About Dr. Kenneth Alan Mathews
  • Kenneth Mathews teaches Old Testament and Hebrew. His book, The Paleo-Hebrew Leviticus Scroll (coauthored with David Noel Freedman), was the first full study of the Leviticus Dead Sea Scroll. He is the author of Genesis 1-11:26 and Genesis 11:27-50:26 in the New American Commentary series, serving also as associate general editor, and Leviticus: Holy God, Holy People in the Preaching the Word series. He translated "Leviticus" for The New Living Translation. Before coming to Beeson Divinity School in 1989, Mathews taught at Criswell College and was an adjunct professor at Dallas Baptist University. He is an ordained minister in the Southern Baptist Convention. He serves as an itinerant preacher, conference speaker and Bible teacher. He and his wife, Dea, have two adult children and seven grandchildren.

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