Lisa Marie Bowens
Tennent Hall - Office 110
Lisa Marie Bowens, Assistant Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary, earned a BS (cum laude), MSBE and MLIS from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and an MTS and ThM from Duke Divinity School. She received her PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary and her recently published book, An Apostle in Battle: Paul and Spiritual Warfare in 2 Corinthians 12:1-10, is a revision of her dissertation. Her research interests include Paul and apocalyptic, Pauline anthropology, Pauline epistemology, aspects of discipleship in the gospels, African American Pauline Hermeneutics, and New Testament exegesis and interpretation. She is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and a past Fund for Theological Education fellow. Some of her current courses are Introduction to New Testament Greek, Greek Exegesis of 2 Corinthians, African American Pauline Hermeneutics, Introduction to New Testament Exegesis, and Church Planting and Revitalization (co-taught with Rick Osmer and Darrell Guder).
An Apostle in Battle: Paul and Spiritual Warfare in 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (Mohr Siebeck, 2017)
“Investigating the Apocalyptic Texture of Paul’s Martial Imagery in 2 Corinthians 4–6” JSNT 39 (2016): 3–15.
“The Role of John the Baptist in Matthew’s Gospel.” Word and World 30 (2010): 311–18.
“Apocalyptic Reverberations in the Writings of Martin Luther King” in The Word Made Flesh: Biblical Rhetoric in the Speeches and Sermons of Martin Luther King, Jr. University of South Carolina Press, 2018. (Forthcoming)
“One of the biggest lessons I learned was how to be charitable to views other than my own. Christian charity was shown to me, not just in the readings for class, but from the professors, and the Seminary community.”