Frank Thielman


Presbyterian Chair of Divinity
New Testament

Phone: (205) 726-2665

B.A., Wheaton College
B.A., M.A., University of Cambridge
Ph.D., Duke University
Additional studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

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Frank Thielman joined the Beeson Divinity School faculty in 1989. He teaches Greek Exegesis. He is a noted New Testament scholar, concentrating primarily in the Pauline epistles. His books include The NIV Application Commentary: Philippians, Paul and the Law: A Contextual Approach, From Plight to Solution: A Jewish Framework for Understanding Paul’s View of the Law in Galatians and Romans, The Law and the New Testament: The Question of ContinuityTheology of the New Testament: A Canonical and Synthetic Approach and Ephesians in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series. He is a member of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas (SNTS), and is an ordained Presbyterian (PCA) minister. He and his wife, Abby, have three adult children.