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Kristin J. Wendland

PhD Candidate | Biblical Studies (Old Testament)

Kristin J. Wendland
Biblical Studies
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Profile
Kristin J. Wendland has studied at Princeton Theological Seminary (PhD), Luther Seminary (MDiv 2004, MTh 2009), and Wartburg College (BA 2000). Her dissertation concerns personified figures in the Old Testament who take up roles typically held by the Temple. She has taught at Nekemte Christian Education College in Nekemte, Ethiopia and been a teaching assistant at Princeton Theological Seminary and Luther Seminary. She has presented papers at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Association of Teaching Theologians. She is an ordained pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Curriculum Vitae

Dissertation
Zion, Servant, Wisdom: Personified Figures and the Temple

Committee
Dennis T. Olson (chair)                
Jacqueline E. Lapsley
Chip Dobbs-Allsopp

Select Publications

  • “Look to Sarah Who Bore You and Sing You Who Did Not Bear” in “Worship the Lord with Gladness”: Essays in Honor of Frederick J. Gaiser, edited by Rolf Jacobson and Mark Throntveit, Word & World Supplement Series (Minneapolis): Luther Seminary, forthcoming.
  • “Hand in the Old Testament” and “Head.” Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception. Edited by Hans-Josef Klauck et al. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015.
  • “Isaiah 64:1-9,” “Isaiah 40:1-11,” “Isaiah 64:1-4, 8-11,” and “Isaiah 52:7-10.” Lectionary Commentary Year B, workingpreacher.org, December 2014.

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Pastor at Franklin Lakes United Methodist Church, New Jersey

Alison VanBuskirk, Class of 2015

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