Colloquium Speakers

We are pleased to be joined by the following speakers at the upcoming Scripture and Theology Colloquium in October, 2023.

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Marion Taylor

Dr. Marion Taylor is Professor of Old Testament at Wycliffe College. She is a graduate of Yale University and has taught at Wycliffe College since 1986. In 2012, she published the award-winning Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters: A Historical and Biographical Guide. Marion’s commentary on Ruth and Esther was published in 2020 in Zondervan’s Story of God Series. She is very excited about the new book that tells the stories of over 400 women interpreters of the Bible that Marion wrote with Joy Schroeder.

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Andrew Witt

Dr. Andrew (Andy) Witt was born in Pittsburgh, PA. After his studies at Virginia Tech (BSc) and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv, ThM), he came to Toronto to work on his PhD at Wycliffe College, Univ. of St. Michael College. His thesis was on the Davidic voice in the book of Psalms, published by Penn State Press as Voice Without End: The Role of David in Psalms 3–14 (2021). Andy is currently Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Tyndale University, Toronto, teaching undergraduates in the Old Testament and Biblical Hebrew. He was married in Dec 2021 to his wife Andrea. His research is focused on the Psalms, writing a commentary for the new Bible in God’s World series (Cascade), and he participates as co-chair for the research unit on the History of Interpretation with Marion Taylor for IBR. In his spare time, Andy enjoys cycling, photography, reading fiction, and being an uncle for his nephews and niece. 

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Mark Gignilliat

Dr. Mark Gignilliat began his teaching tenure at Beeson Divinity School in 2005. He teaches Hebrew, Old Testament exegesis and Old Testament theology, with teaching interests including biblical theology, theological exegesis and the history of interpretation. Gignilliat most recently published Reading Scripture Canonically: Theological Instincts for Old Testament Interpretation (Baker, 2019) and Micah in the International Theological Commentary (T&T Clark, 2019). His other books include A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism (Zondervan, 2012) and Karl Barth and the Fifth Gospel (Routledge, 2009). Gignilliat has contributed to various edited books, peer-reviewed journals and magazines. He is married to Naomi and is father to William, Jackson, Franklin and Mary Grace.