portrait of Moyer V. Hubbard

Moyer V. Hubbard

Chair, Department of New Testament

Professor of New Testament Language and Literature

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

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Dr. Hubbard's area of specialty is the Pauline epistles and the Greco-Roman context of the New Testament. His books include Christianity in the Greco-Roman World (Baker), New Creation of Paul's Letters and Thought (Cambridge) and two commentaries on 2 Corinthians (Zondervan, Baker). He has contributed articles to New Testament Studies, the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, and the Journal for the Study of the New Testament. 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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