Rev. David Lewis

Rev. David I. Lewis

  • Assistant Professor of Exegetical Theology, Exegetical Theology
  • Director of Certification, Ministerial Formation

Rev. David Lewis is an assistant professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.

Lewis has been a 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 in Fullerton, Calif. (1988).

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


Narrative criticism of the Gospels
Gospel of Mark
Function of purity in the narrative of the Gospel of Mark
Film analysis


Other Concordia Seminary, St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri Biblical Studies
STM Concordia Seminary, St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri Exegetical Theology Suspended Endings in Ancient Literature: A Context for the Evaluation of the Ending of Mark�s Gospel
MDIV Concordia Seminary, St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri
BA California State University Fullerton, California