Mark S. Gignilliat
Professor of Divinity
Beeson Divinity School
Old Testament
Office:  Divinity Hall
Phone: 205-726-4123

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 (Baker 2011). He is most recently the author of A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism (Zondervan 2012). He has published articles in journals such as Scottish Journal of TheologyBiblicaThe Journal for Theological InterpretationZeitschrift 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.


  • Ph.D., University of St. Andrews, Scotland
  • M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary 
  • B.A., Bob Jones University

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