James T. Butler

Associate Professor of Old TestamentSchool of Theology

Contact Information
626-584-5245
Education
BA, Wake Forest University
MDiv, Princeton Theological Seminary

Jim Butler is associate professor of Old Testament and has been teaching at Fuller since 1982. He is ordained as a Southern Baptist, and is a faculty coordinator for the InterSem program (Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish seminary students) and other interfaith dialogues. Courses regularly taught by Professor Butler include Pentateuch, Jeremiah, and Job.

Courses Taught

  • LG807/507: Hebrew Reading
  • MT800: Tutorial in Mission Theology
  • OT500: Writings as Introduction to the Old Testament
  • OT501: Pentateuch
  • OT502: Hebrew Prophets
  • OT504: Writings
  • OT506: OT Exegesis: Jeremiah
  • OT506: OT Exegesis: Joshua–Kings
  • OT507: OT Exegesis: Biblical Wisdom Literature
  • OT507: OT Exegesis: Job
  • OT534: Old Testament Theology
  • OT570: Job and Human Suffering
  • OT801/588: Critical Approaches to the Old Testament

Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching

Jeremiah, Deuteronomistic literature, Old Testament theology, Job

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