Ph.D., Emory University
M.Div., Th.M., Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
B.S., Valley Forge Christian College
Dr. Hernández has served in a variety of ministerial capacities within both Spanish and English-speaking churches and has taught at a number of institutions, including Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Candler School of Theology, and MacAfee School of Theology. Currently, Dr. Hernández is a Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Bethel University. In 2008 his published dissertation, Scribal Habits and Theological Influences in the Apocalypse (Mohr Siebeck), was awarded the Armin-Schmitt-Preis für biblische Textforschung for excellence in biblical scholarship. Since 2008, Dr. Hernández has written 13 articles (published and forthcoming) in the areas of textual criticism, the Gospels, early Byzantine interpretation, and John’s Apocalypse for scholarly volumes and peer-reviewed journals. He serves on the International Greek New Testament Project Committee, the advisory board of the Editio Critica Maior for John’s Apocalypse, the editorial board of the Early Christianity and the Roman World series (Amsterdam University Press), and the steering committee for the New Testament Textual Criticism Section with the Society of Biblical Literature. He has participated and presented at both national and international conferences, including the Codex Sinaiticus Conference at the British Library in London (2009) and the Institut für Septuaginta und biblische Forschung at the Kirchliche Hochschule in Wuppertal, Germany (2010, 2013).