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Northeastern Seminary Names Biblical Scholar to Faculty

page18-2Northeastern Seminary (NES) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nijay K. Gupta as Assistant Professor of Biblical Theology and Exegesis starting July 1, 2013. His expertise in Pauline theology and Greek, along with his experience and commitment to ministry in our culture, will contribute to the Seminary’s mission to prepare men and women for service to the church and world.

Gupta who holds degrees from the University of Durham (Ph.D.) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Th. and M.Div.) and has taught at Durham, Ashland Theological Seminary, Seattle Pacific University/Seminary, and Eastern University in biblical studies. He is recognized for his scholarship through multiple awards and is active in the Institute for Biblical Research as a program co-chair and board member.

Among a broad scope of publications are his books “Worship That Makes Sense to Paul: A New Approach to the Theology of Paul’s Cultic Metaphors” (2010) and “Prepare, Succeed, Advance: A Guidebook for Getting a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies and Beyond” (2011), and a new commentary on Colossians as part of the Smyth and Helwys Commentary Series.