Bruce G. Schuchard

Dr. Bruce G. Schuchard is professor of exegetical theology.

He has been a Concordia Seminary, St. Louis faculty member since 1997. He previously served as dean of the Graduate School (2003-06), dean of advanced studies (2006-14) and Graduate School coordinator for international students (2014-15).

His areas of interest and expertise include the works of John, including his Gospel, epistles and the Revelation, and the New Testament use of Old Testament Scripture.

Before joining the Seminary, Schuchard served as pastor at St. James Lutheran Church, Victor, Iowa (1990-97).

He received his Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. (1984, 1985). He also holds a bachelor’s degree in atmospheric and oceanic science from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1979); and a Ph.D. from Union Seminary, Richmond, Va. (1991).

He wrote the book 1-3 John for Concordia Publishing House’s Concordia Commentary series. His doctoral dissertation, Scripture within Scripture: The Interrelationship of Form and Function in the Explicit Citations of the Old Testament in the Gospel of John, was published in the Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation series. He also has published numerous book reviews and several short essays.

He and his wife, Sheryl, have two children, Will and Lydia. He enjoys sports, music and keeping up with his kids’ activities.


  • Professor of Exegetical Theology


  • John
  • New Testament Use of Old Testament Scripture


  • B.S., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • M.Div, Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
  • S.T.M., Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
  • Ph.D., Union Seminary, Richmond, Va.

Contact Information

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

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