John Goldingay

David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old TestamentSchool of Theology

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BA, University of Oxford
PhD, University of Nottingham
DD, Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth

John Goldingay is the David Allan Hubbard Professor of Old Testament; he has been at Fuller since 1997. He was previously principal and a professor of Old Testament at St John’s Theological College in Nottingham, England. He is also priest-in-charge of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Pasadena. Goldingay says that “For me, being a professor is a subset of being a pastor." He was married to Ann for 43 years until she died in 2009. He is now married to Kathleen and the two of them are well-known in jazz and other clubs in the Los Angeles area.

Courses Taught

  • OT500 – Introduction to the Old Testament
  • OT517 – Isaiah
  • OT517 – Psalms
  • OT556 – Old Testament Hermeneutics
  • OT551 – Old Testament Ethics
  • BI500 – Interpretive Practices

Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching

Isaiah, Psalms, Old Testament theology

Current Research: Hosea to Micah, Daniel, Genesis


Goldingay's most recent book is a Biblical Theology (InterVarsity Press, 2016). In 2017, his complete translation of the Old Testament (InterVarsity/SPCK) and a book on Reading Jesus's Bible (Eerdmans) are due to come out. His earlier writings include the 17-volume Old Testament For Everyone series (Westminster John Knox/SPCK, 2010–15), which provides brief comment on all the Old Testament Scriptures, and also Do We Need the New Testament? Letting the Old Testament Speak for Itself (InterVarsity Press, 2015), and The Theology of the Book of Isaiah (InterVarsity Press, 2014). Goldingay is the author of a three-volume Old Testament Theology (InterVarsity Press, 2003–2009) and of commentaries on Daniel, Isaiah, and Psalms.

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