Karen H. Jobes, Vice-President

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Biblical Hermeneutics, Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia)
  • M.A.R. in Biblical Studies, Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia)
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Rutgers University
  • B.A. in Physics, Trenton State College (now the College of New Jersey)

Current Position

Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis, Emerita

Select Publications

Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader (Kregel, 2016)
Invitation to the Septuagint, 2nd ed. With Moisés Silva (Kregel, 2015)
1-3 John. Zondervan’s Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (Zondervan, 2014)
Letters to the Church: Hebrews, James, Peter, Jude, and John. (Zondervan, 2011)
Esther: God Fulfills a Promise, with Janet Nygren (Zondervan: 2008)
Esther. The NIV Application Commentary (Zondervan: 1999)
The Alpha-Text of Esther: Its Character & Relationship to the Masoretic Text. Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 153 (Scholars Press, 1996)

About Dr. Jobes

Dr. Jobes held the Gerald F. Hawthorne Professor of New Testament Greek and Exegesis at Wheaton College and Graduate School from 2005-2015, and is now Professor Emerita. The Septuagint has been a major focus of her research, especially as a literary and theological background for New Testament exegesis. Jobes and her husband live in Philadelphia, PA, and are members of Oreland Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC).