Leslie Virnelson

PhD Candidate | Biblical Studies

Leslie Virnelson
Biblical Studies

Leslie Virnelson is a fifth year PhD student. Her work focuses on specialized roles for women in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, specifically midwives, prostitutes, diviners, and weavers. Her areas of interest are gender studies, prophecy, and materiality.

Chip Dobbs-Allsopp (chair)
Mark Smith
Elaine James

Laura Quick

Educating faithful Christian leaders.

Author, Speaker, Ordained Minister

Danielle Shroyer, Class of 1999

“To be in a community where I got to hear so many different perspectives—that was profound for me. I’m grateful for the curiosity, for the practice of learning that was cultivated for me at Seminary.”