Andrés Vera Image

Andrés Vera, M.Div.

Assistant Professor of New Testament

Office Phone: (951) 552-8997
Office Location: YCTR B213
Office Hours: || MWF - 10:30-12:30pm || T - 12:00-4:00pm ||

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
M.Div. Biblical & Theological Studies The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2016
B.Sc. Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences McMaster University 2011
  • Additional Education

    PhD Candidate in New Testament (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)

  • Courses Taught

    CST 130 - Survey of New Testament
    CST 440 - Romans

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    ▪ Romans
    ▪ Pauline soteriology
    ▪ Pauline ethics
    ▪ Pauline metaphors
    ▪ Metaphor Theory
    ▪ Cognitive Linguistics

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    Adjunct Instructor of New Testament Interpretation (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)
    ▪ 20400 (Elementary Greek)
    ▪ 20400H (Griego Basico)
    ▪ 20440H (Sintaxis de Griego)
    ▪ 2222H (Introduccion al Nuevo Testamento II)

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    ▪ Contributor in Spanish Study Bible (B&H: Forthcoming)

    ▪ Contributor to over 30 articles in Tremper Longman III and Mark Strauss eds. Expository Dictionary of Old Testament an New Testament Words (Baker: forthcoming)

    ▪ Review of Steffi Fabricius, Pauline Hamartiology: Conceptualisation and Transferences. JBTS 6.1, 2021

    ▪ Review of Haley Goranson Jacob, Conformed to the Image of His Son: Reconsidering Paul’s Theology of Glory in Romans. JETS 62.4, 2019.

    ▪ “Am I First or Last? Self-Perception and Reward In the Parable of the Laborers in the Vineyard (Matt 20:1-16)” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. (November 2020)

    ▪ “Removal from the Covenant Community: Paul’s Use of Deuteronomy in 1 Corinthians 5.” Presented at the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society. Louisville, KY (March 2017).

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Member of Fellowship Church (Beaumont, CA)
    Small Group Leader

  • Interests & Hobbies

    ▪ Reading
    ▪ Swimming
    ▪ Volleyball
    ▪ Photography
    ▪ Violin