Paul R. House
Professor of Divinity
Beeson Divinity School
Old Testament
 Divinity Hall

Paul House joined the faculty in 2004. He is the author of The Unity of the Twelve and Old Testament Theology, and has contributed volumes in the New American Commentary (1-2 Kings), the Word Biblical Commentary (Lamentations), the Tyndale Old Testament Commentary (Daniel), and the Mentor Commentary Series (Isaiah 1-27 and Isaiah 28-66). He is a member of the Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version. His wife, Heather, is a homemaker and editor. They are members of Briarwood Presbyterian Church.

Listen to Paul House discuss his book, Bonhoeffer's Seminary Vision, on the Beeson podcast.


  • M.Div., Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
  • B.A., Southwest Baptist University


Research Interests

  • Biblical Theology
  • Church Renewal in Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Life and Work
  • Bible Translation
  • Book of Daniel


  • Translation Oversight Committee member of the English Standard Version (since 1999)
  • Board of Trustees, Good News/Crossway Publishing
  • Evangelical Theological Society (President, 2012)
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • Joseph Ratzinger Society for Biblical Theology
  • Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Birmingham

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