portrait of Moyer V Hubbard

Moyer V Hubbard

Professor of New Testament Language and Literature

Chair, New Testament Department

  • D.Phil., University of Oxford
  • M.Div., Western Seminary
  • Th.M., Western Seminary
  • B.S., Multnomah Bible College

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Dr. Hubbard's area of specialty is the Pauline epistles and the Jewish literature of the second-temple period. He is the author of New Creation of Paul's Letters and Thought and a commentary on 2 Corinthians for the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary. He has contributed articles to the Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, Journal for the Study of the New Testament, and Eerdman's Dictionary of the Bible. He has served on the pastoral staff to youth in the local church, and he is engaged in applying biblical exegesis to the development of Christian spiritual formation.


  • Institute for Biblical Research
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Society of Biblical Literature


  • "Chrisitanity in the Greco-Roman World", Hendrickson Publishers, 2010.

  • “2 Corinthians.” in Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary, Vol.3, Clinton E. Arnold gen ed., Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002.

  • “New Creation in Paul's Letters and Thought.” Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series 119, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

  • “New Creation in Christ.” Sundoulos, Spring 2002.

  • “Imitation.” Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, ed. David Noel Freedman, Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.

  • “Was Paul out of his Mind? Re-reading 2 Cor. 5:13.” Journal for the Study of the New Testament 17, 1998. Pp. 39-64.

  • “Honey For Aseneth: Interpreting a Religious Symbol.” Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha 16, 1997. Pp. 97-110.

  • “Conquerors or Conquered: The Roman Triumph in 2 Cor. 2:14-17.” Connections, Fall 2001.

Research Interests

  • Pauline Epistles
  • Second-Temple Judaism
  • Pneumatology
  • Greco-Roman Backgrounds to the New Testament
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