|Dr. Jim Mead, associate professor of religion at Northwestern College, presented a paper at the regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature on April 10 in St. Paul, Minn. |
Entitled "Rabbinic Literature and the Problem of Jewish Biblical Theology," Mead's paper is part of his 2009-10 sabbatical research project on Judaism.
An ordained Presbyterian minister, Dr. Mead served as a pastor for 11 years prior to entering Princeton Theological Seminary, where he earned a doctorate in biblical studies. He joined Northwestern's faculty in 2000 and was awarded its Teaching Excellence Award in 2004. In 2007 Westminster John Knox Press published a textbook by Mead entitled Biblical Theology: Issues, Methods, and Themes.
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