Dr. Jason Hood - Gordon Conwell
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Dr. Jason Hood

Adjunct Professor of New Testament

Email: [email protected]
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2015

Dr. Hood was Assistant Professor of New Testament and Director of Advanced Urban Ministerial Education, and he coordinated the ThM program at Gordon-Conwell’s Boston campus. His background includes teaching and coaching in urban Memphis and pastoral ministry at an international English-speaking congregation in Tanzania. He currently serves as an ordained minister in the PCA. Dr. Hood has also published a number of works, including Imitating God in Christ (IVP, 2013), and journal articles in the Journal of Biblical Literature, Bulletin for Biblical Research, and other academic and popular outlets. Dr. Hood and his wife and four children live in Chattanooga, TN.


  • BA (Rhodes College)
  • MA (Reformed Theological Seminary)
  • PhD (University of Aberdeen)

Select List of Publications

  • “Imitation of Paul/of Christ.” In Dictionary of Paul and His Letters. 2nd ed. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, forthcoming.
  • “The Pastor-Theologian as Pulpit Apologist.” Pages 180-182 in The Pastor as Public Theologian: Reclaiming a Lost Vision. Edited by Kevin J. Vanhoozer and Owen Strachan. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2015.
  • “Metaphorty-two? The Wilderness and the People of God.” Pages 29-45 in Searching the Scriptures: Studies in Context and Intertextuality. Edited by Craig A. Evans and Jeremiah Johnston. Studies in Scripture in Early Judaism and Christianity 19; Library of New Testament Studies. London; New York: Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2015.
  • Imitating God in Christ: Recapturing a Biblical Pattern. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2013.
  • “Summaries of Israel’s Story: Reviewing a Compositional Category” (co-authored with Matthew Y. Emerson). Currents in Biblical Research 11 (2013): 328-348.
  • The Messiah, His Brothers, and the Nations: Matthew 1.1-17. London: T & T Clark, 2011.
  • “The Temple and the Thorn: 2 Corinthians 12 and Paul’s Heavenly Ecclesiology.” Bulletin for Biblical Research 21 (2011): 357–370.
  • “Theology in Action: Paul and Christian Social Concern.” Pages 127-144 in Transforming the World? The Gospel and Social Responsibility. Edited by Jamie A. Grant and Dewi A. Hughes. Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2009. Republished in the USA as “Theology in Action: Paul, the Poor, and Christian Mission.” Southeastern Theological Review 2.2 (2011): 127–42.
  • “Cross Imitation in Mark’s Gospel, Redemptive History, and Contemporary Evangelicalism.” Evangelical Quarterly 81.2 (2009): 116–25.
  • “Christ-Centered Interpretation Only? Moral Instruction from Scripture’s Self-Interpretation as a Caveat and Guide.” Scottish Bulletin of Evangelical Theology 27.1 (2009): 50–69.

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