Mark S. Gignilliat


Professor of Divinity 
Old Testament

Phone: (205) 726-4123



B.A., Bob Jones University
M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary

Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, Scotland

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Mark Gignilliat has taught Hebrew, Old Testament Exegesis, and Biblical Theology at Beeson Divinity School since 2005. Before coming to Beeson, he taught at Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford. Gignilliat published Paul and Isaiah’s Servants in 2007, Karl Barth and the Fifth Gospel: Barth’s Theological Exegesis of Isaiah in 2009, and contributed to Evangelicals and the Nicene Faith. He is most recently the author of A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism. He has published articles in journals such as Scottish Journal of Theology, Biblica, The Journal for Theological Interpretation, Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, and International Journal of Systematic Theology. Gignilliat serves as Canon Theologian at the Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham. He is married to Naomi and they have three sons and one daughter.