David I. M. Lewis

Rev. David I.M. Lewis is an assistant professor of exegetical theology.

Lewis has been a Concordia Seminary, St. Louis faculty member since 2004.

His areas of interest and expertise include biblical Greek, hermeneutics, the Synoptic Gospels (in particular the Gospel of Mark) and narrative criticism.

He is currently working on his Doctor of Philosophy at Concordia Seminary. He earned a Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology from Concordia Seminary (1994, 1998). He received a bachelor’s degree from California State University at Fullerton, Calif. (1988).

He was pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, Crescent City, Calif. from 1998-2004 and served as a guest instructor at Concordia Seminary from 1995-98 and again in 2003.

His writing works include “Cinema and the American Mind” in The American Mind Meets the Mind of Christ (Concordia Seminary Press, 2010).

He and his wife, Karen, have three children; John, Marissa and Courtney. He enjoys cinema and film analysis, wine, grilling and spending time with his family.


  • Assistant Professor of Exegetical Theology


  • Narrative Criticism of the Gospels
  • Gospel of Mark
  • Function of Purity in the Narrative of the Gospel of Mark
  • Hermeneutics
  • Film Analysis


  • M.Div., S.T.M., Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo.
  • B.A., California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, Calif.

Contact Information:

Concordia Seminary
801 Seminary Pl.
St. Louis, MO 63105

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