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Bernard Brandon Scott

Brandon ScottDarbeth Distinguished Professor of New Testament at the Phillips Theological Seminary
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Bernard Brandon Scott is the author and editor of many books, including Hear Then the Parable and The Trouble with Resurrection. A charter member of the Jesus Seminar, he is chair of Westar’s newly established Christianity Seminar. He served as chair of the Bible in Ancient and Modern Media Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, as well as a member of several SBL Seminars including the Parable Seminar and Historical Jesus Seminar. He holds an A.B. from St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, an M.A. from Miami University, and a Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University.

Academic Credentials

  • A.B., St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology
  • M.A., Miami University
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Academic Appointments

  • Darbeth Distinguished Professor of New Testament, Phillips Theological Seminary at the University of Tulsa, 1988–
  • Acting Dean of the Tulsa Center, Phillips Graduate Seminary at the University of Tulsa, 1988–1989
  • Visiting Professor and Research Associate, Yale Divinity School, 1986
  • Professor of New Testament, St. Meinrad School of Theology, 1982–1988
  • Associate Professor of New Testament; St. Meinrad School of Theology, 1971–1982
  • Director of the Budget, St. Meinrad School of Theology, 1977–1983
  • Academic Dean, St. Meinrad School of Theology, IN, 1975–1978

Professional Service

  • Co-Chair of Group on the Bible in Ancient and Modern Media Group, Society of Biblical Literature, 1991–1999
  • Consultant to the American Bible Society Multi-media Translations Group, 1991–
  • Editor of Sources for the Study of the New Testament.
  • Associate Editor for Catholic Biblical Quaterly, 1989–1995
  • Associate Editor for Journal of Biblical Literature, 1990–1995
  • Editorial Board for Religion, 1991–1994
  • Editorial Board for Biblical Theology Bulletin, 1987–
  • Editorial Board for Semeia, 1994–1999
  • Editorial Board for Fourth R, 1999–
  • Editorial Board for New Trends in Translation, 1999–