Lisa Marie Bowens
110 Tennent Hall
Phone: 609.497.7724 or 7980
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, a member of the Society of Pentecostal Studies, and a past Fund for Theological Education fellow. She is also Editor of the Oxford Online Bible and Race Project, member of the editorial team for the Bulletin for Biblical Research Journal, and co-chair of the Ethics and Biblical Interpretation Group (SBL). 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).
“My call as a pastor centers on shaping a community where people can connect and be real with each other and God.”