John Meade, PhD
Assistant Professor, Old Testament
- PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
- MDiv, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
- BA, Columbia International University
Dr. Meade joined the Phoenix Seminary Faculty after graduating from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Ph.D. in Old Testament, where he was awarded the 2005 Borchert Award for excellence in Old and New Testament Studies. He also received the 2011 External Studies Grant from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for dissertation research at the Septuaginta-Unternehmen in Göttingen, Germany. Currently, he is conducting research on Origen’s Hexapla (www.hexapla.org), focusing specifically on the book of Job. When he is not teaching or contributing to scholarly research, he is actively involved in his local church, having served as Sunday school teacher, small group leader and deacon.
- Meade, John D. and Peter J. Gentry. “Evaluating Evaluations: the Commentary of Biblia Hebraica Quinta and the Problem of hōlēlōt in Ecclesiastes 1:17,” in Sophia-Paideia. Miscellanea di studi in onore del Prof Don. Mario Cimosa, a cura di Gillian Bonney e Rafael Vicent (Nuova Biblioteca di Sienze Religiose 34). Roma: Libreria Ateneo Salesiano, 2012.
- HCSB Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries, Nashville: BandH Publishing (contributor; forthcoming).
- Finding Meaning in the Text: Translation Technique and Theology in the Septuagint of Amos. By W. Edward Glenny. Leiden: Brill, 2009. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 53/3 (2010): 642–43.
- The Evangelical Theological Society
- The International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies
- The Society of Biblical Literature
Presentations at Scholarly Societies
- “Were the Aristarchian Signs in the Fifth Column of Origen’s Hexapla?” To be presented with Peter Gentry at the Fall 2012 annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature in Chicago.
- “An Analysis of the Relationship of the Peshitta and the Septuagint of Ecclesiastes.” Presented at the Fall 2010 annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature in Atlanta.
- “Evaluating Evaluations: the Commentary of BHQ and the Problem of hōlēlōt in Ecclesiastes 1:17.” Presented at the Fall 2009 annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature in New Orleans.