christianity in Southwest Journal of Theology 51.2 (Spring 2009): 119-22. Download
  • "Introducing the Warning Passages in Hebrews: A Contextual Orientation," in Four Views on the Warning Passages in Hebrews, ed. by Hebert W. Bateman IV (Grand Rapids, Kregel, 2007), 23-77.
  • "Defining the Titles ‘Christ’ and ‘Son of God’ in Mark’s Narrative Presentation of Jesus," Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 50.3 (September 2007): 537–59. Download
  • Review of Timothy Luke Johnson, Hebrews: A Commentary in The New Testament Library in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 50.3 (September 2007): 629–30. Download
  • Review of Marianne Meye Thompson, Colossians & Philemon in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 49.4 (December 2006): 856–58. Download
  • "3 John: Tracing the Flow of Thought," in Interpreting the New Testament Text: Introduction to the Art and Science of Biblical Study, ed. by Darrell L. Bock and Buist Fanning (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2006), 449–61.
  • Review of Jacob Neusner, Judaism and the Interpretation of Scripture: Introduction to the Rabbinic Midrash in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 48.4 (December 2005): 807–09. Download
  • Review of David A. deSilva, Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Signifi-cance in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 47.3 (September 2004): 504–06. Download
  • Review of Jon Laansma, I Will Give You Restin Ashland Theological Journal 35 (2003): 138-41. Download
  • Review of Tom Holmén, Jesus & Jewish Covenant Thinking, [on–line] Review of Biblical Literature available from http://www.bookreviews.org (December 2002). Download
  • Review of Martin Asiedu–Peprah, Johannine Sabbath Conflicts As Juridical Controversy in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 45 (December 2002): 704–05. Download
  • "A Call for Authentic Worship" in Authentic Worship: Hearing Scripture’s Voice, Applying Its Truths, ed. by Herbert W. Bateman IV (Grand Rapids, Kregel, 2002), 23–52.
  • Review of David Anderson, Psalm 110 and the Book of Hebrews in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 45.3 (September 2002): 529–31. Download
  • Review of Robert P. Gordon, Hebrews, [on–line] Review of Biblical Literature available from http://www.bookreviews.org (March 2001). Download
  • "Psalm 45:6–7 and Its Christological Contributions to Hebrews," Trinity Journal 22NS (2001): 3–21. Download
  • "World Missions," Bible Expositor and Illuminator 73 (Fall Quarter, September–November 2001): 15, 29, 43, 57, 71, 85, 99, 113, 127, 141, 155, 169, 183. Download
  • "World Missions," Bible Expositor and Illuminator 72 (Winter Quarter, December 1999– February 2000): 15, 29, 43, 57, 71, 85, 99, 113, 127, 141, 155, 169, 183. Download
  • "Dispensationalism Yesterday and Today," in Three Central Issues in Contemporary Dispensationalism, ed. by Herbert W. Bateman IV (Grand Rapids, Kregel, 1999), 21–60.
  • "Dispensationalism Tomorrow," in Three Central Issues in Contemporary Dispensationalism, ed. by Herbert W. Bateman IV (Grand Rapids, Kregel, 1999), 307–17.
  • "Were The Opponents at Philippi Necessarily Jewish," Bibliotheca Sacra 155 (Jan–March 1998): 39–62. Download
  • Review of Victor C. Pfitzner, Hebrews, [on–line] Review of Biblical Literature available from http://www.bookreviews.org (November 1998). Download
  • "World Missions," Bible Expositor and Illuminator 69 (Winter Quarter, December 1996– February 1997): 15, 29, 43, 57, 71, 85, 99, 113, 127, 141, 155, 169, 183. Download
  • "Two First Century Messianic Uses of the Old Testament: Hebrews 1:5–13 and 4QFlorilegium 1:1–19" in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 38.1 (March 1995): 11–27. Download
  • Review of Philip Walker Jacobs, A Guide to the Study of Greco–Roman and Jewish and Christian History and Literature in Biblicotheca Sacra 152 (April–June 1995): 242–43. Download
  • Review of Robert W. Wall, Colossians & Philemon in Bibliotheca Sacra 152 (January–March 1995): 118–19. Download
  • "The Use of Psalm 110:1 in the New Testament," Bibliotheca Sacra 149 (October–December 1992): 438-53. Download
     

Papers Presented at Professional Societies

  • "The 'False Teacher' versus a 'Zealot Insurrection': Does a Zealot Occasion Provide a Better Interpretation of Jude?" presented at the 65th Annual National Meeting of the  Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) (November 2014).
  • "Historical Presuppositions and How They Affect Interpretation" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Region of the ETS (March 2014).
  • "Rebellion, It’s not a Good Idea: A Biblical Theology of Jude" for the General Epistles Consultation Group presented at the 64th Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 2012).
  • "The Theology of the General Letters" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Region of the ETS (March 2012).
  • Book Presentation & Review of Jesus the Messiah: Tracing the Promises, Expectations, and Coming of Israel’s King presented at the 62nd Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 2010). Three respondents: Craig Blaising (Southwestern Theological Seminary), Daniel I. Block (Wheaton College), and Jonathan Lunde (Biola University).
  • "Defining the Titles ‘Christ’ and ‘Son of God’ in Mark’s Narrative Presentation of Jesus," presented, critiqued, and discussed at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Region of the ETS (February 2010).
  • Panel participant and presenter: "Response to Nathan Holsteen’s ‘The Trinity in the Letter to the Hebrews’" for the God and God Incarnate Study Group (Moderator: Douglas Blount) during the 61st Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 2009).
  • "Expectations of Israel’s King" was a plenary paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Region of the ETS (March 2007).
  • "Defining the Titles ‘Christ’ and ‘Son of God’ in Mark’s Narrative Presentation of Jesus" (revised paper) presented at the 56th Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 2004).
  • "Second Temple Exegesis: Extra-biblical Literature Compared with Hebrews" was re-presented to the Dispensational Study Group and discussed a second time during the 56th Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 2004).
  • Panel participant and presenter: "Second Temple Exegesis: Extra-biblical Literature Compared with Hebrews" was first requested and presented to the Dispensational Study Group during the 55th Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 2003).
  • "An Examination of ‘Christ’ and ‘Son of God’ in Mark’s Gospel" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Region of the ETS (March 2003).
  • "A Call to Worship" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Region of the ETS (March 2002).
  • "Father / Son — Two in One: Their Unity of Mission" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Region of the ETS (March 2002).
  • Panel participant and presenter: "The Relevance of the Hermeneutics of Hebrews for Contemporary Biblical Interpretation" presented and discussed at the Hebrews Study Group during the 53rd Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 2001).
  • "A Cultural–Theological Look at Psalm 45:6–7 and Its Christological Contributions to the Book of Hebrews" presented at the 52nd Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 2000).
  • "Psalm 45:6–7 and Hebrews 1:5–13" was a requested plenary paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Region of the ETS (February 1999).
  • "Were the Opponents at Philippi Necessarily Jewish?" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Region of the ETS (March 1998).
  • Panel participant: "The Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament" for the Hermeneutic Study Group during the 49th Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 1997).
  • "Two First Century Messianic Uses of the Old Testament: Hebrews 1:5–13 and 4QFlorilegium 1:1–19" presented at the 46th Annual National Meeting of the ETS (November 1994).
  • "The Use of Psalm 110:1 in the New Testament" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwest Region of the ETS (February 1991).
     

Leadership Positions in Professional Societies

  • National Meeting of The Evangelical Theological Society
    • Chair of the General Epistles Consultation Group (2011–present)
    • Co-Chair of the Book of Hebrews Study Group (2007–2012)
    • Finance Committee Member (2005–2010)
    • Steering Committee Member of the "The Book of Hebrews Study Group" (2001–2004)
    • Steering Committee Member of the "Hermeneutic Study Group" (1997–2005)
  • Regions of the Evangelical Theological Society
    • Officer Positions Held in the Southwest Region of the ETS (2010–2013)
      • Chair for the Southwest Region of the ETS (2012–2013)
      • Program Chair for the Southwest Region of the ETS (2011–2012)
      • Vice Chair for the Southwest Region of the ETS (2010–2011)
    • Officer Positions Held in the Midwest Region of the ETS (1999 - 2008)
      • Executive Committee Member for the Midwest Region of the ETS (2007–2008)
      • Program Chair for the Midwest Region of the ETS (2006–2007)
      • Vice–Chair for the Midwest Region of the ETS (2005–2006)
      • Secretary–treasurer for the Midwest Region of the ETS (2001–2005)
      • Program Chair for the Midwest Region of the ETS (2000–2001)
      • Vice Chair for the Midwest Region of the ETS (1999–2000)

Leadership Positions in the Community

  • LaSalle Towers Condo Association of Chicago Illinois
    • First Vice President (2006 - present)
  • Stanton Lakes Estates Association Board
                
    President (2014 - 2015)
  • Pennsauken High School Reunion Planning Committee
    • Committee Member (October 2013 - October 2014)
  • First Presbyterian Church of Warsaw, Indiana
    • Elder (2002 - 2005)
    • Co-Chair of Logos Children’s Ministry: K to 6th (2001 - 2003)
    • Member of the Christian Education Committee (2002 - 2005)
  • First Baptist Church of Warsaw, Indiana
    • Elder (1997 - 1999)
    • Chair of the Christian Education Committee (1997 - 1999)
    • Small Group Administrator (1997 - 1999)
    • Chair of Vacation Bible School (Summers: 1996, 1997)

Professional Society Memberships

  • Fellow of the Institute for Biblical Research (IBR), 1998 - present.
  • Evangelical Theological Society (ETS), 1988 - present.
  • Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), 1988 - present.

Interpreting the Psalms for Teaching and Preaching

Four Views on the Warning Passages in HebrewsCharts on the Book of Hebrews

Commentary on Jude

Jesus the Messiah