Mark A. Seifrid

Dr. Mark Seifrid is a professor of exegetical theology.

A Concordia Seminary faculty member since 2015, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in New Testament from Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, N.J. (1990), and a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Ill. (1984). He also holds a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill. (1975).

He has published major works on justification in the New Testament and a commentary on 2 Corinthians, and is currently writing a commentary on Galatians. He has published numerous articles on Pauline theology and the doctrine of justification — in particular articulating a Lutheran view of justification as drawn from the Pauline Epistles. He taught New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., for more than two decades. He also served as the Ernest and Mildred Hogan Chair in New Testament Interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

His hobbies include running, water sports, cycling, cross-country skiing; and German language and literature including Swabia, Bavaria, Thuringia, Lower-Saxony, Brandenburg and everything in between! He is married to Janice.

Position

  • Professor of Exegetical Theology

Interests

  • New Testament
  • Biblical Theology
  • Pauline Theology

Degrees

  • B.S., University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill.
  • M.A., M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Ill.
  • Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, N.J.

Contact

Concordia Seminary
801 Seminary Place
St. Louis, MO 63105
314-505-7119
seifridm@csl.edu

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