Westar Institute

Institutional Affiliation
Charter Member

Daryl Schmidt

Institutional Affiliation

John F. Weatherly Professor of New Testament

Texas Christian University


B.A., Bethel College, Kansas M.Div., Mennonite Biblical Seminary Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union


Daryl D. Schmidt was an active Scholar of the Jesus Seminar, and he was involved in a variety of Westar projects. He debuted the Scholars Version translation in The Gospel of Mark, which launched the Scholars Version of the Bible (SV). Daryl served as a general editor of The Complete Gospels, and he was coordinator for the The Complete Letters translation project (published as The Authentic Letters). He served as editor for the New Series of Westar’s academic journal, Forum . He published numerous articles in his primary field of research, Hellenistic Greek grammar.

Academic Appointments
  • General Editor, Scholars Version Bible Translation
  • Editor, Foundations and Facets, Forum New Series
  • Chair, Department of Religion, Texas Christian University
  • Chair, Faculty Senate, Texas Christian University
  • Steering Committee, Biblical Greek Grammar and Linguistics Section, Society of Biblical Literature
  • Council of Resident Fellows, Center for the Study of Religion in the Greco-Roman World, Southern Methodist University
Professional Service