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Andrés Vera, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of New Testament

Office Phone: (951) 552-8997
Office Location: YCTR B213
Office Hours: || MW - 2:30-3:30pm || R - 9:30-2:30pm || F - 8:00-9:00am

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. New Testament The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2023
Th.M. Old Testament The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2018
M.Div. Biblical & Theological Studies The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary 2016
B.Sc. Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences McMaster University 2011
  • Courses Taught

    CST 130 - Survey of New Testament
    CST 230 - Jesus and the Gospels
    CST 240 - Paul and the Early Church
    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 Professor of New Testament Interpretation (The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary)
    ▪ 20400 (Elementary Greek)
    ▪ 20400H (Griego Basico)
    ▪ 20440H (Sintaxis de Griego)
    ▪ 22200H (Introduccion al Nuevo Testamento I)
    ▪ 22220H (Introduccion al Nuevo Testamento II)

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    • Tremper Longman III and Mark Strauss eds. Expository Dictionary of Old Testament and New Testament Words (Baker: forthcoming)
    • Nuñez, Miguel. NBLA Biblia Temática de Estudio. Nashville, TN: B&H Español, 2022.

    • Review of Metaphors in the Narrative of Ephesians 2:11–22: Motion Towards Maximal Proximity and Higher Status, by Oscar Jiménez, Bulletin for Biblical Research (forthcoming).
    • Review of Faith in the Son of God: The Place of Christ-Oriented Faith within Pauline Theology, by Kevin McFadden, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 65 no. 3 (Sep 2022): 601–603.
    • Review of Key Approaches to Biblical Ethics: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, by Volker Rabens, Jacqueline N. Grey, and Mariam Kamell Kovalishyn eds., Bulletin of Biblical Research 31 no. 4 (Dec 2021): 556-558.
    • Review of Pauline Hamartiology: Conceptualisation and Transferences, by Steffi Fabricius, Journal of Biblical and Theological Studies 6 no.1 (June 2021).
    • Review of Conformed to the Image of His Son: Reconsidering Paul’s Theology of Glory in Romans, by Haley Goranson Jacob, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 62 no. 4 (Dec 2019): 839–841.

    • “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

    Elder at Fellowship Church (Beaumont, CA)
    Small Group Leader

  • Interests & Hobbies

    ▪ Reading
    ▪ Swimming
    ▪ Volleyball
    ▪ Photography
    ▪ Violin