Susan  Wendel, PhD

Assistant Professor of New Testament

Email: swendel@briercrest.ca

Faculty of Arts and Science

Education

Diploma, Dietary Technology, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, 1985 
B.Ed., University of Regina, 2003 
MA, Briercrest College and Seminary, 2004 
PhD, McMaster University, 2009

Areas of Specialization

Luke-Acts Early Jewish and Christian Exegesis Early Christian Apologists

Biography

Susan is married to Bruce Wendel, and they are the proud parents of four young adult children.  Both Susan and Bruce are graduates of Briercrest Seminary and have served the church in various formal and informal capacities over the past twenty years.

Research Interests

Luke-Acts

Early Jewish and Christian Exegesis

Early Christian Apologists

Notable Publications

Scriptural Interpretation and Community Self-Definition in Luke-Acts and the Writings of Justin Martyr. Supplements to Novum Testamentum 139. Leiden: Brill, 2011. 

"Interpreting the Descent of the Spirit: A Comparison of Justin's Dialogue with Trypho and Luke-Acts." Pages 95-103 in Justin Martyr and His Worlds. Edited by Sara Parvis and Paul Foster. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007.

Memberships and Affiliations

Society of Biblical Literature
Canadian Society of Biblical Studies